Wolfgang Seidl leads Workplace Health Consulting for UK and Europe for Mercer Marsh Benefits, advising companies on health and wellbeing strategy, integrated models of healthcare, absence management and proactive interventions.
He is a member of the global health management team, founded the European health and wellbeing network, and advises a blue-chip companies on health and wellbeing strategy and implementation.
Before joining Mercer in 2010, Wolfgang was Executive Director of the Validium Group and Director for consultancy, sales and clinical programmes at Accor Services. Prior to that he worked in primary and secondary care and in academia.
He is a member of national and international research organisations, and a regular speaker at professional conferences in US and Europe.
Wolfgang is a doctor of medicine, holds a master’s degree in psychiatry, philosophy and society, and is a BACP-accredited counsellor and psychotherapist. He is an internationally recognised expert in the field of quality enhancement measures in workplace health and the business impact of health management in terms of return-of-investment models.
Wolfgang has many years of experience in running employee assistance programmes. He is a board director of the Employee Assistance Research Foundation (EARF, St Louis, Missouri) and a visiting university professor in applied psychology.
About Business in the Community’s Wellbeing Leadership Team
Each area of work Business in the Community (BITC) undertakes is led by a group of senior executives who provide strategic guidance and support us in achieving our objectives.
The purpose of BITC’s Wellbeing Leadership Team is to build a movement that is committed to positioning health and wellbeing as strategic boardroom issues with a particular focus on mental health; driving collective action through evidence-based, practical solutions.
Find out more about BITC’s work on wellbeing.