Following major disruption in recent years, societies are undergoing rapid changes and developments. This opens the challenge of building a wellbeing culture for today, tomorrow and the future. This is why aligning with the UN SDGs is key as they provide the blueprint to develop initiatives, programmes and cultures that will guide societies and organisations to a brighter future for all. Community Business is creating their first in-person Wellbeing Conference focusing exactly on this: How do we create a wellbeing culture for today and the future?
Who should attend:
Multinational Corporations who are looking to further develop their wellbeing culture, able to share their experiences with their multiple offices spread across APAC. Subject Matter Experts who are professionals in the wide range of wellbeing topics bringing a holistic view and knowledge on wellbeing. Local Community consisting of local businesses who would benefit from understanding how wellbeing plays a role in their business development, student organisations who will be the next workforce, and NGOs who support individuals and businesses with a wealth of experience and knowledge.
Share best practices
Support each other to ensure good health and promote wellbeing for all at all ages
Create the next practice
Panel Discussions - Focusing on the future of wellbeing suitable for the workforce and identifying the challenges we face both in and out of the workplace.
The event will include:
- Panel Discussions - Focusing on the future of wellbeing suitable for the workforce and identifying the challenges we face both in and out of the workplace.
- Wellness Showcase - Supported by Total Loyalty Company Limited (TLC) showcasing some fun and engaging wellness activities for office engagement.
- Collaborative Discussions - A guided, interactive discussion focusing on identifying the building blocks to create a wellbeing culture that promotes wellbeing to all.
- Presentations - Tune into presentations from previous Community Business Wellbeing Award Winners to learn about their successes and pick up tips to take back to your place of work.
17.10.2310:00 am - 4:00 pm (UTC +8:00)Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer OfficeAdd to calendar 17-10-2023 10:00 AM 17-10-2023 04:00 PM 2023 Community Business Wellbeing Conference Creating Sustainable Wellbeing Pathways Using a Holistic Lens Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer Two Exchange Square, Central Asia/Hong_Kong
Alisha FernandoHead of Diversity and Inclusion, APAC, BloombergRead More
Amisha Rathod2022 Community Business Award Winner (Physical Wellbeing in Asia Award)Senior Director Associate Relations & Compliance, Marriott InternationalRead More
Chris MackProgramme Manager, Employee WellbeingRead More
Dimuthu de SilvaHe/HimDirector of DE&I, Community BusinessRead More
Katie Potter2021 Asia Employee Wellbeing Award Winner (Financial Wellbeing Award)Head of Wellness - APAC, Goldman SachsRead More
Sam LauCEO, Total Loyalty Company LimitedRead More
Sangeetha Kamani Dharmasekara2022 Community Business Award Winner (Work-Life Harmony in Asia Award)Deputy General Manager - Human Resources Talawakelle Tea Estates PLC (Hayleys PLC) - Sri LankaRead More
Subramaniyam Ramar2022 Community Business Award Winner (Work-Life Harmony in Asia Award)Senior Manager - Human Resource Development, Talawakelle Tea Estates PLC (Hayleys PLC) - Sri LankaRead More
Head of Diversity and Inclusion, APAC, Bloomberg
Senior Director Associate Relations & Compliance, Marriott International
Programme Manager, Employee Wellbeing
Prior to Community Business, Chris worked as a Senior Practitioner and Team Leader at an online mental health service that focused on building and managing a team of mental health practitioners who are responsible for supporting clients all over the UK. He has also spent the last 10 years working and training within the mental health sector working with local government in the UK to further develop support for young people. Chris has also worked in non-profit organisations focusing on building small to medium size enterprises, helping many business owners improve their workforce and achieve their business goals.
Chris has a Masters in Psychology and specialises in Behaviour Change with a specific focus on Motivational Interviewing and Functional Imagery Training. Chris is also a qualified Mental Health First Aider, the first responder in the workplace to any mental health needs as well as a Level 4 Designated Safeguarding Officer (DSO) responsible for working collaboratively with practitioners to ensure risk and safeguarding procedures are followed. He has also worked at the standard of the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) Level 5 in Leadership and Management from his time in the British Army. Chris’s pronouns are He/Him.
Dimuthu de Silva
Director of DE&I, Community Business
Head of Wellness - APAC, Goldman Sachs
CEO, Total Loyalty Company Limited
Sangeetha Kamani Dharmasekara
Deputy General Manager - Human Resources Talawakelle Tea Estates PLC (Hayleys PLC) - Sri Lanka
She also facilitates many training sessions for the employees on Wellbeing of the Estate Community, Safeguarding & Ensuring Child Protection, Work Place Cooperation, Effective Communication, Team work and Importance of Team Building, etc…
She completed her Masters in Human Resource Management (MHRM) at the University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka and obtained the Professional Qualification in Human Resource Management (PQHRM) from the Chartered Institute of Personnel Management Sri Lanka (CIPM). She is also a Chartered Member of the CIPM.
Senior Manager - Human Resource Development, Talawakelle Tea Estates PLC (Hayleys PLC) - Sri Lanka
Currently he is responsible to streamline all the Company HRD/Welfare Activities and Programs to increase the opportunities for all employees to enhance their earnings, improve overall quality of work life & quality of life of all employees, foster good industrial & human relations environment in the work place.