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Patrick Vernon OBE

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Who is Patrick Vernon?

Patrick Vernon OBE is an established health activist, social commentator and cultural historian.

What are Patrick Vernon’s main achievements? 

Patrick’s main achievements include his many responsibilities in the health and activist sectors. He is the first director of Black Thrive and also director of the Camden and Islington Mental Health Foundation. Impressively, Vogue named him as one of Britain’s Top 20 Campaigners, and he was also on the 2020 Powerlist of 100 influential Black People in Britain.

Patrick’s incredible work and efforts were recognised by the Queen, and he was appointed OBE and pioneer of the nation for cultural history.

What is Patrick Vernon best known for? 

Patrick is best known for establishing himself as one of the leading activists against social injustice, and combating mental health issues. He has been a high-profile activist for the Windrush generation, having launched the Windrush Justice Fund. Patrick has also been appointed as the Race Equalities Advisor to the Shadow Equalities Ministerial Team and founded the Every Generation Media and 100 Great Black Britons Foundation.

Patrick is highly regarded for his speaking events, where he communicates, negotiates, and facilitates sensitive topics such as politics, mental health, and public health to name a few. He uses his insights to help individuals come face to face with the struggles they are challenged with, and devise ways to implement positive change and action in their life.

How to book Patrick Vernon for your next corporate event?

Patrick is one of the most diverse speakers of his time and is able to speak on a wealth of topics including race equality, activism, and leadership amongst many more. He is an ideal speaker when looking for an individual to spark meaningful discussion at any private or corporate event.

For more information on how to book Patrick Vernon, contact Evolve today.

Topics and Themes

  • Activism
  • Diversity & Equality
  • Race Equality
  • Black History
  • Leadership
  • Culture & Migration History
  • Mental Health

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