Head of HR – Culture, Inclusion and Experience
Damien has been with Santander just over five years and is the Head of HR – Culture, Inclusion and Experience.
As the Head of HR, Damien leads the development of the culture strategy identifying the overall cultural themes to support the alignment of purpose, values and behaviours across all Santander UK colleagues. Included in his responsibilities are cultural direction,
Health and Wellbeing Consultant
Darren has worked in the Civil Service for over 20 years. Now working in Civil Service HR in the Cabinet Office, Darren is a Health and Wellbeing consultant, responsible for, amongst other priorities, bereavement and loss.
He recently set up a Men’s Mental Health Support Group ‘Mandown’ and is working hard to establish similar groups across the Civil Service community.
UK Wellbeing Programmes Lead
Amanda is the UK Wellbeing Programmes Lead at Fujitsu and is responsible for driving programmes which support the wellbeing of all employees.
Amanda is passionate about ensuring that wellbeing and inclusivity are part of the organisational culture ensuring that people feel that they are able to bring their full selves to work.
Amanda has been at Fujitsu for 12 years and has worked in a variety of HR roles including generalist,
former Head of Workplace Mental Health and Wellbeing, ACAS, Workplace Mental Health and Wellbeing Director
Charlie Waller Trust
With over 25 years’ experience in mental health, Abigail brings a unique perspective combining insights from her early career as a psychotherapist, with her current role, working with large employers and key stakeholders advising on best practice in mental health and wellbeing. Abigail sits on a number of steering groups and advisory boards, working with other professionals to develop policies and evidence based guidance to help shape workplace practice.
Head of Employee Experience
Sarah is Head of Employee Experience at Fidelity International with responsibility for driving Fidelity’s strategic agendas around Diversity & Inclusion, Wellbeing, Employee Engagement, Flexible Working, Corporate Citizenship and the Employee Value Proposition. She is passionate about creating cultures where everyone can thrive.
Previously to joining Fidelity in 2019, Sarah was the Employee Experience,
Mental Health Champion & Senior Director, Remedies Business & Financial Analysis
Competition and Markets Authority
Adam is a senior director at the UK’s Competition and Markets Authority. Adam is the CMA’s senior mental health champion, in which capacity he draws on his own lived experience of mental illness, of caring for others and of bereavement by suicide. Adam has been leading a project for the UK Civil Service on supporting colleagues following bereavement or loss.
former Mental Health Lead, EY and strategic workplace mental health expert
Amy is a highly experienced strategic health, mental health and wellbeing consultant who has truly unique experience in her field. She coaches organisations of all sizes, putting into place evidence based, measurable and sustainable strategies which are both innovative and fresh, as well as realistic.
Amy, who has been working within health, mental health and wellbeing for almost 20 years,
Head of Diversity, Inclusion and Wellbeing
Kelly is the head of diversity, inclusion and wellbeing for Fujitsu northern and western Europe. She has held a variety of senior roles during her 15 years at Fujitsu, including head of organisation design and change and European-wide HR generalist roles.
She is passionate about creating an environment where everyone can be completely themselves at work and where inclusion is relevant to everyone,
Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging Manager
Amy has been at Experian for over 3 years and has been championing DEI from day one. In her first year she founded the Experian UK&I Pride LGBTQ+ network and since joining the HR team in 2019 has been responsible for Experian’s wellbeing, diversity and inclusion programme. Amy understands the power of vulnerability and the impact it can have when creating an inclusive culture where openness and togetherness is celebrated.
Deputy Director for Inclusion, Wellbeing & Employee Engagement
Ministry of Housing Communities and Local Government (MHCLG)
Bernadette is the Deputy Director for Inclusion, Wellbeing and Employee Engagement in the Ministry of Housing Communities and Local Government (MHCLG). She joined the Civil Service in 1998, starting as a Caseworker in the Legal Aid Board, and she has held a range of roles within the Civil Service across many Government departments, including, Ministry of Justice,
Senior Manager - Employee Communications
Natasha, Senior Manager – Employee Communications, founded and leads the Mental Health Champions network at Fidelity International. Along with a group of passionate employee volunteers, Natasha helps to raise awareness, increase support, provide education and drive the mental health agenda. Natasha believes in building an inclusive workplace culture to ensure that employees feel comfortable, supported and able to talk openly about mental health.