Executive leadership of government agencies and NHS. Extensive experience in politics and charities. Trustee, Amnesty International UK Charity Board & Vice-Chair, Single Homeless Project. Past Lord Mayor of Westminster.
Award-winning healthcare entrepreneur and innovative leader, with two patents, enabling people to live healthier lives globally. Oxford, Cambridge, LSE alumna. Previously at Shell, Zurich, HSBC
A solutions sales specialist with over 15 years in the industry. Experience in enterprise transformation projects and helping businesses change the way they interact.
Professor in Applied Microbiology and member of School Leadership Team. Trustee, Applied Microbiology International, RSB HE Bioscience Teacher of the Year 2023, Member MRC BBRAG.
Co-founder of Sutton College of Technology, and WordUp App. Career roles as a technologist. Voluntary roles, honours, and awards.
Protagonist and award-winning entrepreneur. Director, Diverse Advice, expert in responsible business and diversity & inclusion. Strategic Advisor, Purple Space & Panel Member, Ofcom.
Chair, NHS Employers Health & Care Women Leaders Network. Top 50 CEOs 2018 (Health Service Journal). Previous leadership roles in the healthcare sector. MBA (Aston University)
Co-founded Twin in 2018 after delivering educational workshops in the most disadvantaged areas and hosting a TV Show on CNN. Previously, President, Young Guru Academy (YGA).
Leader with a hands on approach to achieving results through clear strategies, goals and objectives. Non-Executive to Advisory Board, Pennies & Board Member, Midlands Air Ambulance Trading Ltd.
Leader in the fields of strategy, business transformation, consultancy, data and process re-engineering. Multi-sector experience, maritime, defence/security, motorsport, financial services
Extensive experience in a variety of roles in the contemporary military operational environment. Member of the Royal United Services Institute
International Fellow. Leader in the field of public health and policy approaches to vision care, helping raise it as a significant public health issue. Advocate, author, collaborator.
Leader in the field of managing growth and scale-up companies and developing business concepts. Chairman, Sisua_Digital and Yellow Film & TV. Entrepreneur and Board member.
Previously Director, Natural England; led local biodiversity policy within Defra; Head of Advocacy, English Nature. Board member, Business South; SE Forestry. Landscape Institute and RSA Fellow
Leader with over 20 years’ experience in the UK and Europe in Consumer and Healthcare Industries and Social Housing. Previous senior roles with Merck and Pfizer.
Senior Business Leader with over 25 year’s experience in digital and media industry. Non-Executive Board Advisor, Global Music Vault; German Digital Advisory Board & Female Board Pool.
Logistics entrepreneur, start-ups investor and public speaker on capitalism, leadership and faith, Arsenal fan.
Leader in the field of fundraising. Career roles in corporate and not-for profit sectors including Terence Higgins Trust, Prostate Cancer UK. Runner-up Mastermind 2023.
Leader in the field of corporate & health public affairs and communications. UK Board Director with expertise in developing and leading integrated strategies and teams.
Leader in the field of professional services. Diversity and Inclusion champion. Advisory Board member, Thomson Reuters TWLL Board, Fundraising Board member, The Personal Support Unit charity
Specialising in leadership development and cultural change. Experienced leader in cybersecurity, former CEO of Sapphire, Chairperson of Cyber North, Executive Director of Ladies Hacking Society.
Leader in Customer Experience and Service profession in roles across Europe and UK. Ex-professional dancer with volunteer work providing support to children and adults through dance
Internationally experienced leader in the field of innovative engineering systems and transformations. Previous senior roles with Rolls-Royce, and research with ESA/ESTEC
Extensive international experience in major infrastructure projects, dispute resolution and expert litigation support. Member of Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, Institute of Directors, Prime Dispute fellow.
Leader in the fields of media, broadcasting, and digital disruption. Member, Royal Television Society, BAFTA, International Emmy Awards. Descendant of Knights of the Garter.
BOYCE, I. Stephanie
Extensive leadership background in public law and global governance advising charities, regulators, local and central government. Member, National Preparedness Commission & HM Treasury & Department of BEIS Socio-Economic Taskforce
BRAGAGNI, Maurizio (Dr)
Honorary Consul Serenissima Repubblica di San Marino. Honorary Senior Visiting Fellow, Bayes Business School. Visiting Professor, Bolton University. Co-founder & Chairman, Esharelife Foundation. OBE.
CEO Horizones Consulting, HR, internationalisation and business growth specialist. Leader in the fields of empowerment and human-centric strategies.
Range of previous roles within the Chamber, special interest in Inward Investment, worked with top corporates to establish the Thames Valley Inward Investment Portal
Social impact entrepreneur with over 20 years’ experience in the talent attraction field. Trustee, The Footsteps Trust; Mentor, Key4Life & Advisor to multiple social start-ups.
Leader in the field of further education management, special interest in curriculum development and quality improvement. Previously Principal and CEO at Stoke on Trent College.
Experienced leader within the Fire Sector, leading and delivering organisational change & improvement, spearheading Equality, Diversity and Inclusion and breaking glass ceilings.
Board Member at Shakespeare Martineau. CIM Fellow. Extensive experience across UK, EMEA, North America and Asia. Previous senior marketing positions at Experian, Axa and RSA.
