Meet our Calmer Ambassadors

Are you passionate about advocating the message of good mental health for professionals?
We collaborate with carefully selected, inspiring individuals who are dedicated to supporting the mental health journey of entrepreneurs, freelancers and business teams.

Is this you? To express your interest in becoming a Calmer Ambassador,
please emailkaren@thisiscalmer.com

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joshua robertson

Joshua is a stand-up comedian, writer and actor living in Hertfordshire. Joshua had a severe quad bike crash when he was 11 years old. He spent 4 months in a coma and now lives with a physical disability. Joshua started performing stand-up comedy at 19 and has since performed around the world and across the UK including regular appearances at The Comedy Store in London. Joshua has performed shows at the Brighton Fringe, Camden Fringe and the Adelaide Fringe Festival. He has also been a support act for Tom Stade and Shappi Khorsandi.


Joshua featured in the BBC Three series, Amazing Humans. DAD JOKE, a comedy short film which Joshua co-wrote and stars in, was commissioned by the BFI NETWORK and Film London. It premiered at the BFI London Film Festival. Loosely based on Joshua's life, it follows a disabled comedian performing a make-or-break gig on the night his first child is born. Joshua was awarded Best Lead Actor for DAD JOKE at the Oxford International Short Film Festival and he was selected for the Edinburgh International Film Festival's Talent Lab Connects to develop it with a production company. Joshua is also a father of two.

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Dan Keeley

Dan Keeley is one of the UK’s most collaborative and committed thought-leaders, mental health activists and keynote speakers, on a mission to bring the
UK together to talk about what really matters most. In 2017, after a 5 year battle with bipolar disorder and coming close to taking his own life, Dan ran 1,250 miles from the Colosseum in Rome back to the London Eye (solo, and self-supported) to share his story on a national scale - raising over £15,000 for the Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM) and empowering thousands of others to speak up when they’re suffering.

Dan is also the Founder & Mission Director of #AREWEOKUK, the social enterprise on a mission to empower the UK to speak up when we’re suffering so that together we can show future generations how it’s done.


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