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About us

It’s as important to train for your mental challenges as it is your physical challenges

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We’re on a mission to mainstream Mental Fitness.

Everyone in the Fika team is driven by our mission, believing in the importance of the change we’re bringing to the world.

Our PhD research and psychology leads are responsible for our evidence-based foundation. This enables continuous product innovation, built on decades of scientific evidence, combined with our own proprietary research programme. And all underpinned by data science and AI to enhance the human experience.

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Our promise
Empower
To empower everyone in your community to learn skills for life and improve their performance
Transform
To help you transform into a prevention culture of mental fitness, where everyone has Fika time to achieve their personal mental fitness goals
Guide
To guide you and provide structure, because fitness takes commitment. We make it easy with tech and data.
Respect
To respect your community’s privacy and data.
In the spotlight
Meet our people
Nick Bennett
Nick Bennett
Co-Founder
Nick co-founded Fika to help solve the global problem of poor emotional health. With a background in fundraising, team building and product leadership in consumer and B2B, you’ll either find him on his mountain, screaming the Fika mission to the sky or in his boots, making pots of coffee for the team.
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Gareth Fryer
Gareth Fryer
Co-Founder
Diagnosed with cancer twice, Gareth has a deep understanding of the importance of our mental muscles. He co-founded Fika to help people build Mental Fitness, to perform at their best and be better prepared to handle life’s challenges. Before Fika, Gareth was a partner at a global software development company and a leading service design consultancy, working with some of the world’s biggest brands.
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Dr. Fran Longstaff
Dr. Fran Longstaff
Head of Psychology
Fran has an academic and applied background in sport and exercise psychology. She brings 13 years’ experience of helping others get emotionally fit to Fika, where she’s excited to help mainstream Mental Fitness. Fran’s also addicted to long-distance running and is secretly a budding singer-songwriter.
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Dr. Zoe Dimov
Dr. Zoe Dimov
Head of Research
Zoe is an expert in human-centred design research with a PhD in Human-Computer Interaction and 10 years’ experience working within government, public and private sectors. Her mission at Fika is to gather and transform evidence into an exceptional user experience. Her alter ego is a talented mixed martial artist who loves reggae.
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Nick,
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Find out how the Fika learning and skills development platform can empower you to improve the mental fitness and performance of every member of your organisation.
We’re the trusted mental fitness learning and skills development partner for over 60 corporations, companies, leading business schools and educational institutions.
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