Empowering wellness worldwide through collaboration

Updated: Mar 24, 2021

Global Wellness Institute
Susie was the first to forecast trends including wellness lifestyle real estate, sleep health, the ‘healthy hotel’, forest bathing, CBD in wellness and the wellness sabbatical. PHOTO: ImageCollab

Susie Ellis is the co-founder and CEO of the Global Wellness Institute (GWI), a non-profit organization with a mission to empower wellness worldwide by educating the public and private sectors about preventative health and wellness. Through the institute’s research, programs and initiatives, she has been instrumental in the growth of the USD $4.5 trillion wellness economy and in uniting the health and wellness industries.

The co-founder says her mission is to empower wellness worldwide by facilitating cross-industry collaboration and providing proprietary global research with the ultimate vision of ensuring optimal wellbeing for people everywhere. She says education is paramount to that vision and is the cornerstone of the initiative’s goals and initiatives.

Susie is recognized worldwide as an authority on wellness trends, a popular speaker at global events and is a prominent writer holding a masters degree in business administration from the University of Southern California. She defined the concept of wellness tourism, which is travel associated with the pursuit of maintaining or enhancing on