Richie Perera
Richie Perera

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Founder - Mental Health and Life
Author - Managing People in the New Normal - Principles Based on Mental Health and Wellbeing
Our vision is to make Mental Health a subject that is spoken about as freely as the common cold, in every household, every school and workplace.
Investors in People Manager of the Year 2018 - Named by IIP As A Leader in HR Excellence & People Management Practice Globally
15yrs Experience as an Award Winning Company Director & Business Consultant
Expert Industry Consultant at Guidepoint Global
Featured on the Apprentice, Eden Project, Business Matters Magazine and Industry Leaders
Chair of Judging Panel - International Business Excellence Awards (IBX) Dubai

My Expertise is within HR and Wellbeing in the workplace
I can advise on MHFA implementation at all levels within your organisation.
I Consult on how MHFA can be integrated with existing HR, wellbeing and mental health policies, making your profits and people flourish. I have proven track record as an award winning CEO in this.
Please see my feature in Business Matters Magazine on the link below

Above all of that and more importantly, the real me is a person that has deep empathy towards others.
I feel at my best if I can do something to help.
I am a strong believer that if we can get mental health right in the workplace, it will naturally transition into our personal relationships and everyday life.
I also have lived through mixed depression and anxiety disorder in my life
That is why I founded Mental Health and Life, and currently involved in the work that I do
You can read a bit more about me and my background on the link below

Work Experience

Founder and Trustee of Mental Health and Life - Present
Deputy Chair Board of Trustees - Unity Theatre Liverpool
Founder and CEO of the world renowned London Makeup School and London Hair Academy Shoreditch 2008-2019

Please see my published article on Workplace Mental Health, copy and paste the link below

Some of my recent clients have been:

The Royal Veterinary College - Springs Church
Gilead Sciences - Goddess Living
Sony Interactive - Rehabilty UK
Reach PLC - CMA CGM Shipping
Roche - ADI Global

You can check my reviews on Google, just copy and paste this link
Get in touch for a no obligation chat and see how I can help your organisation to mentally flourish!


Bachelors - Business Purchasing & Supply Chain Management
Masters - MBA
MHFA England Mental Health First Aid Instructor
SFA - Suicide First Aid

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