Geoff McDonald - Keynote Speaker, Business Transformation Advisor & Mental Health Campaigner

Advice for organisations who are looking to position purpose & employee wellbeing as core drivers of success

Geoff’s HR experience spans leadership & talent development, organisation change, capability development and business transformation.

Having helped to architect the transformation of Unilever’s performance by putting purpose at its core, Geoff is a strong believer that purpose is central to both organisatinals performance and individual wellbeing.

Organisations now engage with Geoff to discover:

  • How to define and embed purpose as a key driver of growth and profitability
  • Practical strategies to help raise awareness of depression and anxiety in the workplace
  • How to address the stigma linked to mental health
  • How to position employee wellbeing and mental health as a competitive advantage
  • How to define and embed purpose as a key driver of growth and profitability
  • Practical strategies to help raise awareness of depression and anxiety in the workplace
  • How to address the stigma linked to mental health
  • How to position employee wellbeing and mental health as a competitive advantage

“We totally re-shaped our Health and Safety policy… emphasising the mental health of our team as a key priority. Thanks for helping to make our workplace an even safer, happier and more productive place.”

Peter Biggs – Chief Executive: Assignment Group NZ

“The sustainability session was off the scale. Your telling of the Unilever story, your grasp of the broader sustainability narrative and your ability to engage with members’ questions were first class. And your speech to the room on your own mental health story was as compelling and moving as ever.”

Jessica Stack FRSA – Founding Director – Wavelength

“You have contributed greatly… in the space of two days, turned around our COO and operational directors from being passive observers to being strong advocates of this process.”

Stuart MacDonald – EasyJet

Begin your organisation’s transformation with a C-Level / Leadership Team 90 Minute Workshop

The objective of the session is to answer the question “If health were a strategic priority in our organisation, what actions and investments would be required?”

Though interactive presentation and facilitated discussion, the session: 

  • Introduces the link between Energy, Health, Individual and Organisation Performance
  • Explores the barriers to health being a strategic priority
  • Highlights the importance of breaking the stigma of mental ill health
  • Shares current best practice for enhancing the health of employees and addressing the stigma of mental ill-health
  • Generates next steps to realise the ambition of enhancing people’s lives at work

 

The three things that you could do in your organisation today to normalise mental health – Geoff at the Irish Institute of Training and Development 2019

How do you go about embedding sustainability in your organisation? Geoff presents ‘Engaging the Whole Corporation’ at the 2degrees Summit in London

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Geoff is a Strategic Advisor to Boldt Partners in the area of corporate purpose and organisation change.

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Geoff is an Advisor & Associate of Byrne Dean, supporting their efforts to build a mental health consulting service for organisations.

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