Linda Reinstein and Dr Karen McDonnell

Linda Reinstein, President/CEO, Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) Linda Reinstein is the Co-Founder and President of the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO), which was created in 2004 after her late husband Alan was diagnosed with mesothelioma, an asbestos-caused cancer. Reinstein has been a strong political voice for major local, national, and international asbestos-related issues and frequently serves as a Congressional witness on asbestos-related issues. Recognised as a top public health influencer, Reinstein has shaped public policy, delivered over 100 national and international speeches, and built and sustained a diverse community to protect public health. As a strategic storyteller, Reinstein’s prevention and political campaigns have reached global audiences and affective change. Karen McDonnell, CFIOSH, Chartered FCIPD, PIEMA, MRSB, MSP, is a highly motivated advocate for occupational health and safety, skilled in partnership working with a track record of working with and through stakeholders across the UK, Europe and wider world. A broad range of personal and operational experience gained working for RoSPA promoting the importance of a whole person whole life approach to preventing accidents and work related ill health.