Mace is an international consultancy and construction company with over 6,300 employees across 50 countries

The challenge

Over the past decade, the construction industry has made great strides in improving safety-related performance, yet still faces the health challenge. Putting the ‘health’ back into health and safety, with a focus on workplace wellbeing, has become an industry-wide drive.

Robertson Cooper are at the cutting edge of wellbeing measurement and research, and with their approach, grounded in academia, we are confident we have been able to get an accurate baseline of where we are, understand where our risks and opportunities are, and build a five-year strategy that supports both our people and our business priorities.

Dr Judith Grant
Director of Health and Wellbeing, Mace Group


Engage with the Mace Group Board to create a collective definition of wellbeing in the organisation to align with business strategy and health risk.

Gather a baseline measure of wellbeing to understand the current picture and to guide Mace’s approach to wellbeing.

Build awareness and communications to promote wellbeing across the organisation and to initiate more wellbeing conversations


In order to take a strategic, data-led approach, Mace identified the need to gather a wellbeing baseline.

With plans afoot to gather the data via Mace’s first wellbeing survey, Robertson Cooper facilitated an initial engagement session and a series of 1-to-1s alongside the Mace Director of Health and Wellbeing, with the Mace Group Board to create a collective definition of wellbeing.