Olympic champion to speak at industry wellbeing event

Two-time Olympic gold winner Rebecca Adlington

An event that aims to help set the standard for wellbeing across the built environment sector is being held in September. 

Organised by the Association for Consultancy and Engineering (ACE) in partnership with Mott MacDonald and International SOS, Wellbeing Risk: Setting The Industry Standard will take place on September 21 in London. 

Among the guest speakers will be Olympic champion British swimmer Rebecca Adlington, OBE. 

In recent years there has been an industry focus on mental health and wellbeing across construction and the built environment sector. 

To help make a positive impact on wellbeing risk, event organisers want to better understand the challenges the engineering and consulting industry are currently facing – and help develop an industry charter that can be used to reduce harm.

Those attending the interactive event will:

• Be part of the creation of a wellbeing standard for the consultancy industry.

• Hear from clients to impact the change across industry, not just in one organisation.

• Have the opportunity to connect with and learn from experts.

• Hear the latest development and best practice after the event.

Former British swimmer Adlington competed in four Olympic finals, over two games, winning two gold and two bronze medals in Beijing and London respectively.

Other guest speakers at the event include Dr Rachel Lewis, occupational psychologist at Affinity Health at Work and Dr Jonathan O’Keefe, chief medical officer at Schlumberger. 

The Wellbeing Risk event takes place from 10am-4pm on September 21 at De Vere Grand Connaught Rooms, Great Queen Street, London.

Please note that invites are limited to two participants per organisation for capacity purposes.

Click here to register for the event. 

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