About our Guest Presenters
Dr. Bill Howatt is known as one of Canada’s top experts in mental health issues in the workplace. As a behavioural scientist, Globe and Mail columnist, author, clinician, consultant and speaker, Dr. Howatt is a master at translating cutting-edge academic research into practical, tactical strategies that employees and managers can integrate into their daily professional and personal lives. Chief Researcher for the Conference Board of Canada, as well the creator of the Total Health Index (THI), Dr. Howatt offers more than 30 years of experience in the field of mental health, addiction and HR consulting.
Jesse is Howatt HR’s Head of Strategy. As a part of his current role, Jesse continues to use his in-depth knowledge of strategic HR, workplace health and wellness, and predictive modelling to support organizations in implementing evidence-based solutions for tangible impacts on key business metrics. For the last 10+ years, Jesse has worked in the field of health and performance as the National Lead for Morneau Shepell’s THI Analytics team, contributor to the Q-Life, Olympic athletes, business professionals, and companies striving to achieve a healthy and sustainable lifestyle.