Julian Eaton, a British psychiatrist, is Senior Mental Health Advisor for CBM. His work involves engaging local actors to strengthen mental health systems, develop policy and legislation and guide implementation. He has published on issues relating to system strengthening, scaling up mental health services in low income countries and empowerment of service users.
He lived for 13 years in West Africa, in Nigeria and Togo, from where he worked in countries across the region. Since 2015 he has been studying for a PhD, working with MHIN, and acting as Lecturer, at London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.