Liam Hackett

Founder and CEO of Ditch the Label

Dr. Liam Hackett is the Founder and CEO of Ditch the Label; one of the largest youth charities in the world. He has grown Ditch the Label into an organization that helps thousands of people every month. Liam sits on advisory boards across the third sector and government departments and has contributed to various academic and government reports at UK, EU and US level. Working across a multitude of countries and languages, Liam regularly speaks, debates and contributes articles throughout the press, radio and TV on a range of issues surrounding bullying, mental health, online abuse, equality, discrimination, gender, self-esteem, masculinity, digital technology and young people. He regularly speaks publicly in places such as The White House, The United Nations, the European Parliament and the Houses of Parliament, in addition to live public events with audiences of up to 12,000.