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.
Christine leads the stakeholder engagement and insight team for the Help to Save Programme within HMRC. She joined the programme 18 months ago and has enjoyed being part of turning this policy into an innovative digital service providing positive support to customers. She has worked in HMRC for over 20 years leading various projects including 3 years on secondment with the Prince’s Trust.
Christine has worked with Atos for almost 14 years in a range of HR generalist roles across various divisions ranging from Systems Integration and Consulting to Healthcare. She also worked in specialist roles including Employee Relations and Employee Engagement. Currently Head of Reward and Mobility, responsible for the reward and recognition strategy and international mobility. Christine was responsible for establishing the diversity programme within the UK for Atos and takes her experiencing from her diversity work and employee engagement into her reward role.
Dan Strode is currently the Global Director of HR Culture & Strategy at Santander Group.
Dan has 7 years of banking experience, with the past 5 at senior level in various roles. Dan has spent the past 2 years working for Santander Group, with a global mandate, based out of the Madrid Head Quarters: defining the Global HR Strategy and working on implementing a Common Culture (The Santander Way) across an organisation that spans 32 different countries and counts on more than 200,000 colleagues to deliver for its customers.
Prior to this role, Dan was in the CEO Office of Santander Bank in the UK, working as Head of Strategy & Corporate Development. He has also worked in the Technology & Operations division of the Bank and previously undertaken roles in consultancy with multiple clients across various Government sectors.
Dan spends much of his time getting to know the HR teams in each of the countries and supporting them in bringing innovative solutions to colleagues. The launch of a common set of leadership commitments across the organisation, co-created by colleagues in all of the units; management of key HR policies such as flexiworking, focusing on creating a truly open and inclusive work environment; embedding of a global recognition platform, used over 1.5m times by colleagues; and, a relentless focus on wellbeing programmes, knowing that the help of our people is the health of our company, are just some of the key programmes delivered recently by his team.
A Chartered Fellow of the CIPD, Danny has worked in Retail Banking for over 25 years both in business leadership and HR roles and is currently Chief People Officer at Metro Bank which is renowned for its innovative and unique approach to people and culture under her leadership.
She joined the Halifax Building Society in 1992, which then merged with Bank of Scotland to become HBOS and latterly was acquired by Lloyds Banking Group. Her roles ranged from New Business Manager and Regional Director to HR Director for the Lloyds TSB, Halifax and Bank of Scotland branch networks. Before joining Metro Bank she was responsible for HR in the Corporate Functions in Barclays Retail and Business Banking. Danny has a degree in Economics and Business Economics from the University of Southampton.
Danny is a frequent contributor to HR publications and thought leadership and was named one of the Most Influential HR Practitioners in 2016, 2017 and 2018 as well as being recognised as an FT Outstanding Leading Ally Executive. Metro Bank is the only retail bank to be named as a Top Employer by Glassdoor.
As a founding Court member of the Guild of HR professionals. She mentors (formally and informally) a number of leaders in the HR community and is also the former Chair of the Charitable Trust for the Guild of HR Professionals.
When not at work, Danny enjoys family time with her husband and three children, which usually entails providing transport to the various sporting and social events in the children’s busy diaries.
Dave, has been at the heart of Lloyds Banking Group’s Behavioural Experimentation journey for the last year. Before then he was unleashing a customer centric culture at BP; helping Electronic Arts, Ikea, Old Mutual Wealth and Aviva redefine their strategy, culture and customer experience; helping a coffee powerhouse unlock their innovation capability; and building a culture of experimentation with Pfizer. ?What If! is a global innovation company that helps organisations be future ready. We believe that at the heart of the most innovative, ‘future ready’ organisations is a spirit of experimentation. We unleash this spirit, to help create inspiring growth strategies, new innovation and to create future fit cultures.
David Green is a globally respected speaker, advisor and executive consultant on people analytics and the future of work. He works with HR practitioners and organisations to leverage analytical insights from employee data to drive business outcomes, increase performance and improve employee experience. Prior to launching his own consultancy business and taking up board advisor roles at Insight222 and TrustSphere, David was Global Director of People Analytics Solutions at IBM.
Recognised as one of the most influential People Analytics experts by the community, David is regularly invited to chair and speak at industry forums, conferences and seminars across the globe. Coupled with his experience in helping organisations embark upon and accelerate their analytical journeys, this gives David a unique perspective and insight into what’s working, what’s not, and what’s forthcoming in the field of people analytics.
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.
David is the Commercial Director for The Open University, responsible for Business to Business relationships, providing commercial insight to drive the growth and diversification of the University’s income streams, through identifying, establishing and growing sustainable commercial partnerships, joint ventures and customer relationships globally. The role also has responsibility for The Open University’s position in the Apprenticeship market within the Higher Education Sector.
With over 25 years of experience in apprenticeships and technical education, beginning with David’s own engineering apprenticeship, his career progressed to the design and implementation of the first ever apprenticeship programme for Marks and Spencer (M&S), and following this responsibility for designing and implementing the award-winning Telecoms Engineering apprenticeship in his role as National Apprenticeship Manager at Orange Telecommunications.
As the Director of Education and Talent at Global Knowledge (leaders in IT, best practice and business skills training) where he began in 2014, David co-founded the PDS apprenticeship business in 2005. Under David’s stewardship both PDS and Global Knowledge partnered with the OU to deliver apprenticeship programmes to several blue-chip companies. Ultimately David’s employment experience to date has led to being responsible for the development and implementation of the apprenticeships strategy at the UK’s largest university, The Open University.
David also holds a master’s degree in Human Resource Management from the University of Salford.
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.
Denise currently holds the role of Senior Director, Achievers EMEA, which sees her leading Sales, Marketing and Services. Denise is passionate about helping our clients build and maintain successful employee engagement programmes that align with strategic business objectives. Prior to relocating to London in 2017, Denise lived and worked in Canada, with 18 years experience in Technology and dedicating the past 8 years to working side by side with many diverse, global organisations who share her belief in the power of a work environment committed to employee recognition and engagement. Outside of work Denise enjoys travelling the globe with her husband and their 4 year old daughter.
Dhiren Master has held a number of CEO and Marketing Director positions in different industries globally: telecommunications, sporting goods, oil and gas, food retail, automotive services and worked in Brazil, Canada, USA, India, Sri Lanka and the UK. Prior to this he was Head of Global Strategy for BG Group which he joined after 8 years as a strategy consultant. He has also been the Chairman of a number of not for profit charities. He is an award winning Marketing Director, has a patent pending on a new type of charcoal oven, and has written a book to help people ‘to think about what they think’. He started life as Telecoms research engineer and has an Engineering degree from Cambridge and an MBA from INSEAD.
Dom loves working with people, teams and organisations. He is passionate about experiential learning and learning through play.
Dom most enjoys inspiring groups to better themselves, to collaborate and share skills, to be ambitious for each other and those around them.
Dom has extensive experience working in the cultural, charity, education and corporate sectors and believes transfer of experience and skills between sectors is essential. Dom is an award winning theatre maker who has directed shows for the Queen, the Prime Minister and audiences in the West End. He has also worked as an actor throughout the world and is currently the Head of Creative Change for Impact. His areas of expertise are:
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