OMAW Leadership

Meet the staff, advisors, scientists, and founders that work together across One Mind to realize our mission of a thriving workforce.

They embody our commitment to drive innovation and progress, and provide meaningful support to employees worldwide.

OMAW Leadership

Meet the staff, advisors, scientists, and founders that work together across One Mind to realize our mission of a thriving workforce.

They embody our commitment to drive innovation and progress, and provide meaningful support to employees worldwide.

Our Team

One Mind at Work staff connect with our membership network on a daily basis to ensure that we providing the most relevant and appropriate guidance on workplace mental health strategies. We are a small but mighty team, and are committed to partnering with all members to drive sustained impact.

Christina McCarthy

Executive Director

Barrett Lehnen

Member Engagement Specialist

Guiding Council

One Mind at Work’s Guiding Council is composed of key executives from some of the world’s most influential companies who have committed to following the One Mind at Work Statement of Commitment. The Guiding Council oversees multi-year strategy, annual budgets and holds the One Mind at Work executive leadership accountable for performance.

James Platt, Chair

Chair & COO, Aon Plc

Gordon Watson, Vice Chair

CEO, Asia & Africa, AXA

Daryl Tol

Senior Advisor

Paula Allen

SVP, Research and Total Wellbeing, LifeWorks

Greg Becker

President & CEO, SVB Financial Group

Sheri Bronstein

Chief Human Resources Officer, Bank of America

Brad Freer

Partner and Global Equity Portfolio Manager, Capital Group

Shawn Griffin, MD

President/CEO, URAC

Cathryn Gunther

Global Head of Associate Health & Wellbeing, Mars

Craig Kramer

Mental Health Ambassador, Johnson & Johnson

David Long

Chairman & CEO , Liberty Mutual

Mary Michael

Vice President, Patient Advocacy & Stakeholder Management, Otsuka

Debbie Perelman

CEO, Revlon Inc.

Mario Schlosser

CEO, Oscar Health

Harvey Schwartz

Former President/COO, Goldman Sachs

Jeffrey Tan

CEO; Ambassador for Mental Health, Jardine

Scientific Advisory Board

The One Mind at Work Scientific Advisors Board is made up of some of the world’s top brain scientists and business researchers who represent diversity of thought, perspective, geography and function. The purpose of the One Mind at Work Scientific Advisors is to bring to life the living laboratories of the One Mind at Work member companies, recommend and oversee One Mind at Work research studies, and translate those studies into actionable insight.

Alyson Meister

PhD / Chair

Professor of Leadership and Organizational Behavior at the International Institute for Management Development (IMD) Business School.

Kathleen Pike

PhD / Co-Chair

Professor of Psychology at Columbia University Irving Medical Center. Director, Columbia-WHO Center for Global Mental Health and Chair, Faculty Steering Committee for Global Mental Health Programs at Columbia.

Carrie Bearden

PhD

Director of the Staglin Music Festival Center for the Assessment and Prevention of Prodromal States (CAPPS) at University of California, Los Angeles.

Bonnie Cheng

PhD

Associate Professor of Management and Strategy, Hong Kong University Business School.

Eric Nestler

MD, PhD

Nash Family Professor of Neuroscience, Director, the Friedman Brain Institute, and Dean for Academic and Scientific Affairs, the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.

Jan-Emmanuel de Neve

PhD

Director of the Wellbeing Research Centre, Professor of Economics and Behavioural Science, Saïd Business School, University of Oxford.

Founders

One Mind at Work was launched in 2017, in recognition of the growing need to design and implement more effective mental health programs in the workplace. Employers have a tremendous opportunity to positively impact the mental health and wellbeing of their workforce, and in doing so improve health outcomes while simultaneously supporting business performance and operational resilience.

Garen Staglin

Co-Founder, One Mind

The Honorable Patrick Kennedy

Founder, The Kennedy Forum

Connection to One Mind

One Mind, launched in 1995, is one of the world’s leading mental health non-profits and advocacy organizations for people impacted by brain illness and injury.

One Mind focuses on accelerating scientific breakthroughs in brain health, bringing those discoveries to patients in the form of treatments, and transforming societal culture to end stigma and discrimination. The scientific insights, research, and advocacy that are propelled by One Mind informs One Mind at Work priorities and strategies, while insights from employers shed light on the unmet needs that brain researchers are seeking to fill.

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