Multi award winning gender fluid and non-binary leader/architect across financial institutions. Co-chair of LGBT & Ally program presenting across parliament, government equalities office, BBC, Financial News
International Leadership Fellow. Learning and development professional with expertise in graduate and executive education. Strong multicultural experience (US, Europe and Asia). Based in Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
A results driven leader with a strong track record of delivering transformational business performance. Previous leadership roles with Chase Distillery (Diageo), Treasury Wine Estates and Bacardi.
CARTER, Harrison (Dr)
Member of the Court, University of Bristol. Fellow, Royal Society of Public Health. Ambassador, Medical Research Foundation, British Medical Association.
Also Independent NED, Faster Payments Scheme Limited; Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (Chair, Quality Assurance); Governor, Fettes College; Vice Chair, Scottish Canals. Awarded MBE in 2017
Leader in the professional body sector. Non-executive director roles. Media commentator, Policy advisor to Parliament. Previously with the Chartered Management Institute and the City & Guilds of London
Investor, Business leader, Digital advocate. Passionate about democratising investments through technology and content. Former Fund Manager at HSBC Asset Management, Barclays and EFG International
Focusing on insurance and asset management. Current leadership roles at PwC and previously at Barclays Group. Award-winning diversity and inclusion champion
Digital innovative leader with a blend of consultancy, advisory and global delivery experience. Holds board level strategic advisory roles at the University of Bath and Talent Microsoft Technologies.
Organisational Development Consultant, Optum Health & Technology (UK). HR Professional. Previous leadership career roles with Siemens, Safeway. Mentor
Member, Skills & Diversity Council techUK. Task Force Member, All-Party Parliamentary Group on Artificial Intelligence. Mentor and advisory roles- multiple organisations, I&D advocate.
International Leadership Fellow. Globally recognised nurse leader, strategist, executive and advocate. Named number 2 on Healthcare Global’s list of the Top 10 women in healthcare for 2021.
Entrepreneur providing technical vision and business leadership for the development of semantic AI solutions. Contributor to international industry standards, and initiatives on political polarisation.
Board Member, GOD TV & The Christian Broadcasting Council. Previously Executive Director and Trustee, United Christian Broadcasters. Committed supporter of the growth in Christian media globally.
Leader in the field of corporate responsibility and sustainability. Volunteer, The Green Organisation Awards, Founder of the CSR Accreditation Scheme. Vice President, Buckinghamshire Chamber of Commerce
Consultant physician and clinical pharmacologist by background. Extensive experience in clinical leadership, both inside and outside the NHS. Visiting Professor, University of Chester.
Career roles within Nationwide. Leader with 18 years’ experience within financial services including Treasury, Marketing and Credit Risk. A mum to 3 boys and otherwise found on the side-lines of her children’s football matches.
Board Member, Institute for Apprenticeships & Technical Education. NED, Activate Learning. Trustee, Achievement for All. Advisory Board, Education Policy Institute. National Council Member, LGBT+ Conservatives
President, Humanists International. Trustee, The Actors of Dionysus, International Humanist Trust. Member of the Council and Treasurer, Electoral Reform Society, George Eliot Fellowship.
Extensive leadership, entrepreneur and broad experience in the technology and funding in infrastructure, security high tech, energy and medtech industries. Board member, CEO Collaboration Forum.
Leader with extensive background in education and training policy development and delivery of major programmes. Previous senior roles with BIS, DfE and the STA.
Chair, CBI North East Regional Council. Board member, The Sage Gateshead (international music venue) and Gentoo, housing association. Previously Director of Public Affairs, Virgin Money. MBE
Extensive experience in the field of real estate with over 15 years spent in the industrial and logistics sector. Previous roles with Prologis, MetLife Investments and CBRE.
Appointed 2014. Previously Director of Assessment Policy, Research and Compliance. Previously Editor-in-Chief, International Journal for eAssessment and Assessment Functions Lead for Cambridge Assessment
Leader in the fields of theatre, film, and the arts. Previous roles with The Royal Lyceum Theatre, The Edinburgh International Film Festival.
Leader in the fields of operations, transformation, change and customer experience. Previous senior roles with, British Gas, Centrica and Dell.
Dynamic Digital and Innovation/Research Director with strong people management skills. International keynote speaker. Chair annual UNGA-SS Digital Health Symposium and Visiting Professor, University of Bath.
NED of Restraint Reduction Network and international company The Real Potential, previously MD of Crisis Prevention Institute and RR Donnelley, an $11.6 billion Fortune 250 global organisation
Career roles within the Institute. Previous leadership roles with West Wycombe Corporate Entertainment, Central Office of Information (Foreign & Commonwealth Office), Major, Household Cavalry Regiment
International Leadership Fellow. Founded AGORA in 1985. An industrial engineer leading his manufacturing business with “an outside edge”, through rapid growth in an evermore global market
Background in not for profit youth sector with experience covering negotiation, change management, culture and strategy. Passionate advocate of opportunities for young people, MBA qualified
DAVIS, Cynthia V
Founded 2015. Diversity & Inclusion strategist, motivational speaker and winner, Rising Stars Entrepreneur 2017. Professional Business Woman of the Year 2016. Previously cross-sector Talent Acquisition Manager
International Leadership Fellow. Also former Chairperson of the Department of Behavioural Sciences, with special expertise in the psychology of emotion, learning and motivation, and intergroup relations
DE CAUX, Robert
Leader in the field of applied technology – financial services, healthcare, manufacturing. Formerly with Logical Glue, Lehman Brothers. Enthusiast for cross-discipline knowledge and quizzing
Board Trustee, INTRAC (social justice). Previous social enterprise and community development roles
Extensive experience in leading a Customer facing division, Product Management and Programme Delivery. Committed to understanding customer need and ensuring customer satisfaction.
Extensive experience across advocacy, public affairs and policy in the NGO and public sector. Proven track record of leading policy and legislative change. Board Member, Public Law Project.
Extensive leadership experience in logistics and global supply chain. Chartered Fellow of the CILT and member of various groups within Government and the G7.
Green energy and transport entrepreneur. Background in power engineering, project finance and commodities. Non-executive Director & Chair, Investment Committee for the Low Carbon Hub IPS
DUDFIELD, Helen (Dr)
QinetiQ Senior Fellow. RAEng Visiting Professor, Nottingham Trent University on Innovation in Human Factors. Formerly Senior Principal Psychologist HM Government. Volunteer to increase diversity in STEM
Strategic, creative and commercially driven L&D professional, with extensive global experience. Award winning course designer. Winner of the Professional Services Leader of the Year.
International senior executive with extensive experience of commercial growth, turnaround and relationship management. Politically experienced with significant lobbying skills. Arts Charity Trustee.
Former CEO, Mental Health Foundation. Previously Chief Executive, Homeless Link and Director, National Campaign for the Arts. Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts. CBE
Leadership & Commercial direction – significant projects: British Rail Privatisation, Channel Tunnel. NED High Speed Rail Ltd, NHS Trusts, County Councillor. Lateral thinker, ever the optimist!
International Leadership Fellow. An experienced management professional. International award winner for fostering agricultural innovation and story-telling. Managed The Australia Women’s Health Diary, raising $1 million for Breast Cancer Trials.
Leader in the field of business and management higher education. Previously Dean of Business and Law, Kingston University, Academic Dean, Henley Business School
Extensive leadership career in blue chip multinationals including GE, News Corp and EY. Member of multiple Advisory Boards. Mentor and Speaker.
Appointed 2019. Previously Chief Operating Officer, Opus Energy, General Manager, O2 (Telefonica UK); Managing Director, O2 Health; NED, O2 Money. Formerly Director at Centrica and WHSmith
Chair, Heads of Internal Audit Committee, Association of Foreign Banks. Previous leadership roles with international financial services organisations
An influential leader on prison reform, currently working with the Centre for Social Justice think tank. Previously Business Development Manager, HMP Leeds and Prison Officer Wormwood Scrubs.
FRENCH, Lucy (Lady)
Founder and Chair, Never Such Innocence. Campaigner, Community mobiliser, Fundraiser, Childrens champion, Supporter of the Arts. Trustee roles. OBE.
Award-winning leader in the field of organisational performance, resilience and wellbeing. Qualified specialist in neuroscience, mental wellbeing, energy management and health promotion
Appointed in 2017 after leading the merger process. Extensive experience in both Further and Higher Education. Executive coach and facilitator.
Award-winning behavioural change specialist. Independent Verifyer, Mayor of London Healthy Workplace Charter. Advisory and volunteer roles. Speaker and writer.
Expert on pensions, corporate social responsibility, diversity and inclusion. Trustee: JustLikeUs, City YMCA London, Refugees at Home. FT/Outstanding Top 100 LGBT+ Executive worldwide
International Leadership Fellow. Leader in the field of non-profit organisation management. Career roles in the YMCA.
Leader in the field of supporting care leavers, young homeless and young people who offend to succeed in life. Board Member of CVS South Gloucestershire
Multi-award-winning leader in the field of Interim Management provision for leading FTSE, Private Equity Backed, Public Sector and Global Companies
Developed the humanitarian and education programme Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots for UK and UAE. Previously Head of Education, ProShare and Senior Manager, Financial Times Business
Senior railway executive, with accessible leadership, strategic vision and well-honed influencing skills. Skilled communicator, relationship builder, pragmatic deal-maker. Previously Interim MD at GWR.
Chartered Director IoD, previous leadership roles in other financial institutions. Professor of Business Administration and Leadership, Cali, Colombia.
Also Director of Conict since April 2010, providing support to the housing, care and support sectors; previously charity CEO and Trustee, and NHS Trust Governor
Appointed 2015. Previously Co-Founder and Director for 22 years of an award-winning financial services consultancy, OAC plc. Also Chair/ Vice-Chair/ Non-Exec Director of charitable & business Boards
Leader in the fields of telecommunication, media and technology focused on data driven strategies. Previous senior positions with BT & Charter Communications.
Business Coach, The OCM Group. Co-Founder and CEO, Master Money. Volunteer roles, author, speaker, honours and awards. Diversity champion.
Award winning leader and entrepreneur. Buckinghamshire Business First Growth Champion, New Business of the Year 2017 and winner Young Entrepreneur of the year, Thames Valley Business Awards 2018
Leader with a background in Sports Administration and Operations in Equestrian sport. Board Trustee, Pets as Therapy. Previously with Riding for the Disabled Association and British Equestrian.
