Juliet is a Fellow of CIPD, specialising in learning design and development. She has over 20 years experience working as a consultant, designing and delivering dynamic development programmes for the police, local authorities, NHS, banking and investment organisations. Now she is increasingly involved in bringing mindfulness to the world of work. Juliet is founder of Mindfulnet.org, a leading web-based mindfulness information resource, and organiser of the Mindfulness at Work conferences in 2012, 14 and 15. She is author of 'Making the Business Case for Mindfulness' and 'Mindfulness at work for Dummies'. Juliet has contributed to parliamentary recommendations on mindfulness at work, been interviewed by the BBC and National press and is a regular commentator on all things mindful.
Chris has spent the last 10 years designing and delivering bespoke learning, development and behavioural solutions for a numbers of major clients. These programmes have driven cultural and behavioural change in the organisations for which they were commissioned, improving performance and awareness of effective employee engagement.
Prior to setting up his own company, Chris was leading teams that designed and delivered behavioural development programmes to hundreds of managers of varying seniority, up to director level.
Chris has a certificate in post-compulsory education, a BA (Hons) in History and English and MA in Theatre Production. Chris previously worked with a professional theatre group and taught drama in the prison service and this is where his career and love of behavioural development support began.
Meg has over 15 years extensive experience of delivering and facilitating development training in corporate organisations working with leaders and managers at all levels in a wide range of businesses. Meg is a qualified learning and development professional, qualified MBTI practitioner and Executive Coach. Meg has a warm enthusiastic approach, a passion for learning and a desire to make a difference to individuals.
Isabelle is a consultant, trainer and coach. Having obtained her ACA with a Big 4 firm, Isabelle has worked in demanding finance roles for more than 10 years and understands the impact of both work and personal challenges on health, happiness and balance.
Isabelle is passionate about helping others achieve work/life balance, build resilience and increase inner peace. With her fervent interest in positive psychology, mindfulness and the power of mindset, Isabelle puts wellbeing strategies into use as a proud mother of 2 boys. Isabelle works alongside clients and delegates to impart what she has learned with energy and enthusiasm.
Dr Ellie Cannon
Dr Ellie Cannon is the resident GP for the Mail on Sunday and Mail online but is probably most well known as the on-screen GP for Sky News Sunrise and Channel 5 news.
After a decade in NHS general practice, seeing the massive prevalence of work-related ill health, she published her second book Is Your Job Making You Ill? in January 2018. She uses the ideas of micro-actions and self-driven personal changes to help combat illness and build resilience without jeopardizing a career, and is now working with select firms to help build their emotional wellbeing and people strategy.
She is a headline speaker at the inaugural This Can Happen conference - an innovative and solutions-led conference for companies who recognise that staff need support to deal with mental health issues affecting them.
Miro Cansky combines the accumulated insight from 20 years of personal mindfulness practice with a wealth of knowledge and experience working with a wide range of organisations and individuals. He has worked with clients from the private sector, social care, education, and NHS.
Miro originally trained in business and marketing, and worked as a marketing analyst for educational organisations in the Czech Republic. Upon moving to the UK in 2005 he qualified as a counsellor. He trained in teaching mindfulness with the Centre for Mindfulness Research and Practice, Bangor University, and is a fully qualified mindfulness trainer. He also successfully completed a 2-year training in Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy (MCBT) at the University of Exeter and is currently active as an associate supervisor and assessor at the Exeter University mindfulness programme.
Miro's other skills include coaching, counselling and cognitive-behavioural therapies (CBT).
Johanna has over 15 years consulting experience in design, delivery and programme leadership, specialising in complex, high intensity, multi-site operations and retail environments.
Able to support leaders to thrive and perform, whilst engaging others to follow them. Driven by tools such as EI, Neuro-science, MBTI, Hogan, Neo and NLP and more than a decade of senior commercial experience in retailing and international procurement.
Johanna has worked with a wide range of people in business, from CEO's, to front line colleagues, from manufacturing to finance. All of her work combines the latest thinking in helping people to bring their best selves to the work environment with a pragmatic commercial approach.
Zena is a careers expert and trainer for CABA. She started and ran a successful recruitment company, becoming fascinated by her candidates' varying levels of ambition and career decision making. She sold her business in 2007 to study organisational psychology and qualify as an Executive Coach. She now coaches high performers and helps organisations to build confident, ambitious cultures. Zena works with CABA to design and deliver courses on career management, personal branding, resilience, personal effectiveness and work life balance. She is also a Coach on the Executive MBA programme at Oxford University's Said Business School and the author of Mind Flip: Reinvent your Future.
Anjanette provides training and one to one support on nutrition for CABA. She is a Registered Nutritional Therapist whose first career was at PricewaterhouseCoopers, London in M&A. Her first degree is Business Studies at Bristol, followed by a career at PwC, then a move to Australia to study nutrition. Upon qualification Anjanette moved back to the UK and has been advising employees on all things nutrition since 2005. She is currently studying an MSc in Nutritional Medicine at Surrey University to make sure nutrition content is kept up to date, scientific, and relevant.
Angus Farr is a Chartered Accountant and Chartered Professional in Human Resources who has spent many years working with individuals and organisations to develop those all-important 'soft' skills. Angus has worked in practice and business and is a Past President of an ICAEW District Society.