NAWIC LDN&SE Conference Speakers: Mandy Rutter
Mandy Rutter is a psychologist and counsellor, who specialises in improving the mental heath of employees, managers, and Senior Leaders within all areas of the workforce.
Mandy has worked with a wide range of employers including Nationwide Building Society, AXA, British Airways, Network Rail and Skanska. She started her career as a school counsellor and moved into supporting employees through Employee Assistance Programmes. Mandy specialised in workplace trauma and supported employees affected by 9.11 bombing, and more recently worked in Manchester following the Arena bombing. Mandy’s approach to day to day resilience is taken from the education and empowerment given to people after traumatic events.
Mandy regularly devises and delivers training programmes on specific aspects of mental health including depression, anxiety and suicide. She has written widely in professional journals about the importance of the Line-Manager’s role in managing employees with mental health conditions, and the importance of Senior Leaders in creating a workplace culture that promotes emotional resilience and positive mental health.