David Jacobs: David is the Chief Executive of The Wellbeing Work Alliance. He is a former practising barrister and in-house lawyer. He is also perhaps the most experienced developer of training programmes currently working in the legal industry. His expertise in creating training programmes dates back to 1987 when he devised, developed and marketed the first in a series of food and nutrition law conferences. Since that time he has produced in excess of 1750 events (attended by over 50,000 people) and training products, including conferences, seminars, webinars, e-learning modules and videos, with lawyers from 74 of the top 100 law firms, 9 out of the top 10 accountancy firms and almost all of the leading sets of chambers. He has also been involved in the production of training videos for LNTV, Management Today, the Financial Times and the Observer Newspaper and has extensive experience in publishing, primarily on the editorial side.
Jeffrey H. Bunn: Jeff runs The Wellbeing Work Alliance’s US operation. He is a former litigation attorney who practised in both State and Federal courts for nearly 40 years, and was previously a member of a Management Committee and ethics partner for a Chicago law firm. Jeff was prior chair of the Chicago Bar Association (“CBA”) Commercial Litigation committee, and more recently, the founder and chair of the CBA committee on Mindfulness and the Law. He is a regular meditator, and is schooled in Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (“MBSR”)”.Jeff was the initial vice-chair of the Lawyers’ Assistance Program (“LAP”) Illinois Task Force for Lawyer Well-Being. He is the founding Member of The Mindful Law Coaching & Consulting Group, LLC