Industry leading speakers

Our programmes offer delegates the opportunity to meet and hear from respected industry leaders and retail professionals. Here are some of the speakers who have supported us in developing the next generation of retail leaders:

Past speakers*

Mark Newton-Jones



Catriona Marshall



Helen Dickinson OBE

Chief Executive

British Retail Consortium

Justin King



Chris Brook-Carter

Managing Director

Retail Week

Cormac Tobin

Managing Directors

Celeslo UK

Vanessa Golg

Managing Director

Ann Summers

Lord Mark Price

Managing Director


Jason Cotta

Managing Director

Costa UK & Ireland

Peter Pritchard

Chief Executive Officer

Pets at Home

Amee Chance

Managing Director

Alibaba Group

Steve Finlan

Chief Executive Officer

The Wine Society

Andrew Marrins

Head of Learning & Development


Mike Hawes

Vice President Global Organisational Development

Avis Budget Group

*Please note, while the companies and job titles were correct when they spoke at our programmes we acknowledge that some of the guest speakers details have subsequently changed.

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