NED and Vice Chair, Taff Housing Association. Previous senior roles with The Royal Osteoporosis Society, the NHS and Committee Member, National Institute for Health Research.
Career roles in Deloitte and with Tribal Group, NHS Confederation, Goldman Sachs, UBS. Trustee. Hobbies include, pottery collection, piano, yoga, water sports with her family.
Appointed 2017. Previously Director of Corporate Affairs, Heathrow Airport and Director of Communications for the UK Ministry of Justice. Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations
Leader with 33 years fire service experience across multiple roles. Previously, Chief Fire Officer and County Council Director, Suffolk.
Diversity, equity and inclusion expert with a background in the international third sector. Member of multiple equality/human rights committees. LGBT+ and mental health champion.
Leaders in the field of helping Home Affairs organisations keep their citizens safe and their borders secure. Previous leadership roles with Capgemini. Formerly British Army Officer
Leader in the field of social change, communications, public affairs. Partners national, local government, media, education, NHS. Previous roles with, National Autistic Society, Leonard Cheshire Disability.
Scientist by background, leader in the field of defence training. Previous senior roles with Thales and QinetiQ.
Deep C-Level leadership and commercial experience in helping companies expand globally. Experience in organic growth as well as domestic and global acquisitions.
Executive member, New NHS Alliance; Board member, Social Care Institute for Excellence and Community Integrated Care. Former Director for People, Birmingham City Council. Awarded CBE
Also Visiting Research Fellow, University of East Anglia. Previously Founding Director, The IMPRESS Project; Consultant, Save the Children UK; Programmes Director, Sigrid Rausing Trust
Former British Ambassador to Paraguay (2017-2020). Leadership roles in the British diplomatic service, managing culturally diverse teams. Fluent in five languages. Diversity champion.
Previously COO, North West Boroughs Healthcare NHS FT. FE & HE College Governor and University Hon. Senior Lecturer. Background in the third sector in commercial development
Global leader in the field of wellbeing. Policy Professional, Advisor and Coach. Extensive experience leading and growing successful teams. Board Member National Centre for Creative Health
Leading sales industry standards. Previous international leadership roles in the IT and financial services sectors with Dell EMC, Sun Microsystems, GE, Barclays Asset Finance and Lloyd’s
Former Chief Design Engineer, Rolls-Royce. Chartered Engineer and Fellow, Institution of Mechanical Engineers. Significant leadership experience in change management. Business Mentor for the Prince’s Trust since 2014.
A global senior leader and experienced social worker in the field of child and family social services. Non-Executive Director of the National LGBT Federation (Ireland) and children’s services organisations in the USA and Asia. Award-winning diversity champion.
JANDU MARSH, Gurpal
Experienced Social Care Consultant and Senior Manager with extensive track record of mock inspections, practice leadership and turnaround support to improve quality and compliance outcomes.
Extensive experience of leading major programmes with foundation of operational and crisis management. Passionate about transforming opportunities for social change. Fellow of RSA and CMI
Leader in the field of culture change, diversity and inclusive leadership. Non-Executive Director, Derbyshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust and Elected Councillor, Leicester City Council.
Award-winning General Counsel, background in international organisations in IT, transport, business services. Qualified executive coach, recent Masters degree in Practical Ethics and AI.
International medtech business leader. Chairman, Freehand. NED roles – MediSieve, Causeway Therapeutics, Health Enterprise East. Chair Board of Governors Appleton C of E Primary School.
Strategic change management & implementation specialist. CEO & National Chairman, Forum for the Built Environment (Faculty of Building), Managing Director, THIRTY30.
JUCHTER VAN BERGEN QUAST, Bob
CEO, European Chamber of Digital Commerce. President, Court of Arbitration, ECDC. Attorney at Law. International honours and awards. Volunteer roles. Descendant of Knights of the Garter.
KAPLAN, Andreas (Prof Dr)
Professor of Marketing. Counted among the top 50 business & management authors worldwide. Focus on artificial intelligence, social media, higher education. Keynote speaker
Extensive background in policing across London and as Chief Constable of Essex. Chairman, World Class Policing and Honorary Professor, University of Essex.
Facilitator and Leadership Coach, working with half a dozen professional networks on four continents. Author, keynote speaker and screen writer.
Leader with a passion for bringing a positive perspective to the workplace and leading a motivated team. Advisor, Omid International & Trustee, Little Troopers and Give Us Time.
Intervention provider to Mayor of London and Home Office. Deputy Headteacher and Redbridge LGBT+ Lead. Counter Terrorism Advisory Network Secretary. Winner of Mayor’s Award 2020.
International Leadership Fellow. Founded 2005. Also Head of Customer Experience, Moox Inc, the next generation urban bicycle company. Previously CEO & Founder Whackamole Labs, and UX Consultant, multiple companies
International Leadership Fellow. Previous leadership roles in GSK Consumer Healthcare & Reckitt Benckiser. Experienced R&D leader passionate about consumers
Award-winning leader and equal opportunity and diversity champion. Previously CEO, Berliner Verkehrsbetriebe and senior transportation leadership roles in Mainz, Wiesbaden, and Cologne
KRONEN, Juliane (Dr)
Leader with an extensive background in strategy consulting for the global telecommunications industry and experience in social impact projects. Vice Chair, Right Livelihood Award Foundation.
