Mary Ann Baynton

Mary Ann proudly serves as the program director for the Great-West Life Centre for Mental Health in the Workplace, which develops and provides free tools and resources for anyone who wishes to prevent, manage or improve psychological health and safety at work.

She is the author of several books including Mindful Manager, Keeping Well at Work, Preventing Workplace Meltdown, Resolving Workplace Issues and The Evolution of Workplace Mental Health in Canada.

She has served as co-chair of the Technical Committee for the National Standard of Canada on Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace, a member of the Mental Health Commission of Canada’s Workforce Advisory Committee, and a member of the Employment Standards Committee for the AODA.

As an independent workplace relations specialist, Mary Ann helps improve or resolve issues for individuals, teams, unions and employers, including those involving mental health, psychological safety, conflict or performance concerns. She focuses on helping people get unstuck and improve working lives.

Mary Ann strives to reduce workplace stress and conflict in order to improve working lives.