Alison is one of the founding partners of The Storytellers, pioneering storytelling in business as an essential leadership and engagement tool, as a practical, tangible methodology. A graduate in modern languages from Edinburgh University, her early career was spent in consumer PR, event production and sales and marketing. She is a regular speaker on the subject of storytelling and the role it plays in high performing leadership, change and transformation.
Alison is responsible for building the client base of The Storytellers worldwide, and plays a pivotal role in building senior client relationships at board level. She works to live, and enjoys a range of adventurous pastimes, including diving, cycling, skiing and shooting clay pigeons.
Angela Roseboro is the Global Head of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at Dropbox. She is responsible for the development and implementation of strategic initiatives and actions to drive inclusion and belonging as well as ensuring that Dropbox is an employer of choice for all talent.
During her more than twenty years of human resource experience, Ms. Roseboro has held positions leading diversity and inclusion, talent management and leadership development for companies in the financial services, asset management, government, entertainment, and manufacturing industries. She has provided human resource guidance to Fortune 500 companies such as T. Rowe Price, Jones Lang LaSalle, Genworth Financial, Whirlpool Corporation, and Manpower International.
As a member of senior leadership teams, Ms. Roseboro has developed and led best-in-class global diversity initiatives focused on recruitment and retention of diverse talent, cultural transformation, increasing employee engagement and implementing supplier diversity programs. She has received several recognitions for her contributions including 2012 Midwest Real Estate News Hall of Fame recipient, Commercial Property Executive Distinguished Leaders Award, Black Enterprise’s 150 Diversity Executive, The Network Journal’s 25 Influential Black Women in Business and 50 Out Front for Women’s Leadership, Diversity and Inclusion. She has also been featured in the Chicago Tribune, The Diversity Journal, and The Commercial Real Estate Women’s Network. Ms. Roseboro’s passion and knowledge gives her the ability to change the corporate perception of diversity and inclusion from being the right thing to do to being a strategic enabler of business success.
Ms. Roseboro holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Resource Management from Roosevelt University. She also served as an Adjunct Professor at Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Ms. Roseboro is active in her community. She’s developed professional development workshops to help Chicago’s low-income residents in partnership with the Banking Industry’s Community Reinvestment Act, and she also is on the Board of Directors of Teach for America Baltimore. Ms. Roseboro and her husband Dimitric have two daughters Jordan and Chandler.
Anne joined JLL in March 2018, after spending the previous 15 years supporting global organisations to develop and deploy their Talent agendas. Passionate about the future of work in a digital age, with a strong focused on leading teams through change, building talent acquisition strategies and ensuring Talent has a seat at the executive table.
Anne is also a tutor for the Institute of Recruiters (IoR) where her focus is to develop in-house Recruiter capability and in turn professionalise the industry.
When she has any spare time, she enjoys motorcycle touring, fast cars and is a bit of an adrenaline junkie!
As an Oracle ACE for Business Intelligence, Antony is one of Europe’s leading BI architects. His primary focus is on Oracle BI and related database and middleware products. These include BI Foundation, Exalytics, BI Applications, Spatial, Real-Time Decisions (RTD), Big Data Discovery, Data Mining, Endeca, SOA Suite and Oracle VM.
Antony is passionate about HR analytics and is an avid blogger in the field, demonstrating thought leadership across the world of analytics.
This year, Antony has been instrumental in the development of a new automation tool – Tallinn Machine Learning. Enabling users to quickly enter into predictive analytics on a large scale, it allows you to become proficient in machine learning.
With over 15 years’ experience working with Oracle BI and Data Warehousing, Tony is the Technical Director with BI specialists Peak Indicators.
Bruce Daisley is the EMEA Vice President of Twitter. He joined the company in 2012 having previously run YouTube UK at Google. He has also worked at Emap/Bauer and Capital Radio.
He is a digital advisor to Comic Relief. Bruce runs the Apple #1 Business Chart topping podcast Eat Sleep Work Repeat on work culture. His work can be found as NewWorkManifesto.org. In January 2019 Penguin Books will be publishing Bruce’s first book, The Joy of Work.
