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Lee Chambers

Award winning Business Psychologist, Keynote Speaker, Male Ally and Media Contributor.

Who is Lee Chambers?

Lee Chambers is a British psychologist, male ally and speaker. He is the founder of Male Allies UK and Essentialise Workplace Wellbeing. Chambers was inducted as a Kavli Fellow of the National Academy of Sciences in 2023.

He has been interviewed by Vogue, The Guardian and Newsweek, and was recognised as a Gender Equality Changemaker by UN Women. He is one of the UK’s leading voices on male allyship and gender equity.

He was named as a Marie Claire Future Shaper, alongside Harry Styles and Tom Daley, was inducted into the Black Cultural Archives in 2022 for services to Business and Health, and in 2024 received the Freedom of the City of London for services to equality in business.

He is trusted by publications such as Medical News Today, the BBC and Healthline, and recently featured as an expert in IKEA’s docuseries, “It won’t feel like home, ‘til it feels like you.”

Based in the North West, and working globally, he is passionate about inclusive leadership, male allyship and menopause awareness.

What Do I Do?

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Bringing Allyship to Your Organisation

In my role as an Business Psychologist and Male Ally, I have a core objective; to engage men in inclusion and build your allyship skillset.

I achieve this by partnering with your organisation to assess where you are currently at on your journey, and how we can bring allyship to the fore. From speaking to workshops, strategy to coaching, we can empower your teams with the tools to be better, more inclusive allies to colleagues and clients.

Male Allies UK
Lee Chambers Keynote Speaker Entrepreneur

An Entrepreneur and Speaker

Having founded PhenomGames in 2008 (exited) and Essentialise in 2019, I have experienced both the highs and lows of being an entrepreneur, and speak on a range of business topics, from my own journey to startups and leadership.
I deliver with an engaging approach that provides actionable insights interwoven with a compelling story.

Lee’s Story
Lee Chambers on ITV News

Your Media Friendly Expert Psychologist and Spokesperson

I am a media friendly business psychologist, available as a valuable expert to add authority to your campaign. Articulate, reliable and always considering client outcomes, I have worked with a range of companies including Indeed, Reebok and Ikea.

I am also well regarded within the media, having featured on ITV and the BBC and been interviewed by Vogue. I can be often found quoted in The Telegraph, Guardian, Huffpost and Metro, and am currently available for contribution.

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What Do I Speak On?

Accomplished speaker, I regularly feature at conferences, leadership events and industry residentials. Able to bring tangible value through keynotes, panel discussions and practical workshops. Regularly speaks on:

Male Allyship and Gender Equity
Workplace Wellbeing
Inclusive Leadership
Race and Mental Health
Diverse Entrepreneurship
Neurodiversity in the Workplace

Find out more here.
Lee Chambers speaking workplace Wellbeing PPMA Lee Chambers speaking at The Lowry
Lee Chambers Speaker Male Ally

Trusted. Insightful. Impactful.

Lee’s content and delivery style was exactly what we had envisaged. The session was very thought provoking, providing lots of food for thought. Leanne Chalmers, DEI Leader at John Lewis

His thought-provoking speeches are backed by data and delivered with honesty, showcasing his ability to engage strong leaders, and his personable nature adds a human touch to his interactions.
Sandie Small Duberry, CIO at Bank of England

Lee Chambers is truly an expert in male allyship. He eloquently articulated how each of us, regardless of gender, can play a pivotal role in promoting gender equality. – Nicoleta Mitu, Senior Operations at Dassault 3DS

Massive thank you for creating, engaging and delivering workshops globally. Thanks for your continuous inspiration and look forward to working with you more in the future! Vidula Vinayagamoorthy, Exec Director at UBS

Mentioned by:

BBC News
Medical News Today
Lancaster University

Media Coverage

Allyship and More

Lee Chambers writes about Psychology, Employee Wellbeing, Leadership, Male Allyship, Personal Development, Organisational Culture, The Future of Work and Social Enterprise.

Lee Chambers Kavli Fellow National Academy of Sciences

Lee Chambers inducted as a National Academy of Sciences Kavli Fellow

The East Lancashire businessman has become the only Brit to receive a Science Fellowship from the National Academy of Sciences. Lee Chambers, the psychologist and founder of Essentialise Workplace Wellbeing[…]

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Lee Chambers Future Shaper Harry Styles and Tom Daley

Lee Chambers named alongside Harry Styles and Tom Daley as a Marie Claire Future Shaper 2022

Lee Chambers, the psychologist and leading male ally, has been featured as one of five Marie Claire Future Shapers, showcasing male role models actively working to change the world to[…]

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Lee Chambers Black STEM Futures

Lee Chambers Launches Black STEM Futures

Lee Chambers Launches Black STEM Futures Lee Chambers, the psychologist and founder of Essentialise, has launched his new support and mentoring programme, aimed at Black STEM graduates who are looking[…]

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