Leader in the legal sector. Advisor to executives, NEDs, Ministers. UK delegate to an OECD Working Party. Experience in banking, law firms and the United Nations.
Leader in the field of engineering/machinery and ESG. Business Angel CleanTech, Adjunct Professor, INSEAD. Member, Atlantik-Brücke e.V.
Appointed 2015. Also Board Member, Charityworks, UK Non-Profit Sector’s Graduate Programme. Previously Director of Resources / Deputy CEO and Company Secretary, Advance.
International Leadership Fellow. Senior executive with extensive international experience working across 5 continents. A strategic and analytical leader with a proven track record of helping organisations innovate, thrive and grow.
Experienced HR Director, results driven and passionate about realising the potential of people to drive business forward. Previous leadership roles with Bristol Water, EDF, Dialog Semiconductor & Spirax Sarco
International Fellow. Research Professor, Global Leadership, Questrom School of Business, Boston University. Internationally acclaimed award-winning author, speaker, trainer, facilitator. Ph.D
Award winning author, ornithologist, photographer and animal advocate. Extensive experience on animal welfare issues, wildlife and the environment. Globally recognised thought leader.
Led the development of the national improvement model for mental health, NHS Improvement. Mental Health Consultant, Thames Valley Chamber of Commerce. MBA (Henley)
Leader in the field of change consultancy. Creator of ‘WondrousWomen@Work’ Programme. Previous leadership roles with Capgemini, Ecclesiastical Insurance Group, Arthur Andersen. Rugby player
Leader in the UK’s largest space manufacturing and services business, which delivers scientific and exploration missions as well as critical defence and security space infrastructure
Leader in emotional intelligence, building inclusive cultures. Keynote speaker helping others perfect public speaking. Previously Superintendent, Derbyshire Constabulary.
International Leadership Fellow. Military, Maritime, Construction and Mining background around Australia and overseas. Previous leadership roles and project management experience in remote and complex environments
Chartered Building Surveyor, specialising in technical due diligence of commercial property. DE&I advocate. Co-Founder and Ambassador of Freehold LGBT+ CIC. Patron: LandAid. MBE
Mayor of London Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Advisor. Awards, Advisory, Strategic, and Voluntary Roles. Motivational Public Speaker. Listed in UK’s top 30 BAME Leaders 2020.
Chair since 1988; also Chair, Box Up Crime, CEO, Bar Code Systems, mentor to young entrepreneurs and local Councillor
International Leadership Fellow. Founder and entrepreneurial leader of various businesses and charitable foundations, primarily in Australia and North America. A passion for connecting people to grow companies, careers and communities.
Leader with extensive experience in delivering political strategy and developing relationships with governments. Diversity, equality & inclusion champion. Chair, South East CBI council; Advisor and Board member.
Leader in the field of youth opportunity, education, international co-operation. Trustee, speaking, advisory, and voluntary roles.
UK Ambassador for CyberSecurity and Fellow of IoD. Award-winning International Keynote and TEDx Speaker. Advisory Board of Cyber Resilience Centre. Author. Governor. Trustee. Volunteer
Experienced Leader having worked for 15 years in UK’s largest business membership organisations. Now leading a £9m National Lottery Heritage Fund regeneration project in central Newcastle.
On a mission to change care for the better! Hospice Nurse and Charity Director working to improve care with a growing team of outstanding nurses & carers
An experienced NHS CEO and qualified accountant by background. Over 38 years experience in the NHS and a Fellow of the University of Central Lancashire.
Senior leader specialising in change management, public safety and leadership. Thirty nine year (first) career in emergency services, concluding as Chief Fire Officer/ CEO.
International Leadership Fellow. Board Member and Trustee for Arts and Social Impact groups. Global Advocate and Strategic Connector. Competitive Concert Pianist in a past life.
President, British Soft Drinks Association; NED, Finsbury Food Group. Previously CEO, Nichols plc. Member, Advisory Board for the Manchester Metropolitan University School of Business and Law
Extensive experience in global research, marketing campaigns & B2B advertiser relationships. Previous senior roles with Dentsu Aegis Network. Active volunteer with Samaritans.
An aspiring change-maker, using her platform to intentionally pivot organisations towards impactful change and making DE&I people’s everyday experience. Ethnicity Advisory Council Member, NatWest Group.
MOBLEY, Samantha (Sam)
Member of London Office Management Committee, Head of London India Group, Baker McKenzie. Vice Chair, Antitrust Committee, International Bar Association
Recognised as one of the industry’s leaders with more than 20 years’ experience in data and strategic advisory.
Extensive experience in the voluntary sector within Catholic youth ministry and international development. Previous roles with CAFOD & Salesians of Don Bosco UK.
MURPHY, M Kathleen
International Leadership Fellow. Nurse leader with extensive background in global and community health. Board Chair, Prevent Blindness. Fellow, International Council of Nurses Global Nursing Leadership Institute.
Leader in the field of international expansion and business operations primarily in Asia. Over a decade spent living in India.
NAYAK, Uday (Dr)
Global business leader, investor and philanthropist. Governor, University of Bolton. Chairman and Founder Kayan FBO Services. Special Envoy of St. Kitts & Nevis for Economic Development.
