Dr. Toby Ford

Leading expert in corporate health risk management.


Dr Tody Ford is a leading expert in corporate health risk management.

Current work

Dr Ford has committed his career to preventative health for working-aged men and women. He is the founder of Ford Health Group, a corporate health provider for individuals, employees and organisations throughout Australia. He is also a nationally acknowledged speaker and presenter on health, lifestyle, stress and motivation. In recent years, he has expanded his research to include wellness, performance and resilience studies.

Toby is a guest lecturer at the University of Queensland Business School and is completing his qualifications for the Australian Institute of Company Directors. He is a member of the Anglican Church Grammar School governance body, a past board member of the Queensland Section of the Royal Flying Doctor Service, and a past president of the Workplace Health Association of Australia, of which Ford Health is a foundation member. He is a keen Masters rower and President of Brisbane’s Vikings Rowing Club.

Previous experience

After graduating from the University of Queensland Medical School in 1984, he practiced in several rural and city locations. His service with the Royal Flying Doctor Service cemented his interest in rural health and wellbeing for remote people, in particular, men. He pursued his interest in the prevention of illness, early screening and detection in the USA and the UK.


Talking Points
It’s Difficult to Soar like an Eagle When You Work like a Turkey
Swimming with the Sharks and Eating Them
The Working Man - Are we adapting well to the urban jungle?
Get to the Heart of the Matter Doc!
Who Let my Cows Out?
Don’t stress the lift with fat Asse(t)s {{{{or Ass-ets}}}}}
Jumping off the Hayshed Roof
When Things Drop Off, Fall Out and Don’t Work Anymore
Coughs, Colds and Sore Holes
Health for Staff
Men’s Health
Healthy Management Techniques