SPEAKERS

We will be joined by a world class lineup of marketing professionals who will share their expertise and knowledge in a day of learning and development. An invaluable source of insights and inspiration.

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Zoe Bailey

Head of Strategic Operations, Withers & Rogers

Zoe has over 20 years’ experience working in professional service firms as a senior business leader, board advisor and strategic development specialist. She is an expert in influencing the delivery of commercially focused business strategies and is currently Head of Strategic Operations at Withers & Rogers LLP.

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Andrew Baird

Director of Consulting, Blackbridge Communications

Andrew has been a writer, creative director and managing director, working in radio and employment marketing since 1995. He sits on the board of Blackbridge, adding expertise in consulting, creativity and agency management, with a focus on employer branding. Organisations that have benefited from Andrew’s experience include Amazon, KPMG, MI6, Aviva, Rolls-Royce and Vodafone.

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Catherine Baker

Founder, Sport and Beyond

Catherine, whose first career was as a corporate lawyer, has spent the last eight years working with those at the top of their game - Olympic gold medallists, national team coaches, CEOs and senior leaders across sectors. She is a Trustee on the Board of the Dame Kelly Holmes Trust, and Chair of the O Shaped Lawyer.

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Jamie Buchanan

Client Services Director, BBD Perfect Storm

Jamie is a Director and Head of Client Services at BBD Perfect Storm, a brand and cultural transformation company. Perfect Storm helps organisations transform themselves, their categories, and wider culture, and has a wealth of experience in professional services.

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Leor Franks

Business Development and Marketing Director, Kingsley Napley

Leor leads Business Development & Marketing and Knowledge & Information at Kingsley Napley and is a board member. He has spent over 20 years in professional services in director roles at Deloitte, EY, and FTI. Leor sits on the board of the Queen Mary Business School and is Chair of the Managing Partners’ Forum Marketing Group and the Metropolitan Police Cannons Ward Panel.

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Vlatka Ariaana Hlupic

Professor of Business & Management, Westminster Business School CEO,

The Management Shift Consulting Ltd

Vlatka has been voted as one of the world’s top Most Influential HR Thinkers by HR Magazine, with over 25 years of experience in international advisory, consulting and academic work. Vlatka is an international award-winning thought leader on leadership, an activist for humanising management and an author of ground-breaking books.

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Meirion Jones

Director, Tongues in Trees

Meirion coaches senior individuals and teams to communicate purposefully and persuasively. He focuses on leadership and decision-making, collaboration, team working and business development.

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Kim Lansdown

Head of Business Development and Marketing, Mishcon de Reya

Kim is responsible for client development, new business and marketing communications at Mishcon de Reya. After starting her career as a criminal barrister, Kim went on to work in advertising and marketing, developing international and domestic campaigns for clients such as Google, Mars and the BBC before joining Mishcon in 2015.

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Simon Marshall

Founder, TBD Marketing

Before setting up TBD Marketing in 2018, Simon held senior marketing positions at various law firms ranging from UK top 40 to international firms. Simon specialises in digital marketing, content marketing, professional services business development, integrated marketing campaigns, public relations and social media.

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Claire Mason

Founder & CEO, Man Bites Dog

With 25 years’ experience leading global strategic marcomms programmes, Claire has developed global thought leadership campaigns on subjects from the future of work and global trade, to financing the UN Sustainable Development Goals and Zeronomics (the economics of net zero transition).

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Tim Pullan

CEO, ThoughtRiver

Tim is Founder & CEO at ThoughtRiver, the market leading software company providing AI-powered contract acceleration technology to global powerhouses. Prior to ThoughtRiver, Tim was a practising lawyer, becoming a partner at a top London law firm before running part of Experian’s business in Asia and opening and running the Singapore office for UK based Taylor Vinters.

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Tony Randle

Partner & Head of Client Strategy, Shoosmiths

Tony Randle is a Partner & Head of Client Strategy in law firm Shoosmiths and leads their tech and innovation product offering. His team was named Legal Technology Team of the Year in the Legal Business Awards, having developed various lawtech solutions. Tony is listed in The Lawyer Hot100 for 2022.

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Claire Rason

Founder, Client Talk

Claire found her passion for marketing and business development over 15 years ago working in global and regional law firms. She has brought about significant positive change in the organisations she has worked for. Claire is a qualified lawyer, having trained and practised at Herbert Smith Freehills. 

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Natalie Salunke

General Counsel, Zilch

Natalie is a member of The O Shaped Lawyer committee and is the General Counsel of Zilch, a leading buy now pay later provider. She trained at international city law firm, Taylor Wessing. Natalie has held roles in number of large corporates including RVU, owner of brands Uswitch and Confused.com; Enterprise Rent-A-Car; NetSuite and Travelex.

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Alison Sharpe

Head of Professional Practices, Man Bites Dog

Alison is a seasoned and values-driven professional with over 20 years’ experience in the fields of communication, reputation, and marketing. Prior to her current role, as a Divisional Director and Head of Professional Services at Man Bites Dog, Alison worked as a Corporate Affairs Director at PwC responsible for championing the firm’s trust agenda.

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Samuel Taylor

Head of Clients, Data & Digital Marketing, Kingsley Napley

Samuel is a Chartered Marketer with over 18 years in the professional services marketing industry. He currently leads Kingsley Napley’s clients, digital and data teams and overseeing the development and management of the firms’ digital marketing activity and the implementation of the firms’ new CRM solution.

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Mark Walford

Founder & CEO, TrustedCare

Mark is Founder and CEO of TrustedCare, a leading referral platform for people looking for care services. Mark has also founded two other companies providing outsourced sales and recruitment services for social care providers. Mark worked in sales and marketing across a diverse range of industries before joining his mother’s home care company and setting up TrustedCare.