Dr Geoff Toogood has been working in medicine for 30 years, specialising as a cardiologist for the past 20 years. He works at The Alfred Hospital and Peninsula Health, at which he has held director roles. He is also a surveyor with the Australian Council of Healthcare Standards (ACHS). Geoff is a volunteer speaker for beyondblue, a national organisation that aims to raise awareness about anxiety and depression, reduce the associated stigma, and encourage people to seek help. He became a beyondblue speaker to share his own experiences of mental health conditions and offer hope and support for the recovery of those affected and their family and friends.