Propelled by research based economic considerations, mindfulness is increasingly becoming the focus of political initiatives in European countries, like UK, the Netherlands, or Sweden. The resolution “Mindful Nation UK” aims at bringing mindfulness to education, the healthcare system, the workplace and the criminal justice system.
Member of Parliament for Vale of Clwyd, House of Commons, London|
Partner, Limina OG; Member, ÖBAM - Austrian Association for Mindfulness, Vienna|
Member of Parliament for Vale of Clwyd, House of Commons, London
| ||Since 1997 Chris Ruane is member of the UK Parliament. He has been reelected twice and served on several committees (such as the Political and Constitutional Reform Committee and Home Affairs Committee). Since July 2017 he is Shadow Minister (Wales). He was one of the initiators of the Mindfulness All Party Parliamentary Group established in 2015 and currently serves as its co-chair. This group was set up to review the scientific evidence and current best practice in mindfulness training, develop policy recommendations for government and provide a forum for discussion in Parliament for the role of mindfulness and its implementation in public policy.|
| ||As a result the widely renowned report 'Mindful Nation UK' was produced.|
Partner, Limina OG; Member, ÖBAM - Austrian Association for Mindfulness, Vienna
| ||Peter Bostelmann is the Founder and Director of the Global Mindfulness Practice at SAP, the world’s largest provider of business software with over 345,000 customers and 92,000 employees. Under Peter’s leadership, mindfulness-based trainings, teacher trainings and efficient support structures for lasting impact have been piloted, refined, and they are being rolled out to all SAP employees around the globe since 2012. The mindfulness program has become SAP’s most popular in-house training. Peter is an Integral Coach and trained as an Industrial Engineer. He brings more than 20 years of international business experience as Consultant, Program Manager and Executive with SAP to his current efforts to bring mindfulness programs to scale globally at SAP and beyond.|