CHAMPAGNE & Conversation - 7 Feb 2019, London


Tickets for this event are extremely limited and advance booking is essential. Ticket price £10 p/p. Event will take place in Kensington.

Our speakers for this event will be author Diana Chambers and psychiatrist Dr Philip Hopley.

For the last seventeen years, Diana Chambers, known as The Family Wealth Mentor, has managed a private client practice working closely with individuals and families of significant wealth. She is passionate in helping her clients to understand the impact of their resources on their lives and relationships, communicate effectively about their wealth, manage challenging situations such as preparation for a premarital agreement or a leadership transition, develop their capacities as family and business leaders, plan for the legacies they leave, and prepare for and enjoy their roles as both philanthropists and social leaders.

A third generation member of a UK business family, Diana was educated at Edinburgh University and The Wharton School. In the late eighties, Diana moved to the United States where she directed three charitable organizations before founding The Chambers Group, LLC in 2002. Today, she continues her work through The Chambers Group Sàrl in Switzerland, where she now resides.

Diana recently distilled the experience and wisdom she has gained over the years in her book True Wealth: Letters on Money, Life, and Love.

Diana’s talk for this event will be titled “How does making money translate into happiness?”

Dr Philip Hopley, MRCPsych, graduated in Medicine with Distinction from St Thomas’ Hospital, London before training in General Adult and Forensic Psychiatry.  He worked as a Consultant Psychiatrist with the NHS for 7 years before setting-up Cognacity, a leading wellbeing and performance consultancy. 

Phil has worked in private practice for fifteen years specialising in the mental health of high performers in elite sport and business. He is an expert in stress-related health problems, depression, anxiety and addictions.  In 2012 he was Lead Psychiatrist at the London Olympics.

Phil overseas Cognacity’s confidential sports helpline – a service providing 24/7 support to 15 leading sports in the UK. 

At Cognacity he provides consulting to a range of major organisations on people performance and mental health strategy.  Phil is also nationally recognised as an accomplished expert witness in a wide range of medico-legal areas including high profile sport disciplinary matters. 

The title of Dr Hopley’s talk will be “The Psychology of Sustainable Elite Performance”.


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