Stuart Baker-Brown is a documentary photographer, writer and activist. He was diagnosed with schizophrenia in 1996. The condition was fully triggered in late 1991 after he visited Moscow and took part in marching against communist hardliners who attempted a military coup against the then soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev. On his return to London he felt followed by the secret services and fell into a world of anxiety and fear.
He has travelled to the Himalayas and trekked to try and inspire and promote positive recovery from the condition. Stuart has won 'industry awards' for his campaign work fighting stigma and discrimination towards mental illness. He has worked with the media over the years. This work has included live television, live and recorded radio at both local and national level. National and local newspaper articles.
He has recorded various 'in house' documentaries about his life and work and has made speeches across Europe to medical audiences from around the world.