July 31, 2021

Mental Well-Being at Workplace (Episode 1)

What does mental well-being mean on a day to day basis at a workplace and how can we more supportive of our managers and employees.

We spoke to various senior leaders from financial services, consulting, travel and tourism and social enterprise industry to understand what mental health and mental well-being means at a workplace on a day to day basis.

The full video is available on YouTube to watch below:

Pallavi Khare is the Co-Founder of WeUnlearn - a social enterprise focusing on empowering India’s youth to build their self-efficacy and lead gender-equitable lives. She has 7+ years of work experience at organizations like the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Bain & Company. She is a Fulbright India Scholar pursuing Masters in Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School. She is an alum of IIT Delhi.

Paul Harlington is the Group Procurement Director for TUI, the world’s number one tourism business. He is a passionate mental health ambassador, raising awareness of mental wellbeing within TUI and externally via company and industry talks, firmly believing that senior leaders should set the example by speaking up about their own mental health experiences to smash the stigma. Paul is an InsideOut LeaderBoard Role Model and Mental Health Campaigner of the Year 2021, the UK & Europe leader of The Stability Network, and a Fellow of the Zinc Academy, supporting young entrepreneurs with mental health digital start-ups. On a personal note, Paul raced superbikes for several years, but has most recently focused more and more on fitness. A seasoned marathon runner and experienced running coach, Paul also completed a full IronMan triathlon to raise money for Mind – the Mental Health charity.

Alka Tripathi is an Associate Partner with KPMG Global Services and a Business Unit Leader for the Financial Services Audit team in the offshore practice. She is also head of the Culture change initiative. She has an overall work experience of 20+ years with Audit Delivery Centre, offshoring practice and CA firms. She is a Qualified Life and Leadership coach and passionate about promoting the wellbeing agenda at work.

Mark Olivier qualified as a chartered accountant at KPMG before joining Goldman Sachs in 2000. Mark is the Chief Risk Officer for Goldman Sachs Asset Management in EMEA.