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MindForward Alliance Global Summit

MindForward Alliance Global Summit
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08 Nov 2022 05:00 - 23:00

The Summit will convene business leaders and HR practitioners from some of the world's largest businesses at the intersection of business, mental health and wellbeing. At the heart of this conference is the belief that businesses, a cornerstone of societies globally, can be part of the solution to the global mental health crisis we face. By bringing businesses together to share ideas, pool their resources and work towards a common goal, better, more sustainable mental health and wellbeing outcomes will be achieved for people, sooner.

The Summit will feature contributions from MindForward Alliance, our global chapters, as well as our local network of in country alliances - City Mental Health Alliance (CMHA) UK, CMHA Hong Kong, Corporate Mental Health Alliance Australia and New Zealand (ANZ), MindForward Alliance Singapore, MindForward Alliance North America and MindForward Alliance India. The Summit will also invite leaders to join our leadership campaign, The Global Business Collaboration for Better Workplace Mental Health.

View the full 3-day agenda here .

Access the  entire 2022 global summit here;   featuring 22 sessions, hearing from over 80 global speakers and industry experts.

Topics and themes include

  • Psychologically informed leadership
  • Climate change and mental health
  • What drives employee wellbeing?
  • Creating a global workplace mental health strategy
  • Preventing burnout
  • Mental health & ESG
  • Creating global networks of mental health ambassadors
  • The future of workplace mental health
  • How to establish a global EAP provision
  • Supporting the mental health of employees in early careers
  • Experiences of Thriving at Work - improving mental health and wellbeing at work
  • Leadership inside stories 
  • On demand resources
  • Access our wellbeing hub

You will hear from business leaders and industry experts

Be inspired by innovative thinking  new ideas in workplace mental health and wellbeingand learn about how workplace mental health & wellbeing is approached in countries around the world. We are delighted to confirm the following speakers with more announcements coming soon:  

