About

WORKPLACE WELLNESS: HEALTHY STAFF DRIVE A HEALTHY BOTTOM LINE

The ageing workforce & rise of chronic disease present a challenge for employers today. Competition for talent is increasing & employers need to distinguish themselves to attract, retain & motivate the best staff, as well as make sure older workers stay healthy & productive.
Successful workplace wellness strategies can:
INCREASE YOUR NUMBER
OF ENGAGED EMPLOYEES
NEARLY 8 TIMES
REDUCE EMPLOYEE
RISK FACTORS BY
UP TO 56%
INCREASE CREATIVITY &
INNOVATION MORE
THAN 3.5 TIMES
INCREASE
PRODUCTIVITY AT
WORK BY 29.%
IMPROVE OVERALL
WORKER HEALTH
BY 24%
INCREASE STOCK
VALUES 3X MORE
THAN AVERAGE
Best of all, for every dollar you invest in strategic workplace health & wellbeing programs, you can get up to $5.81. That’s over 500% return on investment.

The challenge is for employers to take a strategic & measurable approach to workplace wellness. That’s where we come in. We help you future-proof your workforce.

WE’RE AUSTRALIAN & INTERNATIONAL AWARD WINNERS

WINNER – BEST HEALTH & WELLBEING
STRATEGY (2006/07 & 2009)

WINNER – ACCI NATIONAL WORK & FAMILY AWARD (2005)

WINNER – EUROPEAN WEEK FOR HEALTH & SAFETY AWARD (1999)

WINNER – BEST HEALTH & WELLBEING STRATEGY (2006/07 & 2009)

ABOUT OUR FOUNDER, KATRINA WALTON
Katrina has built a reputation as a pioneer of workplace wellness in Australia. She has over 20 years experience in the development & implementation of multi-award winning wellness solutions for small to large organisations across the globe. She develops result-oriented strategies based on her unique combination of experience both as a strategist & at the coalface as a Wellness Manager.

Katrina is a sought-after international speaker, trainer & facilitator. She’s also Adjunct Lecturer with the Centre for Environment & Population Health at Griffith University.

Ultimately, all of Katrina’s work is about helping you get a healthier, safer, more productive workforce. When she’s not helping her clients, you’ll find Katrina relaxing in a yoga pose, enjoying a nice glass of Barossa Shiraz or planning her next travel adventure with her family.

MEET THE TEAM
TANYA DEKROO

Wellness Operations Manager
Tanya coordinates all our wellness projects & helps get things done. She lends a hand to anything from overseeing our training programs to research & development. Her zone of genius is being able to see the bigger picture. When she’s not working, you can find her juggling 3 little humans & dreaming of skiing in Canada whilst ‘supervising’ maths homework.
MICHELLE ANCHOR

Wellness Experience Manager
Michelle ensures our clients have a great experience with us from start to finish. Michelle will be the person helping you with initial enquiries, training registration, assessments & certifications, amongst other things. She also loves to travel, socialise and hunt for bargains at Op shops.
BRAD SCHULTZ

Wellness Engagement Manager
Brad is passionate about seeing our clients reach their full potential. With over 10 years business development & management experience in the wellness industry, he helps our clients unlock the benefits of a healthy workplace. Brad is also an avid musician & balances a career as a professional artist playing & singing across the country.
CARL BUIK

Senior Consultant
Carl is our resident workplace wellness analyst & design expert. He draws on 14 years experience spanning 20 countries across the globe. Carl’s knack is getting to the heart of employee wellness matters for our clients. With a passion for fitness, good food, travel & photography, he lives & breathes his passions not only in life, but also in his work.
RACHEL MOORE

Facilitator

Rachel is a highly skilled & passionate trainer, assessor & author. As a facilitator of our Wellness Designs Academy programs, she empowers individuals to champion wellness in their organisations. When not energising workplaces, she loves spending ‘girly’ time with her daughter & planning her next travel adventure.

LEANNE LOCH

Facilitator

Leanne is a highly experienced occupational health consultant, physiotherapist, ergonomist & trainer. She brings a wealth of on-the-ground experience to our Wellness Designs Academy programs, including from exotic workplaces such as drilling rigs. Leanne is a daily runner, but mostly so she can enjoy a wine with dinner & ice-cream afterward.

MEGAN KINGHAM

Facilitator
Megan is passionate about making wellness available to everyone in workplaces, large or small. A true pioneer in the field, clients benefit from her 20+ years on-the-ground experience. Megan is a daily walker, keen movie goer, champagne drinker (social wellbeing is also important) & tries to meditate every day.
RACHEL MOORE

Facilitator
Rachel is a highly skilled & passionate trainer, assessor & author. As a facilitator of our Wellness Wise™ Academy programs, she empowers individuals to champion wellness in their organisations. When not energising workplaces, she loves spending ‘girly’ time with her daughter & planning her next travel adventure.
LEANNE LOCH

Facilitator
Leanne is a highly experienced occupational health consultant, physiotherapist, ergonomist & trainer. She brings a wealth of on-the-ground experience to our Wellness Wise™ Academy programs, including from exotic workplaces such as drilling rigs. Leanne is a daily runner, but mostly so she can enjoy a wine with dinner & ice-cream afterward.
PLUS, YOU BENEFIT FROM OUR NETWORK OF PROFESSIONAL CONNECTIONS
We work in partnership with other experts in the field so that you get not just our expertise, but a wide range of complementary experts to support you in achieving your wellness goals. These partnerships allow us to offer you a range of specialised & extended services.
WE ARE PROUDLY ASSOCIATED WITH THE FOLLOWING ORGANISATIONS:
WE ALSO BELIEVE IN CONTRIBUTING TO CAUSES LARGER THAN OURSELVES
Giving back is a large part of what we do. We strive to be environmentally conscious & community focused. When you invest in us, we invest in the futures of us all. Wellness Designs is proud to be a FairTrade workplace & a 100% GreenPower business.
A PORTION OF ALL OUR CLIENT ENGAGEMENTS IS
DONATED TO ONE OF THESE GREAT CHARITIES: