Claire Russell

Director of Operations, Perry Appleton Group

CEO/Founder, Mental Health in Business; Director of Operations, Perry Appletons (Insurance); TEDx Speaker; Keynote Speaker; Coach.

Claire is one of the founders of Mental Health in Business Ltd. Her vision is to lead a global shift in mental health in the workplace. 

Having lived experience of mental health issues, and losing someone to suicide, she is passionate about helping to effect change through education, training and coaching; breaking down taboos and opening up the conversation about mental health. 

Aside from the work that she does in her business, she is a prolific speaker and continues to be a committed volunteer, giving much of her time to her local Samaritans branch. 

Claire has a long standing career in the insurance industry- she has been leading insurance businesses for over 20 years and brings this valuable business and industry experience to the work that she and her team does with their many clients in the insurance industry.