Attention to staff wellbeing pays. Professionally qualified staff wellbeing, mental health, and diversity services. This includes developing good leadership skills in managers in relation to their direct reports such as evidence-based supervision training. Also offering self-sustaining models and capacity building such as flexible peer support groups along the lines of action learning sets with clear boundaries which promote resourcefulness and a sense of community. Alistair is passionate to support employers in all sectors to show their leadership in wellbeing and workforce diversity including mental health challenges, neurodiversity and personality styles. Inclusion enhances productivity and cuts costs associated with stress or missed employer obligations and creates an atmosphere of creativity and loyalty. He has written websites and delivered training for the Scottish government and published with Routledge on this topic since 2020. Alistair has worked in employee relations for multinationals and in leadership roles in NHS, social care and 3rd sectors in the UK and in New Zealand where he has dual citizenship with the UK. He has a communications degree and qualifications in child and family mental health, bi-cultural social work and cognitive analytical therapy. He is engaged in Creative Action Methods training with Psychodrama Scotland (BPS Accred). He has long been involved in charity governance and is currently a trustee of Edinburgh’s LGBTQI+ Choir Loud and Proud where he has been a member for over a decade. He is also a director/trustee for The Scottish Association for the Care and Resettlement of Offenders (SACRO). He was previously a Company Director of The British Association of Social Workers and subsequently their Regional Director for Scotland. Alistair sits on cases in the mental health chamber for the Scottish Courts and Tribunals Service as a fee-paid judge.