The Wellbeing at Work Event returns for the fifth year in London in November 2019. The event provides HR, Wellness, D&I & Business leaders with the opportunity to learn from experts and their peers about the latest wellbeing developments and successes that are enhancing individual and organisational performance in companies across the world.
Congratulations on an absolutely fantastic event – the best I have been to. The mix of speakers, styles, sessions & networking opportunities was brilliant!
Diversity & Inclusion Lead, Virgin Money
Key Reasons to Attend:
Thank you so much for putting this event together – it was honestly one of the best wellbeing events I have been to!
Benefits and Wellbeing Lead, The Telegraph
Organisations that prioritise workplace wellbeing out-perform their competitors and thriving workplaces are more profitable and creative so this is an essential must-attend event for those companies who want to succeed!
Following her retirement from international athletics, Sally developed a new career as a television presenter, author & motivational speaker
One of the UK’s largest banks, HSBC UK serves 14.5 million retail, commercial and private banking customers, supported by 32,000 colleagues
David became Bupa CEO in October 2016 & now leads Bupa’s UK businesses and their global offering
Leading the HR organisation for Hyatt’s EMEA & Southwest Asia region, with special emphasis on leadership & development
VP EMEA @ Twitter & previously ran YouTube UK at Google. Runs the Apple #1 podcast Eat Sleep Work Repeat & wrote The Joy of Work in 2019
Chair of Social Work England & former Chair of the Mental Health Act Commission & President of the Royal Society of Public Health
HR Director with over 20 years experience of strategic and operational HR within complex matrix organisations across UK, EMEA & Global units
Led a top 200 law firm for 12 years & a Non Exec Board member on legal regulatory body, with involvement in consumer focused regulation
Sam is a qualified solicitor and moved into in house employee relations work in 2012 to lead Thales’s mental health strategy
13+ years in the professional services industry & wellbeing sector to catalyse the way consulting businesses look at & address wellbeing
Global keynote speaker, Master Trainer, Researcher and expert in Neuroscience, Emotional Intelligence and Positive Psychology
Currently overseeing the firm’s expanding international business & a strong advocate for developing a positive mindset on mental health
New York City based international keynote speaker & global expert on performance, engagement & culture
Leads the culture team responsibility for wellbeing, diversity & inclusion, people data & insights, employee voice, engagement and culture
A Global Multi-Award winning, Head of Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging for The Telegraph, formerly Head of D&I for EY
Previously responsible for Health and Wellbeing at GS in EMEA and also spent three years as Head of Business Development at Bupa
A strong & personal interest in mental wellbeing & have been inspired to become part of the movement to end the stigma of mental ill-health
With lived experience of her own, Sam specialises in the areas of policing and mental health, and health and wellbeing for staff at the IOPC
Listed on the Northern Power Womens Future top 50 list and is a D&I Strategy Lead for UK&I at EY
Helping UK, US, Canadian and Hong Kong based companies & their clients become trans* inclusive
A multi-award winning TEDx speaker & award winner for her work in tackling pre-conceptions about disability, LGBT and ethnic minorities
Working with clients to support people leaders in their efforts to improve health, happiness and productivity among employees & cultures
Equiping organisations with the knowledge and skills to become more productive, healthy and connected
Tari is in the business of educating and empowering employees to realise their financial goals
Before co-founding Unmind, Steve spent 10 years as an executive performance coach, workplace wellness consultant, & mindfulness facilitator
Wellbeing & productivity company helping you transform from a distracted end-user to an intentional human who makes technology work for them
Alex is a pioneer of Applied Positive Psychology and Strengths Based Working in the UK and Internationally
07:30 – 08:30:
2020 Breakfast Leadership Round Table by Invitation only
Facilitated by Christine Elliott, Chair, The Health and Care Professions Council
08:00 – 08:45: Registration and Breakfast Networking
08:45 – 08:50: Welcome and Opening Remarks from the Chair
Jeanette Bronée, CEO, Path for Life Inc.
