Previous Speakers

Here is a list of some of our previous event speakers. A sincere thank you to all those who have agreed to contribute their experience and knowledge at our events.

Name:
Sir Nick Macpherson
Position:
Permanent Secretary
Company:
HM Treasury
Event:
The Impact of Innovation
Name:
Paul Shephard
Position:
UK Director of Business & Private Banking
Company:
Clydesdale Bank
Event:
The Impact of Innovation
Name:
Rob Millar
Position:
Founder
Company:
Comotion
Event:
The Impact of Innovation
Name:
Denise McQuaid
Position:
Managing Director
Company:
UP Accelerator Group
Event:
The Impact of Innovation
Name:
Tamara Littleton
Position:
Founder
Company:
Emoderation
Event:
The Impact of Innovation
Name:
Mark McLane
Position:
Global Head of Diversity and Inclusion
Company:
Barclays
Event:
D&I Leaders Forum
Name:
Emma Cashmore
Position:
Senior D&I Consultant
Company:
KPMG
Event:
D&I Leaders Forum
Name:
Jonathan Robinson
Position:
Executive Director of Resources and Legal Services
Company:
Environment Agency
Event:
D&I Leaders Forum
Name:
Julie McDowell
Position:
Account Director
Company:
Allegis Global Solutions
Event:
It's a small world, isn't it?
Name:
Dan Forbes-Pepitone
Position:
Talent & Capability Director
Company:
Skanska
Event:
It's a small world, isn't it?
Name:
Melanie Aimer
Position:
Global Head of Client Development: Fixed Income
Company:
BNP Paribas
Event:
It's a small world, isn't it?
Name:
Mary Trevena
Position:
Vice President BPO
Company:
Capgemini
Event:
It's a small world, isn't it?
Name:
Fiona Jackson
Position:
Head of Strategic Resourcing
Company:
EDF Energy
Event:
It's a small world, isn't it?
Name:
Felicia Schwartz
Position:
Founder
Company:
China Insight
Event:
It's a small world, isn't it?
Name:
Faheem Bhimani
Position:
Corporate Strategy Director
Company:
The Coca-Cola Company
Event:
It's a small world, isn't it?
Name:
Natalie Sigona
Position:
Global Diversity & Inclusion Consultant
Company:
Rolls Royce
Event:
Diversity, Inclusion & my team
Name:
Roger Mavity
Position:
Former Chairman
Company:
Citigate and Conran Group
Event:
Diversity, Inclusion & my team
Name:
Marjorie Strachan
Position:
Global Head of Inclusion
Company:
RBS
Event:
Diversity, Inclusion & my team
Name:
Andrew Barratt
Position:
Ogilvy Pride Lead
Company:
Ogilvy and Mather
Event:
Diversity, Inclusion & my team
Name:
Justine Lutterrodt
Position:
Director
Company:
Centre for Synchronous Leadership
Event:
Diversity, Inclusion & my team
Name:
Caroline Waters
Position:
Former Director of People & Policy, BT & Vice Chair of Equality and Human Rights Commission
Company:
Event:
D&I Leaders Forum
Name:
Stephen Frost
Position:
Head of Diversity and Inclusion
Company:
KPMG
Event:
D&I Leaders Forum
Name:
Jennfer Liston-Smith
Position:
Coaching and Consultancy Director
Company:
My Family Care
Event:
D&I Leaders Forum
Name:
Jessica Irschick
Position:
Co-Lead of EMEA D&I Council
Company:
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Event:
Employee Networks' Workshop
Name:
Janet Hill
Position:
Diversity and Equality Director
Company:
Civil Service
Event:
Employee Netowrks' Workshop
Name:
Commander Douglas Ward
Position:
Chair of Naval Service LGBT Network
Company:
Royal Navy
Event:
Employee Networks' Workshop
Name:
Deborah Richards
Position:
UKI Diversity and Inclusion Leader
Company:
IBM
Event:
Employee Networks' Workshop
Name:
Helen Campbell
Position:
Co -founder , GLEE@PwC
Company:
PwC
Event:
Employee Networks' Workshop
Name:
Daniel Docherty
Position:
co-lead LGBT Pride Network
Company:
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Event:
Employee Networks' Workshop
Name:
Michael Grover
Position:
Global Mobility Consultant
Company:
Mercer
Event:
So you want to be a Globetrotter?
