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Be inspired, de-mystify and share industry best practice on mental health at work


The Work’s Mental Conference


Run by Headtorch in collaboration with the Department of Psychology at the University of Glasgow.  At this highly interactive event you will learn from industry experts and take part in structured discussions with your peers.  Mental health at work has never been more inspiring.



THURSDAY 15 NOVEMBER 2018 (register 9.15) 10.00 – 16:00

The Senate Room, University of Glasgow


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The mental health at work conference will be interactive with plenty of opportunities to network and exchange ideas.

We have a fabulous line up of speakers:







Sam Carlisle


Cause Communications

(ex News International)



Dr Alys Cole-King

Consultant Liaison Psychiatrist

4 Mental Health & Connecting with People


David Crop

David Duncan

Chief Operating Officer

University Secretary

University of Glasgow



James Jopling

Executive Director

Samaritans Scotland



Peter Kelly

Senior Psychologist, The Health & Safety Executive

Practitioner Chair, European Academy of Occupational Health Psychology


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Geoff McDonald

former Global VP HR Unilever

International Advocate, Campaigner & Consultant for Mental Health at Work

Co-Founder of Minds@Work



Catriona Paton

Detective Superintendent

Head of Border Policing Command, Organised Crime & Counter Terroism

Police Scotland



Kim Swift

Health and Wellness Manager

PepsiCo UK & Ireland


Angie Small

Angie Strachan

Performance Poet


Amy Crop

Amy McDonald

Founder & CEO Headtorch

MC for the event


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We look forward to welcoming you on the day.

If you have any booking queries please contact Kate Hollands, our Conference Event Manager, at, and she will be pleased to help you.



“Brings mental health at work to life, really inspiring and some incredible speakers”

Senior Police Officer, Police Scotland – Delegate from Work’s Mental Oct 2017


“Highly stimulating, interactive and thought provoking.  Real practical tools to take away”

Senior HR Director – Delegate from Work’s Mental Jan 2017


“Really enjoyed and got a lot of practical tips from this event, has given me a lot to think about”

Operations Director – Delegate from This is My story Scotland, May 2017


“Work’s Mental is very inspiring, it’s the mental health at work conference”

Occupational Health Manager – Delegate from Work’s Mental Oct 2016

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