Summary profiles of our active Leadership Fellows
In alphabetical order below, by surname, at September 2021:
Appointed 2015. Previously National Operations Director, Advanced Childcare Group (12 years), winner of 48+ Ofsted Outstanding Provider Awards, Criminal Justice Development Officer, Pakistani Resource Centre (4 years)
Also Cabinet Member for Public Protection and Licensing, Westminster Council. Leader in marketing and communications. Previously NHS England and The Pensions Regulator. Lord Mayor of Westminster 2017/18
CEO 2014, previously MD, Operations and other posts. Leadership roles, Royal National Institute for the Deaf and other charities, Senior consultant with Coopers & Lybrand
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
Member, Industry Skills Board. Advisor Socio Economic Task Force. Global Diversity List Top 20. Public Speaker. Multi Award winning Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Thought leader
ALBRYCHIEWICZ, Izabela (Iza)
International Leadership Fellow. Award-winning leader in the media/communications sector. Previously CEO, Wavemaker, Director, Zenith TV
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)
Board Member and shareholder, Manchester United plc. Chairman, Manchester United Foundation. Governor, King’s School Chester. Sales and marketing/finance/accountancy roles with Intervoice, GC Europe, PwC
International Leadership Fellow. Managing Director, Ancient Rome Live. Archeologist, Heritage Preservationist, Speaker/Lecturer, Film/TV presenter
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
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 in the field of environmental protection. Speaker, columnist, and broadcaster. Honorary Professor, Policy Fellow, Educator in the area of international executive education.
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
International Leadership Fellow. To unify mankind through a global spiritual awakening ignited by the realization of the power held by human intention. Chief of Marketing Relations
International Leadership Fellow. To unify mankind through a global spiritual awakening ignited by the realization of the power held by human intention. Master artist and designer
With 20 years experience in the cyber security industry, Annabel has recently been recognised as one of the most influential women in the UK IT channel
Leader in the field of financial services. Previous senior roles with Lloyds Banking Group, KPMG, HSBC, Barclays, AIG, and BT. Author. Diversity champion
Appointed in June 2020. Previously Head of Customer Experience for Certsure, then Director of Customer Service BMI Group
Encouraging positive and sustainable change, helping to build new futures away from the anxieties of people’s pasts.
International Leadership Fellow. Internationally experienced leader in the field of innovative engineering systems and transformations. Previous senior roles with Rolls-Royce, and research with ESA/ESTEC
Executive Director & Senior Legal Counsel, Goldman Sachs. Award-winning advocate of diversity and inclusion
Leader in the fields of media, broadcasting, and digital disruption. Member, Royal Television Society, BAFTA, International Emmy Awards. Descendant of Knights of the Garter.
Justice of the Peace, England and Wales. Board Trustee: LandAid Charitable Trust; Just Like Us and Lambourne End Centre
Range of previous roles within the Chamber, special interest in Inward Investment, worked with top corporates to establish the Thames Valley Inward Investment Portal
Leader in the field of further education management, special interest in curriculum development and quality improvement. Previous leadership roles at South Essex College and GoFurther
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
Member, Global Student Experience Committee, Heriot-Watt University. Trustee, Tabhair Trust (Economic Empowerment). Previously President of the National Union of Students
Peer-to-peer / Crowdfunding advisor and consultant. Co-founder Fundit.Buzz, various roles with Swiss Re. Founder of UK Crowdfunding Association. Sloan Fellow, MBA/MSc London Business School
International Leadership Fellow. Leader in the field of executive development and executive education. Previously, Global Practice Director, Leadership, Diversity and Inclusion, Thales Learning Hub
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.
FRSA 1989. Co-founded Synaptica 1995; currently leading business strategy and R&D. Global Knowledge Management Congress Leadership Award 2016. Open data advocate. Founded Post-Truth Forum 2017
Founder and Director, Cross Rhythms (Christian radio) and Cornerstone Vision, a publishing, sales & marketing company based in Plymouth. Also Trustee, God TV since 2015
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
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.
International Leadership Fellow. 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.
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
Executive Creative Director, Proof of Trust. Leader in the field of branding. Mentor & Teacher, Thaducation
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
JP – Senior Presiding Magistrate, Chair, Magistrates Association – Surrey. European Business development award, Public Service. Association of Super Recognisers, security and healthcare sectors.
