Through a series of informal workshops, specialist mental health and mental wellbeing speakers will provide a safe environment in which to introduce and discuss the importance of recognising and addressing the stigma of mental ill health.

Geoff McDonald

After 25 years with Unilever, Geoff left his role as Global VP of HR to devote his energy to ending the stigma of depression and anxiety in the workplace. As a speaker, a business transformation consultant, and co-founder of Minds@Work, he inspires leaders to embrace mental health and empower organisations to put purpose at their core and play their positive role in the world.

Poppy Jaman OBE

Poppy Jaman OBE is a global voice of authority on workplace mental health. She is the CEO of the City Mental Health Alliance and the former founding CEO of Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) England. In 2018 Poppy was awarded an OBE in recognition of her 20 years of services to people with mental health issues. She is on a mission to create equality for mental health through country and city leaders.

Michelle Morgan

Michelle Morgan is Founder of Pjoys - PJs with purpose, driving change, celebrating difference and making mental health an everyday conversation through the power of business. Recipient of the Queens Award for Enterprise and EY Entrepreneur of the year, she is also an Ambassador for Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) England.

Alan Chambers MBE

Awarded the MBE at 32 for determination and leadership in adversity and author of best selling business book “Lead Yourself to Success”. Alan has conducted many polar expeditions and used his knowledge to inspire the England rugby and cricket teams to success.

Jaan Madan

Jaan is a workforce development expert with 20 years’ experience of building healthier communities, from youth to corporate environments. With a focus on skills-based training, relationship building, leadership development and workplace mental health, he is an internationally requested trainer, facilitator and speaker; working with executive boards and global teams in Hong Kong, Canada, Sweden and India.

Wayne Hoyle

Wayne is a highly decorated former UK Special Forces Officer; he also spent a number of years serving with US SEAL Team VI. He was involved in every major conflict since the mid-80s’ and combatted terrorism, insurgencies and organised crime during a career spanning more than 30 years.
“Health and energy are the most important drivers of performance. You can have all the right skills, knowledge and behaviours, but without your health and energy you cannot and will not perform at your best.”

Geoff McDonald, Former Global VP HR Unilever, Global Advocate & Consultant for Health in Workplaces

“Health and energy are the most important drivers of performance. You can have all the right skills, knowledge and behaviours, but without your health and energy you cannot and will not perform at your best.”

Geoff McDonald, Former Global VP HR Unilever, Global Advocate & Consultant for Health in Workplaces

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