Speakers at Women in Business Expo

2022 Speaker Agenda
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2021 Speaker Agenda....

Topics and themes include diversity and inclusion, STEM, career progression, leadership, technical talks, business transformation, upskilling and reskilling, returning to work after a career break, and much more.

Keynote Speakers

Anoushé Husain, Civil Servant: diversity and staff engagement lead, public speaker, paraclimber, disability and intersectional advocate
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Baroness Karren Brady CBE
Vice Chairwoman
West Ham FC
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Caprice Bourret
Award-winning Model, Businesswoman
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Carolyn Clarke, Founder & CEO of Brave Consultancy
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Danny Stacy, Senior Manager, Employer Insights at Indeed
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Doina Ionescu
Managing Director for the UK & Ireland
Merck
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Dr Alka Patel
TEDx speaker, GP, Lifestyle Doctor, Longevity Coach, Author and Podcaster
Lifestyle First
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Dr. Louise Taylor
GP, Author, Founder of Your Midlife Magic and Co-Founder of Work with the Menopause
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Emma Sayle, CEO & Founder of The KK Group
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Estelle Keeber
Instagram Expert & Founder
Immortal Monkey
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Fiona Hathorn
Co-founder and CEO
Women on Boards UK
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Harriet Scott
Broadcaster and Presenter
for Bauer Media
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Katie Lloyd
Development Director
for BBC News & Current Affairs
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Louise O’shea
CEO
of Confused.com
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Mel B
TV Personality, Author, Patron of Women’s Aid, One fifth of the Spice Girls
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Paulina Sygulska Tenner, Founder of GrantTree
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Sara Davies MBE
British Businesswoman, Entrepreneur & Television Personality
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Scarlett Allen-Horton
Founder and BBC Apprentice Finalist 2019
Harper Fox Partners
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Tara McGeehan
President
of CGI in UK and Australia
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Vanessa Brady OBE
Founder & CEO
Society of British & International Interior Design (SBID)
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Vanessa Vallely OBE, Managing Director of WeAreTheCity
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Zara Janjua
Broadcast Multi-Hyphen / CEO of Everything
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Seminar speakers

