Gina Battye is an experienced expert for the media:

TV, Film, Radio & Global Press


  • Psychological Safety
  • The Authentic Self
  • Bringing your whole self to work
  • LGBTQ+
  • Creating environments where teams thrive
  • Effective communication
  • Inclusive language

15 years ago Gina Battye created the Authentic Self Process, and the The 5 Pillars Of Psychological Safety, which led her to become a world-renowned Psychological Safety, Authentic Self and LGBT Consultant and Trainer for multinational corporations & Fortune 500's.

Gina's reputation and unique insights have gained her mass media appeal and coverage.

She is an advisor for the BBC and ITV.

Her articles are read by 10 million people every week.

As a media friendly experienced expert, with an acting background, Gina's work has been featured widely in the media, including:

Sky News, BBC, Forbes, The Telegraph, BBC Three, Huffington Post, The Times, The Sun, Psychologies, Cosmopolitan, Metro, The Stage, Pink News, Vice, Gay Star News, Diva and Curve.

Available for

  • TV and radio interviews
  • Expert comment on current news stories
  • Podcasts
  • Guest blog/vlog
  • Q&As
  • Case study features

Gina is a trusted resource, expert voice and 'go to person' for comment and interview for the mainstream press (such as the BBC).

A regular columnist for leading LGBT+ and mainstream magazines worldwide, Gina is called upon to deliver her insights and specialist knowledge.

Through her work as a columnist for leading mainstream and LGBT+ magazines worldwide, Gina is advising, mentoring and transforming the lives of thousands of employees and LGBT+ individuals around the world.

To see a selection of the press Gina has been featured in, click the button below.

Gina Battye created the Playing It Gay Guidelines, for straight actors playing gay characters.

Gina started acting at the age of 11 years old. She went on to study Drama and Acting and toured a play IN Hungarian to Hungary. She was pretty good at the lingo!

Later she completed a Degree in Theatre Design, specialising in light and sound, before going on to TEACH acting and voice to budding actors.

At home in front of the audience (and camera lens) AND behind the scenes in rehearsal rooms, live sets and backstage, Gina has been called upon to advise and consult on best practice for actors playing LGBT+ characters; to ensure authentic delivery of LGBT+ characters and LGBT+ relationships in film, TV, theatre and radio.

As a result of this work, Gina created the Playing It Gay Guidelines.

Gina specialises in creating authentic gay/lesbian characters (using mind-body types), LGBT+ relationships and intimacy, being your Authentic Self, LGBT+ mindset and self-help.

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