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
Co-led the growth of the company following a management buy-out. Vice-Chairman, Association of Suppliers to the British Clothing Industry. Advisory and charitable roles. MBE
Director of several Aviva subsidiary boards. Backroad in actuarial and consultancy work. Outstanding LGBT Leader 2019
International Leadership Fellow. Bringing global nursing & policy expertise to roles including: Employee Healthcare Navigation Director, Shenandoah University; Volunteer, International Council of Nurses; Senior Clinical Advisor to multinationals
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
International Leadership Fellow. 20th President of Linfield College; also Coach, Global Good Fund, a leadership development enterprise for social entrepreneurs. Previously Director, Institute for Entrepreneurship.
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
DE CLOSSET, Emma
Wide range of experience across the public, private and charitable sectors. Previously Director of Strategy, National Citizen Service. International consulting experience with the Boston Consulting Group
Board Trustee, INTRAC (social justice). Previous social enterprise and community development roles
Founder, Diversability, Asian Woman Festival and Asian Disability Network. Award-winning disability specialist and social entrepreneur. Advisory and volunteer roles across all sectors and government.
Appointed as Group CEO in 2013 having been a college Principal since 1996. A national thought leader in education and Chair of the Women’s Leadership Network
Appointed 2016. Previous leadership roles in social care including adult residential care, and The Children’s Society. Named on 2018 OUTstanding Top 100 LGBT + Executives List
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
HR leader, Executive Coach. Charity Trustee, Working With Men. Previous senior roles in top corporates including CDC, Barclaycard, Citi, Ford. MBA University of Warwick
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
Professional transformation and change leader. Previous leadership career roles in GSK covering a wide variety of functions. Former Vice-President, Community Health Integration. FT Leadership Programme
Leader in the field of business and management higher education. Previously Dean of Business and Law, Kingston University, Academic Dean, Henley Business School
Business leader with a legal background. Chair, Disability Confident Business Leaders Group. Recently NED, British Retail Consortium. Professional Coaching Certificate, Henley Business School
Extensive leadership career in blue chip multinationals including GE, News Corp and EY. Member of multiple Advisory Boards. Mentor and Speaker.
International Leadership Fellow. Entrepreneur with a passion to develop the potential within people and the technology created by them. Supporting start-ups and scale-ups as investor and Chairman.
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
Experienced leader of not for profit organisations. Chair of Scottish Federation of Housing Associations, Vice Chair of South of Scotland Enterprise.
Chair, Heads of Internal Audit Committee, Association of Foreign Banks. Chair, Societe Generale Pride and Allies Network. Previous leadership roles with international financial services organisations
Advisor on rehabilitation, Police and Crime Commissioners Partnership Executive Group. Previously Senior Prison Officer, HMPs Leeds and Wormwood Scrubs. Director, Link Agency
Award-winning leader in the field of organisational performance, resilience and wellbeing. Qualified specialist in neuroscience, mental wellbeing, energy management and health promotion
Leader in the field of business transformation, culture development and service excellence
Appointed CEO of South Downs in 2015. Now leading the merger process with Havant college. Over 25 years’ experience in both Further and Higher Education
Award-winning behavioural change specialist. Independent Verifyer, Mayor of London Healthy Workplace Charter. Advisory and volunteer roles. Speaker and writer.
UK Summit Co-Chairman, Evanta. Leader in global technology and digital strategies. Voted one of the most influential BAME Technology Leaders by the FT
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
Appointed 2006, and developed the global humanitarian and education programme Roots & Shoots. Previously Head of Education at 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.
Ria Financial for over 12 years, 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
International Leadership Fellow. Background in Health & Social Policy, with a systems approach to Values-based Leadership & Cultural Change. Various global board advisory roles.
Highly skilled and innovative leader experienced in all aspects of Housing, Assets, Development and Care Services. Previously Operations Director, Berwickshire Housing Association.
Appointed 2017, board level leadership roles in Edtech for 15+ years. Using technology to make a sustainable change and improve outcomes for all children
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
GRIFFITHS, Paul James
Leader in the field of Human Resources across private and public organisations, UK and internationally. Board/CEO & Private Equity advisor across multiple sectors. Qualified FA Coach & Charitable Trustee
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
Former Partner of Chairman Mentors International, Group Head of External Affairs & Sustainability, HSBC, Deputy Director-General/ Chief Policy Director of the CBI
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
Leaders in the field of helping Home Affairs organisations keep their citizens safe and their borders secure. Previous leadership roles with Cap Gemini. Formerly British Army Officer
Leader in the field of social change, communications, public affairs. Partners national, local government, media, NHS. Previous roles with, National Autistic Society, Leonard Cheshire Disability.
