Patrick Regan OBE has forged a respectable career as a social entrepreneur, highly acclaimed as the Founder of XLP and Kintsugi Hope – two leading charities benefitting schools and communities countrywide. A passionate advocate for wellbeing, mental health and resilience, Patrick has become well-versed in campaigning for social justice. Such a reputation has garnered Patrick a strong impact as a mental health keynote speaker. Covering topics such as steps to wellbeing, resilience, change, courage and developing a social conscience, Patrick Regan OBE is guaranteed to motivate honest conversations surrounding mental wellbeing at your next event.
For 22 years of his career, Patrick was the dedicated Founder and CEO of XLP – an urban youth charity established as Patrick’s response to a stabbing he witnessed in a school playground. As a proponent of social justice, Patrick has travelled to over 30 different countries alongside his charity, working with the poorest global communities to create positive futures for their young generations. Making a serious, yet sustainable, impact on education and poverty with his advocacy, Patrick is highly acclaimed – having been awarded the Mayor of London Peace Award for valuable contributions. Patrick’s revolutionary charity works with over 1000 people per week, emphasising the remarkable and life-changing impact Patrick’s charity has.
Given the success of his first charity, Patrick became the Founder and CEO of Kintsugi Hope in 2018. This charity was founded in partnership with his wife, Diane, due to a series of personal events that pushed their mental health boundaries to the maximum. This pioneering charity is dedicated to mental health awareness, with its mission statement encompassing providing safe and supportive spaces for those experiencing mental health challenges or social isolation. A passionate communicator of mental health awareness, Patrick has also shared his expertise in his bestselling books No Ceiling to Hope, Brighter Days, When Faith Gets Shaken, Bouncing Forwards, Honesty Over Silence, Conspiracy of the Insignificant and Fighting Chance. In addition, Patrick has also become a Mental Health First Aider, been awarded CEO of the Year 2023 for Mental Health Training and made an Honorary Fellow of the South Bank University for Contribution to Justice and Wellbeing.
Pioneering wellbeing groups across the United Kingdom, Patrick’s influence has not only been felt in the UK, but worldwide. As a global communicator of mental wellbeing, Patrick has addressed audiences at all manner of events – from speaking to inmates in a maximum security prison to the most notorious of gang leaders in Jamaica. Equally at home on television, Patrick has also been highly sought after to share his advocacy for the abolishment of poverty on TV broadcasts. When hired as a mental health speaker, Patrick shares his own emotive journey with mental, emotional and spiritual health. Also helping his audiences to understand everything from character traits of resilient people and healthy relationships to having the strength to carry on and caring too much, Patrick’s expertise on achieving a fulfilled and content life is unparalleled. If you are looking for a mental health speaker who has countless emotive stories to share, hire social justice advocate Patrick Regan OBE today.
“Patrick reaches to the core of our humanity in a way that few others do. He is articulate, involved, and persuasive on some of the key issues which we as individuals, as professionals, and as a society face today. Be prepared to be inspired to be better.”
“Patrick Regan is an exceptional human being, with a great skill of understanding people’s needs, goals, and opportunities. His strategies and vision have allowed thousands of young adults to move from difficult lives to those that make a real contribution to society. A terrific person of great generosity and commitment.”
“Patrick’s honest and thought-provoking approach to discussing mental health really captured the imaginations of our team members. It sparked a number of conversations which have helped individuals with the challenges they, their friends, families and colleagues are experiencing. We would recommend booking Patrick to talk about these sensitive well-being issues without hesitation.”