Speaker Group: Keynote 2022.

Simon Corben

After some 16 years in the private sector, advising the NHS and successfully growing and managing a team of property, clinical planning consultants and analysts, Simon returned to the public sector in 2017 to lead the estates and facilities function across the NHS which now includes both the secondary and primary care sectors.  The role… Read more »

Professor Grant Mills

Dr Grant Mills, is Professor of Healthcare Infrastructure Delivery and Bartlett Faculty Lead for Health at UCL. He researches advanced healthcare infrastructure delivery models, interdisciplinary design and project management. He has been investigator on EPSRC, ESRC, NIHR and IUK research and directly funded by the Department of Health, European Investment Bank and World Health Organisation…. Read more »

Nigel Edwards

Nigel Edwards is Chief Executive of the Nuffield Trust. Starting as an NHS management as a graduate trainee, Nigel’s career has been spent in health service management and health policy in the UK and internationally. He is an honorary visiting professor at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and has worked for the… Read more »

Annie Shepperd

Annie Shepperd is a business leader with more than 25 years’ experience leading and transforming businesses across private, public and non-for-profit sectors. Annie is currently chief executive of Salix Finance, which she has been leading since 2012. She is responsible for the performance of the organisation working closely with its core funders – the UK,… Read more »

Councillor Tracey Rawlins

Lived in Manchester for 30 years. I got involved in local issues in Wythenshawe through the Regeneration that took place mid 90’s, volunteering at my local toddler group and building up my confidence and experience through the opportunities that the development of Sure Start programmes provided.  I took my first paid role in 2000 with Barnardo’s and have had a number of posts in the voluntary sector and trustee roles.  I’ve run grant programmes, worked as Volunteer Co-ordinator, a… Read more »

Dame Sue Ion GBE

Dame Sue received the prestigious Dame Grand Cross award in the Platinum Jubilee Honours for services to engineering.   Sue’s background is in materials science/metallurgy. She gained a first class honours from Imperial College in 1976 and a PhD in 1979 before joining BNFL where she was Group Director of Technology 1992-2006. She holds Visiting… Read more »

Dr Shaun Fitzgerald

Shaun studied at Cambridge before joining the faculty at Stanford University. He returned to Cambridge in 2000 and in 2006 founded Breathing Buildings. He took up the position as Director of The Royal Institution in 2018 and in 2020 was appointed Director of the Centre for Climate Repair at Cambridge University. Shaun is a Fellow… Read more »

Prof. Peter Guthrie

Peter Guthrie was the first Professor in Engineering for Sustainable Development in the UK, taking up this post at the University of Cambridge in 2000. Prior to that he was in engineering consultancy for over 25 years. His research is focused on resilience of infrastructure, the assessment of large scale projects for sustainability, and energy efficiency… Read more »

Prof. Catherine Noakes

Cath Noakes is a chartered mechanical engineer, with a background in fluid dynamics at the University of Leeds. She leads research into ventilation, indoor air quality and infection control in the built environment using experimental and modelling based studies. Her research projects include substantial collaboration with the NHS around the healthcare environment, including air cleaning… Read more »