Summit Speakers

David Olusoga OBE

David Olusoga OBE

Historian, Writer and Presenter

Rebecca Adlington OBE

Rebecca Adlington OBE

Olympic Gold Medalist in Swimming

Alex Hitchcock

Alex Hitchcock

Assistant Director, EY

Alison Mckenzie-Folan

Alison Mckenzie-Folan

Chief Executive, Wigan Metropolitan Borough Council & Solace Policy Lead for Digital Leadership

Andrew O'Brien

Andrew O'Brien

Director of External Affairs, Social Enterprise

Chris Luck CB MBE

Chris Luck CB MBE

Chief Executive, Shaw Trust

Claire Darbyshire

Claire Darbyshire

Head of Health & Social Care Technology, Agilisys

Gavin Jones

Gavin Jones

Chief Executive, Essex County Council & Solace Chair

Ian Bancroft

Ian Bancroft

Chief Executive, Wrexham County Borough Council & Solace Wales Chair

Jen Byrne

Jen Byrne

MD Consulting, TPXimpact

Joanne Roney OBE

Joanne Roney OBE

Chief Executive, Manchester City Council & Solace President

Julian Wain

Julian Wain

Interim Commercial Director, Harrow Council

Kim Grieveson

Kim Grieveson

Principal, Land & Development, Avison Young

Lucy Trueman

Lucy Trueman

Managing Director & Founder, Trueman Change

Mark Rogers

Mark Rogers

Chief Executive, Leadership Centre

Matthew Taylor

Matthew Taylor

Chief Executive, NHS Confederation

Paul Frainer

Paul Frainer

Partner, TPXimpact & Solace Non-Executive Director

Robin Tuddenham

Robin Tuddenham

Chief Executive, Calderdale Metropolitan Borough Council & Solace Policy Lead for Economic Prosperity

Sarah Geatrell

Sarah Geatrell

Senior Change Manager, Trueman Change

Seb Barker

Seb Barker

COO, Beam.org

Thomas Kohut

Thomas Kohut

Principal Consultant, TPXimpact

Andy Street CBE

Andy Street CBE

Mayor of the West Midlands

Ebony Rainford-Brent MBE

Ebony Rainford-Brent MBE

World Cup Winning Cricketer, Broadcaster, Motivational Speaker and Performance Coach

Alex Thompson

Alex Thompson

Director of Finance & Customer Services, Cheshire East Council

Amy Brettell

Amy Brettell

Managing Director, Zurich Municipal

Anna Mouser

Anna Mouser

Leadership & Skills Lead, Impossible Ideas

Chris Naylor

Chris Naylor

Director, Inner Circle Consulting & Solace Non-Executive Director - Lead on Diversity & Inclusion

Deven Ghelani

Deven Ghelani

CEO, Policy in Practice

Heather Jameson

Heather Jameson

Editor, The MJ

James Dair

James Dair

Principal, National Head of Real Estate Finance, Avison Young

Jo Bibby

Jo Bibby

Director of Health, The Health Foundation

John O'Halloran

John O'Halloran

Director of Consultancy, CIPFA

Kath O'Dwyer

Kath O'Dwyer

Chief Executive, St. Helens Borough Council & Solace Deputy Policy Lead for Children & Families

Lee R. Feldman

Lee R. Feldman

Senior Advisor for Local Government Strategy, Zencity

Lucy Webb

Lucy Webb

Managing Consultant, Inner Circle Consulting

Matt Croucher

Matt Croucher

EV Services Director, Liberty Charge

Nazeya Hussain

Nazeya Hussain

Executive Director of Place, Royal Borough of Kingston Upon Thames & Solace Non-Executive Director - Lead on Diversity & Inclusion

Piali Das Gupta

Piali Das Gupta

Strategy Director: London’s Future, London Councils

Ruth Hyde OBE

Ruth Hyde OBE

Chief Executive, Broxtowe Borough Council & Solace in Business Chair

Sarah Ottaway

Sarah Ottaway

Sustainability & Social Value Lead, SUEZ

Simon Baddeley

Simon Baddeley

Commercial Director, Biffa

Tom Stannard

Tom Stannard

Chief Executive, Salford City Council & Solace Deputy Policy Lead for Infrastructure & Planning

Emran Mian

Emran Mian

Director General, Regeneration, Department for Levelling Up, Housing & Communities

Alan Edwards

Alan Edwards

Non Executive Director and Chair Audit Committee
Black Country Integrated Care Board

Ali Griffin

Ali Griffin

CEO, London Councils

Andrew Kerr OBE

Andrew Kerr OBE

Chief Executive, City of Edinburgh Council & Solace Scotland Chair

Dr Catherine Howe

Dr Catherine Howe

Chief Executive, Adur & Worthing Councils

Christian Rogers

Christian Rogers

Head of Commercial, Sefton Council

Dominic Campbell

Dominic Campbell

Partner, Impossible Ideas

Helen Sunderland

Helen Sunderland

Partner, Local Public Services, EY

James Westhead

James Westhead

Head of Engagement, Big Society Capital

Jo Pitt

Jo Pitt

Head of Policy, CIPFA

Josh Dunn

Josh Dunn

Senior Manager, EY

Kersten England CBE

Kersten England CBE

Chief Executive, City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council & Solace Policy Lead for Civil & Community Resilience

Lorraine Cox

Lorraine Cox

Director, STAR Procurement

Mark Lloyd CBE

Mark Lloyd CBE

Chief Executive, Local Government Association (LGA)

Matt Prosser

Matt Prosser

Chief Executive, Dorset Council & Solace Policy Lead for Leadership & Learning

Nick Walkley

Nick Walkley

Principal & UK President, Avison Young

Rachael Walker

Rachael Walker

Principal Consultant, Trueman Change

Sarah Calkin

Sarah Calkin

Editor, Local Government Chronicle (LGC)

Scott Young

Scott Young

Head of Skills, Employment & Education, Restoration & Renewal Delivery Authority

Simon Fletcher

Simon Fletcher

Chief Executive, Lichfield District Council

Dr William Burns

Dr William Burns

Social Care Policy Advisor
CIPFA

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