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and Workshops


Dr John Briffa

Virtual and in-person

Dr Briffa offers group sessions, often as a spread over several weeks.​ Typically, a session will focus on a discreet topic such as nutrition, physical activity, sleep, breathing, mindfulness, or resilience.​ The sessions provide key insights and practical, realistic strategies for improvement. Q and A time is allowed, too. Details of example sessions can be found below.

Virtual and in-person

Dr Briffa’s workshops allow more in-depth learning covering a wide range of subject matter for smaller groups. Typically, workshops will cover several topics relevant to wellbeing, performance and sustainability, such as nutrition, physical activity, sleep, breathing, resilience and productivity.​ Content is punctuated with time for self-reflection, planning and questions.

Virtual and in-person

Coaching consultations can be provided in-person or virtually as a workshop element. The 1-2-1 consultations are an opportunity to receive guidance and support in one or more challenge or area of interest. Broadly, these discussions may relate to one or more of the following:


  • Challenges that are principally emotional or psychological in nature.


  • Issues relating to work-related stress and feelings of overwhelm, and how to boost personal effectiveness and sustainability.


  • Medical issues.


  • Lifestyle-related advice (e.g. nutrition, physical activity and sleep).

No subject is 'off-topic', and the sessions are completely confidential.


Keynote and Webinar Topic Examples

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Dominic Magee
Director, Bridgepoint

"John delivered a fantastic and original presentation on effectiveness, nutrition and exercise at one of our regular UK employee lunches.  It was one of the best-attended sessions we have held, and the feedback was overwhelmingly positive.  His style is amusing and engaging, whilst he challenges many of the 'usual' opinions around healthy eating and living.  I would strongly recommend his talks to anyone who has the chance to book or attend one.  The presentations would work well on company off-sites, team days or additions to board meetings and we are looking at all of these forums to let others hear his important messages."

Andi Britt
Partner, IBM Global Business Services

"Dr Briffa delivered an outstanding session to a senior team of over 150 IBM management consultants at our annual vision and strategy event. He more than lived up to his reputation for delivering insightful, thought-provoking and lifestyle-changing health and nutrition advice to senior corporate staff. His rapid, lucid delivery, combined with his deeply-researched insights, made his session the most popular elective session of the day, with many participants talking long after the event about the impact it had made on their lifestyle."

David Adams
Global Head of Finance & Capital Markets Clifford Chance

“Dr Briffa spoke at our conference in Berlin. Against all odds he kept a mixed and demanding audience of around 120 people totally engaged: his energetic and humorous delivery style demands attention. Even more impressively, our delegates walked away buzzing with new ideas about how to improve their health and still refer to the session over a year later – a highly memorable morning.”

Matthew Gwyther
Editor, Management Today

"John Briffa is a total one off. A quite short, dark doctor with an interesting Professor Brainstorm haircut who goes on stage at our conferences and then knocks them dead with his unique blend of science, common sense and humour. He scores right at the top on speaker feedback, and senior businessmen have been known to act on and benefit from his advice long after hearing him."

Ian Bolger

"In an industry populated with individuals with 'brochure knowledge' of health and nutrition, Dr John Briffa was a breath of fresh air in giving us an insight into how to improve our health, wellness and vitality."


"A session given by somebody with impeccable qualifications in the subject. The session was very relevant in relation to our role moving forward both personally and commercially".

"Dr John's experience and knowledge are fabulous in all kinds of fields: healthy eating, sports, sleep, psychological matters and his advice is awesome. Thank you, John!"

"Entertaining with the right mix of evidence-based explanation and simple advice and messages."

"I found it a really interesting and enjoyable session. Dr Briffa made it clear that a few simple changes could make a big impact, and I was inspired to follow his suggestions."

"The mix of scientifically-based explanations and practical, everyday advice worked perfectly for me. I started with diet and sleep strategies right away."

"I liked the provocative challenge on generally accepted 'truths', and the fact that we can achieve a better quality of life with some changes in behaviour."

"Absolutely hit the mark and was delivered in a very engaging manner."

"Something fresh, an energy-packed delivery which made us think about things from a new perspective."

"John's preparedness to challenge conventional wisdom with good arguments was a highlight for me."

"Frank and honest about the realities of everyday life."

"Practical and efficient in delivery of information and gave me lots of easy to digest advice that is easy to apply."

"The speed of presentation was great – listened to every word."

"I wish I'd been exposed to this information a decade ago!"

"This programme really reminds you of how important wellbeing is and shows how it impacts productivity and performance."

"Besides scientific explanations, which always work for me, the tips that we got were practical and connected to our reality and lifestyle."

"The coaching session far exceeded my expectations."

"I was amazed at how much ground we covered in the coaching session, and I found the explanations and advice hugely helpful."

"The one-to-one session allowed me to address concerns, thoughts and ideas that might be more difficult to address with someone in the firm."

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