Wellbeing at Work event London 2019

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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:

  • Learn how multinational organisations are creating workplaces that thrive 
  • Leadership panel discussions informing workplace change
  • Employer case studies providing the secrets to employee wellbeing success
  • International experts bring best-practise from across the globe
  • Invaluable networking with business and HR leaders 

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!

Join the conversation before the event on Twitter & Linkedin using #wbevent19

More Speakers to be announced shortly!

Sally Gunnell OBE, Olympic, World, European and Commonwealth Champion

Sally Gunnell OBE, Olympic, World, European and Commonwealth Champion


Following her retirement from international athletics, Sally developed a new career as a television presenter, author & motivational speaker

Ian Stuart, Group Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, HSBC UK Bank plc

Ian Stuart, Group Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, HSBC UK Bank plc


One of the UK’s largest banks, HSBC UK serves 14.5 million retail, commercial and private banking customers, supported by 32,000 colleagues

Yves P. Givel, Vice President Human Resources – Europe, Africa, Middle East and Southwest Asia, Hyatt Hotels Corporation & TedEx Speaker

Yves P. Givel, Vice President Human Resources – Europe, Africa, Middle East and Southwest Asia, Hyatt Hotels Corporation & TedEx Speaker


Leading the HR organisation for Hyatt’s EMEA & Southwest Asia region, with special emphasis on leadership & development

Bruce Daisley, Vice President EMEA, Twitter

Bruce Daisley, Vice President EMEA, Twitter


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

Emma Cusdin, People Director, Aviva

Emma Cusdin, People Director, Aviva


HR Director with over 20 years experience of strategic and operational HR within complex matrix organisations across UK, EMEA & Global units

Chris Randall, Chief Executive, Mayo Wynne Baxter

Chris Randall, Chief Executive, Mayo Wynne Baxter


Led a top 200 law firm for 12 years & a Non Exec Board member on legal regulatory body, with involvement in consumer focused regulation

Samantha Madeiros, Head of Employee Relations, Thales

Samantha Madeiros, Head of Employee Relations, Thales


Sam is a qualified solicitor and moved into in house employee relations work in 2012 to lead Thales’s mental health strategy

Sue Langley, CEO & Founder, Langley Group

Sue Langley, CEO & Founder, Langley Group


Australian based Speaker, Master Trainer, Researcher in Emotional Intelligence, Positive Psychology and Neuroscience

Mark Twigg, Executive Director, Cicero Group

Mark Twigg, Executive Director, Cicero Group


Currently overseeing the firm’s expanding international business & a strong advocate for developing a positive mindset on mental health

Jeanette Bronée, CEO, Path for Life Inc.

Jeanette Bronée, CEO, Path for Life Inc.


New York City based international keynote speaker & global expert on performance, engagement & culture

Damien Shieber, Head of Culture and Inclusion, Santander

Damien Shieber, Head of Culture and Inclusion, Santander


Leads the culture team responsibility for wellbeing, diversity & inclusion, people data & insights, employee voice, engagement and culture

Asif Sadiq MBE, Head of Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging, The Telegraph

Asif Sadiq MBE, Head of Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging, The Telegraph


A Global Multi-Award winning, Head of Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging for The Telegraph, formerly Head of D&I for EY

Beth Robotham, Executive Director / VP, Goldman Sachs & Deputy Chair, City Mental Health Alliance

Beth Robotham, Executive Director / VP, Goldman Sachs & Deputy Chair, City Mental Health Alliance


Previously responsible for Health and Wellbeing at GS in EMEA and also spent three years as Head of Business Development at Bupa

Rob Stephenson, Founder InsideOut Leaderboard & Mental Health Influencer

Rob Stephenson, Founder InsideOut Leaderboard & Mental Health Influencer


A strong & personal interest in mental wellbeing & have been inspired to become part of the movement to end the stigma of mental ill-health

