2021 Speakers Included:

Ulrika Biesèrt,

Global People and Culture Manager,

Ingka Group (IKEA)

Julien Codorniou,

Vice President, Workplace,


Kay Firth-Butterfield,

Head of Artificial Intelligence,

World Economic Forum

Keith Krut,

Director of People Analytics,


Karin Kimbrough,

Chief Economist,


Loren Shuster,

Chief People Officer and Head of Corporate Affairs,

Lego Group

Tim Yendell,

Vice President of Workplace Transformation, BP

Jonathan Hale,

Sustainability Director,

BNP Paribas Real Estate UK

Katarina Berg,

Chief Human Resources Officer, Spotify

Donna Morris,

EVP and Chief People Officer,


Glenda Quintini,

Senior Economist,


Catherine Bessant,

Vice Chair, Global Strategy,

Bank of America

Michael Birtwistle,

Senior Policy Advisor,

Centre for Data Ethics and Innovation

Louise Smith,

Chief Digital Officer,


Diane Samuels,

Vice President, People and Culture,

Ford Foundation

CEO, Bentley Motors
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FT moderators included:

Isabel Berwick,

Work and Careers Editor,

Financial Times

Sarah O'Connor,

Employment Columnist,

Financial Times

Taylor Nicole Rogers,

US Labor & Equality Correspondent,

Financial Times

Dan Thomas,

Chief UK Business Correspondent,

Financial Times

Emma Jacobs,

Work & Careers Columnist,

Financial Times

Malcolm Moore,

Executive Editor and Technology News Editor,

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