About Tanveer Ahmed

Dr Tanveer Ahmed is a psychiatrist and author. He works in private practice at the Hills Clinic, a public facility at Bankstown Community Health, and visits jails for forensic assessments.

He is the author of two books, The Exotic Rissole and Fragile Nation. He is a columnist for the Australian Financial Review, but writing about non-financial matters. https://www.afr.com/by/tanveer-ahmed-p4yvjs
He has sat on multiple Boards and held elected office. He lives with his wife and two daughters in Sydney, Australia.


Dr Tanveer Ahmed was trained through the Royal Australian College of Psychiatrists and Sydney University where he completed his medical degree. He went to high school at Sydney Grammar School on full scholarship.


Dr Tanveer Ahmed is a generalist adult psychiatrist who sees a broad range of patients. He works in private practice at the highly regarded Hills Clinic, which includes an adolescent unit. He sees patients upwards of age thirteen. He also works in a public community health facility in Bankstown consulting with some of the most disadvantaged clients in our community. Dr Ahmed also visits clients in jail or other forensic settings to conduct assessments for court. He is available for telehealth consultations or opinions for international clients.

Dr Tanveer Ahmed is the author of two books. The first is a migration memoir called “The Exotic Rissole” published by New South in 2011. The most recent is “Fragile Nation” about the cultural rise of mental health in Western societies. He is a columnist for the Australian Financial Review but writes about social issues. He has presented international news stories for Channel 7’s Sunday Night program and co-hosted a primetime game show.

Tanveer Ahmed is an accomplished speaker and facilitator.