Martin Gillick

Employee Wellbeing Manager at Bus Éireann

Martin Gillick is the Employee Wellbeing Manager at Bus Éireann with responsibility for the delivery of Bus Éireann’s Health and Wellbeing initiatives to staff nationally. With over 30 years’ experience in training development and delivery, Martin holds an MSc. in Mental Health, is an authorised critical incident stress management peer support instructor, WRAP facilitator, Mental Health First Aid Instructor, and holds numerous other qualifications including suicide and self-harm mitigation.

Martin is also an external examiner for South East Technological University.

He previously work for St John of God Hospital as the Programme Manager for Mental Health First Aid Ireland and was formerly a senior Employee Support Officer in the Defence Forces working at Defence Headquarters. He provided a wide arrange of support to military personnel and their families and co-ordinated and supported a team of 23 Support officers and 7 Social workers across the Defence Forces.

He has previously sat on the Defence Forces Mental Health and Wellbeing working group and provided advice and guidance to the general staff (Senior Management) in matters relating to mental health and wellbeing strategy. Additionally Martin trained and co-ordinated the Defence Forces critical Incident support teams.

He had developed and delivered numerous programmes in the areas of mental health, wellbeing and peer support both within the Defence Forces and to other agencies and private industry.