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IoD Isle of Man - Health & Wellbeing ' A Message to the Boardroom'

06 Feb 2020
The Claremont Hotel, Douglas

Join us for an evening seminar on Thursday 6th February as we delve into the subject of health and well-being in the workplace.

We are delighted to be joined by Dr Henrietta Ewart, Director of Public Health, Lauren McLachlen, Lead for Workplace Health and Well-being and Anita Imberger, Lead for Mental Health. 

The discussion will cover the latest statistics on mental health in the workplace, giving an insight into signs of stress, workplace initiatives to help alleviate stress and avenues of support for colleagues who may be struggling. 

After our panel discussion we will be joined by Luke Adebiyi. Luke will share his own experience of mental health and how he has turned this into a positive to support others and reach out to raise awareness.

Key details

Date & time: 06 Feb 2020 17:30 - 19:00
Location: The Claremont Hotel, Douglas
CPD Hours:

Prices from

0.00 GBP + VAT - Member Price
12.50 GBP + VAT - Non Member Price

Event manager:
Executive Officer Rachel McKenna
Contact phone:
07624 355160

Registration for the event will open from 5:30pm giving guests a chance to meet other delegates and have some refreshments.


Dr Henrietta Ewart (Director of Public Health Isle of Man)

Dr Henrietta Ewart trained in medicine at Oxford University and the Middlesex Hospital Medical School. After working as a junior doctor in the Royal Air Force, she trained in Public Health Medicine in the West Midlands. She has over 30 years’ experience of working as a consultant and director across all areas of public health practice.  She became interim Director of Public Health for the Isle of Man in April 2015, an appointment made permanent in October 2016.

Luke Adebiyi

Luke bravely spoke out about his Mental Health to 60,000 of his colleagues within a previous role and has since then proactively contributed to Smashing the Stigma attached to Mental Health. He’s also spoken at the Stonewall Workplace Conference on Mental Health in the Workplace and Mindful Mann on two occasions. He’s a two-time Ethnicity Role Model,  listed in the first Isle of Man 30-under-30 list and nominated for the Financial Times top 30 Future Ethnic Leaders. Luke is also an advisor to the InsideOut Mental Health Charter which features some of the UK’s largest Organisations and UK Parliament whose aim is to smash the stigma attached to Mental Health. Luke finally co-founded a Mental Health Charity on Island earlier this year.

Luke is also speaking at ‘This Can Happen’ later this year which is the largest UK Mental Health Conference which has previously been attended by Prince Harry. In addition – Luke has been awarded both in 2017 and 2019 at the Responsible Business Awards, Positive Role Model for Ethnicity and Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Champion of the Year.


The IoD Isle of Man Branch is supported by HSBC


Prices from

0.00 GBP + VAT - Member Price
12.50 GBP + VAT - Non Member Price


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  • The Claremont Hotel
  • 18-22 Loch Promenade
  • Douglas
  • IM1 2LX

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