Overview

This Initiative brings together top thinkers and doers who will offer thought-leadership for a new vision of impact for wellness at work in the global community. The initiative offers inspiration and resources for amplifying the power of wellness at and through work worldwide.

The Reality of the Chief Wellbeing Officer
In this recent Workplace Wellbeing Initiative webinar, Nuz Chagan, Head of Wellbeing Strategy at Govox Wellbeing and leader of Let’s Improve Workplace Wellbeing CIC, interviews Hannah Pearsall, Head of Wellbeing at Hays, and Talya Landau Global Wellbeing Lead from Wix. They discuss what the role of Chief Wellbeing Officer in today’s climate entails, the characteristics, qualities and experience that need to be focused on to recruit a successful CWO, what are the demands and remit of a CWO, and the impact of having a CWO. This role may go by other titles such as Head of Workplace Wellbeing, Head of Employee Wellbeing Strategy, among others. WATCH video.

John Toomey

John Toomey
AUSTRALIA

Initiative Chair

John Toomey, CEO, Wide Awake Wellness Pty Ltd
John has been exploring, studying and teaching Wellness since 1984. Starting out with a degree in Physical Education and Masters Degree studies in Applied Nutrition, John has followed his curiosity down many paths into the teachings of Yoga, Alternative Medicines, Modern Science, Consciousness Exploration and Elite Athlete preparation. He worked in High Performance Roles in Professional Sport for 15 years, always exploring the uniqueness of each person, seeking ways in which they may improve. He has presented over 3000 seminars in the Workplace Wellness Arena, written and published over 500 articles and written accredited courses in Fitness, Pilates and Wellness.

Danielle Posa

Danielle Posa
UNITED STATES

Vice Chair

Danielle Posa, Workplace Wellbeing Advisor

Danielle Posa is a Workplace Wellbeing Advisor and thought leader. She consults with organizations of all sizes to help them craft top-down, long-term wellbeing strategies. She has 13+ years of experience in employee engagement, leadership development & business consulting experience. She was most recently the Director of Enterprise Solutions for Chopra Global – responsible for driving the company’s strategy, products and execution for the corporate and organizational wellbeing segment. She began her career in sales and management at Vector and broke a National sales record. After that, she became a management consultant at Gallup and was assigned to Deepak Chopra as his liaison for Gallup’s wellbeing research. Since Gallup Danielle and Deepak also collaborated on various endeavors and co-developed a unique conscious leadership program called Workplace Well-being and the Soul of Leadership.


Initiative Members

Kevin McAlister

Kevin McAlister
AUSTRALIA

Elizabeth Bachrad

Elizabeth Bachrad
UNITED KINGDOM

Nuz Chagan

Nuz Chagan
UNITED KINGDOM

Sarah Gravely

Sarah Gravely
UNITED STATES

Sylvia Greenley

Sylvia Greenley
UNITED STATES

Jessica Grossmeier

Jessica Grossmeier
UNITED STATES

Joana Kebss

Joana Kebss
BRAZIL

Talya Landau

Talya Landau
ISRAEL

Kelcey Trefethen

Kelcey Trefethen
UNITED STATES

Gloria Treister

Gloria Treister
UNITED STATES