A global entrepreneur who has established and led businesses in 15 countries globally. Chairman of many Boards ranging from the Commonwealth Skills Forum to Tranmere Rovers FC
International Leadership Fellow. Entrepreneur, focused on global HR and business expansion, with 25 years professional experience. Arthur Andersen alumni and prior senior client advisory roles with PwC & KPMG.
Co-Chair emeritus, Unity LGBTA Network. Member of Advisory Board, OUTstanding. Previous international leadership career roles within EY. Certified Public Accountant, State of New York
Previously Member, Mayor of London’s Water Advisory Group; Non Exec Member, Flood and Coastal Programme Board. Former CEO, Council for National Parks. Awarded OBE 2017
NED Advisory Board member, The Vulnerability Registration Service and Bristow & Sutor Bailiffs. Assorted other Board Leadership roles, including Chair, Institute of Money Advisors
Director, Alliance Française Ireland, previous Skillnets. Chévalier De l’Ordre National du Mérite. Volunteer, Women for Election, Women on Air. Previous leadership roles across public service
Background in local government, with civil service and private sector experience; passionate about leadership, organisational culture, and developing others via coaching and mentoring.
Vice Chair and HR Director, Islington Arts Factory. Innovation Advisor, Royal Armoured Corps, Trustee/ Advisor positions. Previously international leadership roles including, ?What If! Innovation, Yum Brands
International Leadership Fellow. Author of international best seller “Home in Harmony”, on creating a nurturing home environment. Interior designer, lifestyle curator and Hay House Radio Show host
Award-winning video game director, and part-time author and musician.
Leader in the field of design and branding with experience in a variety of industries. Previous senior roles with, Deutsche Bank, HSBC and SDL plc.
Globally recognised thought leader on stakeholder capitalism and DEI. Non-Executive Director in the US, UK, and EU. Attitude 101 Trailblazers Changing the World.
Health & Social care professional with over 30 years’ experience. Responsible for the strategic and operational leadership of all aspects of people management. Fellow, CIPD.
Also NHS and National Care Association Liaison Director. Previously University Hospital South Manchester; Department for Education; Cancer Research UK and BBC Producer
Expertise in designing and scaling impact across global health, social justice, and humanitarian assistance. Board Member, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.
Entrepreneur, investor, and technology strategist. Convenor of the ISO workgroups: Big Data Analytics & Six Sigma; and AI Liaison Officer. Award-winning author, lecturer, speaker.
A seasoned military officer dedicated to serving military facing charities and Company Director driven to provide high-quality homes for low-income families. MBE
Also Non-Executive Director, IdeaSquares, (crowdfunding); Ordoo, digital ordering platform; Trustee, Tobacco Factory Theatres and Co-Founder, Contactzilla, a seamless contact management system
Former banking leader turned social entrepreneur. Bringing international corporate experience to complex social issues. Creative thinker focused on practical execution.
Global leader in the field of Employability. Advisor to governments, speaker, author, multi award-winning advocate and champion for employability practitioners and professional practice development.
Inclusive leader with 30 years’ experience across the gas, water, automotive, financial industries. Chair of the CSCS Alliance, NED at HSE, TESP & Mentor.
PARRETT, Sam (Dr)
Experienced CEO and Executive Principal with a background in leading successful College and School mergers. Chair, Trustee and Board Member. TES FE Leader of the Year 2020. CBE
Trustee/Director, Home Renaissance Foundation (Think Tank promoting recognition of the importance of home environments). Director, Compliance Manager. Director, Connections B2B (Business Growth)
Leads computational lung cancer detection and prevention research at UCL alongside NHS clinical practice. Co-founded Oslr, pioneering tech-driven solutions for hands-on medical training.
Senior business leader and qualified lawyer with proven track record in transforming businesses. Founding team member, Kroo Bank; Lecturer, Exeter Business School.
Leader in the fields of policy, research and advocacy, with extensive experience in charity and public sectors. Previous senior roles include British Red Cross and Mind.
PIEROTTI, Mark J (Dr)
International Fellow. International leader in the field of technical, operational and commercial airline management and aircraft operations. Professor and published author with multiple honours and awards.
Over 25 years of leadership experience globally and in Denmark with civil society organisations and the UN. Board member, Anna Lindh Foundation & Nordic Women Mediators Network.
Experienced operational and people leader. Expertise in media, crisis management and communications. Chair, The Wildlife Trust for Birmingham and the Black Country. Diversity Champion. MBE
Ambassador, Age Irrelevance. Board Member UNICON Executive Education (USA), Honorary Member, EFMD Management Development (Brussels). Previously Director of International Business, Henley Business School.
PITFIELD, Spencer (Dr)
Leader in the fields of charity, voluntary service, politics, and music. Previously Chief Executive, Paces (cerebral palsy charity). OBE
The Future Dams project explores how global capital flows influence the emergence of more sustainable dam infrastructure. Joint Chair of Governors, Hockerill Anglo-European College
POPE, William (Professor)
Chairman & Pro-Chancellor of University of Suffolk; Chairman of Society for the Environment, Yorkshire & Humber Academic Health Science Network (and National Chair of Chairs) & Environmental Policy Forum
Leader in Financial Technology with Head of Technology & regulatory delivery experience. Mentor and active LGBTQ+ ally. Fellow of the Sustainable Finance Council at the Blockchain Climate Institute.
