Professor Menzies completed his B.Sc (Psych), M.Psychol (Clin), and PhD in clinical psychology at the University of NSW. He is currently a Professor in Psychology in the Graduate School of Health, the University of Technology Sydney (UTS). In 1991, he was appointed founding Director of the Anxiety Disorders Clinic at the University of Sydney, a post which he held for over 20 years. He was also the Chief Consultant Clinical Psychologist to that unit. He was a founding member of the Anxiety Disorders Foundation of Australia (NSW Branch), serving on the Board for two years. He is the past NSW President, and twice National President, of the Australian Association for Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (AACBT). He was the Convenor of the 29th National Conference of the AACBT in Sydney in 2006, and is the editor of Australia’s national scientific journal, Behaviour Change. In 2016, he was the President and Convenor of the 8th World Congress of Behavioural and Cognitive Therapies (WCBCT). Professor Menzies is an active researcher and currently holds over AUD$7 million in national competitive research grants. He has produced over 190 international journal manuscripts, books and book chapters and is regularly invited to present at international conferences around the globe.