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Dr Alex Gyani


Principal Advisor

Alex is a Principal Advisor with the Behavioural Insights Team. His work with the team has predominately focused on getting people back into work, but he has also worked on developing mental health services, public health and well-being. He joined the team in March 2012 as a Research Fellow, while he was completing his PhD that focused on encouraging people with anxiety and depression to seek treatment using a mobile phone app, and encouraging psychological therapists to use evidence based treatments.

He holds degrees in Psychology from the University of Oxford and the University of Reading. He is currently on secondment to the Department of Premier and Cabinet, New South Wales for 18 months.