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Namrata Lal, Vodafone Vodafone Namrata Lal Principal Strategy Manager, Global Corporate Strategy

Namrata has over seven years of experience in strategy consulting, across multiple industries, including Technology, Media, Consumer Products, Financial Services, Healthcare and Infrastructure. She has worked in Asia, America, Europe and Africa whilst consulting for […]

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Paresh Modi, Vodafone Vodafone Paresh Modi Group Head of Business Development and Innovation

Since 2011 Paresh has been looking after commerical and industry partnerships at Vodafone. He has overseen joint ventures, investments and M&A business development across Mobile Payments, e commerce, Messaging, VoLTE, Rich Communications, Mobile and Digital […]

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Rob Steul, EHG Edwardian Hotel Group Rob Steul Creative Director

Rob joined Edwardian Hotels London in 2013 as Creative Director following 25 years of designing hotels and resorts globally as VP of Hospitality Design for HOK Architects and later Principal Partner for Woods Bagot. Rob’s […]

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Kevin Woollard, BT BT Kevin Woollard Director of Research Engagement and Operations

Starting in 1995 Kevin led the team that was responsible for the design of BT’s voice network, with responsibility for the UK signalling network, the voice switches and the intelligent network services and platforms. If […]

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Bob Sorrell, BP BP Bob Sorrell Vice President, Public Partnerships

Bob Sorrell is BP’s Vice President for Public Partnerships. He is the Associate Director for the BP International Centre for Advanced Materials – a 10 year, $100m investment by BP with its hub at the University […]

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Tom Aldred, HM Treasury HM Treasury Tom Aldred Head of Growth Economics

Tom Aldred is Head of Growth Economics at HM Treasury and led the development of the government’s Productivity Plan, which was published in 2015. He joined the Government Economic Service in 2003 and has worked […]

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Pranesh Chatterjee TATA DR PRANESH CHATTERJEE KNOWLEDGE GROUP LEADER AT TATA STEEL EUROPE

Dr Pranesh Chatterjee has earned undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in civil engineering and subsequently a doctorate in engineering from Jadavpur University, India. Dr Chatterjee took up a post-doctoral fellowship in structural mechanics at Katholieke Universiteit te […]

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Craig-Hepburn TATA CRAIG HEPBURN VICE PRESIDENT, DIGITAL MARKETING AT TATA COMMUNICATIONS

Craig has strategically driven many global digital programmes for Rentokil Initial, BAA, STA Travel, Open Text, Nokia and Microso over the past een years. He strives on pushing the boundaries of digital marketing and technology, […]

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Liena Vilde NATIONAL GRID LIENA VILDE EMERGING TECHNOLOGY & INNOVATION GROUP STRATEGY

Liena joined National Grid five years ago and has spent the majority of this time working as a Power System Engineer for the GB System Operator, leading the development of the System Operability Framework. Her […]

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Edwardian group BOBBY ABRAHAM GROUP IT MANAGER

Bobby Abraham has been with Edwardian Hotels London for the last 18 years. IT has been at the heart of all business developments to make it easier for our internal hosts to help better serve […]

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Paul Oram BP PAUL ORAM CHIEF ENGINEER ICE

Paul joined as a graduate in 1988 having completed a BSc in Control, Instrumentation and Systems Engineering. He then completed an MSc and PhD in Process Automation whilst working for BP in the 1990’s. Paul […]

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AWE DR CHRIS EDWARDS CENTRAL LASER FACILITY RUTHERFORD APPLETON LABORATORY

Following a PhD in laser physics at Imperial College, Chris joined the Central Laser Facility (CLF) where he worked on the development of efficient gas lasers suitable for laser fusion drivers. He was appointed Associate […]

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