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Addressing mental health & wellbeing in the workplace - head on!

29 Aug 2018

Join the IoD North East team and Chartered Director Karl Pemberton of Active Chartered Financial Planners for the first Chartered Director Insights Session in the region.

This free session will cover all things mental health and wellbeing, from the steps employers can take to support their organisation and customers to the importance of an inclusive workplace in order to encourage openness and discussion.

Karl is passionate about mental health and wellbeing in the workplace, and is currently climbing Mount Kilimanjaro to raise awareness and funds for organisations relating to the topic. You can read more about that here. There will be time after his presentation to ask questions - so don't miss the opportunity to get some mountain inspiration too!

This Chartered Director Insights Session takes place at Wynyard Hall Hotel on Thursday 20th September. Please arrive from 10:30am for a 10:45am start. This event is open to all IoD members and non-members, so please do invite a friend or colleague who would be interested! Book here.

The IoD North East Business Leaders' Lunch: Beyond Brexit immediately follows this session, so those of you who would like to book a place at the lunch can do so here.

About Karl

Karl's career in finance began in 1995 with Yorkshire Bank. Aged 18 he quickly moved through the roles and in 1997 was entered onto the Banks' first Management Development Programme, a fast-track up the ladder in a historically 'time served' environment. Fast forward to 2007, and Karl took over his father's firm, Active Chartered Financial Planners.

Karl has lead the firm to become one of the region’s largest Independent Chartered Financial Planning firms to service the North East and Yorkshire, looking after over £400m of client assets. As a Fellow of the Institute of Directors, Karl is one of only a handful of Chartered Directors in the North East, his achievements being recognised with invitations to hold a Trustee positions with local charity, the Middlesbrough and Teesside Philanthropic Foundation and Galileo Multi Academy Trust.