Speakers

What makes Westminster Briefing events unique is the unsurpassed quality and experience of our speakers. Speakers in 2015 included:

  • Alistair McLean, Chief Executive, Fundraising Standards Board
  • Amanda Brooks, Director of Innovation, BIS
  • Andy Newton, Chair, College of Paramedics
  • Ann Coffey MP, Chair, APPG for Runaway & Missing Children and Adults
  • Baroness O'Neill, Chair, EHRC & Board Member, Medical Research Council
  • Brian Lamb, Chair, Lamb Review of Special Educational Needs
  • Bridget Warr, Chief Executive, UK Home Care Association
  • Chris Gibson, Director, UK's National Computer Emergency Response Team
  • Chris Waterman, Editor, Children’s Services Weekly
  • Claudia Harris, CEO, The Careers & Enterprise Company
  • Cllr Andrew Bowles, Leader, Swale Borough Council
  • Cllr Ric Pallister OBE, Leader, South Somerset District Council
  • Dame Anne Owers, Chair, IPCC
  • Dame Carol Black, Adviser on Work & Health, Department of Health
  • Dame Judith Hackitt DBE, Chair, HSE
  • David Anderson QC, Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Legislation
  • David Sweeney, Director for Research, Innovation & Skills, HEFCE
  • Denise Wilson, CEO, Davies Review into Women on Boards
  • Dominic Scott, Chief Executive, UK Council for International Student Affairs
  • Douglas Blackstock, CEO, Quality Assurance Agency
  • Dr Chris Tyler, Director, Parliamentary Office for Science and Technology
  • Dr Crystal Oldman, Chief Executive, Queen’s Nursing Institute
  • Dr Stephanie Wray, President, Chartered Institute of Ecology & Environmental Management
  • Emma Bridge, Chief Executive, Community Energy England
  • Fiona Woolf CBE, Former Lord Mayor of London & Member, Women's Business Council
  • Giles Fearnley, Managing Director – UK Bus, FirstGroup
  • Hugh Thornbery, Chief Executive, Adoption UK
  • Jacob Tas, Chief Executive, Nacro
  • Jill Beswick, Chair, School & Public Health Nurses Association
  • Joe Billington, Director, The National Careers Service
  • John Hayes MP, Minister for Security, Home Office
  • Julia Margo, Chief Executive, Family and Childcare Trust
  • Karen Bradley MP, Minister for Preventing Abuse, Exploitation and Crime
  • Keith Bristow, Director General, National Crime Aagency
  • Kevin Hyland, Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner
  • Kirsty McHugh, Chief Executive, ERSA
  • Lord Adebowale, Chief Executive, Turning Point
  • Lord Herman Ouseley, Chair, Kick It Out
  • Madeline Atkins, Chief Executive, Higher Education Funding Council for England
  • Mark Castle, CEO, Victim Support
  • Meyric Lewis, Former Chair, Compulsory Purchase Association
  • Natasha Devon, Mental Health Champion for Schools, Department for Education
  • Nick Boles MP, Minister for Skills & Equalities
  • Nick Hardwick CBE, HM Chief Inspector of Prisons
  • Nigel Gibbens, Chief Veterinary Officer, UK Government
  • Paul Hancock, President, Chief Fire Officers Association
  • Paul Lincoln, Chief Executive, UK Health Forum
  • Paul Wilson CBE, HM Chief Inspector of Probation
  • PCC Ron Ball, Police & Crime Commissioner for Warwickshire
  • PCC Vera Baird, Police & Crime Commissioner for Northumbria
  • Peter Lauener, Chief Executive, Skills Funding Agency & Education Funding Agency
  • Philip Shelley, National Chair, Hospital Catering Association
  • Professor Bob Allison, Vice-Chancellor and President, Loughborough University
  • Professor Sir Bob Burgess, Former Vice-Chancellor, University of Leicester
  • Professor Viv Bennett, Chief Nurse, Public Health England
  • Rob Behrens, Independent Adjudicator for Higher Education & Chief Executive, OIAHE
  • Rob Greig, Chief Executive, National Development Team for Inclusion
  • Rt Hon Dr Julian Lewis MP, Chair, Defence Select Committee
  • Rt Hon Keith Vaz MP, Chair, Home Affairs Committee
  • Rt Hon Liam Byrne MP, Former Shadow Minister for Business, Innovation & Skills
  • Rt Hon Maria Miller MP, Chair, Women & Equalities Committee
  • Ruth Spellman, Chief Executive & General Secretary, Workers' Educational Association
  • Sam Gyimah MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Education & Childcare
  • Sandra Kerr OBE, National Director, Race for Opportunity
  • Sean Harford, National Director for Schools, Ofsted
  • Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe, Commissioner, Metropolitan Police Service
  • Sir Charles Montgomery, Director-General, Border Force
  • Sir Keith O’Nions, Chairman, Cambridge Enterprise & Former Rector, Imperial College London
  • Sir Paul Stephenson, Former Commissioner, Metropolitan Police Service
  • Stephen Isherwood, Chief Executive, Association of Graduate Recruiters
  • Tom Bennett, Chair, DfE School Behaviour Working Group
  • Trevor Brocklebank, CEO, Home Instead Senior Care
  • William Barker, Head of Technology Strategy & Futures, DCLG
  • William Sieghart, Chair of The Independent Library Report for England

Upcoming events

Thursday 22nd June 2017


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