Mental Health Consultant and Former HSBC Director

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Sylvia is a mental health, performance and talent risk consultant, integrative counsellor - with additional highly specialised training – an NLP Coach and Master, educator and trainer.

She’s a former banking executive with extensive experience leading high performing teams in dynamic, pressurised environments. As a Director at HSBC, Global Banking & Markets, her globally renowned team managed a multi-billion USD portfolio. As Mental Health Network Chair, Business Disability SteeroCo member and women’s equality network committee member, she also drove forward several DEI initiatives.

Sylvia now works with various organisations, businesses, Institutes, UK Government entities to raise mental health awareness, take a practical, risk-based approach to recognising mental health as a workplace asset given its impact on performance and talent risk, and create mental health confident and supportive workplaces. She’s devised three, on-line equestrian industry well-being resources, including the award winning RidersMinds, writes for various organisations, a This Can Happen Ambassador, and has a private practice.


Sylvia will be speaking in the 12:40 - 13:25 GMT session ”Gender Parity: The Role of Male Advocates” of the Women in GRC Forum, taking place on 16th March at the Grosvenor House, London. 

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