Meet the headline acts

Hannah Fry

Dr Hannah Fry

Associate Professor Mathematics of Cities, Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis, University College London

John Amaechi OBE

Organisational Psychologist, Director of the UK’s largest NHS Trust, and former NBA Player


Antony Smith

Head of Learning, Culture and Development, Brighterkind (Winner at the CIPD People Management Awards)

Chris Oakes

Director of HR and OD, Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Daniel Taylor

Daniel Taylor

Learning and Skills Development Manager, National Lottery Heritage Fund

David Frost

Group Organisational Development Director, Total Produce

David Shontz

Head of Workforce Analytics and Organisation Management, Nokia

Dawn Moore

Group People Director, The Murphy Group
Dipesh Mistry

Dipesh Mistry

Learning and Development Manager - eLearning, myhomemove

Dr Shaun Davis

Global Director Compliance and Sustainability, Royal Mail Group
Elizabeth Raffle Lloyds

Elizabeth Raffle

Head of Finance, Legal and Strategy Community, Lloyds Banking Group

Gail Hatfield

People and Resources Director, Energy Systems Catapult

Geraldine Cunningham

Associate Director of Culture Change, Barts Health NHS Trust (Winner at the CIPD People Management Awards)
Helen Starkey

Helen Starkey

Head of Strategic HR, Crown Prosecution Service (Winner at the CIPD People Management Awards)

Ian Bradbury

Chief Technology Officer - Financial Services, Fujitsu
Ian Hodson

Ian Hodson

Head of Rewards and Benefits, University of Lincoln
Ilke Inceoglu

Ilke Inceoglu

Professor of Organisational Behaviour and Human Resource Management, University of Exeter Business School

Jane Graham

Head of Resourcing at Taunton and Somerset, NHS Foundation

Jo-Ann Moran

Diversity and Inclusion, Engagement and Comms Lead, Civil Service UK
Jon Dawson

Jon Dawson

Director in Human Resources, The Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park London and One Hyde Park Residences
Joyce Dodd

Joyce Dodd

Director, Learning and Development, Publicis Groupe
Joydeep Bhattacharya

Joydeep Bhattacharya

Professor of Psychology and Director of Research, Department of Psychology, Goldsmith University of London

Justine Thompson

Head of Strategic Workforce Planning and Workforce Analytics, Lloyds Banking Group
Kerry Smith

Kerry Smith

Executive Director of People and Organisational Development, British Heart Foundation
Liam Burditt

Liam Burditt

Group Head of Learning and Development, Greene King

Louise Aston

Well-being Director, Business in the Community

Michele Crawford

Instructional Designer and Learning Technologies Lead, Domino's Pizza

Mx Pips Bunce

Head of Global Markets  Technology Core Engineering Strategic Programs

Ned Young

Learning Technology Specialist, Open Vauxhall Finance
Neil Perkin

Neil Perkin

Author of 'Agile Transformation: Structures, Processes and Mindsets for the Digital Age'

Nick Coley

Head of Learning and Development, Evans Cycle

Nick Davison

Head of Health Services, Leisure Benefits and Hotels, John Lewis Partnership

Nik McKiernan

Learning Development Programme Manager, Severn Trent

Paul Aldrich

Global Head of People and Performance, Pemberton Asset Management

Paul Deemer

Head of Diversity and Inclusion, NHS Employers
Ilke Inceoglu

Professor Ilke Inceoglu

Professor of Organisational Behaviour and HR Management, University of Exeter Business School
Robert Nitsch

Robert Nitsch

Chief Operating Officer, Institute for Apprenticeships
Rob Steward

Robert Stewart

Learning and Development Adviser, Digital Learning Team, Scottish Social Services Council

Sian Prigg

Senior Learning Consultant at Opel Vauxhall Finance

Simon Ashton

Head of Learning and Development at Phoenix Leaders:
Somi Arian

Somi Arian

Multi-award winning filmmaker, Tech Philosopher and Entrepreneur

Sonia Khera

Former Head of People and Community, Tonik Energy

Stephen Bevan

Head of HR Research and Development, Institute for Employment Studies

Steve Scott

Managing Director, Global Head of Workforce Management and Analytics, Standard Chartered
Wendy Warham

Wendy Warham

VP Hybrid Infrastructure Services and Networks and Telecoms, EMEIA, DTS, Fujitsu Services

Will Chaney

Team Manager, Essex Social Care Academy, Essex County Council

Yvonne Cooke

Head of HR, Police Service of Northern Ireland