Image of Alice Proctor, Chartered Investment Manager at Brewin Dolphin
Alice Proctor, Chartered Investment Manager at Brewin Dolphin
Image of Anda Ziemele, Senior Insights & Data Consultant & Data Scientist at Capgemini
Anda Ziemele, Senior Insights & Data Consultant & Data Scientist at Capgemini
Image of Andrea Gagliano
Andrea Gagliano
Director
Head of Data Science at Getty Images
Image of Andrew Knight, Chief Technology Officer at Santander
Andrew Knight, Chief Technology Officer at Santander
Image of Andy Bone, Solutions Specialist at Dell Technologies
Andy Bone, Solutions Specialist at Dell Technologies
Image of Anna Goodwin
Anna Goodwin
Managing Director
Heart Centred Business
Image of Anne Boden
Anne Boden
Founder and CEO
Starling Bank
Image of Anouska Ramsay, Director of Culture and Capability at Santander
Anouska Ramsay, Director of Culture and Capability at Santander
Image of Arti Godkhindi, Business Analysis Manager, Technology at McDonald’s Restaurants Limited
Arti Godkhindi, Business Analysis Manager, Technology at McDonald’s Restaurants Limited
Image of Baroness Michelle Mone OBE
Baroness Michelle Mone OBE
British businesswoman and parliamentarian
Image of Candyce Costa, Founder of Female Tech Leaders
Candyce Costa, Founder of Female Tech Leaders
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Carole Noutary
Research Director, Chemical and Materials Science
Illumina
Image of Caroline Gundu, Senior Consultant – Energy Retail | Former Chair of the Women’s Network
Caroline Gundu, Senior Consultant – Energy Retail | Former Chair of the Women’s Network
Image of Chris Lambert-Gorwyn, Director at Heart Centred Business
Chris Lambert-Gorwyn, Director at Heart Centred Business
Image of David Roylance, Head of Strategy at Heart Centred Business
David Roylance, Head of Strategy at Heart Centred Business
Image of Debbie Street, Director of Consulting Services – Telecoms | Co-Chair of the Women’s Network
Debbie Street, Director of Consulting Services – Telecoms | Co-Chair of the Women’s Network
Image of Donna Kelly, Senior Vice President and Business Unit Lead for ‘South & Midlands’ Business Unit, UK for CGI
Donna Kelly, Senior Vice President and Business Unit Lead for ‘South & Midlands’ Business Unit, UK for CGI
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EJ Cay
VP Sales
Genesys UKI
Image of Ella Mesma, Founder and Co-Director of Business Yoga
Ella Mesma, Founder and Co-Director of Business Yoga
Image of Emily Rider, Co-Director of Business Yoga
Emily Rider, Co-Director of Business Yoga
Image of Emma Botfield, Managing Director, UK & Ireland at RS Components
Emma Botfield, Managing Director, UK & Ireland at RS Components
Image of Emma Richards
Emma Richards
Campaign Manager
Intellectual Property Office
Image of Erin Cassell, Regional Information Security Officer for EMEA and Global Cyber Security Engineering at Bank of America
Erin Cassell, Regional Information Security Officer for EMEA and Global Cyber Security Engineering at Bank of America
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Gemma Jones
Senior Business Development Manager Programs & Partnerships
Amazon Logistics
Image of Harriet Waley-Cohen, Change Catalyst
Harriet Waley-Cohen, Change Catalyst
Image of Hattie Brett, Editor for Grazia
Hattie Brett, Editor for Grazia
Image of Helen Trim
Helen Trim
SVP Marketing, EMEA & APAC
at Coupa Software
Image of Isobel Voyles, VP Consulting Expert Delivery Leadership -  Smart Metering at CGI
Isobel Voyles, VP Consulting Expert Delivery Leadership - Smart Metering at CGI
Image of Jacqui Moore, McDonald’s Franchisee at McDonald’s Restaurants Limited
Jacqui Moore, McDonald’s Franchisee at McDonald’s Restaurants Limited
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Jason Crawford
Solutions Specialist
at Dell Technologies
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Jayne Aspin-Mayne
McDonald’s Franchisee
at McDonald’s Restaurants Limited
Image of Joanne Jones, McDonald’s Franchisee at McDonald’s Restaurants Limited
Joanne Jones, McDonald’s Franchisee at McDonald’s Restaurants Limited
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Joanne Peplow
Director Insights and Data | UK AI & Analytics Team Lead
at Capgemini
Image of Joy Moir, Chartered Investment Manager at Brewin Dolphin
Joy Moir, Chartered Investment Manager at Brewin Dolphin
Image of June Sarpong OBE
June Sarpong OBE
Director of Creative Diversity at the BBC, Presenter & Award-Winning Author
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Kathy Quashie
Head Of Indirect Business
at Vodafone UK
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Kim Morgan
