Professor Suresh Sundram is unit head for adult psychiatry at Monash Medical Centre and is in the Department of Psychiatry, School of Clinical Sciences, Monash University. He has been involved for over a decade in asylum seeker mental health and mental health service system development in low and middle income countries and sits on the executive of the World Psychiatric Association section on developing countries. He currently chairs the Health sub-committee of the Joint Advisory Committee for the Governments of Australia and Nauru on Nauruan regional processing of asylum seekers. He ran the psychiatry clinic at the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre for over a decade providing pro bono psychiatric services to asylum seekers and this year with Cabrini established, the Cabrini Asylum Seeker and Refugee Health Hub. In addition, he is an expert consultant to the UNHCR and has provided expert advice to the Australian Human Rights Commission, the Australian Department of Immigration and Border Protection and non-government organisations. He has published and presented widely nationally and internationally in this area.