Kate Hull Rodgers, director of HumourUs Limited, is an international leading authority on Humour and its health and bottom line implications. She has pioneered work in the fields of laughter therapy, stress management, work life balance and networking. Her work focuses on teams and leaders where enjoyment in employment is encouraged.
Clients are from all sectors and include HSBC, Astra Zeneca, Scottish Equity, Abbey Holdford Rowe, the DWP, DFes, Learning Skills Council, many departments in the NHS, South Yorkshire Police Association, City Councils include Hull, Rotherham, Sheffield, Leeds, Derry, Newcastle and many housing associations. For the past 20 years her advice has been sought by governments, health organizations and businesses in 29 countries on 5 continents.
Kate has been resident expert for ITV’s Job Finder, a BBC radio presenter, a business journalist, member of the Professional Speakers Association, an award winning comedienne and playwright. Her work and personal story are the subject of the ITV documentary “Laughter is the Best Medicine”. Her excellent book “Pearls of Bizdom” outlines how businesses can go from grit to great! It is a business best seller.
Kate is recipient of the Marcus Markoni Press Prize, Europe’s biggest competition for variety acts. She is the only solo female ever to win the prize.
Kate joined the Vistage Speaker Bureau from The Academy for Chief Executives in May 2018.