Graham Thornicroft is Professor of Community Psychiatry at the Insti- tute of Psychiatry, King’s College London (KCL) and is a member of the Health Service and Population Research Department at KCL, and the Centre for Global Mental Health, a joint center between King’s Health Partners and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. He also works as a Consultant Psychiatrist at South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust in a local community mental health team in Lambeth. He is a Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences and is a National Institute of Health Research Senior Investigator.
Graham took his undergraduate degree at Cambridge in Social and Political Science, trained in Psychiatry at the Maudsley and Johns Hopkins Hospitals and gained an MSc in Epidemiology at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. Graham has made significant contributions to the development of mental health policy in the UK including Chairing the External Refer- ence Group for the National Service Framework for Mental Health, the national mental health plan for England for 1999-2009.