June 6th – 7 PM – 9:30 PM 93 Feet East
Happier Living – with Dr Mark Williamson
Doors: 7pm / Talk starts: 7.30pm
How the new science of happiness can help us live better lives and create a happier world
Join us for an inspiring and interactive evening with Dr Mark Williamson from Action for Happiness as he explores the latest science of happiness and how we can use this in our daily lives to increase our own wellbeing and also create more happiness in the world around us.
Dr Mark Williamson is Director of Action for Happiness (www.actionforhappiness.org), a global movement of people taking action to promote mental wellbeing and create a happier world. He is passionate about creating a more balanced, collaborative society that focuses less on consumption and material wealth and more on helping people and communities thrive.
Since launching Action for Happiness in 2011, Mark has engaged with a vast range of organisations, projects and people on the topics of happiness, wellbeing and resilience – including leading academics, major multi-national corporations, public sector organisations, policy makers, SMEs, schools, charities and community organisations. He has overseen the development of all Action for Happiness resources and activities and has spoken regularly on related topics at events and conferences across the UK and around the world.
Mark has a range of experience across private and non-profit sectors, from start-ups to large companies. He was previously Director of the Innovation unit at the Carbon Trust. He was also a non-executive director of Solar Press and founder of online initiative What You Can Do. Before that, Mark spent nine years as a management consultant with Accenture, leading a wide range of projects relating to strategy, technology and change management. He has also worked for Hewlett Packard Labs and Orange. He holds an MBA from IMD business school in Switzerland, and a PhD in Electronics and Communications from the University of Bristol. He is a Sainsbury Management Fellow, a Chartered Engineer and a member of the Institute of Directors.
Venue: Jujus Bar & Stage, Brick Lane
Doors: 7pm / Talk starts: 7.30pm.