Donal Scanlon has been working and studying as a professional in the area of mental health and well-being for nearly twenty years. An occasional contributor to digital and print media, he often speaks publicly on the subject of mental health in schools, colleges and the corporate world.

Donal works regularly with fellow thought leaders, supporting and contributing to See Change (National Partnership on Stigma Reduction), Green Ribbon Mental Health Campaign, Cycle Against Suicide and More recently he was appointed Manager of Mental Health First Aid Ireland and was tasked with overseeing the official launch, national roll-out, and training of mental health awareness.