Nerina Ralakhan wellbeing keynote speaker
Nerina Ralakhan wellbeing keynote speaker

Nerina Ramlakhan

Sleep & Wellbeing expert

Speaker Themes

  • Improving our sleep
  • Thriving
  • Resilience
  • How to manage stress
  • How to emerge from the pandemic
  • How to cultivate optimism and happiness
  • Boosting the immune system

Travels from

Surrey, UK


Dr Nerina Ramlakhan is a leading physiologist and sleep expert. For over 25 years she has helped individuals and organisations thrive, with corporate clients spanning across sport (Chelsea Football Club), the legal, insurance, accountancy, healthcare and banking industries.

As a former insomniac, Nerina combines her professional experience with academic and personal insights, and believes sleep problems are not simply about sleep, but rather about how we deal with life and its inevitable challenges.

In today’s fast-paced, technology-driven world, Nerina is a brilliant speaker on how to increase our energy levels, resilience, and maximise our happiness.

Nerina spent a decade conducting sleep and wellness programmes at Nightingale Hospital in London, coaches on burnout prevention at Ashridge Business School and is the original founder of BUPA’s Corporate Wellbeing Solutions. She also hosts a regular sleep programme at Vale De Moses yoga retreat, Portugal.

Nerina is author of Tired But Wired (Souvenir Press, 2010), Fast Asleep, Wide Awake (Thorsons, 2016), and The Little Book of Sleep: The Art of Natural Sleep (Gaia, 2018). In 2022 she published Finding Inner Safety: The key to healing, thriving and overcoming burnout.

Nerina’s work has been featured in The Times, Telegraph, Guardian, New Scientist, Psychologies, Red and Healthy Living magazines. She has also appeared on numerous national TV and radio programmes including This Morning, Jamie and Jimmy’s Friday Night Feast, Sky News and BBC Radio 2.

Nerina is also a Stylist editorial contributor and gives her expert opinion for the Stylist Sleep Diaries, an ongoing weekly feature where readers can record their routines and receive her expert advice on their lifestyle and bedtime routines.

Nerina enjoys yoga, meditation, running and cycling and has completed 7 marathons and several iron man triathlons. She’s a wild swimmer and is often found in the Thames.

For more information on Nerina Ramlakhan’s speaking fees and topics, contact VBQ Speakers founding agent Leo von Bülow-Quirk at


As a keynote speaker, Nerina uses her deep background in physiology and psychology to illuminate an array of issues critical to our wellbeing, especially in COVID times.

Her speech topics include:

  • What is the difference between survival energy and thriving energy, and where are you right now?
  • The science of HOPE and how to cultivate it.
  • What do we need to hold as non-negotiable this year in order to thrive?
  • Nerina’s Resilience Toolkit: My top 5 Energy Hacks.
  • If there’s only one thing you do…. A simple choice we ALL need to be making right now.

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