Alison Garbutt

Alison Garbutt

Head of Strategic Projects


Alison works with WHSmith’s directors to deliver strategic Initiatives.

Prior to this Alison worked as a retail consultant.

Additionally, over the last three years Alison has championed mental health in the workplace and has implemented a substantial plan enabling mental health training and awareness-raising across WHSmith.

Don’t miss Alison’s session on:
The WHSmith mental health strategy is based upon parity of mental and physical health. Awareness-raising, stigma reduction and training are fundamental to achieving this aim. There are many challenges, including a dispersed workforce. But there is good progress to report, along with lessons learnt and ideas for the future.