Poor mental health costs employers between £33 billion and £42 billion a year and the UK economy as whole, up to £99 billion


The Panel:

Sir Ian Cheshire

Chair, Heads Together

Stacy Thomson

Co-Founder, Thrive in the City


Sue Baker OBE

Global Director, Time To Change


Rob Stephenson

Founder, InsideOut









Lord Dennis Stevenson

Co-Author: Thriving at work: The Stevenson/Farmer review of mental health and employers

Geoff McDonald

Co-Founder, Minds@Work

James Ski

CEO, Sales Confidence

To Be Confirmed

To Be Confirmed

The Nominations

There are 3 categories for which you can nominate a role model for the InsideOut List:

  1. Executives who have experienced an episode of mental ill-health directly
  2. Executives who have a direct family member who experiences mental ill-health
  3. Ally Executives who have demonstrated a commitment to championing openness in relation to mental wellbeing in their workplace

Rules of Entry

  1. Nominations are strictly confidential. The list will be determined by our panel 
  2. You may nominate yourself
  3. The closing date for nominations is 30 June
  4. The judge’s decision is final
  5. Employees and Family members of InsideOut Ltd are not eligible for inclusion
  6. The promoter of the lists is InsideOut Ltd

Data Protection: InsideOut Ltd.  May retain your personal data (such as name, email, company and position) for the sole purpose of running the InsideOut List.  Should you wish to be removed from the database please contact list@inside-out.org.


    1st Mar Nominations open 30th Jun Nominations close 14th Jul Final deadline for supporting information 7th Aug Judging finalised 30th Aug Deadline to remove yourself from the process 10th Oct Publication of the lists on World Mental Health Day 10th Oct InsideOut Gala Dinner
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    1. Nominees will be executives working up to three levels from the CEO and be based in the UK and Ireland
    2. Executives will have experienced a period of significant mental ill-health that has taken them out of the workplace for a period of two weeks or more or have a direct family member who experiences the same
    3. Nominees will demonstrate working towards greater openness in relation to mental ill-health and be willing to speak out openly about their experiences

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