Speaker Anouncement 03

Jack Harries

Jack Harries is a Filmmaker and Photographer. He is also one half of JacksGap an online blog and and video project born out of a love of travelling and story telling.


Ian Sanders

Ian Sanders is a creative consultant & business storyteller who looks at the world of business and work differently. He helps organisations better nail and communicate what they do/ what they stand for, and fires people up about their own work lives. The author of four books, he’s written for The Financial Times and contributed to Monocle magazine. Ian says, “What fuels me is helping others find their own fuel.” He lives in Leigh-on-Sea, England.

CJ Bowry

CJ founded Sal's Shoes in late 2013 after being unable to find an organisation that could tell her where her young son Sal's donated outgrown shoes would end up walking again. Fast forward less than 18 months, and Sal's Shoes, equipped with a logo, a website, a Twitter account and a Facebook page,  has to date collected over 8,000 pairs of outgrown kids shoes and found them new feet in 8 countries worldwide, including in the UK. Sal's Shoes has featured in The New York Times, The Daily Mail, The Independent on Sunday and CJ has just been nominated for an Asian Woman of Achievement Award 2015.

Peter Head

Peter is a champion of sustainable development. He established the Ecological Sequestration Trust in 2011. He advocates that changing the way we invest public and private money in the built environment could be made very much more effective if the public and private sectors adopt sustainable development principles.

Peter is a civil and structural engineer who has become a recognised world leader in major bridges (he received an OBE for successfully delivering the Second Severn Crossing as Government Agent), advanced composite technology and now in sustainable development in cities and regions. He has won many awards for his work including the Award of Merit of IABSE, the Royal Academy of Engineering’s Silver Medal and the Prince Philip Award for Polymers in the Service of Mankind.

Tom Coleman

Tom believes in the enduring strength of ideas. He believes they can change the world in a way personalities can’t. So he founded The 25 Mile Supper Club as a way to harness the change making quality a well thought out concept can encourage. It’s purpose is to revolutionise the way we approach food, from our spending habits to our attitudes concerning where it comes from. It’s a celebration of all things that make our local communities great. Food, people and the environment.