Andrew Burnyeat has almost 30 years of experience in journalism. He has specialised in food and drink, hospitality and B2B journalism for most of that time and has conducted dozens of interviews with experts and commentators about current industry issues from “Brexit” to cybercrime, sustainability and technology. He is the Europe, Middle East and Africa editor for International News Services.
Olly Buston is the CEO and founder of the think tank and consultancy Future Advocacy (www.futureadvocacy.org). Future Advocacy recently published the report "An Intelligent Future?" which focuses on maximising the opportunities and minimising the risks of artificial intelligence. Previously, Olly was a key architect of the Make Poverty History Campaign and Europe director of ‘ONE’ for 7 years. Olly has also worked as director of the Walk Free anti-slavery movement, and as Senior Advocacy Officer for Oxfam International in Washington, DC. Follow Olly on Twitter @ollybuston.
Professor Joseph Byrne has been a professor of economics at Heriot-Watt University since 2013. His research areas include international finance, financial economics and applied econometrics. He has academic journal publications in Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking, Journal of Development Economics, Journal of International Money and Finance, Journal of Banking and Finance and Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics. Joseph has also co-authored a book, "Financial Structure" (CUP).
Kris Byron is associate professor at Georgia State University’s J. Mack Robinson College of Business. She has published in leading management and psychology journals, including the Journal of Applied Psychology, the Academy of Management Review, Psychological Bulletin, and the Journal of Management. Her current research interests include creativity, emotion, stress, and diversity. Kris currently serves as associate editor of the Academy of Management Review, the field’s top-ranked academic publication. Her research has been featured in BusinessWeek, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and many other newspapers and magazines in the United States and abroad.
Geoff Campbell has a significant track record helping senior executives to achieve their business and professional development goals, including working intimately on many successful CEO transitions. He has eight years' experience mentoring senior executives in large organisations, and is the managing principal of The Adelante Group. He has worked with clients in financial services, IT and industrial sectors; in ASX, NYSE, FTSE and private companies; and with CEOs holding responsibility across Australia and Asia. Geoff also has a successful track record as a CEO in Australia and then internationally. He led all the international business for a NYSE-listed global equipment company, JLG, which was recognised by Forbes as one of America’s best big companies.
Robin Canniford began work with the UK's National Health Service before turning his attention to consumer–cultural research. He now devotes his time to assembling ethnographic portraits of nature, subjectivity and community, with a particular emphasis on the role of economies and marketplaces.
Laurence Capron is a professor of strategy at INSEAD and the Paul Desmarais chaired professor of partnership and active ownership. She is also the programme director of "M&As and Corporate Strategy", one of INSEAD’s executive development programmes. Laurence is a leading expert on M&As, alliances, and business portfolio growth. Her book, "Build, Borrow, or Buy: Solving the Growth Dilemma" (Harvard Business Review Press), co-authored with Professor W. Mitchell, was the recipient of the 2013 Best International Book Awards, by USA Book News, and has been translated into French, Portuguese and Chinese.
Catherine Casey is professor of organisation and society in the School of Business at the University of Leicester. She received her PhD from the University of Rochester, New York. Professor Casey's research in economic sociology includes organisations and institutions, industrial and employment relations, management and governance, and problems of multinational corporations. Her current research addresses multilevel governance, participation and regulation, and complex collaborations.
Andrew Cave has written about business for The Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph for 20 years, working as US business editor in New York and associate City editor in London. He writes profile interviews of chief executives for both papers and has penned two books: "The Secrets of CEOs", based on interviews with 200 global chief executives; and "Billions To Bust And Back", a biography of billionaire Thor Bjorgolfsson. Andrew also writes regular columns on leadership for Forbes magazine.
Dee Cayhill is an expert in both corporate affairs as well as in executive search. She spent almost two decades running large, multinational corporate affairs, media relations and public affairs teams, followed by eight years as a specialist communications executive search director. Dee is a former vice president of global communications for InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG plc). Her earlier career was spent in a series of international corporate communications posts in both private and publicly listed organisations.
Matt Chapman looks after KPMG’s Better Business Reporting Network and has developed and edited much of KPMG’s thought leadership in this field. He is also closely involved in supporting the IIRC’s development and promotion of the Integrated Reporting Framework. Matt provides guidance across a wide range of sectors for businesses that are looking to develop their narrative reporting and support a deeper investor dialogue.