Discussion Leaders

Manufacturing leaders and HR professionals from across the UK manufacturing landscape share their experiences and expertise on the issues and solutions to the skills challenge in the industry during our discussion groups.

Paul Broadhead

Paul Broadhead

Head of Community Investment and Education Outreach, Rolls-Royce

Ian Green

Ian Green

Senior Controller - Global Training Centre, Nissan Skills Foundation

Anita Davenport

Anita Davenport

People, Culture & Compliance Manager, Lander Automotive

Cara Leach

Cara Leach

Sales & Marketing Director, Lumo Liquids & Pure Origin Group

David Ivell

David Ivell

Chief Technology Officer, Semta

Sam Handley

Sam Handley

HR Director, Swiftool Precision Engineering

Leigh Smith

Leigh Smith

New Model Programmes Lead, Jaguar Land Rover

Jamie Thums

Jamie Thums

Chief Operations Officer, Lintott Control Systems

Susan Jones

Susan Jones

Senior Quality Systems Specialist, Tata Steel Europe

Abbie Romano

Abbie Romano

PhD Researcher, Liverpool John Moores University

Lesley Lambert

Lesley Lambert

Industry Academic Liaison Officer, Liverpool John Moores University

Dr. Ariel Edesess

Dr. Ariel Edesess

Research Assistant, Liverpool John Moores University

Anthony Walker

Anthony Walker

Strategic Manager, Liverpool John Moores University

Philippa Glover

Philippa Glover

Managing Director, CNC Robotics

Jemima Birch

Jemima Birch

Monozukuri Engineer, Vauxhall Motors

Fiona Anderson

Fiona Anderson

Founder, ValuingYOU

Alex Taylor

Alex Taylor

Service Development Manager, Hunter

Yazad Dalal

Yazad Dalal

Head of Strategy, HCM Cloud Applications, Europe, Middle East & Africa, Oracle Corporation

Dr Judith Shawcross

Dr Judith Shawcross

Head of Executive and Professional Development, IfM Cambridge - Education and Consultancy Services

Hollie Hughes

Hollie Hughes

Manufacturing Engineer, Vauxhall Motors Ltd