Name:
Fergus Auld
Position:
Head of Talent, Diversity, Learning & Development
Company:
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Event:
So you want to be a Globetrotter?
Name:
Emma Richardson
Position:
HR Leader
Company:
PwC
Event:
So you want to be a Globetrotter?
Name:
Daniel Danso
Position:
Global Diversity Manager
Company:
Linklaters LLP
Event:
So you what to be a Globetrotter?
Name:
Lord Chris Smith
Position:
Chairman
Company:
Advertising Standards Authority
Event:
Office Politics
Name:
Huma Qazi
Position:
Founder Huma Qazi Ltd and former Head of HR, BP Trading
Company:
Event:
Office Politics
Name:
Phil Anderson
Position:
Client Director
Company:
Ashridge Business School
Event:
Office Politics
Name:
Michelle Brailsford
Position:
Co-Founder
Company:
Jupiter Consulting Group
Event:
Office Politics
Name:
Andy Heyn
Position:
Director of Governance Reform & Diversity Strategy, Civil Service Group
Company:
Cabinet Office
Event:
D&I Leaders Forum: Data at the Centre
Name:
Ed Wilson
Position:
Director
Company:
PwC
Event:
D&I Leaders Forum: Data at the Centre
Name:
Peter Frampton
Position:
Co-Head Reporting & Analytics
Company:
UBS
Event:
D&I Leaders Forum: Data at the Centre
Name:
Matt Kerlogue
Position:
Head of Employee Research
Company:
Cabinet Office
Event:
D&I Leaders Forum: Data at the Centre
Name:
Sam Jones
Position:
Founder
Company:
Data Labs
Event:
D&I Leaders Forum: Data at the Centre
Name:
Brian McGarvey
Position:
Organisation & Talent Leader
Company:
GE Capital International
Event:
D&I Leaders Forum: Data at the Centre
Name:
Kevan Skelton
Position:
Director, Global Recruiting & Director, Human Resources – EME
Company:
Reed Smith
Event:
Rise and Fall of Brands
Name:
Sheeka Rajani
Position:
Director, Diversity & Inclusion
Company:
DiversityJobs.co.uk
Event:
Rise and Fall of Brands
Name:
Lieutenant-General Andrew Gregory
Position:
Chief of Defence Personnel
Company:
Ministry of Defence
Event:
Rise and Fall of Brands
Name:
Simon Langley
Position:
UK Lead Manager for Inclusion and Diversity
Company:
National Grid
Event:
Rise and Fall of Brands
Name:
Doug Rode
Position:
Senior Managing Director
Company:
Page Group
Event:
Rise and Fall of Brands
Name:
Wayne Mullen
Position:
Head of Global Leadership and Capability
Company:
King.com
Event:
Rise and Fall of Brands
Name:
Anoop Khanke
Position:
PMO Leader & London Hub Leader Women's Network
Company:
GE Capital
Event:
Staff Networks Workshop
Name:
Mark McLane
Position:
Managing Director of Global Diversity and Inclusion
Company:
Barclays
Event:
Staff Networks Workshop
Name:
Mark Gossington
Position:
Partner
Company:
PwC
Event:
Staff Networks Workshop
Name:
Sarah Churchman
Position:
Head of Diversity and Inclusion
Company:
PwC
Event:
Staff Networks Workshop
Name:
Jonathan Marshall
Position:
Co-Chair LGBT Staff Network,
Company:
Foreign & Commonweath Office
Event:
Staff Networks Workshop
Name:
Paul Beckett
Position:
Policy & Performance Director
Company:
City of London Corporation
Event:
Regenerating London
Name:
Jonathan Prynn
Position:
Consumer Business Editor
Company:
The Evening Standard
Event:
Regenerating London
Name:
Shahriar Nasser
Position:
Founder
Company:
Belsize Architects
Event:
Regenerating London
Name:
Adam Challis
Position:
Head of Residential Research
Company:
Jones Lang LaSalle
Event:
Regenerating London
Name:
Sharon White
Position:
Second Permanent Secretary
Company:
HM Treasury
Event:
Balancing the UK's Books
Name:
Joe Twyman
Position:
Head of Political and Social Research
Company:
YouGov
Event:
Balancing the UK's Books
Name:
Mary Monfries
Position:
Partner
Company:
PwC
Event:
Balancing the UK's Books
Name:
Sean McGuire
Position:
Brussels Director
Company:
CBI
Event:
The EU - In or Out?
