Tremaine is the founder of the Coaching Club, a behavioural economist, executive coach and speaker on the topics of Thinking Agility, decision making in leadership and risk and uncertainty. She isn’t nearly as serious as she sounds though and is known for bringing science to life in meaningful ways with insights gained from living and working in four countries across

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A practical entrepreneurial business leader himself, Jonathan has kindly agreed to share his experience of leading a business through extreme adversity for 5 years following difficulties with a very large client that owed a considerable sum of money. Jonathan will share the personal strategies that helped him manage himself and his colleagues through the challenge and successfully emerge with a

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Dave is a founding director of BCMS, an expert in the company sale process, and an acknowledged thought leader within the M&A industry.  In demand as a public speaker, Dave is also the primary presenter at BCMS seminars worldwide. Dave is well known as an international speaker, and lectures at over 100 business conference, seminars and events around the world

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CEO and owner of Zeta Specialist Lighting. Under Phil’s stewardship, Zeta has received a number of prestigious awards recognising its success in innovation, including five DTI SMART Awards. In its silver anniversary year, the company picked up The Integration Technology Export Award at the 2014 Cherwell Valley Business Awards, and a Silver Scoot Headline Award, which recognises and rewards the

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A ‘millennial’ who led social media activity for the Rugby World Cups and around the globe in five continents on the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series and in so doing, re-invented the Rugby World Cup as a social and cultural phenomenon, no longer a ‘mere’ sports event. Under Tom’s leadership the World Rugby following grew from no social presence to

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The former Managing Director of a family run group of 9 Children’s Nurseries and 2 Forest Schools that won many awards for Outstanding Early Years provision, Andrew has recently successfully exited the family business allowing his parents to enjoy funding for their retirement and himself to pursue a wider consultancy-based role in the industry. Andrew’s experience in an industry that,

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Managing Director of the Municipal Division of the leading international waste to product business Shanks plc. Responsibility for the UK and Canada which has revenues of £165m, 850 staff and a current capital spend of over £300m. Having developed his career in the very practial distribution industry with Exel, Salvesen and Norbert Dentressangle, Peter was appointed Managing Director, UKI &

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Jeff Grout

This year we are delighted to welcome to LeaderFest as interviewer top speaker, conference chair and interviewer Jeff Grout.   Jeff has conducted public interviews with a wide range of people who know first hand the ins and outs of successful leadership, including: Sir Richard Branson, Founder of Virgin Group Charles Duke Jr, Apollo Astronaut Gordan Ramsay, 3 Michelin Star Chef

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Paul Brundage is the Head of Oxford Properties’ European region. He is responsible for overseeing and managing the execution of the company’s European strategic plan, with emphasis on continued growth of the team and expansion into European markets alongside the UK and Paris. Paul is a member of Oxford’s Global Executive Committee. He has been with OMERS for over 17

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Tony has a successful background in major contract sales and in leading B2B companies through both high growth and turnarounds. Based on a commercial grounding in ICI, he has led manufacturing companies for Rexam and Solo Cup, having recently left the latter after ten years with sales doubled to £80m. He is currently pursuing a ‘portfolio’ career helping businesses to

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