Andrew Spells is Head of Wellbeing at the British Council, a global organisation with 1000 employees in the UK and a further 9000 in 110 countries around the world.
His main area of focus currently includes running a global wellbeing campaign, enhancing support for staff working for the British Council in fragile states, highlighting and addressing mental health and workplace stress issues, and improving management of sickness absence. Andrew has worked in a variety of operational and HR roles in the British Council in Africa, Asia, the Middle East, Europe and the UK.
At the 2018 Workplace Wellbeing and Stress Forum, Andrew will be sharing experiences from the British Council’s implementation of a health and wellbeing programme including points on:
- Developing an organisational response to workplace stress
- Mental health: moving beyond awareness-raising into positive action
- Challenges of implementing wellbeing programmes in an international organisation with employees in over 100 countries
Andrew joins a raft of leading speakers from organisations including the Stress Management Society, Hays, MIND, Nuffield, Bank of England, Healthy Work Charter, International Stress Management Association and more.