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ACAS is an organisation devoted to preventing and resolving employment disputes.

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The CIPD is a professional association for human resource management professionals.

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Martjin Baert

Martjin Baert is an employment law and immigration attorney at Belgium law firm Claeys & Engels.

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Rosalind Connor

Rosalind Connor is a Partner at ARC Pensions Law.

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Finn Jackson

Finn Jackson is a consultant and coach who helps clients generate lasting solutions to issues of strategy, leadership and change. 

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Mark Beatson

Mark Beatson is the Chief Economist of the CIPD.

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Rachel Brushfield

Rachel Brushfield is Director of Energise - the Talent Liberation Company. She is a strategist in careers, talent and learning and development. She is also a published author.

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Mark Catchlove

Mark Catchlove is Director of the Insight Group for Herman Miller's EMEA region.

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David D'Souza

David D'Souza is Head of London for the CIPD. He is an Organisational Development Consultant and former Head of People Development for Metro Bank. He speaks and blogs frequently on HR. He has crowdsourced two bestselling HR books.

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Rafael De Filippis and Vitor Castro

Rafael De Filippis and Vitor Castro are lawyers at Veirano Advogados, the Ius Laboris member for Brazil.

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Richard Dunstan

Richard Dunstan is a policy expert who has worked for Citizen's Advice, the National Audit Office, the Law Society and Amnesty International UK. He tweets as @wonkypolicywonk.

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Andrea Ferrante

Andrea Ferrante is a CFO of innovative startups, turned futurist. 

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Claudia Filsinger

Claudia Filsinger is an Executive Coach at the Executive Coaching Consultancy, and a lecturer in Business, Management and Coaching at Oxford Brookes University.

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Geraldine Gallacher

Geraldine is Managing Director of Executive Coaching Consultancy.

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Jasmine Gartner

Jasmine Gartner is a trainer, anthropologist and business consultant.

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Richard Goff

Richard Goff is Partner at Archipelago Connections. 

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Felix Hebblethwaite

Felix Hebblethwaite is Global Head of Recruitment and Resourcing at Linklaters.



Deborah Kester

Deborah Kester is Head of HR at Man Group.

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Tess Lanning

Tess Lanning is Head of Business Development at the Living Wage Foundation.

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Lewis Silkin LLP

Lewis Silkin LLP is a market leader in employment and HR law. 

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Rob Mosley

Rob Mosley is Vice President of International HR at Paramount Pictures.


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Resolution Foundation

The Resolution Foundation is a non-partisan and award winning think-tank that works to improve the living standards of those in Britain on low to middle incomes.

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Ian Manborde

Ian Manborde is Programme Co-Ordinator of the MA in International Labour and Trade Union Studies at Ruskin College, Oxford.

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lena ross

Lena Ross is a change consultant, coach, facilitator and owner of #changehacks

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Cathy Temple is a Senior HR Director at Oracle.

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Andrew Smith

Andrew Smith is a barrister and employment law specialist at Matrix Chambers

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Dean Van Leeuwen

Dean Van Leeuwen is founding Partner of TomorrowToday Global, a business that helps leaders be future fit and develop the skills and mindsets required to navigate disruptive change.

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Ade McCormack is a digital strategist and near futurist.

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WDI consulting

WDi Consulting is a niche consultancy with one main goal - to partner with organisations who want to bring change.

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Nigel Miller

Nigel Miller is Chief Human Resources Officer at Edelman 

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Sebastian Mynott

Sebastian Mynott is the founder, Principal Molecular Ecologists and Chief Operations Officer at Applied Genomics Ltd

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Dr Ulrike Fasbender

Dr Ulrike Fasbender is a professor at the Justus-Liebig-University Giessen 

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jomel alos

Jomel Alos is a Consultant at Guthrie-Jensen

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Meredith is is the Founder and Director at Five Years In

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Karl is VP Human Resources at A+E Networks

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Michael weatherburn

Michael is a Field Leader at Imperial College London

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Adrian wakeling

Adrian is a Senior Policy Advisor at Acas

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Edward Houghton

Edward is a Senior Research Advisor for Human Capital and Governance at the CIPD

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James Davies

James Davies is a Partner at Lewis Silkin LLP

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Tom Heys

Tom Heys is a legal analyst at Lewis Silkin LLP

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