Supporting Manager Wellbeing in Times of Pressure

Thursday 28th January 2021 | 2pm UK Time

The responsibilities of the manager are changing – they are strategists, coaches, and empathetic support figures and at the front-line of putting out new fires every day. They’re under increased pressure to perform in a period of real uncertainty, without past experiences to draw upon. When the burden often falls on leaders to be figure of certainty and direction and it can be difficult for them to share their own anxieties and concerns. How can you ensure your managers are prepared and supported to look after their own mental health as well as that of their team? What benefits does this hold for your organisation’s culture when well-being is modeled from the top?

Join this virtual roundtable for the opportunity to explore with your peers:

HRD Virtual Roundtables are open to senior HR professionals only and all bookings are subject to approval by the HRD team. For further information please contact [email protected]


Dr Shaun Davis

Global Director of Safety, Health, Wellbeing & Sustainability, Royal Mail Group

One of a relatively small number of Chartered Directors and a Fellow of The Institute of Directors Shaun has a wide portfolio of responsibilities across the Royal Mail Group; his responsibilities include safety, health, wellbeing and sustainability. He is also a Chartered Fellow of The Institution of Occupational Safety and Health, a Chartered Fellow of The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development and a Fellow of The International Institute of Risk and Safety Management. Joining Royal Mail Group in September 2012 Shaun has led many improvement programmes across a range of areas - contributing to improvements in accident prevention and a reduction in road traffic collisions. Shaun has led an organisation wide attendance improvement programme as part of a broader wellbeing and health promotion agenda, with particular attention being paid to mental health, musculoskeletal issues and issues affecting an ageing workforce.