Speakers

A broad spectrum of experts in their field from education and health will share and inspire thought-leading best practice.
Conference speakers

John Ratey

Dr John Ratey

John J. Ratey, MD, is an Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and an internationally recognized expert in Neuropsychiatry.
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Dame Katherine Grainger

Dame Katherine Grainger

Dame Katherine Grainger is the current chair of UK Sport, and Great Britain’s most decorated female Olympian, winning five medals between 2000 and 2016, including a memorable gold at London 2012.
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Geoff Barton

Geoff Barton

From 2002 to 2017 Geoff was headteacher of King Edward VI School, Bury St Edmunds, a comprehensive school of 1650 students. He became General Secretary of ASCL in April 2017.
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John Hume

John Hume

John is the Chief Executive of People's Health Trust, which manages a growing investment of £93m to address health inequalities.
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Debbie Lye

Debbie Lye

Debbie is Chief Executive of Spirit of 2012, an independent trust funded by the Big Lottery Fund. She has previously worked as a teacher of English, a civil servant and at UK Sport.
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Amelia Walker

Amelia Walker

Amelia is Deputy Director with responsibility for Ofsted’s research and evaluation programme.
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