WiM IWD Event 2019

Women in Marketing and WPP Health and Wellness brings you The Future of Wellness – a look at the future effects of mental health in business, the transformation and impact of women’s health between the ages of 40 and 60, and the latest trends on resilience culture.

In collaboration with

Date : 10th April 2019
Time : 18:30 – 21:30
Venue : WPP Health Practice (The Alphabeta Building)
14- 18 Finsbury Square
London EC2V
Price : £45.00
Food and refreshments provided

Speakers include:

Claire Gillis
International CEO, WPP Health Practice

Using data, creativity and integrated communications to help more people around the world access better healthcare.

With a foundation as a pharmacologist a health economist, Claire founded a specialist medical access consultancy called WG Group in 1996. In 2010 WG Group was brought by WPP enabling Claire to continue her leadership and vision by successfully establishing the WG Group in in the US. In 2016 she was promoted to International CEO WPP Health Practice leading some of WPP’s flagship health brands including Ogilvy Health, ghg and Sudler in the UK, France, Spain, Italy, Germany, China, Japan, Singapore and Australia.

Medial practitioner, health economist, entrepreneur and business leader. Claire is passionate about using communications to promote better access to healthcare and is a regular commentator for the industry across publications including Ad Week, MM&M and The Drum.



Simon Blake OBE
CEO, Mental Health First Aid England

Simon Blake OBE is Chief Executive of Mental Health First Aid England, a leading mental health training organization. He has worked in the areas of health and well-being for over 20 years. Prior to joining MHFA England Simon was Chief Executive of the National Union of Students, Chief Executive at Brook, the young people’s sexual health charity and a senior manager at the National Children’s Bureau. Simon is deputy Chair of Stonewall. He keeps well and happy by running a lot, cuddling his dog a lot and horse riding as often as possible.



Victoria Buchanan
Senior Strategic Researcher, The Future Laboratory

As a futures analyst, Victoria specializes in future thinking and consumer research helping brands prepare for the future by giving them the tools to take the decisions today that will create economic, environmental and social growth tomorrow. Victoria has written for publications and advised brands such as Chanel, L’oreal, Coty, Kering as well as regularly contributing to industry panel discussions



Zana Morris
Founder, The Clock & the Library Gym
Author, The High Fat Diet

Founder of the multiaward-winning private member training clubs, The Clock & the Library Gym, Author of The High Fat Diet, (Vermillion 2015) and founder of Strong Nutrients, Zana combines her skills as a nutritionist, with high-intensity training, to not onlyguarantee results, but also provide a beautiful space designed to allow clients to relax and make the most of the time they save!

Zana frequently works with the media, as an advisor and expert in the field of fat loss, muscle gainas well as anti-aging. With over 20 years of experience in the areas of nutrition, personal training & yoga, Zana knows how to transform her clients, helping them achieve exceptional results both physically and mentally. She is frequently found on the speaking
circuit sought after for her unique simple approach to health and fitness and of course passion for real change.



Natasher Beecher
Senior Copywriter, at Ogilvy Healthworld, Creative director, Chair of WPP Health Practice Roots

WPP Health Practice Roots is an organization that champions greater ethnic and cultural diversity in the advertising industry



‘Taking Oils’ is an immersive educational experience lead by Valerie Vamanrav

You will be invited to sample Doterra essential oils and experience their effects while learning about their ability to change moods and support your well being. Essential oils can naturally help your body heal itself, they adapt to your body’s needs.
~ There will also be an essential oils sampling bar, after the presentations, where you can learn more and receive a free wild orange hand massage.

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