PRACTICAL STAGE – MONDAY 14:30 – 15:00
Hear the proactive steps taken by employers to improve wellbeing in the workplace and find out the cost of mental health to all.
MEET THE PANEL:
I am a specialist in diversity, inclusion and wellbeing – supporting organisations to enable their employees to be the best version of themselves.
Gaining experience in many different sectors including a global FTSE100 company, I want to bring that knowledge to the North East to ensure that we grow and retain our talent.
I run my own consultancy, am a supporter and advocate of Northern Power Women and Northern Power Futures, a diversity ambassador for Tech for Life and Head of Workplace Wellbeing at Be. Wellbeing. I love the diversity my multiple roles brings to my work.
Di KellerHead of Workplace Wellbeing, Be. Wellbeing (subsidiary of Tyneside and Northumberland Mind)
Lizzy Hodcroftmyndr Ltd
Kathryn Cardose is a Cyber Security professional with a background in tech support and change management within Financial Services. She is passionate supporter for raising the profile of the North East fintech capability, a keen advocate for women in tech and a passionate STEM ambassador.
Kathryn CardoseCyber Security Manager, EY
Oliver has always been passionate about how we protect and enhance the amazing environment all around us while developing, growing and innovating as a society
He has 15 years experience of working in the environmental field across the public, private and research sectors in the UK. Oliver is the Area Director for the North East of England at the Environment Agency, leading a team of 290 staff to further enhance the special environment of the North East – including the health of our rivers and coastline, reducing flood risk, and protecting the environment from pollution and waste. Almost all of these goals are delivered through partnerships and he is particularly interested in how we collaborate, think differently, and inspire action. Previously Oliver led Flood Modelling and Forecasting at the Environment Agency which included the period of devastating flooding in December 2015.
Following a first degree in Geography from the University of Durham, Oliver completed a PhD working with the U.S Army Corps of Engineers on the Mississippi River. He has also led the delivery of a wide range of national and international projects with engineering consulstant Halcrow. Oliver is a Chartered Scientist, a Chartered Environmentalist, and is married with three young boys.
Oliver HarmarArea Director for the North East, Environment Agency
I am a Yorkshire woman that has lived and worked in the North for the majority of my career. I am proud of my sales professional credentials that have been earned over 26 years in the Telecommunications industry. I love working for Vodafone. It is no surprise to me that in 2018 Vodafone has been recognised as Top 25 Best Big Company to work for, Top 50 Employer for women and Stonewall Top 100 Employer. At Vodafone we bring our whole selves to smarter working. I am a passionate leader and people manager. I thrive on the recognition I receive and the successes of my high performing team. I support and coach those around me to be the best that they can be…….and have fun along the way.
Jayne DuerdenHead of National Government Sales, Vodafone
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PRACTICAL STAGE – MONDAY
How mental health should be regognised and managed in the workplace.