This unique summit brings together progressively-minded decision makers from a variety of industries. Attendees are exposed to cutting edge leadership principles provided by the brightest minds from various high performing organisations globally.
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR: GLOBAL DELOITTE AI INSTITUTE
Beena Ammanath is a global thought leader in AI ethics and an award- winning senior technology executive with extensive experience in AI and digital transformation. Her career has spanned leadership roles in e-commerce, finance, marketing, telecom, retail, software products, service and industrial domains. She is also the author of the ground-breaking book, Trustworthy AI.
Beena currently leads the Global Deloitte AI Institute and Trustworthy AI/ Ethical Technology at Deloitte. Prior to this, she was the CTO-AI at Hewlett Packard Enterprise. Before HPE, she was Vice President of Innovation and Data Science at General Electric.
She has also held technical and leadership roles with companies such as Thomson Reuters, British Telecom, Bank of America, E*TRADE, and a number of Silicon Valley startups. Beena has served as Board Advisor to a number of startups including Flerish, Clinivantage, Predii and iguazio.
Her corporate leadership has influenced the global strategic direction and implementation of innovative solutions with marquee companies and startups. She empowers companies to envision their futures and ensure their continued relevance in a digital world.
PROF. PIETER KRUGER (PHD)
HIGH PERFORMANCE: MCLAREN
1 in 4 people will experience a mental health problem each year. In the United Kingdom, it is calculated that businesses could save up to £8 billion per year by tackling mental health issues.
Prof. Kruger has worked with teams and organisations such as the Springboks, Munster, Harlequins, BP, BDO and Octopus among others. In this session, Prof. Kruger will show you the trends of mental health challenges in organisations, as well as provide you with a good understanding of mental health problems, and the impact they have on team performance.
This will help you recognise these problems and deal with the issues at hand, to improve the individual and team performance.
DR. CHLOE TIMOTHY
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR: LEADERSHIP EDGE
JPMORGAN CHASE & CO.
Dr. Chloe Timothy is an ICF Master Certified Coach whose experience spans over 30 years across multiple geographies, industries and disciplines. She is an Executive Coach at JPMorgan Chase & Co., where she collaborates with the executive development team to design immersive solutions that address leadership challenges and macro business problems for senior leaders and their teams.
In this session, Dr. Timothy will provide you with practical tips surrounding the importance of one-to-one coaching, team coaching and peer group coaching for organisational alignment and firmwide impact.
MARK DE STADLER
DIRECTOR: PERFORMANCE & COMMUNICATION
CONQA Group is a global communication and leadership development organisation that focuses within elite sport & corporate sectors. CONQA Group operates across the UK, USA, Australia and South Africa.
In this session, we will address 4 key pillars of executive presence and the impact it has on you, your team and wider organisation.
GLOBAL HEAD OF ESG STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIPS
Abigail leads Aviva Investors’ work on environmental, social and governance focused strategic partnerships within the award-winning sustainable finance centre for excellence. She also fosters innovative thinking by developing approaches to frontier ESG themes. Abigail leads the workstream focusing on antibiotic resistance and biodiversity.
During her 16 years in responsible investment Abigail has worked on the A to Z of ESG topics – from aviation emissions to zero-hour contracts. She has deep experience with the creation, launch, management and distribution of funds. From the early pioneers such as the CIS sustainable leaders’ range, now the Royal London sustainable world funds, and the £2.2Bn Friends Life Stewardship Funds, to contemporary funds.
Abigail recently completed a Masters in sustainability leadership, focusing on antibiotic resistance, at the University of Cambridge which won the Forum pour l´Investissement Responsable (French Social Investment Forum) and Principles of Responsible Investment (UNPRI) award for best Master’s thesis, 2020. Abigail is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators and a Member of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investments.
DATA DISCOVERY & RESEARCH LEAD: FCA
FINTECH & INNOVATION: CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY
FINTECH & INNOVATION: OXFORD UNIVERSITY
Melvin works in the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), where he brings valuable experience in finance, technology and policy to support the FCA in its mission to become a digital and intelligence led regulator.
In 2021, Melvin was seconded to the Bank of England’s G7 Hub to support the United Kingdom’s G7 presidency. As of September 2022, Melvin is a visiting speaker on Fintech and Innovation at Oxford University and the University of Cambridge.
Melvin has authored several publications, and was recently published by Forbes Australia in January 2023.
DR. BRIAN HENDERSON (PHD)
HEAD: SUSTAINABLE INVESTMENTS
Dr. Henderson is the Head of Sustainable Investment (SI) for the UK, Europe and IMETA regions at Mercer. At the forefront of the SI team, his role is pivotal – guiding investors through the intricate landscape of climate, nature and social impact investment risks and rewards.
Before assuming Mercer’s SI leadership, Dr. Henderson orchestrated the inception of the industry’s premier Defined Contribution (DC) consulting team – a testament to his unwavering innovation in pension scheme design.
Beyond his corporate role, Dr. Henderson brings a multidimensional perspective with his completion of a PhD in Philosophy in Electrical and Electronic Engineering. His expertise spans a wide spectrum, particularly encompassing sustainability and ESG considerations, pension architecture, investment strategy, defined contribution intricacies, pension regulations and private market nuances.
A visionary in shaping industry trends and complexities, Dr. Henderson propels transformative change, where he will discuss insights that drive industry advancement, as he delves into the world of ESG.
London Stock Exchange
10 Paternoster Square
DR. JESSE SOSTRIN
GLOBAL HEAD: PEOPLE LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT
KAREN BLACKETT (OBE)
DR. STEPHANIE FITZGERALD
FORMER HEAD: MENTAL HEALTH
FORMER CAPTAIN: ALL BLACKS
FORMER CHIEF NEGOTIATOR
PROF. SALLY MAITLIS
PROFESSOR OF ORGANISATIONAL BEHAVIOUR & LEADERSHIP
DR. BRIAN GLASER
CHIEF TALENT & LEARNING OFFICER
MARJORIE NGWENYA PRUDENTIAL REGULATORY COMMITTEE: BANK OF ENGLAND
FORMER PRESIDENT: INSTITUTE & FACULTY OF ACTUARIES