Workforce Engagement 2020

 

Workforce Engagement is a strategy based conference with tracks dedicated to the well-being, development and diversity in the workplace.

Join us on the 2nd June 2020 in the Tomlinson Centre London, to gain insightful and practical knowledge on initiatives and strategies that you can implement into your place of work.

 

The attendees:

  • Head of /Director of Well-being

  • Head of /Director of Development

  • Head of /Director of D&I

  • HR professionals

  • Employee Engagement

  • Head of People

  • Internal Communications

Meet our speakers

Luke Vincett

Diversity & Inclusion Advisor @ Chambers and Partners

Luke Vincett

Diversity & Inclusion Advisor @ Chambers and Partners

Luke has five years’ experience working in the corporate D&I space. After two years working on the Chambers Diversity & Inclusion programme at Chambers and Partners he moved to social mobility charity Making The Leap, an organisation that provides skills training for young people from lower socio-economic backgrounds, where he also worked on the newly-launched UK Social Mobility Awards.

In December 2019, Luke returned to Chambers and Partners as a Diversity & Inclusion Advisor, working on the company’s global D&I and pro bono external and internal strategy. In this role, he organises the content for D&I events globally and edits the online platform, as well as conducting internal D&I training and overseeing the INSPIRE Committee.

Bhavik Shah

Mental Health Lead UK @ Capco

Bhavik Shah

Mental Health Lead UK @ Capco

Bhavik Shah is a Mental Health professional who strongly advocates for workplaces to reduce the stigma behind the subject matter and provide pragmatic support to their employees. Bhavik has innovatively created a robust Mental Health programme for his company, committing to offer additional services for a workforce of 1150+, ranging from personalised support to provision of tools to help promote positive mental well-being. Bhavik has led his company to be nominated for 2 industry awards (Best New Workplace Approach to Mental Health + Best Targeted Mental Health Initiative) from 'This Can Happen'. Bhavik currently serves as the UK Mental Health Lead for Capco, a leading financial services consulting company.

Naseem Yasin

Diversity and and Inclusion Lead @ Shell UK

Naseem Yasin

Diversity and and Inclusion Lead @ Shell UK

Naseem Yasin is the Diversity and and Inclusion Lead for Shell UK, with expertise in inclusive leadership, unconscious bias, cultural intelligence and inclusion, gender equity and empowering diverse talent. Naseem is an experienced facilitator and presenter with over 15 years of experience working with diverse workforces and helping organisations to build D&I strategies with resources to support ongoing learning and D&I implementation across their organisation. She has previously worked with the Scottish Parliament carving out their D&I agenda in her capacity as Group Diversity and Inclusion Manager at the Co-operative Group. Naseem is also an advisor to The Institute of Equality and Diversity Practitioners in the UK and is an Advisor on The Global Inclusion Council for The Centre for Global Inclusion (USA). She is currently working with several non-profit organisations in South Asia and North Africa supporting their agenda for education and equality for all. In particular, Naseem has a specific interest in making D&I a global conversation rather than creating silos.

Gethin Nadin

Well-being Director @ Benefex

Gethin Nadin

Well-being Director @ Benefex

Well-being Director at Benefex

Gethin is a psychology graduate who has been helping some of the world’s largest organisations to improve their employee experience and wellbeing for almost two decades. The last 9 years have been spent working as part of the senior leadership team at Benefex. As a frequent writer on employee engagement, experience and wellbeing, Gethin has been featured in The Guardian, The Huffington Post, Buzzfeed and The Financial Times as well as all major HR, Reward and Pensions publications. Gethin is also a regular keynote speaker and a founding member of the Engage for Success Wellbeing Thought Action Group. He is also listed on the Employee Engagement Powerlist, winner of the Lotus Award for Culture 2019 and one of the EEA’s Top 101 Global Employee Engagement Influencers.

In 2018, Gethin published his first book - the 5 star rated Amazon bestseller ‘A World of Good: Lessons From Around the World in Improving the Employee Experience’, which has gone on to inspire HR and Reward teams at some of the world’s best known brands.

Paul Barret

Head of Wellbeing @ Bank Workers Charity

Paul Barret

Head of Wellbeing @ Bank Workers Charity

Head of Wellbeing

Paul Barrett is the Head of Wellbeing for the Bank Workers Charity.  He is an occupational psychologist with over 25 years’ experience in the wellbeing field. He is  is an established commentator on workplace wellbeing, writing for a range of HR journals as well as for financial sector publications like  Financial News and  Chartered Banker magazine. Paul can be found on Twitter at @lcoridon.

Anastasia Vinnikova

Wellbeing Lead @ Bank of England

Anastasia Vinnikova

Wellbeing Lead @ Bank of England

Wellbeing Lead at Bank of England

Anastasia is a passionate mental health advocate, following her own experiences with depression and anxiety which started when she was 17.

Currently, Anastasia is Wellbeing Lead at the Bank of England, a member of the Commission for Equality in Mental Health, and a Steering Committee member of the Thriving from the Start Network (a mental health network for those early on in their careers, or about to finish their studies). Through her work, Anastasia is keen to decrease stigma around mental health conditions in the workplace, and beyond.

Demetri Petrou

Change Communications Lead @ Burberry

Demetri Petrou

Change Communications Lead @ Burberry

Experienced Creative Staff Engagement professional with several years of experience working within the Internal Communications Industry. Experience in overseeing all engagement programmes including written and visual comms, leadership visibility programmes, events, strategy creation and implementation, platform construction and management, and a great deal more. Demetri has held similar roles across businesses within the tech, retail, higher education and the public sector with a focus on creating strategy, channels and platforms, specialising in rolling out social staff engagement platforms for staff.

Dee Senior

Former Sr. Internal Communications Lead @ Salesforce

Dee Senior

Former Sr. Internal Communications Lead @ Salesforce

Jana Dowling

CEO @ Arkeo

Jana Dowling

CEO @ Arkeo

Jana is the CEO of Arkeo, a fitness brand that’s developed a mental fitness tracking app.  Jana’s mission is to change the way people think about what it means to be “fit” to include tracking mental fitness in the exact same way we do our physical fitness. Arkeo was founded in September 2018 and has just finalized £1million investment from a VC .

As an inspirational thought-leader, she has been interviewed on London Live, featured in The Huffington Post and delivered training for the likes of Sky and BDO.

Before her change in career, Jana worked as a producer in TV, in fashion publishing, and has performed as a stand-up comedian at the likes of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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