Member Since: 31st Jul 2019
Gethin is an award-winning psychologist who has been helping some of the world’s largest organisations to improve their employee experience and wellbeing for two decades. The last 10 years have been spent working as part of the senior leadership team here at Benefex where Gethin leads our thought leadership in the market.
As a frequent writer and speaker on employee experience and employee wellbeing, Gethin has been featured in Forbes, The Guardian, The Huffington Post and The Financial Times as well as all major HR, Reward and Pensions publications. Gethin has been listed as one of the world’s top 101 Global Employee Experience Influencers for the last two years running, is listed on the Employee Engagement Powerlist, is one of LinkedIn’s top global contributors and an Inspiring Leader 2021. Gethin is also a regular keynote speaker, Chair of the UK Government-backed Engage for Success Wellbeing Thought Action Group, a Key Stakeholder in UK Government Transport Employee Wellbeing KPI’s and a Fellow at the RSA.
In 2018, Gethin published his first book - the HR bestseller ‘A World of Good: Lessons From Around the World in Improving the Employee Experience’, which has gone on to inspire HR and Reward teams at some of the world’s best known brands. In 2022, Gethin co-authored his second book ‘Das Menschliche Büro - The Human(e) Office’ a collaboration between leading academics and workplace professionals from across Europe.
Chief Innovation Officer Benefex
26th Nov 2021
Why are we still talking about sick pay?
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8th Nov 2021
Financial Wellbeing: Something isn’t adding up
In July 2020, when the pandemic had full taken hold, money became employee’s biggest wellbeing concern. Those who were most financially...Employees
20th Oct 2021
Is the trend for company-wide mental health breaks futile?
Since the pandemic began, organisations’ employer and consumer brands have begun to merge. Almost three-quarters of consumers now say they...Employees
14th Oct 2021
How can leaders help redefine the wealth generation ecosystem?
According to the World Bank, for more than a decade prior to the Coronavirus pandemic, global productivity growth slowed down. Pre-Covid,...Future
8th Oct 2021
The unequal mental health toll: a growing crisis for marginalised groups
Historian Walter Scheidel said that pandemics (along with war and revolution) are among some of the ‘great levellers’ in society. But far...Employees
13th Sep 2021
Hybrid working: Why it’s time to stop debating the future of how we work
I’ve read hundreds of articles and studies about what employees want in the future, and while there are cohorts who will remain solely home...Future
6th Jul 2021
The 'Great Resignation': Why HR must evolve the employee value proposition
Right across the world, evidence is emerging of a strong desire for millions of employees to move jobs once the pandemic has ended. Around...Retention
24th May 2021
Why trust is the future of the employee experience
Before 2020, many employers distrusted their people and looked at them with suspicion – but we’ve got to have better eyes than that. The...Employees
20th Apr 2021
Employee trust: a valuable commodity in times of crisis
In our ‘new normal’, employers have staff working long hours, working from home and furloughed. Whether employees are key workers exposed...Employees
1st Apr 2021
Employee experience: why less is more when it comes to HR policy
As more employers realise the importance of designing experiences at work with the needs of the employee at the centre, we are starting to...People