Meet Our Speakers

Meet our speakers

Driving the TCH agenda are a group of speakers, facilitators and panellists who will take centre stage to guide delegations through the schedule on the day.

International thought leaders will present up-to-date research, science and theory about mental health issues and the negative way in which they can affect every individual in the workplace.

Every speaker has been carefully selected to deliver valuable outcomes and practical strategic toolkits for teams to take back to their workplace and to make a real difference.

Keep your eye on this page for updates on new speakers over the coming months.

Alex Morris

Behavioural Change Psychologist

Alex is a Chartered Psychologist, a Chartered Scientist and Associate Fellow with the British Psychological Society (BPS). She has an honours degree in Social Psychology, an MSc in Applied Social Psychology and a PhD in Health Psychology.

Neil Longden

Area Flood & Coastal Risk Manager, North & East Yorkshire
Environment Agency

Neil joined the Environment Agency in 2004, before this he worked for Bechtel and the Health and Safety Executive. Neil is a Chartered Member of the Institute of Chemical Engineers.

Glen Ridgway

Divisional Director Global Health, Safety & Environment Centre of Excellence

Glen is a Divisional Director in Jacobs’ Global Health Safety and Environment Centre of Excellence (CoE) with specific responsibilities that include establishing Jacobs’ global mental health matters strategy for 77,000 staff, across 400+ locations in over 40 countries.

Martin Coyd OBE

Head of Health, Safety & Wellbeing
Mace Construction

Martin has a wealth of experience in Health & Safety and has a huge passion for Health and Wellbeing. Martin spent 18 years in the Royal Engineers in the first part of his work life.

Professor Neil Greenberg

March on Stress

Professor Greenberg is a consultant academic psychiatrist at King’s College London. Neil served in the United Kingdom Armed Forces for more than 23 years and has deployed to a number of hostile environments including Afghanistan and Iraq.

Peter Allen

Managing Director,
Enact Solutions

Peter Allen is MD of Enact Solutions, a company which inspires people to make a positive difference to their lives. Everything Enact does, they believe in changing the default settings, in thinking differently, and making it count.

Kate Majid

Chief Executive,
The Shaw Mind Foundation

Kate has over thirty years’ experience working within the mental health sector as a registered mental health nurse, and her extensive portfolio of practice includes working within a variety of clinical areas, such as inpatient care and community settings.

Susan Gee

Susan Gee

Group Occupational Health and Wellbeing Manager
Yorkshire Water

Susan is a commercially astute, innovative, and highly influential Occupational Health Manager with comprehensive experience gained within public and private sector roles.

Vinay Kapoor MBA

Americas Head of Diversity & Inclusion
BNP Paribas

Vinay has developed a deep passion for enabling business to be more inclusive in the way they work with customers and their people. Vinay is known for providing a pragmatic and engaging narrative which has inspired action for both leaders and employees in BNP Paribas.

Chris Seel

Harvey Nash

Chris is extremely fortunate to have worn a few hats at Harvey Nash. Over the past 14 years, Chrishas worked in partnership with some of the UK’s leading brands.

Daniel Callaghan

Social Media Specialist
Thomson Reuters

Daniel joined Thomson Reuters in 2014 and on World Mental Health Day October 2016, Daniel made the decision to go public and share his personal experience with mental ill health with the company.

Dominique Thompson

Student Mental Health Expert and Director
Buzz Consulting

Dr Dominique Thompson is an award winning university GP who set up Buzz Consulting in 2017 to support Higher Education Institutions, the NHS and other organisations in improving how they care for young people’s mental health and wellbeing.

Mandy Saligari

Addiction, Parenting & Relationship Expert Founder & Clinical Director
Charter Harley Street

Mandy Saligari is the founder and Clinical Director of Charter Harley Street, which was set up in 2008. Mandy combines her personal and clinical experience as a highly respected and established clinician.

Nicola Forristal

Chief People Officer

Nicola Forristal cut her Human Resources teeth working at the first hospital Trust in the NHS in London. She has worked within a variety of sectors including accountancy, construction, architecture, hospitality and as a consultant for design and marketing agencies.

Carrie Birmingham

Carrie Birmingham Consult Ltd

Carrie is the founder of a consultancy that partners with organisations to resolve complex and difficult problems.

Sarah Boddey

Sarah Boddey

Senior Vice President
Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer, EMEA & APAC
Northern Trust

Sarah joined Northern Trust in July 2016 and is responsible for the strategy and implementation of a wide variety of diversity and inclusion programmes and initiatives in the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) and Asia Pacific (APAC) regions.

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