Ethics and Compliance professional, and Chartered Management Accountant. Extensive experience managing E&C risks and developing Whistleblowing programmes within large global organisations.
Fellow of CIPS, member of the Audit Committee of the Non-Ministerial Departments of Jersey, with a track record of delivering to the highest commercial standards.
Non-Exec Director, Vocal Health Education, & Patron/Trustee. Arts entrepreneur, educator and charity founder. Fellow of the RSA and Board Member.
Formerly Global Head of People Capability, Jaguar Land Rover. Trustee and Director of Ashorne Hill Management College
A strategic and analytical thinking professional with experience in the private and public sector, UK & Overseas. Extensive background in research, change management and operational performance.
Finance Director specialising in supporting Boards of medium sized growth charities and businesses; NED and Chair of Audit & Risk; Governor, Oxford University Hospitals NHS FT
Extensive leadership experience with a passion for scaling fast growing companies within new global regions. Keen athlete and former semi-professional footballer.
ROMERO, Joseph Cerilles
Partnering with executive teams toward achieving business transformation goals and leadership development aspirations.
Appointed 2013. A Board Director and CEO passionate about information networks and services and their impact on society. Previously with Nokia
Innovator in the field of Edtech for 20 years, solving real world problems from idea to successful execution and exit. Specialist areas of interest include Safeguarding and GDPR
Experienced leader in corporate tax matters for multi-national groups in engineering, manufacturing and transportation sectors. Aspires to a servant-leadership style to empower others.
An accomplished Chief Technology Officer, driving digital, culture and customer transformation with a belief in compassionate leadership. Previously a CTO at global systems integrator Capgemini
Deputy Lieutenant, Hampshire Lieutenancy. Director, Wessex Media Group (communication and training). Advisory and voluntary roles with other organisations.
Leader with over 20 years’ experience in automotive, public policy and stakeholder collaboration on sustainability, decarbonisation and competitiveness, LowCVP (Zemo), Advisory Board member.
Leader in the fields of strategy, transformation, and finance in multi-national companies. Previous senior roles with Bauer Media Group, Bertelsmann, McKinsey & Co. LGBT parent and diversity champion.
International Leadership Fellow. Career roles in META. NED Lindblad Expeditions. Owner/author, Paper Airplanes. Previously Marketing Manager, eBay. LGBT+ Champion.
Appointed 2008. A hands-on international director with experience in sales, operations and general management across the medical, industrial, automotive and retail sectors
Appointed 2018. Also Trustee, Spice Innovations Ltd. Previously CEO, Relate, the UK’s leading relationship support charity. Director, Scope; Senior Manager, Nesta
NED, Water & Sanitation for the Urban Poor (Asia and Africa). Previously Chief Health Safety & Wellbeing Officer, Thames Water. Lecturer at University of Cambridge. OBE
SINGH HOTHI, Indy
Strategist, Humanitarian & Explorer. Entrepreneur across technology, arts and construction. Passionate about the power of education for long term change. Cultural Advisor to Mayor of London.
Leader in research and development in the fields of healthcare and FMCG. Previous roles with GSK & RB. Passionate about consumer led innovation & talent development.
Previously Director of People, Swansea City and County Council; Assistant Chief Executive and Assistant Director, Darlington Borough Council; Director of Communities, Swindon Borough Council
Former Digital Workspace Director at University of Bristol, founded independent digital consultancy in 2019. Passionate advocate for education & diversity. Award-winning champion of the LGBT+ community
Leader in the field of HR in the legal services sector. Previous leadership roles with Eversheds, White & Case, Linklaters. FCIPD
Board member, Universities and Colleges Employers Association, GuildHE. Adjunct Professor of Practice, Monash University. Volunteer roles. Awards. Diversity champion. Global focus.
PE Portfolio Chairman. A strong track record of M&A, value creation, accelerated growth and exit. Chairman, Independent Governance Group and AuditComply. Patron of Team Endeavour.
Part-time doctoral student, Chartered FCIPD, Chartered Manager and FCMI. Previously Chief Executive of Liverpool Students’ Union and Royal Navy Training and Media Operations Officer.
Leader innovating industry change, building a better future through award-winning people programme, committed to diversity and a key contributor in Aviva’s Net-Zero ambitions.
Experienced Operational Leader across not-for-profit and corporate sectors (including SAS, Microsoft, SPSS(IBM) and The Adventure Learning Charity)
Leader of European in-house legal team and board director with particular expertise in complex commercial arrangements, payments and regulatory matters on a cross-border and multi-jurisdictional basis
Senior Leader with experience across the public sector, financial services industry and healthcare regulation. Extensive background in leading multi-disciplinary teams to deliver against challenging corporate objectives.
Head of DrumRoll (creative communications) and the Future Factory (business innovation ) – Both agencies part of Barnett Waddingham. Previous leadership roles in marketing and benefit consultancy
Extensive background in the field of simulation, training and logistics. Experienced in complex and diverse programme portfolios. Previous senior roles with Leonardo, Lockheed Martin & CAE.
Leader with over 25 years’ experience in global law firm management. Direct experience of working in multiple geographic regions and responsibility across functions.