08:50 – 08:55: Focus Booster: let’s kick-start the day with some checking in, becoming present through mindfulness, and setting an intention for the day
Led by Steve Peralta, Co-Founder & Chief Content Officer, Unmind
08:55 – 09:20: Opening Keynote Address
Sally Gunnell OBE, Olympic, World, European and Commonwealth Champion
09:20 – 10:00: Leadership Panel Debate
Ian Stuart, Group Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, HSBC UK Bank plc
David Hynam, CEO, Bupa Global and UK
Chris Randall, Chief Executive, Mayo Wynne Baxter
Chaired by Alex Bailey, CEO, Bailey & French
10:00 – 10:20: Rewiring Work for the Future – Creating Winning Cultures
Bruce Daisley, VP EMEA, Twitter
10:20 – 10:45: Transforming Culture through Positive Leadership
Sue Langley, Founder & CEO, The Langley Group
10:45 – 11:15: Morning Networking Break & Energiser Sessions
11:15 – 11:25: Audience Energiser
Led by Jonathan Garner, Founder, Mind over Tech
11:25 – 12:05: Panel Discussion: How can Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging Impact Mental Health & Wellbeing
Rachel Reese, CEO, Global Butterflies
Asif Sadiq, Head of Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging, The Telegraph
Emma Cusdin, People Director, Aviva
Yasmin Sheihk, Founder, Diverse Matters
Joanne Conway, Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging Strategy Lead, EY UK
Chaired by Beth Robotham, Executive Vice President, Goldman Sachs
12:05 – 12:35: Round Tables Discussions
A choice of 19 round table discussions for attendees to join covering all aspects of workplace wellbeing including:
Where to Start with a Wellbeing Strategy (SME focused); Taking a holistic and inclusive approach to create a culture of increased health and wellbeing; Understanding Stress in the Workplace & the exploring the data that provides the Solution; How to create an award-winning global wellbeing programme; How to enable your company to engage fully with Financial Wellbeing initiatives; Reinvigorating Individual Work; Mental Health in the Workplace – Building an Inclusive Workforce; Data doesn’t lie: Sleep’s central role in performance and resilience; ‘One size fits one’ – using data and employee insight to understand your workforce and create a personalised programme that supports mental physical social and financial health; You fully understand the importance of emotional wellbeing in the workplace – now what?; The mental health spectrum – catering to the diverse needs of a modern workforce; Establishing a culture of good digital habits; The Finnish KivaQ Method, a reliable and proven concept for a Sustainable Working Life & many more!
12:35 – 13:00: The Business case for Wellbeing
Yves Givel, a senior leader, advocate and practitioner of mindfulness at Hyatt, has seen the positive impact and power that mindfulness, and wellbeing overall, can have on the business and his colleagues. In this session he will address how and why companies need to incorporate mindfulness not only into their wellbeing programmes, but also link it to other critical areas such as leadership, innovation and change, diversity and inclusion, and career development.
Yves P. Givel, Vice President Human Resources – Europe, Africa, Middle East and Southwest Asia, Hyatt Hotels Corporation & International TedEx Speaker
13:00 – 14:10: Networking Lunch & Energiser Sessions
14:10 – 14:15: Energy Booster: Energising the body and mind through breathing, light movement, and a positive psychology exercise
Led by Steve Peralta, Co-Founder & Chief Content Officer, Unmind
14:15 – 14:40: Financial education – the cornerstone of your employee wellbeing strategy
Financial wellbeing case studies & how to achieve success within your organisation
Tari Okoye, Financial Wellbeing Development Manager, Morrinson Wealth Wellbeing
14:40 – 15.20: Panel Debate: Case Studies from Leading Organisations
Samantha Madeiros, Head of Employee Relations, Thales
Sam Bloomfield, Wellbeing Officer, Independent Office for Police Conduct
Damien Shieber, Head of Culture and Inclusion, Santander
James McErlean, EMEA Lead, Headspace
Arti Kashyap-Aynsley, Wellbeing Leader, Deloitte Consulting
15:20 – 15:45: Physical Wellbeing In The Office
Join Bertie Van Wyk as he examines the impact of sedentary office behaviours, the effects on our bodies, and the importance of a full range of movement to maintain healthy, productive staff.
Bertie will also provide advice on how to design an ergonomic office space that increases accuracy, quality and comfort.
Bertie van Wyk, Insight Programme Manager, Herman Miller
15:45 – 16:10: Networking Break & Energiser Sessions
16:10 – 16:35: Fireside Chat: How Leadership can change organisational culture with personal stories
Mark Twigg, Executive Director, Cicero Group in conversation with Rob Stephenson, Founder, InsideOut
16:35 – 16:55 – Closing Keynote: Lord Patel of Bradford OBE, Chair of Social Work England & former Chair of the Mental Health Act Commission & President of the Royal Society of Public Health
16:55 – 17:00 – Wrap-up & actions from the day from the Chair
Jeanette Bronée, CEO, Path for Life Inc.
17:00 – 18:00: Wellbeing @ Work Event Networking Party!
Join us for further networking with speakers, attendees and partners
Energiser Zone in partnership with:
The Wellbeing @ Work event provides attendees a wealth of information on how to create the best workplace strategies and solutions to help employees thrive but we also want attendees to experience wellbeing throughout the day so we have created our Energiser Zone for attendees to re-charge and learn from experts about specific areas of wellbeing that can be easily implemented within the workplace.
We have teamed up with Awol, Express Mobile Spa & Future You who will hosting a dedicated area. Below is our agenda and access is free to all delegates throughout the day:
8:00am – 8:45am Registration & Networking
10:45am – 11:15am Morning Networking Break
1:00pm – 2:10pm Networking Lunch
3:40pm – 4:10pm Afternoon Networking Break
5:00pm – 6:00pm Networking Party
We are delighted to provide delegates with discounted rates for accommodation close to the QEII Conference Centre via our Hotel partner Nubreed.
Visit our delegated booking platform by clicking here.