“When we have a good understanding of mental health, we’re less afraid to talk about it and we have better and braver conversations as a result. It’s about confidence and capability. We break stigma, we get help and sometimes we even save lives.”Michelle Morgan
Michelle is an inspiring award-winning entrepreneur, leading mental health advocate and author. The Evening Standard named her one of London’s Top Ten Changemakers.
Founder of several businesses including, Pjoys – PJs with purpose, award-winning agency, Livity, which works with young people and brands such as Google, Nike and the BBC. She is currently Chair of DARE Pictures, an international TV and Film Company.
A leading voice on mental health, Michelle is an Ambassador for Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) England and an MBCT Mindfulness Therapy Instructor. She is the author of “Own Your Awkward”, an inspiring book that shares her experience of burnout, depression and anxiety alongside the lived experience of others going through mental health challenges. Her book offers a practical guide to talking about mental health and building lives forward.
Michelle was awarded the prestigious Queen’s Award for Enterprise, won the EY Entrepreneur of the Year Award twice and received the Lloyds National Business Award. She has been recognised by two Prime Ministers for her work.
Wearing these multiple, diverse and purposefully influential hats makes Michelle a fascinating, versatile and engaging speaker on a range of topics from leadership, entrepreneurship and culture to mental health and overcoming adversity.
She also offers training in Mental Health First Aid and workshops that help people understand the topic of mental health and get comfortable having uncomfortable conversations, using her frameworks SENSE and BRAVE.
Sharing her personal and professional story to help others, in the workplace, at conferences and events, up mountains and even in pyjamas, Michelle opens up hearts, minds and conversations.
“Michelle was the speaker everyone wanted to meet. Mixing personal experiences and practical advice with her serene stage presence – she totally killed it.”