Dr. Rochelle Burgess is a leading community psychologist specialising in community-led approaches to health in contexts of adversity. For the past decade she has driven agendas to re-imagine the role of communities in the Movement for Global Mental Health, and acknowledge the importance of social interventions in addressing structural determinants of poor mental health. She holds a PhD and MSc in Social Psychology from the LSE and a BSc (hons) in Psychology from McMaster University. She has led and contributed to projects in a range of settings, including: South Africa, Colombia, Nigeria, Kingdom of Eswatini, Zimbabwe and the UK. She is a Lecturer in Global Health, Deputy Director of UCL Centre for Global Non-Communicable Diseases; and Founder and Director of UCL's Global Network on Mental Health and Child Marriage. She is a Fellow of the Royal Society for Public Health and a member of the UK Trauma Council, among other affiliations.

Social Determinants of Health,
Community Health,
Mental Health & Addiction,
Diversity, Inclusion & Equity,
Gender & Health