Recent speakers

Leslie Asante Ntoni – Invigorate your business using LinkedIn

26 May 2017 1:45 pm to 4:00 pm

We will have a talk on LinkedIn.  This has been in the forefront of many people's minds in the last month or so, particularly as there have been so many changes, so I'm delighted that Leslie Asante Ntoni will be able to give an update on what's happening as well as some tips. Leslie has over [...]

Rupa Datta – ‘Because we’re all portfolio now…..The 2017 story’

28 April 2017

Rupa ‘fell’ into recruitment at the start of her career and in the years that followed realised that there had to be a better way to connect those with a skill or talent with those that wanted such skills and talent. During this time the face of the UK workforce changed enormously with many people [...]

James Bulman – “I just called to say…”

31 March 2017 1:45 pm to 4:00 pm

James Bulman from Cracking IT will be our speaker.  As a telecoms guy, his topic will be "I just called to say..." After a stint in the Royal Navy and the insurance industry, James spent the last twenty plus years in Voice and Data.  He will give a brief talk, taking us through the changes which [...]

Eric Golding – Taking Career and Business Opportunities

24 February 2017 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Eric is an experienced Chartered Accountant, who was a partner in a firm of Chartered Accountants in Central London for 24 years.  Subsequently he joined a client in a new business in FMCG for whom he had raised a significant amount of venture capital. When that business was sold he started his own financial consultancy and [...]

Ben Lange – Transforming your Business with Software

27 January 2017

Ben is the Business development Manager of Computer Conquest, a software engineering company.  He will be talking about how software has become the ultimate tool that has changed business forever.  Ben’s talk will educate, and stimulate ideas for innovation.  He will help you think about and explore new ideas to gain a competitive edge, and [...]

Alice Driver – Theatre Transforming Lives

25 November 2016

Alice Driver, a West End theatre producer will tell us how a meeting with an injured soldier led to the creation of a new play that subsequently helped 300 service personel and veterans in their rehabilitation process. Alice says that even though she took on commercial roles at the start of her career, she was always [...]

Bob Harvey-Jenner – Psyphotology, Photographing the Real You

28 October 2016

Bob specialises in photographing head shots and creating  portraiture.  He works in a very distinct way and tells me that ‘A session with him could last for a couple of hours during which my process culminates with photographs that bridge the often wide gap between how we perceive ourselves and how the world sees us’. Bob [...]

Charlie Keeling – Stop being cynical about Psychometric testing, it works! Sales Clinic beforehand

29 April 2016 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Charlie qualified as an Accountant in industry, went on to become a Change Management Consulting Partner with Price Waterhouse. For the last 22 years has held Global HR Leadership roles in a number of Consulting and Legal Partnerships including PwC, Capco, BearingPoint, Field Fisher Waterhouse as well as running his own Talent Management Consultancy. Most recently he [...]

Peter Holt – Financial planning and the implications of the Budget on YOU

18 March 2016 1:45 pm to 4:00 pm

Peter Holt is a trusted financial adviser with St. James’s Place Wealth Management helping senior executives and business owners to manage their personal and corporate finances.  He has over 15 years’ experience in financial services. He is a well-known financial commentator, with many TV appearances on programmes such as the BBC's Working Lunch. He advises high net worth [...]

Alastair Dryburgh – Discontinuous Improvement

26 February 2016

Alastair Dryburgh is a strategist who works with businesses who are impatient to do great things and frustrated with the usual ways of operating. 25 years experience in high growth and turnaround situations has enabled him to develop a range of pragmatic, practical approaches to achieve the maximum of impact with the minimum investment of [...]