Miatta Fahnbulleh

27 & 28 november

katherine chapman

Before joining the Foundation, Katherine was Assistant Director at the UK Commission for Employment and Skills, a public body providing leadership on employment and skills issues in the UK working with industry leaders and policymakers on strategies to boost productivity, wages and social mobility.

Previously Katherine was Head of Education and Skills at Policy Connect bringing together business leaders, public bodies and parliamentarians on a range of issues including the gender skills gaps, careers advice and Apprenticeships.
Katherine is a trustee of the Good Business Charter in the UK and a Commissioner for the Business Commission to Tackle Inequality for the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD).


Pennine Healthcare

Hear from the team at Pennine Healthcare, an SME manufacturer in Derby, about how they turned the business around since becoming employee owned in February 2021. Hear from people across the business about the strategy behind their transformation, who had been involved, and how collectively the team have achieved such success.


Joe Garner is an experienced and accomplished CEO who believes passionately in the importance of leading with humanity and purpose, particularly through tough times. Joe is passionate about the value of physical and mental wellbeing in leadership. He is a Patron of British Triathlon and a GB age group competitor.

Chris Turner is Executive Director of B Lab UK, the charity building the B Corporation movement in the UK. Chris is also Campaign Director of the Better Business Act, aiming to change the law to ensure every company in the UK aligns their interests with those of wider society and the environment.

Alex Veitch

Alex joined the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) as Director of Policy and Insights in March 2022. In this role he is responsible for developing BCC policy positions; engagement with government officials; and for the BCC’s extensive business insight programme.

Pat Brenan

Pat is the Independent Trustee Director of Cleantec Services, an industry leading contract cleaning company with over 2,000 employees across the country. Cleantec has come to specialise in the education sector but now serves an increasingly wide variety of commercial and public sector organisations and has done for over 20 years.

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