Ruby Wax

AMERICAN ACTRESS, COMEDIAN, MENTAL HEALTH CAMPAIGNER, LECTURER, AND AUTHOR

An American actress, mental health campaigner, lecturer, and author that is a globally renowned and revered figure, Ruby Wax who was awarded an OBE (Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire) by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, for her services to mental health is one of the best mental health after dinner speakers in the world that is available to hire through the Champions Speakers agency.

Having gained a Master’s degree in Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy from the University of Oxford in a pursuit to increase her understanding of both the brain and the science behind mental health issues, Wax became uniquely placed within the industry to combine world class performance with an accomplished education. Using the knowledge she gained as the basis for her Sunday Times bestselling book and theatre show, Sane New World: Taming the Mind, an accessible, fascinating insight into human behaviour, Wax created somewhat of a manual for understanding how the brain works making her an incredibly sought after speaker that commands huge audiences around the world.

Becoming a patron for the British Neuroscience Association and responsible for bringing mental health issues to the forefront of the Parliament’s attention through extensive work at the Home Office and speeches at Downing Street in an attempt to raise money for neuroscience research. Amongst her various other charitable contributions and work, Ruby Wax became an ambassador for Mind and SANE, and has held open sessions for sufferers and set up dedicated social networking communities for mental health. Performing her first show, Losing It, based on her experiences of clinical depression, Ruby has become a leading speaker on mental issues, including notable appearances at TEDGlobal 2012, various UK National Health Trusts, the Royal College of Nursing, British Association of Counselling & Psychotherapy, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Mindfulness in the Workplace, Women of the World Festival UK and Comic Relief.

Following her remarkably popular sell-out shows in London, Australia and Cape Town, Ruby Wax is continuing her hard work creating awareness about mental health through her UK as she invites her guests to share their own experiences and build a network of support and advice within the performance. Known to appear at various mental health conferences throughout the year, Ruby Wax has spoken at the National Mindfulness Conference and joined keynote royalty such as his Holiness the Dalai Lama at Happiness and it’s Causes in Australia citing her stature and immense reputation.

An exceptional speaker that has a host of tales, anecdotes, experiences and expertise to share with her guests, Ruby Wax empowers women and people around the world to speak up about mental health and work to achieve mindfulness within their lives. An expert in her field that really has done it all, the globally revered and acclaimed Ruby Wax is a leading figure with her industry that is held in the highest regard. Ruby Wax truly is a special personality that is able to hire for events, dinners and functions across the UK through the Champions Speakers agency to transform the mental health of her guests.

To book Ruby Wax to make a personal appearance at your corporate event, function or conference, simply contact the Champions Speakers agency by emailing agent@championsukplc.com or by calling a booking agent directly on 0207 1010 553.

“The Summit was a fantastic success, Ruby went down a storm.” – Jessie, Hogan Lovells

“Ruby Wax spoke with passion, amazing depth of knowledge and, of course, great humour about the pressures and pitfalls of the human mind.  She was incredibly well received by all who attended.  I would definitely recommend Ruby for any event where mindfulness and mental health are a priority” – Emma, HSBC