Name:
Anthony Wells
Position:
Associate Director
Company:
YouGov
Event:
The EU - In or Out?
Name:
Jacqueline Minor
Position:
Head of Representation
Company:
European Commission in the UK
Event:
The EU - In or Out?
Name:
Dr David Lutton
Position:
Executive Director
Company:
London First
Event:
The EU - In or Out?
Name:
Margot James MP
Position:
PPS to the Minister for Trade and Investment
Company:
Event:
The EU - In or Out?
Name:
Matt Ellis
Position:
Lead Partner, Global Employer Services
Company:
Deloitte
Event:
When I grow up...
Name:
Dr Doyin Atewologun
Position:
Organisational Psychologist
Company:
International Centre for Women Leaders, Cranfield School of Management
Event:
When I grow up...
Name:
Lieutenant-General Andrew Gregory CB
Position:
Chief of Defence Personnel
Company:
MoD
Event:
When I grow up...
Name:
Joanne Hodges
Position:
Head of Science and Society Programme, Knowledge and Innovation Group
Company:
Department for Business, Innovation & Skills (BIS)
Event:
When I grow up...
Name:
Terry Morgan
Position:
Chairman
Company:
Crossrail
Event:
When I grow up...
Name:
Beth Clutterbuck
Position:
Global Head of Organisation Development
Company:
HSBC
Event:
Staff Networks' Workshop, June 2014
Name:
Andrew McEachern
Position:
Global Director of People and Development
Company:
Norton Rose Fulbright
Event:
Staff Networks' Workshop, June 2014
Name:
Robert Smid
Position:
Partner
Company:
PwC
Event:
Staff Networks' Workshop, June 2014
Name:
Dale Simon CBE
Position:
Director of Public Accountability and Inclusion
Company:
CPS
Event:
Staff Networks' Workshop, June 2014
Name:
Stuart Crabb
Position:
Global Head of Learning
Company:
facebook
Event:
Staff Networks' Workshop, June 2014
Name:
Carol Bagnald
Position:
Regional Commercial Director
Company:
HSBC
Event:
Staff Networks' Workshop, June 2014
Name:
Dr Debbie Allen
Position:
Global Managing Director, Corporate Responsibility
Company:
BAE Systems
Event:
Good Corp, Bad Corp
Name:
Richard Higginson
Position:
Director, Faith in Business
Company:
Ridley Hall Theological College, Cambridge
Event:
Good Corp, Bad Corp
Name:
Simon Webley
Position:
Research Director
Company:
Institute of Business Ethics
Event:
Good Corp, Bad Corp
Name:
Jim Armitage
Position:
Deputy Business Editor
Company:
The Evening Standard / The Independent
Event:
Good Corp, Bad Corp
Name:
Lin Homer
Position:
Chief Executive and Permanent Secretary
Company:
HM Revenue & Customs
Event:
I can't wait to be CEO!
Name:
Daniel Moylan
Position:
Board Member and former Deputy Chairman, TfL; Non-Executive Director, Crossrail
Company:
Crossrail, TfL
Event:
I can't wait to be CEO!