Founder & CEO
Barefoot Coaching Ltd
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Laura Magnani
Accenture Technology Solution Architect and UKI Technology I&D Lead
at Accenture
Image of Lauren Holleyoake, Publisher for Grazia
Lauren Holleyoake, Publisher for Grazia
Image of Lavinia Osbourne, Blockchain, Welltech & NFT Specialist and Thought Leader
Lavinia Osbourne, Blockchain, Welltech & NFT Specialist and Thought Leader
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Louisa Scanlan
Director
Collaborate Business Solutions
Image of Lucie Cave, Chief Content Officer at Bauer Media
Lucie Cave, Chief Content Officer at Bauer Media
Image of Lydia Wakefield, Associate Director, External Partnership & Scholarships at London Business School
Lydia Wakefield, Associate Director, External Partnership & Scholarships at London Business School
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Maxine Bulmer
Vice President Consulting Delivery
CGI IT UK Ltd
Image of Nada Lana, Founder Rise Up for You, TEDx Speaker, Author
Nada Lana, Founder Rise Up for You, TEDx Speaker, Author
Image of Natalie Tedstone, Recruitment and Talent Director t IRIS Software Group
Natalie Tedstone, Recruitment and Talent Director t IRIS Software Group
Image of Nicola Glassborow, Team Leader, Maritime Mission Systems at Thales
Nicola Glassborow, Team Leader, Maritime Mission Systems at Thales
Image of Nicolas Croix, CEO at Moonworkers
Nicolas Croix, CEO at Moonworkers
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Rachael Henderson
Director
Sustainably-Me
Image of Rachel Daka, VP and Head of Projects & Consulting CIS at Capgemini
Rachel Daka, VP and Head of Projects & Consulting CIS at Capgemini
Image of Ragna Sveinsdottir
Ragna Sveinsdottir
Senior Vice President, Cyber Crime Senior Specialist
at Bank of America
Image of Rene Perkins, CEO & Co-Founder of CityMaaS
Rene Perkins, CEO & Co-Founder of CityMaaS
Image of Ruby Wax OBE
Ruby Wax OBE
Actress, comedian, writer, television personality and mental-health campaigner
Image of Sam Pirog, Managing Director, Digitization and Workflow Engineering at Goldman Sachs
Sam Pirog, Managing Director, Digitization and Workflow Engineering at Goldman Sachs
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Samantha Kaye
Chartered Adviser & Fellow of the Personal Finance Society
Her Wealth at Wellesley
Image of Sarah Carter
Sarah Carter
Vice President - Operations North
at McDonald’s Restaurants Limited
Image of Sarah Lloyd, McDonald’s Franchisee at McDonald’s Restaurants Limited
Sarah Lloyd, McDonald’s Franchisee at McDonald’s Restaurants Limited
Image of Sarah Milnes, System Engineer at Thales
Sarah Milnes, System Engineer at Thales
Image of Shimona Mehta, EMEA Managing Director at Shopify
Shimona Mehta, EMEA Managing Director at Shopify
Image of Shriyanka Hore, Tribe Lead – Market Infrastructure Communities and Standards Services at SWIFT
Shriyanka Hore, Tribe Lead – Market Infrastructure Communities and Standards Services at SWIFT
Image of Simone Roche MBE
Simone Roche MBE
Founder of Northern Power Futures & Northern Power Women
Image of Sonya Barlow
Sonya Barlow
Founder
Like Minded Females
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Stacey Collings
Senior Scientist
Illumina
Image of Stacey Van Bergen, Client and Account Lead at CGI
Stacey Van Bergen, Client and Account Lead at CGI
Image of Susan Devally, Senior Product Manager, Technology at McDonald’s Restaurants Limited
Susan Devally, Senior Product Manager, Technology at McDonald’s Restaurants Limited
Image of Suzanne Steele
Suzanne Steele
VP & MD
Adobe UK & Ireland
Image of Tijana Tasich, Consulting Director, Experience Design at Zuhlke Engineering
Tijana Tasich, Consulting Director, Experience Design at Zuhlke Engineering
Image of Tina Dekker, SVP, Chief Legal & Corporate Relations Officer for McDonald’s Restaurants Limited
Tina Dekker, SVP, Chief Legal & Corporate Relations Officer for McDonald’s Restaurants Limited
Image of Tina Marley, PMO Manager, Technology at McDonald’s Restaurants Limited
Tina Marley, PMO Manager, Technology at McDonald’s Restaurants Limited
Image of Tracie Pearce, Chief Customer Officer for Homes at Santander
Tracie Pearce, Chief Customer Officer for Homes at Santander
Image of Victoria Easton-Riley, Content Director for Bauer Radio Scotland
Victoria Easton-Riley, Content Director for Bauer Radio Scotland
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Victoria Howells
Engineering Operations & Strategy Director
at Thales
Image of Yejide Akiode, Founder / CEO of Eduspace Limited
Yejide Akiode, Founder / CEO of Eduspace Limited