Professor Siobhán O'Neill
Northern Ireland Mental Health Champion
Professor Siobhán O’Neill is Northern Ireland’s Mental Health Champion, a post she has held since September 2021. Her role focuses on improving the mental health of the people of Northern Ireland, through evidence-based policy, services and care.
Previously, she was Professor of Mental Health Sciences at Ulster University. Her academic research examines trauma, mental illness and suicidal behaviour in Northern Ireland, and in particular intergenerational trauma.