Dorian Dugmore is the Director of Corporate Wellbeing at the FA and Director of Beyond the Barriers. A world leader in cardiovascular health and wellness, his programs have won global and European awards for best practice in corporate health and wellness, and for improving the quality of life within the community.
Dr. Dorian Dugmore (PhD Cardiovascular Medicine), CEO of The Wellness Academy , is internationally hailed as an expert in cardiovascular health, preventative medicine and wellness. His programmes resulted in him winning World and European Best Practice awards for corporate wellness.
Having worked in the fields of Cardiovascular Medicine and Wellness for 30 years, Dorian has written extensively on health, exercise and heart disease. His U.K. doctoral research specialised in cardiovascular medicine and focused on the rehabilitation of post heart attack patients. This work was published in the prestigious journal ‘Heart’ (1999).
He was formerly the Director of the world famous Toronto Rehabilitation centre in Canada, which is considered the best in the world for Cardiac rehabilitation. Dorian also counts Secretary General of the World Council for Cardio Pulmonary Rehabilitation in his many accolades. Currently, he is on the nucleus for Sport Cardiology and Prevention, belonging to the European Society of Cardiology.
Consistently serving the community means Dorian has earned numerous awards for his work, including an MEB ‘Heart of Britain Award’, and a fellowship to the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR) for his outstanding work in cardiovascular medicine. Dorian was recently honoured with a Vistage Speakers Award, which recognised his 10 years of delivering value to Chief Executives.
As a sportsman he has achieved similar success, playing and coaching soccer at an international level, he boasts four consecutive international appointments as Great Britain’s Coach to the “World Student Games” soccer team. To date, he has successfully completed 23 full marathons. Dorian leads a unique programme at Wellness International monitoring the health and fitness of over 120 Football League Managers, this work has been featured on ‘Tonight with Trevor McDonald’.
His speaking topics include:
- Peak performance & resilience
- Health, medicine & exercise