Here at The Wellbeing Distillery, we share a deep passion for empowering educators. Our ongoing exploration of wellbeing science, coupled with our experiences of implementing and sustaining school wellbeing initiatives, places us in a unique position to support educators. Our team have been involved in pioneering Positive Education since 2008, working with government and non-government organisation, and supporting educators from more than 1,000 schools around the world. We have been incredibly fortunate to develop lasting relationships with leading researchers, and actively contribute to the global conversations, conferences, and developments of implementing and sustaining whole-school approaches to wellbeing.
Justin is a life-long educator with a passion for enabling and nurturing wellbeing in others. His qualifications include a Master of Education degree, a Certificate in Positive Psychology and an altMBA. Justin is an Honorary Fellow of the University of Melbourne’s Graduate School of Education and a board member of the International Positive Education Network. In 2017, Justin was listed in The Australian Educator’s ‘Top 50 Hot List’. Justin was the inaugural Director of the Institute of Positive Education, based at Geelong Grammar School. For more than ten years he was instrumental in pioneering a sustained implementation of Positive Education.
David is a sought-after speaker, author and education consultant who works with government organisations and some of the world’s leading schools to help guide wellbeing vision and strategy. David has supported thousands of educators from hundreds of schools around the world in designing and implementing system-level approaches to wellbeing and cultural change. David sits on the UAE Government’s Dubai Future Council for Education, is a Director on the PESA (Positive Education Schools Association) board, and has multiple publications in academic journals. David’s bestselling book, 10 Things Schools Get Wrong: And How We Can Get Them Right was published in 2020.