Name:
Lord Collins of Highbury
Position:
Opposition Whip
Company:
House of Lords
Event:
April Core Networking
Name:
Iain Stewart MP
Position:
PPS to the Secretary of State for Transport
Company:
Event:
London v The World
Name:
David Leam
Position:
Executive Director, Infrastructure Policy
Company:
London First
Event:
London v The World
Name:
Matthew Beard
Position:
Transport Editor
Company:
Evening Standard
Event:
London v The World
Name:
Chris Sexton
Position:
Technical Director
Company:
Crossrail
Event:
London v The World
Name:
Richard Barnes
Position:
Board Member
Company:
Transport for London (TfL)
Event:
London v The World
Name:
Lord Smith
Position:
Chair
Company:
Environment Agency
Event:
Fuelling the Future
Name:
Jeremy Nicholson
Position:
Director
Company:
Energy Intensive Users Group
Event:
Fuelling the Future
Name:
Steve Hargreaves
Position:
Corporate Strategy Director
Company:
EDF Energy
Event:
Fuelling the Future
Name:
Nick Butler
Position:
Energy Policy Advisor
Company:
Visiting Fellow and Chair of the Policy Institute at King's College, London
Event:
Fuelling the Future
Name:
Andrew Buglass
Position:
Managing Director, Head of Energy - Structured Finance, Corporate & Institutional Banking
Company:
RBS
Event:
Fuelling the Future
Name:
Alison Austin OBE
Position:
Co-founder
Company:
The Robertsbridge Group
Event:
Fuelling the Future
Name:
Kevin Ellis
Position:
Managing Partner
Company:
PwC
Event:
Making Big Decisions
Name:
Sir Nick Macpherson
Position:
Permanent Secretary
Company:
HM Treasury
Event:
Making Big Decisions
Name:
Paul Donovan
Position:
Global Economist, Managing Director
Company:
UBS
Event:
Prejudice and Economics
Name:
Steve Masters
Position:
Vice President - Customer Innovation & Solutions Design
Company:
BT Global Services
Event:
Are we all IT experts now?
Name:
Jasper Morgan
Position:
CTO
Company:
Digital Theatre
Event:
Are we all IT experts now?
Name:
Matthew Partovi
Position:
Design Lead for Global Programs
Company:
Microsoft Yammer
Event:
Are we all IT experts now?
Name:
Alan Young
Position:
Partner
Company:
PA Consulting
Event:
Are we all IT experts now?
Name:
Roger Mavity
Position:
Writer and Photographer (Formerly CEO at Conran and Granada Leisure)
Company:
Event:
Getting a message across
Name:
Mark Phillips
Position:
Head of Communications
Company:
BAE Systems
Event:
Getting a message across
Name:
Mark Gallagher
Position:
Founder
Company:
Pagefield PR
Event:
Getting a message across
Name:
Nathan Sage
Position:
Global Head of Social Intelligence and Member of PA Management Group
Company:
PA Consulting
Event:
Getting a message across
Name:
Andrew Williams
Position:
Head of Digital Communications
Company:
Tesco
Event:
Getting a message across
Name:
Suran Dickson
Position:
CEO
Company:
Diversity Role Models
Event:
DRM support event, July 2013
Name:
Maria Rzemieniecka
Position:
Head of HR and D&I
Company:
KPMG
Event:
The 'I' in D&I
Name:
Huma Qazi
Position:
Head of HR, Global Functions
Company:
BP
Event:
The 'I' in D&I
Name:
Nicky Moffat CBE
Position:
Leadership Consultant
Company:
Formerly British Army
Event:
The 'I' in D&I
Name:
Sarah Guerra
Position:
Head of Equality and Diversity
Company:
Ministry of Defence
Event:
The 'I' in D&I
Name:
Tom Kneen
Position:
Head Of Business Development, British Innovation Gateway
Company:
CISCO
Event:
TMT: Perspectives on Innovation
Name:
Charles Kerrigan
Position:
Partner
Company:
Olswang LLP
Event:
TMT: Perspectives on Innovation
Name:
Marek Pawlowski
Position:
Founder
Company:
Mobile User Experience (MEX)
Event:
TMT: Perspectives on Innovation
Name:
Benjamin Southworth
Position:
Deputy CEO
Company:
Tech City
Event:
TMT: Perspectives on Innovation
Name:
Michael Salter
Position:
Head of Broadcast
Company:
No. 10 Downing Street
Event:
May Core Networking
Name:
Maria Rzemieniecka
Position:
Head of Diversity & Inclusion and Head of Audit HR
Company:
KPMG
Event:
Overseas Expansion
Name:
Brian Weare
Position:
Deputy Regional Director
Company:
HSBC
Event:
Overseas Expansion
Name:
Sam Dick
Position:
Head of Policy
Company:
Stonewall
Event:
Overseas Expansion
Name:
John Saville
Position:
Director for Asia and Global High Growth Markets
Company:
UKTI
Event:
Overseas Expansion
Name:
Steve Mannix
Position:
Associate Director of Programme Management
Company:
The Hackney Empire Theatre
Event:
The Hackney Empire: How Show Business Helps Local Business
Name:
Mark Palmer-Edgecumbe
Position:
Head of Diversity, Talent and Inclusion
Company:
Google
Event:
Radius Blue Chip - Diversity and Inclusion
Name:
Michelle Fullerton
Position:
Head of Diversity (Europe and Emerging Markets)
Company:
Bank of America Merill Lynch
Event:
Radius Blue Chip - Diversity and Inclusion
Name:
Sarah Churchman
Position:
Head of Diversity and Inclusion and Employee Wellbeing
Company:
PwC UK
Event:
Radius Blue Chip - Diversity and Inclusion
Name:
Stephen Golden
Position:
Head of Equality and Corporate Sustainability
Company:
Transport for London (TfL)
Event:
Radius Blue Chip - Diversity and Inclusion
Name:
Suran Dickson
Position:
CEO
Company:
Diversity Role Models
Event:
Radius Core - DRM Support & Awareness Event
Name:
Sir Paul Jenkins KCB QC
Position:
The Treasury Solicitor, HM Procurator General, Head of Government Legal Service
Company:
Treasury Solicitor
Event:
Radius Public Sector - 'Inspirational Leadership - some personal insights from Public Sector leaders'
Name:
Spencer Dale
Position:
Executive Director & Chief Economist
Company:
Bank of England
Event:
Radius Public Sector - 'Inspirational Leadership - some personal insights from Public Sector leaders'
Name:
Mariano Tufro
Position:
Learning and Development Leader - Europe, Middle East and Africa
Company:
GE Capital
Event:
Radius Blue Chip - Social media and the impact on the Changing Consumer
Name:
Helen Putland
Position:
Director - Customer and Partner Experience
Company:
Microsoft
Event:
Radius Blue Chip - 'Customer Centricity - understanding customer needs and creating the perfect customer experience’
Name:
Claire Harvey
Position:
Head of Corporate Responsibility
Company:
FSA / GB & Paralympics Woman
Event:
Radius Public Sector - 'Inspirational Leadership - some personal insights from Public Sector leaders'
Name:
David Skelton
Position:
Deputy Director
Company:
Policy Exchange
Event:
Radius Core –Policy Exchange’s latest research
Name:
Janis Makarewich-Hall
Position:
Head of the Central Equality and Diversity Team
Company:
Department for Business, Innovation & Skills
Event:
Radius Core - The need and opportunities for greater representation (including LGBT) in Public Sector appointments.
Name:
Phil Rothwell
Position:
Head of Strategy & Engagement - Flood & Costal Risk Management Directorate
Company:
Environment Agency
Event:
Radius Core - Environment Agency talk on severe weather planning and response for businesses
Name:
Richard Beaven
Position:
Operations Director, General Insurance
Company:
Lloyds Banking Group
Event:
Radius Blue Chip - 'Customer Centricity - understanding customer needs and creating the perfect customer experience’
Name:
Rafal Heydel-Mankoo
Position:
Royal Commentator
Company:
ABC, BBC, Sky, Fox and CNN
Event:
Radius Core - Rafal will touch briefly on the significance of the Diamond Jubilee, before recounting some amusing, and lesser known, royal anecdotes.
Name:
Simon Blake
Position:
Chairman
Company:
Diversity Role Models (DRM)
Event:
Radius Core – Fundraiser for DRM
Name:
David Sabel
Position:
Head of Digital Media
Company:
National Theatre
Event:
Radius Blue Chip - Social media and the impact on the Changing Consumer
Name:
Andrew Williams
Position:
Digital Media Manager
Company:
Tesco
Event:
Radius Blue Chip - 'Customer Centricity - understanding customer needs and creating the perfect customer experience’
Name:
Aleksandra Green
Position:
Manager, CRM
Company:
Accenture
Event:
Radius Blue Chip - Social media and the impact on the Changing Consumer