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NPEESS SPEAKERS

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We are busy finalising the line up for #NPEESS24, so check back or sign up to our newsletter for updates. In the meantime, see our 2023 line up below to get an idea of what to expect:

Rt Hon. Lord David Blunkett

Former Secretary of State for Education

TRACY BRABIN

Mayor of West Yorkshire

THE RT HON GILLIAN KEEGAN MP

Secretary of State for Education

Andy Burnham

Mayor of Greater Manchester

Oliver coppard

Mayor of South Yorkshire

Lord Jim o'Neill

Vice Chair of the Northern Powerhouse Partnership

JAMIE DRISCOLL

Mayor of North of Tyne

Clive BEtts MP

Chair of the Levelling Up, Housing and Communities Committee

ANNE LONGFIELD CBE

Chair, Commission on Young Lives

Kitty ussher

Chief Economist, Institute of Directors

Tony wilson

Director, Institute of Employment Studies

Rachel Cooper

Director of Strategy, Institute for Apprenticeships

Dr Annette Bramley

Director, N8 Research Partnership

mary bousted

General Secretary of the National Education Union

David Hughes

Chief Executive, Association of Colleges

ROB Parsons

Editor, The Northern Agenda

Susan Hinchcliffe

Leader, Bradford Council

Prof. Chris husbands

Vice-Chancellor, Sheffield Hallam University

Alex miles

Co-Chair, Northern Skills Network

HENRI MURISON

Chief Executive, Northern Powerhouse Partnership

Freya Thomas MOnk

Managing Director, Vocational Qualifications & Training, Pearson

Dr. Deb Upadhyaya

Client Director North of England at Atkins

PROF RORY DUNCAN

Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research and Innovation), Sheffield Hallam University

Naomi Clayton

Director, Learning and Work Institute

Tom KENYON

Head of Enterprise and Design, RSA

PEIRS FOSTER

Professor of Climate Physics, University of Leeds

Richard Stubbs

Chief Executive, Yorkshire and Humber Allied Health Science Network

Wendy Tindale

Director of Innovation, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Nicola riley

Head of Offshore Wind, Director - Energy, WSP

Jane baker

Vice President, Business Development UK & International, Workforce Skills, Pearson

Rosie Lockwood

Head of Media and Advocacy, IPPR North

John Yarham

Deputy CEO, Careers and Enterprise Company

John Park

Head of Government Affairs and Public Policy, Google Cloud, UK & Ireland

Steven Pleasant

Healthy Lives Advisor, South Yorkshire Mayoral Combined Authority

Helen Rafferty

Interim CEO, SHINE

Jonathan Bourne

Director of Damar Training

David Symonds

Director of Sustainability, Future Ready Innovation Leader, WSP

Elizabeth Taylor

CEO, ERSA

Toni Schwarz

Dean for the College of Health Wellbeing and Life Sciences, Sheffield Hallam University

Dr Chris Low

Chief Executive, Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park
NPEESS 2024

Lots more to come!

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