CEO and Founder, CLC
Martin has worked in eLearning for 20 years, and has significant experience of working with voluntary, private and public sector organisations.
Nigel Paine is a change-focused leader with a worldwide reputation and a unique grasp of media, learning and development in the public, private and academic sectors.
He has extensive experience in leadership and consultancy with public service broadcasters, SMEs, global industry players, government and education institutions.
Nigel focuses on the use of learning technologies, organisational development, leadership and creativity with a spotlight on maximising human potential, innovation and performance in the workplace. Nigel is a strategic thinker, able to motivate, lead and drive organisations forward to deliver business and training objectives.
Head of Learning & Development, Telefonica UK
Paul has over 20 years senior Learning & Development experience under his belt working across BtoB, BtoC , retail and digital telco sectors in blue chip & medium sized companies such as Microsoft and Azlan. He currently is the Head of Learning and Development for 02 (Telefonica).
In his current role, he is responsible for driving the Learning and Development strategy and plan across 7,500 people within Telefonica, ranging from IT Engineering, Business Sales through to our partner channel with Capita and Tesco mobile.
In his previous roles at Microsoft, Paul was responsible for the retail training strategy across numerous retail products, which included all aspects of the L&D product mix including field sales teams, online and face to face training as well as large advocacy projects reaching over 20,000 retail sales professionals.
Managing Director, Towards Maturity
Laura is the MD of Towards Maturity – a not for profit benchmark practice that provides independent research and resources for anyone interested in improving the impact of learning technologies at work. With over 2 decades of experience of implementing learning technologies in the workplace, she works with government policy makers representing employer interests and has contributed to initiatives associated with the UK’s Sector Skills Councils, and the European Commission.
Head of Learning and Development content, CIPD
Andy has more than 25 years experience in learning and organisational development in commercial, technological and not-for-profit organisations and has also worked in a consultancy role. In January, 2014 Andy was appointed as Head of Learning and Development at CIPD to run the Institute’s training arm and support the delivery of the wider new vision for L&D. Andy is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (FCIPD), a Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute (FCMI) and a Member of the Learning and Performance Institute (MLPI).
Company founder and CEO, Laughology
Stephanie has developed Laughology into the nation’s most talked about training and development provider and has gained an unsurpassed reputation for designing and delivering interventions for businesses, practitioners, clients, young people and adults.
Stephanie is recognised as one of the UK’s leading voices in the psychology of happiness, humour and laughter. In the past 15 years she has worked on innovative projects and events in the private and public sector.
Director, Internet Time Alliance & Duntroon Consultants
Charles is one of the world’s leading experts on building and implementing 702010 learning strategies.
He has worked in the areas of learning, performance and change for more than 35 years. He has practical hands-on experience in supporting learning and performance in government, third sector and corporate organisations.
His career includes roles as head of the UK national centre for networked learning, as a business school professor, in senior business roles for global companies. He now works as a consultant with organisations across the world. He also sits on steering groups and advisory boards for national and international learning, performance and business bodies.
Consulting Artist, Speech Bubble EQ
Simon helps businesses and individuals see things differently, visualise and examine their challenges and create space for their stories to emerge. He provides graphic facilitation and art-working solutions backed by years of experience at senior level in the corporate world. Simon will be visually documenting the day.