Simon Gillard was a police officer for more than fifteen years, before being invalided out of the force with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). He is now an advocate for others with PTSD, depression, anxiety in the emergency services, military and the wider community.

Simon lives in Sydney with his wife Sarah and children Lily, Cooper and Adella. 

His first book, Life Sentence: A Police Officers Battle with PTSD was released in Australia by Penguin Random House in May 2017.

Sydney NSW 2000, Australia

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