Alongside Paul Farmer, Lord Stevenson was the author of the Government’s ‘Thriving at Work Report’, an independent review of mental health and employers published in October 2017.
Lord Stevenson is a long time campaigner for greater understanding and treatment of mental illness informed by his own experiences of depression. He was the Founding Chair of MQ: Transforming Mental Health, a charity which supports research into mental health; and he promoted a Private Members’ Bill – the “Mental Health (Discrimination) Bill” – the first key step in the UK to removing a number of the key discriminations against people who suffer from mental illness.
Chief Health, Safety & Security Officer
In his role, Karl is responsible for the strategic direction of discipline within the business. He has 25 years of experience in industry, having worked across all continents and numerous safety-critical industries including oil, gas, minerals, rail, construction and water.
Director of Human Resources
Dawn joined Morgan Sindall Construction & Infrastructure in September 2014. A Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), areas of expertise include diversity, wellbeing, reward, people development, and organisational change. Outside of work Dawn is a mum to two children aged five and three.
Dawn has led the development of a transformational and inclusive culture at Morgan Sindall Construction & Infrastructure. Her strategy recognises the wider need to address national skills gaps in the sector by tapping into pools of talent who have not previously considered a career in the sector or that want to balance family life with a rewarding career.
Dawn recognises that change cannot be achieved by just developing a raft of policies, but also requires a cultural shift in thinking and behaviour. This thinking has led her to not only achieve cultural change at the company, but also being awarded the National Working Mum’s Champion accolade in 2017 at the Workingmums.co.uk Top Employer Awards, with the business going on to win the Best for Family Support award in 2018. Also in 2018, Morgan Sindall Construction & Infrastructure won the top accolade for transforming workplace culture at CECA’s Inspiring Change Awards, the Best Diversity and Inclusion initiative at the CIPD People Management Awards and was also named as one of the UK’s Top 50 most inclusive employers.
Occupational Health & Hygiene Partner
Park Health & Safety Partnership
Clare is an Occupational Health & Hygiene Partner with Park Health & Safety Partnership. She previously worked at HSE; most recently as Head of the Centre for Health and has over 20 years’ experience in workplace health management. Clare is an Associate Member of the Faculty of Occupational Hygiene with post graduate qualifi cations in both Occupational Hygiene and Health Ergonomics. Her role involves assisting organisations in achieving their goals in health risk management. She has pioneered the Complete Worker Health Solutions model to allow accessible and targeted solutions and also conceived and helped develop the innovative Health Management Maturity Model. She has undergone HSE’s Specialist Inspector Training and has strong familiarity and experience with the GB regulatory scheme for occupational health risks and a deep topic understanding of exposures, control and impact of health risks at work, particularly in construction. She is actively involved in various industry working groups and cross government committees to infl uence and evolve understanding and approaches to improving health through the workplace.
Simon is a patron of State of Mind, which promotes positive mental health among sportsmen and women, fans and our wider communities.
Simon has a proven track record of working with key stakeholders across health and social care and has a lead role in the Children and Young People’s Mental Health work stream for the Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership; comprising 37 organisations including hospitals trusts, NHS England, ten borough councils and GP commissioners.
After graduating from Durham University, Simon qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Price Waterhouse in Manchester. He has extensive commercial experience obtained from working as Finance Director and Commercial Director in a number of industries including utility supply, advertising, retails, telecommunications and manufacturing.
Simon came to the NHS in 2006 to use his skills within the public sector. Simon was appointed as Chief Executive at 5 Boroughs Partnership NHS Trust in December 2007 and led the Trust in achieving Foundation Trust status in March 2010, (Trust now known as North West Boroughs Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust).
State of Mind
Played just under 300 professional rugby league games for Rochdale, Wigan, Castleford, Wakefield, Huddersfield, Bradford, Widnes, and England, before a serious spine injury forced him into retirement. Danny suffered from depression quite badly after that and courageously came through the other side. Danny is now a presenter for the STATE OF MIND SPORT charity. He speaks
to schools, colleges, universities and workplaces about the importance of looking after your mental health!!!
He is a mental health first aid facilitator, level 2 counsellor and has wrote a best-selling autobiography.
State of Mind
Ian is a former Super League Rugby League referee, having refereed approx. 300 Super League games over a 12 year professional career. After retiring as an active referee Ian went onto the refereeing coaching staff as well as continuing as a video ref (VR). He was lucky enough to Referee/VR in places like Australia, NZ, South Africa, USA, Russia, France and Lebanon. Ian has been an ambassador for the State Of Mind Sport Charity since January 2017.