Meet the Team


Matthew Shaw

Founder and Mental Health Speaker

Matthew is a BBC News editor, writer, mental health advocate and founder of Fundamental.

He was recently named as one of the top seven men in the world breaking the mould in men’s mental health.


James Longman

Broadcaster and Mental Health Speaker

James is a foreign correspondent for ABC News in the US for which he covers breaking news events around the world.


Arun Blair-Mangat

Actor and Diversity Champion

Arun’s theatre career includes starring in the original casts of & Juliet and Kinky Boots - he's also a writer, with his first TV show currently in development.


Mobeen Azhar

Broadcaster and Journalist

Mobeen is a Bafta, Grierson and RTS winning Journalist and Film Maker.


Lewis Oakley

Speaker and Bisexual Campaigner

Lewis is a bisexual activist giving a voice to men who date people not genders.


Doug Faulkner

Performance Coach

Doug was a comedy performer and writer who has now combined these disciplines to manage himself and influence others.


Marc Svensson

LGBTQ+ Mental Health advocate and researcher

Marc is an LGBTQ+ mental health advocate, social psychologist, entrepreneur, researcher and public speaker.


Mark Bailey


Mark is a UKCP Registered Psychotherapist who has been  in clinical practice since 2001.


Michael Gunning

Team GB Swimmer and Speaker

Michael is best known for setting numerous records in swimming for Team Jamaica, as well as being a well-established and successful athlete for Team GB over his competitive career.


Rob Hobson

Nutritionist and Sleep Coach

Rob is a registered nutritionist with a degree in nutrition, master’s degree in public health nutrition and over 12 years of experience. 


Robert Nisbet

Broadcaster and Communications

Robert is the broadcast spokesman for the railway industry and spends a lot of his life being interviewed in television and radio studios around the country.


Josh Rivers

Podcast host and communications expert.

Josh is the creator and host of Busy Being Black, the podcast exploring how we live in the fullness of our queer Black lives.


Daniel Harding

Journalist and Mental Health Champion

Daniel is a Broadcast Journalist  - who produces news, features and online content.


James Downs

Mental Health Speaker and Yoga Teacher

James has spoken extensively about his experiences of mental health and recovery and writes about mental health through the lens of social justice. 


Michael Edward Stephens

Mental Health and Retreat Leader

Founder of Create Space Retreats, a retreat and workshop business, Michael promotes the importance and value of self-care, specifically within the creative and LGBTQ+ communities.


Charlie King

TV personality and Mental Health Champion

Charlie shot to fame in The Only Way is Essex - and speaks honestly about mental health and sexuality.


Leo Young

Positive Change Speaker and Founder of

Leo has been working in the design industry for 15 years specialising in luxury and premium brands.


Matt Feczko

Fitness and Yoga Coach

With his colourful leggings, motivating music, and creative class structures, Matt melds together his experiences as a fitness instructor and yoga teacher.


Matt Boyles

Fitness Coach

Matt is an online Personal Trainer who specialises in working with gay, bi and trans males.