  • Adeife Onwuzulike, Global DEI Director, Euromonitor
  • Alex Bowen - Chief Operating Officer, PayMe, HSBC
  • Alistair Carmichael, Associate Partner at McKinsey & Company
  • Amy VaaS, Global Wellbeing Lead, PwC
  • Ana Figueiredo, Chair, MindAlliance Portugal
  • Anastasia Vinnikova, Head of Workplace Wellbeing, CMHA UK
  • Andrea Blackman, Managing Director Global Head Moody's ESG Solutions at Moody's Corporation
  • Andrew Culleton, Executive General Manager Group People Services, Commonwealth Bank of Australia
  • Andy Chorlton, Global Head Of Fixed Income at Schroders Investment Management 
  • Arti Kashyap-Aynsley,Global Head of Health & Wellbeing, Ocado Group
  • Associate Professor Carlo Caponecchia, University of New South Wales
  • Barry Silverstein, Managing Director, Interbrand Health
  • Brad Herbeig, global leader of the Employee Mental Health and Wellbeing Initiative, Mckinsey Health Institute
  • Catarina Furtado, Moderation
  • Charles Alberts, Global Head of Wellbeing and Employee Experience, Clifford Chance
  • Charlie Cox, Founder of Climate Change Coaches
  • Dannielle Haig - Business Psychologist, Feel Good
  • Dianne Stewart, Director, Culture and Wellbeing, London Stock Exchange Group
  • Dr Brian Marien, Co-Founder and Director, Positive Group
  • Dr Edwin Ho, VP Health & Wellbeing for Asia, BP
  • Dr Kim Hamrosi, CEO Corporate Mental Health Alliance Australia
  • Dr Laura Kirby, Chief Mental Health Officer at Commonwealth Bank
  • Dr Laura Kirby, Organisational Psychologist, and Chief Mental Health Officer, Commonwealth Bank
  • Ed Moncreiffe - CEO of HSBC Life (International) Limited (and board Chair of CMHA HK)
  • Gonçalo Quadros, CEO Critical Software
  • Hannah McLeod, Managing Director CMHA HK
  • Hannah Winter, Head of Global Workplace Wellbeing, MindForward Alliance
  • Hayden Flinn - Partner, King & Wood Mallesons
  • Henrietta Jowitt, Advisor MindForward Alliance
  • Jaan Maden, head of training, CMHA UK
  • Jan-Emanuel, Professor of Economics and Behavioural Science, Said Business School, University of Oxford; Director of the Wellbeing Research Centre
  • Jasmine Hung, Director, Business Development, APAC CEO Office at HSBC Asset Management
  • Jennifer Tam - Partner, Mayer Brown (and CMHA HK board member)
  • Jennifer Tam, Partner, Mayer Brown, Hong Kong
  • Jeremy Hill, Head of Wellbeing, Standard Chartered
  • João Bento, CEO CTT
  • João Vieira de Almeida, Senior Partner VdA
  • John Flint, CEO UK Infrastructure Bank and global chapter Chair, MindForward Alliance
  • Julie Mitchell, Chief General Manager, Allianz Australia
  • Julie Stephens, Global Director of Wellbeing, Inclusion, Health & Safety, Bupa
  • Kumar Kymal, Global Head of Compensation and Benefits, BNY Mellon
  • Laura Young, International Wellbeing Manager, BNY Mellon
  • Laure de Panafieu, Partner, Head of Employment & Inventives, Linklaters Singapore
  • Lea Arora, Fellow, Mckinsey Health Institute
  • Mark Ellis, Managing Director of Learning & Development, CPP Investments
  • Mark Saunders - APAC Head of Client Partnerships, JLL (and CMHA HK board member)
  • Melinda Upton, CEO The Positive Group and CMHAA Board Member
  • Mellener Coelho, India Head Diversity Equity and Inclusion, Northern Trust
  • Michael Cole Fontayn, Non Executive Director, JP Morgan Securities
  • Nigel Jones, Executive Coach, CMHA Founder and Trustee of MindForward Alliance
  • Nuno Moreira da Cruz, CATÓLICA-LISBON Center for Responsible Business & Leadership
  • Penny Barsha - Corporate Responsibility Manager, Asia, Linklaters
  • Penny Myerscough, National Manager of Learning and Wellbeing Culture, Centre for Corporate Health
  • Pete Rogers, Deputy General Counsel, KPMG
  • Phil Canale, International Business Planning Manager and Global Co-Chair HEART BNY Mellon
  • Poppy Jaman, Global CEO of MindForward Alliance
  • Professor Sir Cary Cooper CBE, Professor   of Organizational Psychology & Health, Alliance Manchester Business School, University of Manchester 
  • Rebecca Anderson, Client Executive, Microsoft
  • Robert Swan OBE, polar explorer
  • Rosemary Gathara, Executive Director, Basic Needs Basic Rights Kenya
  • Sarah Cunningham, Managing Director of the World Wellbeing Movement
  • Sarah Henchoz, Partner Allen & Overy
  • Shefali Gera, EMEA Head of Diversity & Inclusion and Wellness, Goldman Sachs
  • Sherry Cui - Partner, Linklaters
  • Silvia Barata, CEO BP
  • Sue Baker, OBE, International Advisor on Mental Health and Managing Director, Changing Minds Globally
  • Sunita Wazir, Senior Manager Global Wellbeing, Unilever
  • Surendra Rosha, Group Executive of the HSBC Group and Co-Chief Executive of HSBC Asia-Pacific
  • Swayta Murarka, Senior Director, Global Banking Head HSBC
  • Tancy Tam, COO, HSBC Singapore
  • Toni Graves, Global Head of Reward & Wellbeing, Allen & Overy
  • Veda Persad, Country Executive, Northern Trust, India
  • Winnie Tsien - APAC Head of People Experience, JLL

Why attend the MindForward Alliance Summit?

  • Network & collaborate with peers on their workplace mental health and wellbeing strategies to inform your thinking on both local and global strategy
  • Contribute as a leader in workplace mental health to accelerating everyone's' journeys to improving workplace mental and wellbeing.
  • Be inspired by innovative thinking & new ideas in workplace mental health and wellbeing
  • Learn about how workplace mental health & wellbeing is approached in countries around the world
  • Be a part of a global community of mental health advocates committed to tackling the mental health crisis

The Summit is suitable for:

  • Senior business leaders 
  • Global wellbeing and HR practitioners
  • In country wellbeing and HR practitioners
  • Mental health advocates/champions/ambassadors within businesses
  • ESG experts
  • Health and safety teams