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 Director of Transformation and Partnership. FE & HE College Governor and University Hon. Senior Lecturer. Background in the third sector in commercial development
Lay Council member ‘Patient Safety Sector’, Royal Society of Medicine; 20 years as School Head. Awarded OBE in 1996
Leader in the fields of global technology, energy, ESG and engineering in all industry sectors. Non-Executive Director, Beazley plc. Drax Group. Board Member, techUK.
Appointed CFO in 2018 transitioning from Managing Director for Eduspot. Board roles in telecoms and software for 10+ years. A passionate leader striving for continuous improvement in the EdTech space
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
Recognised leader in the voluntary sector. Chair, Centre for Youth Impact. Previous roles with, Missing People, YMCA, Depaul UK, and The Children’s Society
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.
Non-Executive Director, CPMS (Infrastructure Project Management). Chair, Advisory Board, GDS Digital (Digital Citizen). Member, BSI Healthcare Committee. Previously Member of Parliament, Bath
Founder, Good&Kind (social impact platform for good deeds and kindness). TedX speaker, Multi-award winning strategic marketeer, Experience with HM Government, NHS
Commissioner, Inclusive Growth Commission and Trustee of Association of Charitable Foundations. Previously Chief Executive Bedfordshire and Luton Community Foundation. FRSA. OBE
International Leadership Fellow. Leader in the field of child protection & alternative care internationally. Director, National LGBT Federation (NFX) Ireland. Award-winning diversity champion
Leader in the field of business strategy and continuous improvement. Previous director level roles with Rehab JobFiT, Reed in Partnership. MBA Warwick University
Leadership experience in infrastructure, digital, transport, financial services, asset management, energy, education, third sector, policing and international development
Appointed 2016. Chairman of Tennyson Insurance; Chairman of Sutton Housing Society; Trustee of Zurich Community Trust; previously Director of Public Sector for Zurich Insurance
International Leadership Fellow. Leader in the field of Commerce Technology Design and Innovation.
International medtech business leader. Executive Chairman, Elasmogen. NED roles – MediSieve, Deltex, Health Enterprise East. Chair Board of Governors Appleton C of E Primary School.
JUCHTER VAN BERGEN QUAST, Bob
International Leadership Fellow. 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.
Senior HR Executive with international experience in leading companies in the retail, banking, financial services, consumer, pharmaceutical and software sectors
KAPLAN, Andreas (Prof Dr)
International Leadership Fellow. Professor of Marketing. Counted among the top 50 business & management authors worldwide. Focus on artificial intelligence, social media, higher education. Keynote speaker
KAPUR, Nabhit (Prof)
International Leadership Fellow. President, World Leaders for Mental Health. Social impact advisor to Vice President of Liberia. Candidate, United Nations Secretary General 2021.
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.
KINNAIR, Donna (Dame)
Career roles within the Royal College. Nursing Policy and Practice lead, Retail Management. Previous leadership roles in the NHS and local government. Advisor to government
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
International Leadership Fellow. Award-winning leader and equal opportunity and diversity champion. Previous transportation leadership roles in Mainz, Wiesbaden, and Cologne
Management Consultant, inclusive talent strategist, executive coach, organisational development. NED and Chair. Solicitor, Law Society. Previous senior roles in professional services firms (eg DLA Piper, BDO)
Leadership roles with market-led multinational enterprises including Joseph Joseph, Specsavers, Vision Express. Former Chairman & Team manager, Radcliffe Olympic Football Club
Appointed 2015. Also Board Member, Charityworks, UK Non-Profit Sector’s Graduate Programme. Previously Director of Resources / Deputy CEO and Company Secretary, Advance.
Extensive leadership experience of international sports stadia and membership organisations. Strategic planning, event management and business development
LIMB, Ann (Dr)
Philanthropist mover and Quaker, Chair and Non-Executive Director of multiple public private and third sector bodies. Founder Helena Kennedy Foundation and Women Leaders Network
Specialising in BAME communities, coproduction and community development. Previously a Leeds City Councillor 1990 – 2019
Leader in the field of change consultancy. Creator of ‘WondrousWomen@Work’ Programme. Previous leadership roles with Capgemini, Ecclesiastical Insurance Group, Arthur Andersen. Rugby player
Trustee of a Multi-Academy Trust of 32 primary, secondary and special schools. Career of leadership roles in retail, logistics, sales and marketing
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
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
International Leadership Fellow. Adjunct Associate Professor, Trinity College. NED Wellness Alliance Charity. Member, Royal Academy of Medicine, Ireland. Fellow, Irish Computer Society. Previous leadership roles in professional bodies and healthcare
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
International leader in the field of Human Resources. Previous senior roles with IBM, EY, Deloitte. Conference speaker
Former top Executive of Dollar Financial consumer services Group. Previously Communications and International Director, Financial Conduct Authority; Director of Communications, Department for Work and Pensions
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
Career Police Officer with the Force. Executive Coach and Mentor. Previously with HM Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire & Rescue Services
Co-Founder and UK President, G20 YEA. Director, Scottish Canoe Association. NED and Board Advisor. Commonwealth Champion for Youth and Enterprise. Founder, Causarma
HR leader with experience in the private and public sector, large global organisations, SMEs, and start-ups
MOBLEY, Samantha (Sam)
Member of London Office Management Committee, Head of London India Group, Baker McKenzie. Vice Chair, Antitrust Committee, International Bar Association
Innovative commercial leader with international Private and Third Sector experience. Human rights champion and campaigner. Passionate about driving systemic change.
