Petra Velzeboer is a renowned mental health advocate. Born and raised in the infamous Children of God cult,
she is a symbol of hope for survivors and those who seek to thrive despite the obstacles they’ve had to
overcome. Now a qualified psychotherapist, Petra is also the CEO and founder of PVL mental health
consultancy and a sought-after global keynote and TedX speaker.

Through her consultancy, PVL, Petra and her team work to fulfil a vision of a world where every organization
can be the rising tide that lifts and sustains mental health for every employee, their families, and their
communities. PVL’s mission is to partner with organizations to create strong and sustainable cultures that
improve mental health at work and beyond.