Torie Robinson

Epilepsy & Mental Health - Public Speaker, Writer. CEO of Epilepsy Sparks.

Featuring with Google, CBSi, Sky News, BBC Three and more, Torie is a leading International Public Speaker & Consultant, specializing in: • Mental Health & Epilepsy • Disability • Diversity & Inclusion • Health & Wellbeing Nominated for the science Humanitarian Duty Award at the New England BioLabs in Boston (2019), Torie is the Founder of Epilepsy Sparks and Ambassador for "Yes I Can" with the UK Government Department for Work & Pensions. Relying upon her own personal strength has seen Torie overcome personal, professional and public adversities regarding disability and mental health; in 2013 she chose to have brain surgery at the UCLH Hospital for Neurology & Neurosurgery, London and today she manages her overall life and career - with a piece of her brain missing. Torie founded Epilepsy Sparks, a platform which has created the bridge between those affected by epilepsy and neurological professionals from around the world. Countries so far including the UK, Australia, Canada, Poland, USA, Colombia, France, Kenya, Uganda, and Afghanistan. Speaking for organizations such as Google, CBSi, KPMG, BUPA & DWP, Torie has spoken at International Epilepsy conferences in London, Paris, Mumbai and Zurich over the past year. Accredited Trainer and winner of Media Volunteer of the Year (Epilepsy Action, UK, 2017), Torie continues to speak in UK Parliament and features in multiple publications. Featuring on Sky News, UK BBC London, BBC Wales, 5Live, talkRadio, US Brain Waves, and Australian Noongar Radio, Torie’s BBC Three YouTube video in which she featured: “Things Not to Say to Someone with Epilepsy”; has been viewed more than 784K times. Born in the UK, Torie grew up in both England and Australia and has worked with international firms with staff in Europe, Australia, the US, and Asia.

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