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One of our unique characteristics means that meetings have enlisted some of the best authorities and speakers – and all drawn from the membership.  These have included:

  • Professor Gary Evans (KPMG)
  • Richard Smelt (ex HR Director Northern Rock and Carphone Warehouse)
  • Major General Andy Salmon RM (Commandant General, Royal Marines)
  • Chris Mellor (ex Chairman Northern Ireland Water and Deputy Chairman, Monitor)
  • Maxine Dolan (Group Academy Director, Tesco)
  • Edwin Booth (Chairman, Booths Supermarkets)
  • Commodore Jake Moores ADC (Commodore, Devenport Flotilla)
  • Mark Pennifold – HR Manager, Jaguar Land Rover, Halewood
  • Ravi Chand – Head of Diversity, Home Office
  • Jayne Stokes – Head of Learning, Santander
  • Jon Murphy, Chief Constable of Merseyside
  • Dom Mellonie – HR Director 2020 Mobile
  • Dusty Amroliwala (Pro Vice Chancellor at UEL) and Melanie Whitfield (Int. HR Director)
  • Lord (Michael) Bichard
  • Jeanette Kehoe-Perkinson (interim HR Director, Iceland)
  • Matthew Taylor – Chief Executive, RSA
  • Air Commodore David Stubbs, Commandant RAF College Cranwell
  • Sandy Rogers,  MD – Customer Loyalty, FranklinCovey
  • Steve Davies, Director, National Railway Museum
  • Leonie Williams, Head of Personnel, Bentley Motors
  • Andy Meadows, HR Director, East Coast Railways
  • Nick Mackeson- Smith, Goldman Sachs University
  • Alan Cairns – HR Director, MoneySupermarket.com
  • Tessa Oversby – Head of Employability, UK Retail & Business, Barclays
  • Phil Sampson & Dave Hall – SampsonHall
  • Molly Harvey – Founder – Corporate Soul
  • Mike Mister – Director – Global People, Ernst & Young
  • William Lees Jones – Chairman, WJ Lees Brewers
  • Richard Bevan – Chief Executive, League Managers Association
  • Geetu Bharwaney – Founder EI World
  • Raja Saggi – Head of SMB Marketing, Google
  • Mike Farrar – Chief Executive, NHS Confederation
  • Rob Ashcroft, Senior Learning Manager, Santander
  • John Leathem, Leadership Development Director, Ford Retail
  • Steve McGuirk, Chief Fire Officer, Greater Manchester Fire & Rescue
  • Admiral Sir Trevor Soar and Nigel Allfrey – The Chatham Historic Dockyard Trust
  • Air Chief Marshal Sir Andrew Pulford   RAF Club, Piccadilly

 

Meetings consider key areas of business challenge, interest and relevance.   Participation is lively and searching, and will develop further through workshops, discussion forums, and less formal means.