Jennifer Cochrane (GB)
Glasgow born and raised Jenni is CEO & Co-Founder of mental health and wellbeing non-profit Getahead, and Founder & CEO of wellbeing consultancy business Work Inspired. Jenni launched Getahead in 2018 while still working her full time job as Director of Culture & Partnerships at AEI Group. Prior to starting her journey in well-being, Jenni worked in the live sector, starting her career in Ibiza at age 17 she worked on the island every season throughout university where she graduated with Honours in Textiles & Fashion Design Management. After university, Music and Events overtook as Jenni’s real passions and a career in this sector was the one she pursued, going onto organise events and festivals all over the world for some the industries biggest brands and organisations, including Renaissance, Ministry of Sound, Hed Kandi, Pacha, UKF and more. After 20+ years of globetrotting and burning the candle at both ends in the music industry, Jenni found her purpose when she co-founded Getahead, which has an ambition to positively impact a billion people in the next 25 years.
Getahead launched initially as a 24 hour mental health and wellbeing festival in London in partnership with London Tech Week, and supported by charity Help Musicians. The festival itself offered a platform to also launch a Record label and Podcast series.
Jenni also has a wellbeing consultancy business Work Inspired, which works with and supports organisations with their people and communities mental health and well-being needs. Tailoring bespoke content to each clients individual requirements, programmes are curated across the brand pillars Training, Health, Development and Fun. Work Inspired delivers programs both in the workplace and online, or as hybrid events.
Jenni still consults for major music organisations including the Exit Festival Group and MDLBEAST where she is a talent booker and senior programmer.