Founded independent consultancy in 2012. Also NED on multiple Boards including Mid Yorkshire NHS Trust and City HR Association. Author & public speaker; OBE in 2017
Expert in the field of ethics and compliance. Experienced in managing compliance risks and building strong partnerships with stakeholders to build and enhance the E&C culture.
Director, Almshouse Consortium Ltd, Chairman, Trust 2000, Member of ACCA Charities Technical Advisory Group, Winner of Finance Team of the Year 2015 (National Finance Awards)
Leader with over 20 years’ experience in BBC Newsrooms. Digital communications advisor to global non-profit organisations. BBC Centenary Ambassador, Motivational Speaker & Fathers Development Foundation Founding Trustee.
Senior Advisor, Africa Business School. Extensive leadership career in the higher education sector. Previous senior roles in Malaysia, the UAE and France.
International Leadership Fellow. President, Austrian Studies Association. Fellowship, Editorial, Membership, and Directorial roles in international organisations. Author, Editorial Board member and Peer Reviewer
TOWNEND, Jeanne (JC)
Leader in international management consulting. Board Member of FedCap (NYC multinational charity helping those with barriers to employment). Member of the CBI’s Economic Growth Board
Humanitarian, healthcare professional, researcher and thought leader. Paving the way to transform and improve nursing care in humanitarian contexts.
Board Member, Giosg, and Somic Oy. Previous international leadership roles with Canon
Leader in the fields of healthcare and telecommunications. International business development consultant. Previous leadership roles with Datapoint (Europe), Vicorp (UK and Nordic) and TPS (USA/EMEA)
Also NED Darlington Football Club. Previously HR Director, Fujitsu; Chief HR Officer with OSN & Ooredoo in the Middle East. HR Director BBC, Vice-President HR at BP
Senior Executive with over 25 years experience in the global Cyber Security industry and the Technology, Media & Communications sector. Board Director, NED, public speaker and passionate fundraiser
A passionate senior leader with experience across operational, strategic, commercial, D&I and people management across global markets. Non-Executive Director, Mentor and gender balance advocate.
Extensive experience working at Board level, across three continents, within the public and private sector. Strategic Advisory Board Member, British Transport Police. Trustee, 5% Club.
Governor, Nottingham Trent University. Formerly Chief Operating Officer Browne Jacobson. Career roles with Boots, PwC, Deloitte
WALTHER, Stefanie (Dr)
Member of Pharma Management Board Germany, Women’s Leadership, DE&I sponsor, Business Angel, Boston Consulting Group, Company Founder, Breast Cancer Survivor, Plastic Surgeon, HBS, marathon.
Experienced voluntary sector leader with a commitment to empowering youth leadership. Deep understanding of challenges within the HE sector and proven track record of diversifying income streams.
A portfolio of consultancy includes pharmacy advocacy with the Pharmacists Defence Association. Governor of University of Hertfordshire. Former MP for Watford 1997-2010 and Justice Minister.
Chair, York Crown Nominations Commission (PM-appointed, April 2019), Vice- Lord Lieutenant for Cheshire. Chair, Cheshire Community Foundation. Member, CBI Enterprise Forum. Ski Instructor, walker, cyclist
RSA Fellow. Trustee of British Society of Mental Health and Deafness; UK Council on Deafness; Voluntary Organisations Disability Group. Previous leadership roles with Scope, NSPCC
Extensive understanding of the prison service and Offender Management teams. Recognised as an influential leader on prison reform. Member of employee advisory board, Sheffield Hallam University.
Founder 2010. Director, Communities Together Durham & North-East Social Investment Company; Trustee, Association of Chief Executives of Voluntary Organisations. Deputy Lieutenant, County Durham. Awarded OBE 2008
NHS Director with over 29 years’ experience within a variety of health and care settings. Fellow of The Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy.
Leader in the fields of infrastructure and built environment. Extensive experience developing and delivering corporate strategies, change programmes, and influencing wider stakeholders across private and public sectors.
Award-winning leader in the field of cyber security. Best-selling author and writer. Autistic advocate for Neurodiversity, and the bottom-line business benefits of inclusion.
Business, Tech and Start Up leader with extensive experience working with large corporates to global and local projects. Previous senior roles with Dell & Vodafone.
Various Non-Exec Board roles in housing, education and health. A specialist in corporate governance and leadership development working with The King’s Fund and NHS Leadership Academy
Strategic advisor and speaker on HR strategy, technology, and trends. LPI Fellow and winner of the 2020 Colin Corder Award for Outstanding Contribution to Learning
Previous roles in banking, innovation and tech. Board Trustee, Leadership Through Sport & Business. Founding member, Tech She Can Charity. Entrepreneur, Speaker, Awards, Diversity champion.
Trustee/ NED, National Fire Chiefs Council (NFCC). Previously Chief Officer and Deputy Director for People and Head of Strategy and Transformation, Avon and Somerset Constabulary.
Leader with extensive board experience. Award-winning campaigner for inclusion and diversity, food author, trustee, media consultant, visiting professor and former BBC TV production boss.
Digital technology and marketing leader. Vice-Chair of Governors at the Oaks Federation. Previously Director of Digital Technology, KFC and Former Director, CDG Group.