Hannah Airey (Director)
Hannah is the Director of Lotus Community Wellbeing Trust and “Lotus Health and Wellbeing”. She has extensive experience in presenting, facilitating and developing workshops in wellbeing and mental wellness by using evidence based studies, easy to understand information combined with humour and interactive, experiential exercises.
Hannah is an Associate of the Mental Health Foundation of New Zealand, and is one of the facilitators of their Working Well Programme.
Hannah is a practitioner of the Happiness at Work Survey tool. She became a partner of Happiness Works when she attended a Masterclass in 2012 with Nic Marks, founder of award winning Centre for Wellbeing at nef (new economics foundation). The research and science behind the tool has been informed by more than 10 years of work from the Centre for Wellbeing (UK).
Hannah has worked professionally in a myriad of companies throughout London, Melbourne, Brisbane and New Zealand as a contractor to many private and public corporations. She has a wealth of experience gained whilst working within Human Resources departments as well as developing, implementing and training staff in administration/office systems.
She has a Diploma in Anatomy and Physiology, and has worked in a number of holistic modalities and knows well the holistic model of needing the mind, body and soul to be in balance to enable true well ’being’. Hannah has also worked in Australia and NZ as a professional model/actor and has highly developed skills in presenting and performance.
For almost a decade, Hannah co-owned and managed some of NZ’s top hospitality businesses in Christchurch as well as working in USA, as a personal manager to a wealthy businessman. Within these businesses Hannah managed teams of staff, co-ordinated corporate events and functions as well as developing and implementing front of house and office systems.
Hannah is also involved with Gap Filler (Charitable Trust), which is a creative urban regeneration initiative. It aims to temporarily activate vacant sites with creative projects for community benefit, to make for more interesting, dynamic and vibrant cities.