Ian Edwards

Ian Edwards

Programme Director - Nomura Health and Fitness,
Nomura International plc

Programme Director at Nomura Health and Fitness.  A Corporate Health and Wellbeing Professional for more than 21 years. For the last 17 years Ian has specialised and worked for some of the world’s largest and leading companies, which includes an airline, law firm and two banks. Has developed Nomura’s Health and Wellbeing package to be one of the UK’s best, with a multi award winning service for more than 5 years, by designing a health risk measuring report and changing reactive health spends, has been able to continually influence an improved wellbeing culture.   Achievements include:

  • Winning Britain’s healthiest workplace award for 3 years consecutively .
  • Winners of Royal Society of Public Health Awards - Workplace Health & Wellbeing Award 2018
  • Highly commended Royal Society of Public Health Awards – Public Health England Award  - Sustainable Health 2018
  • Winners of London Cycle Community Awards  - Best Business 2018
  • Winners of Best Health and Wellbeing strategy at the work saving and benefits awards 2016
  • Winners of Sustainable Health and Fitness at City of London Awards 2015 and 2016

  • Developing an HR strategy focused on workplace wellbeing through the use of data, to evaluate absence and productivity and acting on these insights to drive strategic interventions that enhance employee health and wellbeing
  • Conducting six internal and external reports and using this data to create ‘The Health Blueprint’ to help deliver employee health improvements
  • Analysing data by focusing on three metrics: health changes, financial changes and health trends to create an end-of-year blueprint and outline solutions for the next financial year
  • Supporting employees’ physical and mental health through awareness programmes, an in house counsellor and support groups for specific needs such as a menopause group, one-to-one fitness and a pregnancy group

Winner of RSPH Workplace Health and Wellbeing Award 2018

Winner of Britain’s Healthiest Large Workplace Award 2018