Staying Mentally Healthy Through COVID-19

Staying Mentally Healthy Through COVID-19

Asia is currently undergoing what the media are calling 'the world’s largest work from home experiment' in response to COVID-19. It’s an unusual time and many employees are facing challenging working conditions and health concerns.

The British and Australian Chambers are hosting a joint event that will provided insight and advise to help you support your staff to stay mentally healthy.
Dr Zoë Fortune, CEO of City Mental Health Alliance HK, will host a discussion on mental health, highlighting how we can support ourselves and others - and what we can be doing as employees, managers and employers to create better working conditions.

Zoë will be joined by Dr Hannah Reidy, Clinical Psychologist and CEO of Mind HK to and Catherine Hufton, HR Advisor at Linklaters.


Thu, March 12, 2020


01:30 PM - 02:30 PM



Webinar Access


Member: $0.00

Non-Member: $140.00


Dr. Zoe Fortune
CEO | The City Mental Health Alliance in Hong Kong (CMHA HK)

Dr Zoë Fortune is CEO of the City Mental Health Alliance in Hong Kong (CMHA HK) which she helped establish in 2017.

A researcher by background, Zoë has over fifteen years experience in academic, commercial and not-for-profit sectors with a focus on evaluation of mental health and communication for development programs. Zoe holds a degree in Psychology from University College London and a PhD in Health Services Research from King's College London. Zoë is also an Adjunct Assistant Professor at the University of Hong Kong, and an instructor in Mental Health First Aid. 

Catherine Hufon
HR Advisor | Linklaters

Catherine has over 20 years’ experience in human resource management working in Australia, the United Kingdom, Europe and most recently Asia. She is passionate about people and helping them to excel in their professional development, with an emphasis on health and wellbeing. Catherine has developed policies and programs to ensure employees perform at their optimum and achieve both company targets and personal goals. Catherine has a Master Degree in Health Law and Bachelor’s degree in Health Science both from the University of Sydney. She is also holds a certificate in Human Resource Management from CIPD UK. 

Dr. Hannah Reidy
CEO | Mind HK

Hannah has been with Mind HK since 2016, and was on the team that officially launched the charity at the Hong Kong Mental Health Conference in November 2017. She worked with local Minds in the UK for 8 years as a Social Inclusion Worker, Scheme Leader, and latterly as a Trustee.

 She is a UK trained Clinical Psychologist with degrees from Oxford University and University College London, and currently practices clinically in Hong Kong when not working at Mind HK. Hannah has a special interest in Early Psychosis, and lectures as an Honorary Assistant Professor on the HKU Masters in Psychosis course. Hannah first visited Hong Kong for a summer in 2008 and fell in love with the city, and is delighted that she is able to live and work here for the charity and the cause that she is so passionate about.