Lottie Galvin is iHASCO’s Studio Manager and is a Mental Health First Aider. With over 10 years of experience in creative writing (English with Creative Writing - BA Hons), Lottie knows how to keep an audience engaged. For over 3 years Lottie has been partly responsible for creating iHASCO’s course scripts and although she has written her fair share of Health & Safety courses and articles, she specialises in writing and commenting on Mental Health, Wellbeing, Safeguarding and Modern Slavery. Her pieces have been featured in the likes of People Management Magazine, Your Business, IOSH Magazine, Diversity Q and The Care Home Professional.
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Find out more about Lottie Galvin
When did you join iHASCO?
June 2016. I returned from a year in West Australia and landed the job almost immediately. It was perfect timing!
What do you do there?
I oversee all of the projects that are completed by our lovely creative team and I'm one of our course scriptwriters too. I'm also proud to be one of iHASCO's Mental Health First Aiders!
Tell us something we don’t know about you?
Back when I was 17, Peter Andre’s ‘Mysterious Girl’ came on at a house party - this song has always been a guilty pleasure of mine. On instinct, I performed the reggae rap and when I’d finished I noticed my friends were frozen, staring at me. From that moment on, they dared me to do it at parties. It’s been nearly 10 years and I’ve never failed to steal the DJ’s mic and rap. (The dares stopped a long time ago…I just can’t help myself).
What did you want to be when you were at school?
An artist! I love creating. I’d mess around with painting, textiles, sketching, clay… I still love it all.
What do you get up to when you’re not at iHASCO?
Dance around my living room. Play Taylor Swift's 1989 album on repeat. Lots of yoga. Lots of wine with friends. Long walks without shoes on (mmmmm barefoot is the best).
What’s your favourite movie of all time?
The Fellowship of the Ring! I love the whole Lord of the Rings trilogy. Closely followed by Anchorman and Lost in Translation.
What’s your favourite food?
Chocolate. But I had to give it up so now I spend my life pining for it.
Where in the world would you most like to go?
Cambodia, Tasmania, Thailand, all of Italy, Hobbiton (New Zealand), to name a few...
What’s your favourite book and why?
I fell in love with Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë as a teenager, so that book will always be very special to me. But my favourite is Women Who Run With The Wolves by Clarissa Pinkola Estes - it changed my life.