Our internal team who keep things ticking, get stuff done and continue to drive us forward!
James has a long heritage in curating global seminars and a proven track record in delivering unforgettable events and experiences from the London 2012 Olympic Games through the world’s biggest international fundraising conference to pop-up cinemas in New York, Ibiza and the UK.
Our diverse and international team of the world's best creative thinkers and trainers
Alan has a 25 year career in creative thinking behind him and is still speeding up. A scientist by training, he has always worked in the creative field – where precise analytics combine with emotional energy to create ideas which lead to great change. He is a serial entrepreneur and has worked in more than thirty countries.
Founder / CEO, The International Social Impact Institute
Liz is an international executive coach, speaker, and award-winning social entrepreneur and educator, who leverages her “super power” of excellent recall, her commitment to Ubuntu, and over 25 years of diverse experience to help purpose-driven leaders and organisations worldwide to clarify, develop and share their stories in order to amplify their impact.
Liz is speaking at:
Revolutionise Launch Event - Simple Truths That Spark Great Change
30 March 2022
Your Purpose Distilled: A Masterclass (online)
21 & 22 July 2022
Dr Iain MacRitchie
Founder, MCR Pathways
Iain is one of the UK’s leading experts in changing outcomes, quickly, at scale. Over a vast career in corporate accelerations, turnarounds and start-ups, Iain helped change the outcomes for tens of thousands of leaders, employees, shareholders and customers all round the world. Iain set up and leads a pioneering charity MCR Pathways, seeking to change the outcomes for the most disadvantaged young people in our society.
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Tom De Bruyne
Founder, SUE Behavioural Design
Tom is Co-Founder of the Amsterdam-based consultancy SUE Behavioural Design and SUE & The Alchemists. He leads a team of psychologists and creatives that turn deep insights on customer behaviour into marketing communication strategies that actually work.
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Youth Participation & Gen Z expert, WHETSON / strategic foresight
Jahkini joined Whetston strategic foresight in 2020, as a youth expert. Jahkini is a former United Nations Youth Delegate and now continues her work researching trends amongst her own generation, generation Z. She has developed into a memorable speaker, working with clients like Deutsche Telekom and the European Parliament.
Jahkini is speaking at:
Professor of Finance, London Business School
Alex is Professor of Finance at London Business School. He has a PhD from MIT as a Fulbright Scholar, and was previously a tenured professor at Wharton and an investment banker at Morgan Stanley. Alex has spoken at the World Economic Forum, testified in the UK Parliament, and given the TED talk “What to Trust in a Post-Truth World” and the TEDx talk “The Social Responsibility of Business”. Alex’s book, “Grow the Pie: How Great Companies Deliver Both Purpose and Profit”, was featured in the Financial Times list of Business Books of the Year for 2020
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Founder, Craigberoch Business Decelerator
Gib is an award winning social intrapreneur who consults, writes and speaks on a range of topics relating to the role of business in society. He believes passionately in the power of business to change the world and in the power of the individual to change the world of business. After a 20-year career in Accenture, Gib left to write his first book: “The Intrapreneur: Confessions of a Corporate Insurgent".
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Foresight & Narratives Specialist
Kriz is a foresight practitioner and narratives expert who has been working with civil society actors around the world to help magnify their impact and innovative capabilities through design thinking, foresight and systems thinking. She is a recipient of the Joseph Jaworski Next Generation Foresight Practitioners Award , and has a Master of Law from Harvard, and a BA Political Science and Juris Doctor from Ateneo in the Philippines.
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Founder, Intentum Consulting Former VP of Social & Environmental Responsibility at Patagonia
Cara has worked in the corporate responsibility industry as an executive, consultant, trainer and auditor for the past 23 years. She launched her own consultancy firm in November 2021 called Intentum Consulting focused on helping companies develop impactful and purpose aligned strategic plans, goals, metrics and programmes. Prior to that, Cara had an 11-year run as Patagonia’s VP of Social and Environmental Responsibility where she led a global team of professionals that set strategy and implemented the company’s human rights and environmental sustainability initiatives.
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Performance Coach, Author, Trainer
Steve is one of the world’s leading coaches in the field of purpose and author of Amazon top 10 bestseller, On Purpose: What are you really here to do?. A former Events Director at The London Business Forum, working with thought leaders including Malcolm Gladwell and Sir Ken Robinson, Steve is now a Performance Coach and Facilitator with Ivy House, bringing life-changing learning to some of the world’s top emerging leaders. Based in London, he also works with private coaching clients, helping them discover what they are really here to do.
Steve is speaking at:
Artistic Director, Punchdrunk Enrichment
Peter established Punchdrunk Enrichment in 2008 as the charitable arm of Punchdrunk - the immersive theatre company that takes audiences on roaming experiences and epic storytelling inside sensory theatrical worlds. Punchdrunk Enrichment takes the company’s innovative practice into communities and schools, creating transformational performances and workshops with and for children, young people, families and communities.
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Dr Lynda Shaw
Neuroscientist & Business Psychologist
Lynda is an experienced entrepreneur, having owned three businesses. She holds a doctorate in cognitive neuroscience, specialising in unconscious processing of emotion and behavioural change. She works with senior leaders and their teams who want to better understand the science of change and development and harness this power through recalibrating their thinking and enabling others to do the same in order to work together to reach organisational goals.
Lynda is speaking at:
Founder, SUE Behavioural Design
Astrid is a social scientist who works in the space where science and creativity meet. As an experienced strategy and conceptual thinker, it makes her heart sing to help people unlock behavioural science's power to make better decisions in work, life, and play.
Her daily fascination is to translate the breakthrough insights of behavioural science into practice. In a way, it can help gain more success for everyone. Not just for a happy (or powerful) few.
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SUE Behavioural Design Academy Lead
Tim Versnel leads the SUE Behavioural Design Academy, the leading learning institute in behavioural design in the Netherlands and Belgium. Every year, the Academy trains hundreds of professionals in both the public and private sector in using rigorous empathy, behavioural science and design thinking to create more human value in campaigns, products, services and policy.
Rob De Haas
Master Trainer in Meeting Design
Rob de Haas is a motivational speaker uplifting organisations through teaching them how to improve their meetings. Rob is the inventor of a set of Meeting Design Cards (©), which enable everyone to design practical and inspiring meetings. Rob will show you how to run effective meetings through creativity and efficiency.