Col Clare Bennett

Col Clare Bennett

Col Clare Bennett

Creating a winning wellbeing strategy | Chief Mental Health Officer - NZDF

Topic: Creating a winning wellbeing strategy

Hear from the winners of the HRNZ Health, Safety & Wellbeing Award… Clare will share learnings from the journey the New Zealand Defence Force has taken to improve the mental health and wellbeing of their people, from strategy to implementation. Their initiative was a targeted programme of work specifically focused on improving the mental health and wellbeing, turning strategy into tangible outputs: new policies, practices, projects, and accessible tools and resources. View the Defence Health Strategy 2025 document.

About Clare…

Colonel Bennett is a Registered Psychologist and Chief Mental Health Officer for the New Zealand Defence Force. She holds post graduate qualifications in psychology, business and strategy, and is a Member of the NZ Order of Merit.