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
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
Extensive rail industry career with management and director experience across operational, stakeholder and customer leadership.
International Leadership Fellow. 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
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
Appointed 2011. Previously Executive Headteacher of Bridge AP Academy; member Headteachers’ Board (NW London and South Central England); member Youth Justice Board; awarded CBE 2017
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.
Leader in the field of sport and education. Board member/Trustee, Chance to Shine, Healthy Learning Trust, Sport for Development Coalition, Change the Score. MBE
Also NHS and National Care Association Liaison Director. Previously University Hospital South Manchester; Department for Education; Cancer Research UK and BBC Producer
A seasoned military officer dedicated to serving military facing charities and Company Director determined to provide high-quality homes for those on low, or no, income.
Also Non-Executive Director, IdeaSquares, (crowdfunding); Ordoo, digital ordering platform; Trustee, Tobacco Factory Theatres and Co-Founder, Contactzilla, a seamless contact management system
PASHA, Naeema (Dr)
Leading and researching in Henley – a triple accredited top ten business school, on skills, behaviours and diversity. Speaker on Work and Future of Work
Trustee/Director, Home Renaissance Foundation (Think Tank promoting recognition of the importance of home environments). Director, Compliance Manager. Director, Connections B2B (Business Growth)
UK Chair, Executive Leadership Council (ELC). Career roles in Accenture. Previous roles in international consultancy organisations. Diversity champion
International Leadership Fellow. Co-Founder WakeUp Capital impact fund, Angel Investor, Product Advisor, Startup Mentor. Recovering tech entrepreneur. Previously with News Corp UK, Microsoft
Previously, Chief Executive, The Lending Standards Board. Track record of achievement in a regulated environment. Previous leadership roles with Nationwide Building Society
Award-winning leader in the field of international people leadership and human resources in the hospitality sector. Diversity and inclusion champion. Author and Fellow of the CIPD
Leader in the field of international executive development. Board Member UNICON Executive Education (USA), Member, EFMD Management Development (Brussels). Previously Director of International Business, Henley Business School
PITFIELD, Spencer (Dr)
Leader in the fields of Charity, Education, Government. Previously Paces’ Trustee for 7 years. Justice of the Peace, School Governor, Councillor, Policy advisor to Government. 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
Commercial lawyer with recognised experience in the health sector. Advisor for government, corporates, public and private sector. Special interest in corporate responsibility. Voluntary and charity contributions
Formerly Global Head of People Capability, Jaguar Land Rover. Trustee and Director of Ashorne Hill Management College
Engineer with a passion for opportunity . Non-exec Chairman and Director in other businesses.
International Leadership Fellow. President, Asia Pacific Entrepreneur Associate Chamber of Commerce, Leading Chamber – Investment and Business. Managing Director, MONORICH Sdn Bhd. International Human Rights Goodwill Ambassador, IHRC.
Finance Director specialising in supporting Boards of medium sized businesses with managing high rates of growth. Also a college governor and Chair of Audit & Risk
ROMERO, Joseph Cerilles
International Leadership Fellow. Leader in the areas of business and brand development, and retail and real estate management; with financial and contract negotiation expertise
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
Leads the Research Department for staff and students in Screen, Media and Design. Award-winning documentary filmmaker working to promote cross-cultural interchange. Director, Lotus Films
Award-winning diversity and inclusion expert. Chair, London Hate Crime Board. Director, SAE Institute UK (creative media). Previously Head of Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging, The Telegraph Media Group. MBE
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
Board experience across many sectors; Assistant Police and Crime Commissioner, West Midlands; Non-Executive Director, Birmingham & Solihull Mental Heath FT NHS; Trustee, Midlands Air Ambulance
SANDHU, Ronny (Dr)
NHS consultant radiologist with additional interests in leadership, wellbeing and mental health awareness. Senior roles in the NHS, BMA, British Institute of Radiology and Royal College of Radiologists
Also Chair, NHS Clinical Commissioners HR Forum; Previously Director at Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust; Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
International Leadership Fellow. Leader in the fields of strategy, transformation, and finance in multi-national media groups. Previous senior roles with Bertelsmann, McKinsey & Co. LGBT parent and diversity champion
International Leadership Fellow. Consultant, mentor, coach, and facilitator. Mentor for Social Entrepreneurs through Yunus Social Business (MAN accelerator and Vodafone’s F-LANE) and my own network.