Sam Bloomfield, Wellbeing Officer, Independent Office for Police Conduct

Sam Bloomfield, Wellbeing Officer, Independent Office for Police Conduct


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

Rachel Reese, CEO, Global Butterflies

Rachel Reese, CEO, Global Butterflies


Helping UK, US, Canadian and Hong Kong based companies & their clients become trans* inclusive

Yasmin Sheikh, Founder, Diverse Matters

Yasmin Sheikh, Founder, Diverse Matters


A multi-award winning TEDx speaker & award winner for her work in tackling pre-conceptions about disability, LGBT and ethnic minorities

James McErlean, Senior Manager, Headspace for Work

James McErlean, Senior Manager, Headspace for Work


Working with clients to support people leaders in their efforts to improve health, happiness and productivity among employees & cultures

Bertie van Wyk  Insight Programme Manager, Herman Miller

Bertie van Wyk Insight Programme Manager, Herman Miller


Equiping organisations with the knowledge and skills to become more productive, healthy and connected

Ian McLeod, Partner, Morrinson Wealth Wellbeing

Ian McLeod, Partner, Morrinson Wealth Wellbeing


Providing a wide range of wealth management services such as Saving & Investment planning, Retirement planning, Estate, Tax & Trust planning

Jonathan Garner, Founder, Mind over Tech

Jonathan Garner, Founder, Mind over Tech


Wellbeing & productivity company helping you transform from a distracted end-user to an intentional human who makes technology work for them

Alex Bailey, Leader, Bailey & French Ltd

Alex Bailey, Leader, Bailey & French Ltd


Alex is a pioneer of Applied Positive Psychology and Strengths Based Working in the UK and Internationally

 

07:30 – 08:30: Breakfast Leadership Round Table by Invitation only

 

08:00 – 08:45: Registration and Breakfast Networking

 

08:45 – 08:55: Welcome and Opening Remarks from the Chair

Jeanette Bronée, CEO, Path for Life Inc.

 

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

Chris Randall, Chief Executive, Mayo Wynne Baxter

Chaired by Alex Bailey, Leader, Bailey & French

More panel members to be announced shortly

 

10:00 – 10:20: Rewiring Work for the Future – Creating Winning Cultures

Bruce Daisley, VP EMEA, Twitter

 

10:20 – 10:45: Bringing Positive Psychology to the workplace

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

Chaired by Beth Robotham, Executive Vice President, Goldman Sachs

 

12:05 – 12:35: Round Tables Discussions

The opportunity for attendees to join a focused discussion on a specific area of workplace wellbeing

 

12:35 – 1:00: 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

  

1:00 – 14:10      Networking Lunch & Energiser Sessions

 

14:10 – 14:35: Financial education – the cornerstone of your employee wellbeing strategy

Financial wellbeing case studies & how to achieve success within your organisation

Ian McLeod, Partner, Morrinson Wealth Wellbeing

 

14:35 – 15.15: Panel Debate: Case Studies from Leading Organisations

Samantha Madeiros, Head of Employee Relations, Thales

Sam Bloomfield, Ops, Learning & Development Officer, Independent Office for Police Conduct

Damien Shieber, Head of Culture and Inclusion, Santander

James McErlean, EMEA Lead, Headspace

 

15:15 – 15:40: Cognitive Wellbeing

Hear from workspace expert Bertie van Wyk who provides organisations with the knowledge and skills to become more productive, healthy and connected.

Bertie van Wyk, Insight Programme Manager, Herman Miller

 

15:40 – 16:05: Networking Break & Energiser Sessions

 

16:05 – 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 – 17:00 – Closing Keynote to be confirmed shortly

 

17:00 – 18:30: Wellbeing @ Work Event Networking Party!

Join us for further networking with speakers, attendees and partners

 

Our Sponsors will be announced shortly

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Super Early-Bird - Book before 26 July & Save!£349.00Access to all content & break-outs, a healthy lunch & refreshments all day plus access to the exhibition & networking areas Group Booking Discounts Available - Please contact us for information.

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Date:
6th November 2019
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Venue

Queen Elizabeth II Centre
Broad Sanctuary, Westminster
London, SW1P 3EE United Kingdom
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