CHAIR: Elliott Rae

Founder, Music. Football. Fatherhood

Elliott Rae is the founder of the parenting platform MusicFootballFatherhood, called the ‘Mumsnet for Dads’ by the BBC. 

Elliott’s new book DAD is an Amazon Top 10 bestseller. DAD is a deeply moving collection of 20 stories that represent the diversity of modern fatherhood and challenges the traditional ideas of masculinity. 

Elliott has been recognised by the United Nations for his work on gender equality and was awarded the #HeForShe award by UN Women UK. 

Elliott presented the BBC One documentary ‘Becoming Dad’ in January 2022 and is a media commentator on issues around fatherhood and mental health, having written for The Independent and The Telegraph and featured live on Loose Women, BBC News, Channel 4 and Radio 5 Live.

Elliott is also the co-founder of the Working Dads Employer Awards which launched in Parliament in May and celebrates employers who are supporting working dads.

Elliott is one of the UK’s most prominent speakers and writers on topics around fatherhood, masculinity, mental health, equal parenting and gender equality. He regularly host webinars and workshops with organisations about how they can support working dads, redefine masculinity, support men’s mental health and create a family friendly workplace.