Appointed 2008. A hands-on international director with experience in sales, operations and general management across the medical, industrial, automotive and retail sectors
International Leadership Fellow. Member, National Competitiveness Council and National Skills Council. Previously, Chief Executive, Forfás (Government policy agency for enterprise, trade, science, technology, innovation). Diversity and inclusion champion
Appointed 2018. Also Trustee, Spice Innovations Ltd. Previously CEO, Relate, the UK’s leading relationship support charity. Director, Scope; Senior Manager, Nesta
Director, Water & Sanitation for the Urban Poor (Asia and Africa). Previously Chief Health Safety & Wellbeing Officer, Thames Water. Lecturer at University of Cambridge. OBE
Leader in research and development in the fields of healthcare and FMCG. Previous roles with RB. Passionate about consumer led innovation & talent development
Appointed 2018. 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
Director, Colne Valley Park Community Interest Company. Director, Paper Cup Recovery and Recycling Group. Previous leadership roles in Grundon Waste Management
SMITH, Joshua Isaac
International entrepreneur, speaker and creator of bestselling DVD on Yogaboxing. Specialist in neuroscience-informed approaches to mindfulness and resilience. Former CEO of telecommunications company in California.
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.
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
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
Appointed 2017. Also Non-Executive Board Director, Sheffield City Region Local Enterprise Partnership. Previously Head of Commercial and International Innovation, NHS England; Managing Director, NHS Global
Award-winning entrepreneur in the science, technology and finance sectors. Previous career roles with Barclays and ANZ Bank. TechWomen 50 Champion. Founder4Schools speaker
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
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)
THAPLIYAL, Anil (Professor)
International Leadership Fellow. Recognised international thought leader and entrepreneur in the digital mental health domain. He has implemented several award-winning projects with real social impact in New Zealand and abroad
International Leadership Fellow. 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
Award-winning diversity champion. Deputy Chair, Diverse-Leaders. Chairman, Mongoose – inclusive cricket. Business Leaders of the Year 2018. Private Sector Diversity Champion of the Year 2018
International Leadership Fellow. Board Member, Giosg, and Somic Oy. Previous international leadership roles with Canon
Member, Procurement Transformation Advisory Panel, Cabinet Office. Australia-UK Free Trade Agreement, Trade Policy Committee. Export Champion, Department for International Trade. OBE, Digital Transformation & International Trade
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
Seasoned Global IT Director and Non-Exec. Board Trustee, Article 19. Previous senior leadership roles with BSI, Arup, and the BBC.
Governor, Nottingham Trent University. Formerly Chief Operating Officer Browne Jacobson. Career roles with Boots, PwC, Deloitte
Board Member, Cabinet Office Debt and Sharing Review Board. Other Board, Trustee and Advisory roles. Formerly CEO, Credit Services association
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.
Leader of multi-award winning team with a background in strategy, culture change and communications. One of Management Today’s 35 under 35 & Meaningful Business MB100 winner.
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
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
Leading on the engagement of new and emerging technology in education. Previously reconnaissance officer in the army and joined teaching after 14 years in industry
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.
Non-Executive Director, CIPD. Visiting HR Lecturer, University of Westminster. Previously HR & Change Consulting with EY & UK Civil Service. Former Police Officer & Leader
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
A highly experienced Executive across transportation operations, engineering, education, skills & training. Previously Director on the Boards of five airlines, including British Airways
Previously Deputy Director for People and Head of Strategy and Transformation. Previous Board member of the Scout Association and Chair of the British Youth Council
Founder, AW Consultants, training and coaching. Previously, Owner and Managing Director, InFocus Skills Ltd. Executive development at John Lewis
Digital technology and marketing leader. Trustee of the KFC Foundation and Vice-Chair of Governors at the Oaks Federation. Former Director, CDG Group, Specsavers and du
Award-winning entrepreneur, government advisor, public speaker and writer. Finalist in ‘The Apprentice’ (2008). Experienced with Colgate, Palmolive, L’Oréal, and Superdrug