Hayley Purdon

Hayley Purdon is a Facilitator, lived experience advisor and advocate and a member of Roses in the Ocean Lived Experience Advisory Group.

She currently serves on a number of boards and committees in the suicide prevention and mental health sectors and holds a Masters Degree in Suicidology.

Hayley’s passion is for understanding the ways people describe their lived experiences and how they can be used for maximum impact, both personally, and within the community.

Delve deeper into what makes Hayley tick.

Carrie Lumby

Carrie Lumby is a member of the facilitation team and a strategic advisor involved in a number of key projects, including the development of an individually tailored peer workforce for suicide prevention supports.

She is a passionate lived experience advocate in both mental health and suicide prevention. The  current focus of her advocacy work is the co-design of Safe Spaces at a regional, state, and national level. She is also a lived experience member of the Illawarra Shoalhaven Suicide Prevention Collaborative, which is taking a whole-of-community approach to reducing suicide in the region.

Carrie loves the way otters wrap themselves in kelp and hold hands so they can float together while having a nap. She thinks it’s a great example of creative collaboration.

Celia Taylor

Celia Taylor is a coach, mentor and facilitator, including supporting people through periods of organisational and personal change.

As well as running her own business, Taylored Results, Celia has worked with large companies specialising in transition coaching, seminars and support. She also conducts workshops in career transition and team dynamics.

Having worked at senior levels in the government, private and not for profit sectors, Celia is an experienced mentor for executives, managers and high value employees.

Celia loves working with Roses in the Ocean and feels privileged to facilitate workshops and mentor people with lived experience of suicide.