Tommy Hatto is an award-winning motivational speaker, actor, and model, best known for his roles in Thor 2: The Dark World, The Maze Runner and The Death Cure, as well as being the face for brands such as Calvin Klein and Asahi Super Dry. Tommy is also the ambassador to many mental health charities in the UK following his own personal struggles.
After years of juggling a corporate career alongside a public profile in Hollywood, Tommy knows only too well of the negative impact of working around the clock and hiding ‘behind a mask’ within the workplace. Tommy now shares his lived experience to shine light on several important topics around wellbeing, self-esteem, and inclusion.
Due to his South-East Asian background, Tommy experienced racism and bullying and led to him developing an eating disorder in his teenage years due to his race, as well as the body image pressures he felt from society and the media. Even after being discovered for his acting career by Dustin Hoffman, the ‘mask’ that Tommy had to put on continued and he kept this hidden due to the stigma attached to men’s mental health. Tommy’s mission is now to empower all colleagues and individuals to own their individual identities and lead with confidence and control.
Tommy’s experience as an actor positions him at the forefront of storytelling, along with the skills he has gained from his previous corporate experience. This has empowered Tommy to support senior leaders, employees and organisations to develop frameworks and programmes around wellbeing and DE&I representation.
- Self-esteem and imposter syndrome
- Removing the ‘mask’ in the workplace & being your authentic self
- Identity - gender and race
- Workplace wellbeing and mental health
- Body image