Rob Stephenson

SpecialityFounder, InsideOut

Rob is a mental health influencer, campaigner and public speaker on creating mentally healthier workplaces. He experiences bipolar disorder personally. Rob is the founder of, a social enterprise with a mission of smashing the stigma of mental ill-health in the workplace by showcasing senior leader role models with lived experiences of mental ill-health. This is done by virtue of a published annual list – The InsideOut LeaderBoard. InsideOut also takes these role models into businesses for panel events as part of an initiative called the InsideOut WaveMakers which has the aim of inspiring other senior leaders to open up about their own challenges and get behind the mental health agenda. Rob is also passionate about stimulating investment into the preventative mental wellbeing space and is chief catalyst at BetterSpace, a mental wellbeing solution marketplace. In this role, Rob is responsible for gathering the participants in the Big Wellbeing Data Project, a mass collaboration designed to calculate the ROI on preventative solutions.