HR manager talks ‘Staff Well-being’ at Universities and Colleges Employers Association (UCEA)

​06/03/2015

 

​Cardiff Met's HR manager (Occupational Health and Well-being), Chris Deacy represented the University at the recent Universities and Colleges Employers Association (UCEA) as a keynote speaker.

The conference held in London yesterday invited leaders from across the UK in Health and Wellbeing within Higher Education to talk about 'Looking after employee health during turbulent times'. Chris Deacy who manages Occupational Health and Safety at Cardiff Met and is the Chair of the Wales Centre for Occupational Health and Well-being (EmWell) spoke about a strategic approach to looking after employee health and wellbeing based on the work he manages within the University.

The Universities and Colleges Employers Association (UCEA) provides members with timely advice and guidance on employment matters pivotal to the higher education sector.

Other keynote speakers included Dr Ashley Weinberg, Wellness Works, University of Salford, Professor Chris Gaskell CBE, Principal, Royal Agricultural University and Ian Kenvyn, Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, Leeds Trinity University among others.

Chris was pleased to be asked to speak at the event and commented, ''it is great that the work we are doing here at Cardiff Met is being recognised amongst other Higher Education institutions as leading the way.''