As a neurodiversity and autism speaker, Kelly Grainger talks about his journey of leaving the corporate world after 23 years in senior sales and marketing roles, having being diagnosed as autistic and having ADHD.
As well as being responsible for growing the business, Kelly was also heavily involved in the recruitment, on-boarding and training of individuals and teams, for some of the world’s largest organisations including PepsiCo (Walkers, Tropicana, Quaker), Interface, Merlin Entertainments (Alton Towers, Legoland, London Eye) and News International. Kelly understands exactly what is needed to ensure that neurodivergent individuals thrive at work.
On a more personal level, Kelly discusses his life being a parent with his wife and business partner Hester, to two autistic children, who also have ADHD.
If you are looking for a neurodiversity speaker or an autism speaker, Kelly Grainger can help to make your entire workforce, healthier, happier and more productive using practical autism and neurodiverse-friendly principles.
He also teaches businesses and organisations of all sizes how to overcome stereotypes associated with autism and other related conditions to become neurodiverse inclusive.
Mental Health at Work
Kelly Grainger is incredibly excited and proud of his partnership with Mental Health at Work, part of Mind, on such an important topic as neurodiversity in the workplace.
Having worked for global corporations such as PepsiCo, ITV, Hitachi, News UK and Merlin Entertainments, he wants to ensure that neurodiversity in the workplace is recognised and given the platform it deserves, to ensure positive mental health at work for all.
Kelly was invited to work with Heathrow Express to promote awareness of hidden disabilities and the sunflower lanyard scheme and worked on a research project with O2. He has spoken at the United Nations Global Compact Network UK. He has also been invited to speak with a host of organisations including BP, Omnicom, Suez, Moodys, Chubb, The Guardian and more.