The Fly Program is made up of passionate professionals.
Kyle Bullock is a filmmaker and brand strategist with a passion for driving a positive and inclusive conversation around mental health. Touched by personal tragedy as a result of mental health issues he has used the past 10 years working with the some of the world’s best known personalities storytelling across a variety of mediums with a focus on bringing a conversation about mental health to the forefront and leveraging these audiences to drive change. His aim with The Fly Program is to continue driving this positive narrative and support our ambassadors, brand and corporate partners find their voice in this space.
Director and Chairman
Matt is an avid outdoorsman and the General Manager at Cummins&Partners (the country’s largest independently-owned creative/media agency). Over the last 15 years, Matt has worked alongside, led and partnered with some of Australia’s most prominent multinational and start up creative agencies, providing him with the first hand experience of the relentless nature of high performance corporate environments. Throughout his career, Matt has witnessed the grave impacts to one’s well-being caused by unchecked stress, depression and anxiety.
Matt strives to bring awareness and recognition to the impact of poor mental fitness, and is focused on working with those who similarly believe in the Program’s purpose, aren’t afraid to challenge the status quo and most importantly, want to make the lives of Aussie men, better.
Founder and CEO
Matt Tripet is a highly respected adventure professional, public figure in the recreational fishing industry and educator. Losing a brother-in-law to suicide, Matt intimately understands the burden and trauma associated with losing a loved one in these circumstances.
He is driven to change the culture surrounding mental illness in the Australian male community by fostering environments where men can find reprieve from the difficulties they may be facing through powerful environments found in the outdoors.
Michael is a successful business owner, film producer and is considered by his peers as a philanthropist. As a business owner he experiences first-hand the anxiety and stress associated with owning a business and managing staff and aims to use his experience to benefit the male adult community as business leaders and employers.
Company Secretary / Public Officer
Amelia Tripet is a young mother who has directly experienced the trauma of losing a brother to suicide. Amelia is passionate about mental health in our Australian male community and is someone who understands the sensitive nature of mental illness, shining a nurturing light on the company and its direction.