About Philip Hopley

Phil graduated in Medicine with Distinction from St Thomas’ Hospital, London before training in General Adult and Forensic Psychiatry.  He worked as a Consultant Psychiatrist with the NHS for 7 years before becoming setting up Cognacity, a leading wellbeing and performance consultancy. 

At Cognacity he provides consulting to a range of major organisations on people performance and psychological health strategy.  Phil is also nationally recognised as an accomplished expert witness in a wide range of medico-legal areas. 

Phil has worked in private practice for fifteen years specialising in the mental health of high performers in elite sport and business. He is an expert in stress related health problems, depression, anxiety and drug/alcohol problems.  In 2012 he was Lead Psychiatrist at the London Olympics. 

Phil played rugby for London Wasps for a decade including 2 years as a semi-professional, representing England Students & the Barbarians along the way.