Tom Wavre, the founder and owner of I am 1in4 is an engaging and inspiring mental health public speaker who has spoken at conferences across Europe with great success.
He can talk passionately around mental health on topics ranging from mental health in the workplace to his journey and mission in setting up the worldwide mental health campaign ‘I am 1 in 4’.
Toms background is within the construction sector having worked at a senior management level with global names such as Würth, Rawlplug and most recently Fortune 200 company ITW.
Tom sees the importance of mental health in the workplace from two angles, both as a senior manager needing to get the highest productivity from his team and from his own lived experience of mental illness.
In the past 2 years, Tom has worked worked as a volunteer, advocate and change maker around mental health. He is founder and driving force behind www.iam1in4.com a site and social media campaign followed by over 70,000 globally.
Tom has driven change and a new approach to mental health in organisations in the UK and across Europe. He is passionate about taking helping make this change as widely and impactfully as possible.
What They Say
“Over the years I’ve sat through hundreds, if not thousands of presentations, none of them have been as powerful and engaging as listening to Tom talk about mental health. His style, content and personal touch had the whole room ready to take action and open their awareness.”
Vice President & General Manager, ITW Construction UK & Nordics
“In less than half an hour Tom was able to speak about mental health capturing the maximum attention of the European Leadership team, explaining to us such a difficult and delicate subject in such a simple and lucid way. Starting from that day I realised Tom is a very special person! Thanks to him, I and my Leadership team started to open our eyes on this topic and to face it seriously in our organization.”
Vice President & General Manager, Elematic Italy