Jeff Whyte

A former Deputy Editor of The Chronicle, Coleraine, Jeff stepped away journalism to run a succession of businesses including a restaurant, jewellers and a graphic design business before starting his own tourism magazine and ice cream/espresso bar. He enjoyed a brief return to journalism before becoming unwell and was diagnosed with depression and anxiety. Supported by his mentor, Leigh Carey, he returned to Ulster University to continue studies in English and Psychology before joining the team at The Hummingbird Project, where he uses his lived experience in his capacity as Research and Administration Officer as well as in mental health training.