Caoimhe is the Chief People Officer at Moneysupermarket Group (FTSE: MONY). Prior to joining the Group in January 2018, Caoimhe spent four years on a start-up/scale-up adventure at SoundCloud, the Berlin-based audio platform, where she was the SVP of People, Places & Community – a broad remit which included employee experience along with overseeing the global team responsible for user-support. She previously worked in senior European HR roles at Google and before that spent the early part of her career with KPMG and Deloitte in Organisation & People consulting.
Founder and CEO of Advanced People Strategies. Chris has experience of designing and delivering assessment and development programmes from entry level to senior and executive leaders. He holds Occupational Assessment qualifications with the British Psychological Society, supported Executive Leadership programmes and initiatives at Henley Management College. Designed for vocational management training that leads to recognised vocational qualifications. He has delivered client programmes across Europe, USA, South America and the Middle East. He has worked closely with Professor Adrian Furnham at University College London to support academic research and with Dr. Robert Hogan over the last 10 years during conference events.
Chris Yates joined Microsoft in December 2016 as the General Manager of Learning and Development. He is accountable for the work on role of the manager, leadership and employee development as well as the learning strategy execution for the company.
Prior to joining Microsoft in 2017, Chris served as Chief Learning Officer & Director of People and Organizational Development at Caterpillar, after founding Ethical Organizational Design, a small London-based consulting firm focusing on values-based leadership.
Chris has also served as the Group Head of Organizational Development for HSBC Holdings, leading employee engagement, culture, change, leadership, diversity, and inclusion and a range of other HR aspects globally, and at American Express, where he was the Vice President of Talent and Organizational Capability.
In 2015, Chris co-authored a book titled ‘Rewire – A radical look at Diversity and Inclusion’ which was published by Bloomsbury Press in London. He is currently working on a new book called Share – which discusses the share based economy and the impact on organizations.
Chris studied BSc Psychology at Leicester University and then an MSc in Occupational and Organizational Psychology at the University of East London. He is a passionate QPR fan and now lives in Seattle with family.
David McGoldrick is currently Human Resource Director at Comfort Keepers / Sodexo Ireland.
David has over 20 years of senior HR executive management experience, which spans across Retail, Manufacturing, Transport, Airlines, and HealthCare sectors. David has Worked companies ranging from The Carphone Warehouse, Ryanair to now Comfort Keepers / Sodexo.
He is highly accomplished in all areas of HR development and is mainly known for his practical and practical approach he takes to transformational leadership and engagement programmes.
David was ranked in the top 20 Global HR leader Global index in 2016, and is recognised internationally for his extensive multi-industry experience and has continuously contributed to the global discussion around defining the role of HR within the organisational sphere.
He has been over the last number of years refining new and innovate approach to leadership development, within evolving generational demographic trends and an ever-shrinking talent pool.
David is currently focused on the new challenges that organisations face, where within the ever-changing digital workplace, further complications are arising, by an emerging trend of looser employee affiliation to the organisation, where now employee authenticity and mobility have replaced loyalty and advancement as benchmarks of status and success.
Debbie is a Chartered Marketer with 15 years’ experience in marketing, engagement and change communications.
Skilled in the design, development and delivery of award winning strategies to support sustainable growth and transformation within highly competitive markets. Debbie’s passion lies in supporting organisations to embrace change and recruit, retain and develop their people.
Prior to joining the entertainment industry in 2002, Dee was Global Head of Talent Acquisition at Thomson Reuters and previously Head of HR at Virgin Retail for UK, Ireland and Northern Europe. Dee has extensive international experience designing and executing strategies within fast growth businesses. Alongside this, Dee has significant expertise in driving and leading business change and transformations to deliver cost savings and profit growth. With over 60,000 employees across 100 countries, Dee was responsible for the Group strategy and all aspects of global talent sourcing at Thomson Reuters. At Virgin Retail, Dee supported business growth from 10 to 330 stores.
Dee joined Warner Bros in 2002 as European HR Director for its theatrical business, just before it was acquired by Vue International. In 2003 Dee was then positioned as HR Director for a brand new venture in cinema exhibition – which today is well known as one of the world’s leading cinema operators. Vue International grew from 38 UK cinemas to 225 cinemas across ten countries with over 8,500 employees in under 15 years. Dee is part of the leadership team responsible for strategic decision making and driving company value, alongside developing and implementing the HR strategy to increase opportunities for commercial success by supporting business growth and creating a high performance culture.
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