Speakers

Virginie Helias

Vice president, global sustainability, Procter & Gamble

With 29 years of experience at Procter & Gamble in brand management and innovation, Virginie has a broad experience across multiple categories and global-to-local brand management expertise across several of P&G’s multi-billion dollar brands (Pantene, Ariel/Tide, Pampers). Prior to her read more

Lisa Basford

Director, global corporate responsibility, IHG

Lisa Basford is global director, corporate responsibility at IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group). IHG is one of the world’s leading hotel companies, with more than 5,200 hotels in nearly 100 countries. The corporate responsibility team at IHG works to reduce the read more

David Paterson

Corporate affairs director, Heineken

David Paterson was appointed to Heineken’s UK management team as corporate relations director in June 2016 after nearly four years as head of public affairs & corporate responsibility. Prior to joining Heineken, David spent four years at ASDA as head read more

Stuart Poore

EMEA director of sustainability, Canon

Stuart leads Canon's sustainability and government affairs teams across Europe, Middle East & Africa. His focus covers all aspects of the company's social and environmental impact including: environmental management, product safety & accessibility, circular supply chains, smart cities, social responsibility, read more

Todd Bradley-Cole

Senior manager CSR, procurement, John Lewis Partnership

Todd joined the John Lewis Partnership six years ago, having previously worked for a number of other world-class companies, including SAP, United Biscuits, Allied Bakeries, Hewlett Packard, NHS and GlaxoSmithKline. Living life with humanity, compassion and consideration for our environment has read more

Ginn Carreon

Head of global communications, Shell Retail

Ginn is at the heart of Shell’s mission to make customers’ journeys better. But after a long career with the company taking in four different continents, she’s also been on quite a journey herself. Ginn joined Shell in 1998 in her read more

Amanda Azeez

Associate head of child safety online, NSPCC

Amanda is a communications, digital and technology expert. She leads the strategy and delivery of child safety online at NSPCC, and oversees a three-year strategic online safety partnership with O2. Previous to her current role, Amanda was head of communications for read more

Victoria Moorhouse

Head of sustainability, Costa

Victoria is head of sustainability at Costa, responsible for the development, execution and delivery of Costa’s Force for Good sustainability programme. Victoria has a diverse background in programme management and sustainability within the food and hospitality service sector. Prior to read more

John Grant

Author and strategist

John Grant is author of a number of books including Coopportunity, published in January 2010. His other titles include The Green Marketing Manifesto, winner of the 2008 British Book (Design & Production) awards environmental category. His first book, The New Marketing read more

Victoria Taylor

Managing director, Flag

Vic has led Flag’s work over the last nine years – ensuring that its strategic input, creativity, innovation and standards exceed all expectations. Her corporate communications and sustainability expertise has been built by 20 years in the industry. She oversees read more

Justine Harris

Head of corporate transparency, Vodafone Group

Justine joined Vodafone Group in 2012 and is now head of corporate transparency. In this role, Justine is responsible for Vodafone’s strategy and approach to corporate transparency, leading the use of communications to help inform public debate, manage risk and read more

Chris Dessent

Managing director, Creative Concern

Chris is co-founder and managing director of Creative Concern. A former BBC television researcher and a trained TV director, he has also worked as communications manager for Groundwork Northwest, as marketing manager for a £25 million business environment programme, and read more

Becky Willan

Managing director & co-founder, Given London

Becky’s professional background is in corporate social responsibility, with in-house roles at The Body Shop and consultancy experience with Unilever, Tesco and SCA. She started Given to bring together the consumer insight and creativity of brand communications with the environmental read more

Tom Redfern

Environment manager, Birmingham Airport

Environment Manager Tom Redfern joined Birmingham Airport in 2013 as Environmental Relations Executive, having previously undertaken roles in the water industry. Since joining the Airport Tom has been actively involved with all aspects of Environmental Management and Community Engagement before read more

Jodi Wheatley

Communications and engagement officer, Costa

Jodi is communications and engagement officer within the Costa sustainability team, responsible for managing the delivery of our local Community Programme as well as coordinating Force for Good communications across all Whitbread brands. Prior to joining the Sustainability team, Jodi read more

Tracey Herald

Head of partnerships & social impact, O2