Future Shapers Live 2018
Saturday 9 June 2018
at Sofitel London St. James
Calling all career-focused women, of any age and from any industry, looking for inspiration, advice and skills to advance your career, change direction or set out on your own.
A dazzling array of must-see high profile speakers
Trish Halpin, Editor-in-chief at Marie Claire
Trish is the editor-in-chief of Marie Claire, the market-leading women’s glossy, for which she was voted BSME (British Society of Magazine Editors) Editor of the Year in 2013. She has also edited fashion title InStyle and lifestyle glossy Red, where she won the BSME award in 2003 and 2005.
A patron of children’s charity Rainbow Trust, Trish lives in South West London with her husband, photographer Neil Cooper, and their twins Esme and Kit.
Jo Tutchener-Sharp, (Founder of kids clothing brand Scamp & Dude)
Jo spent the first 20 years of her career working in PR, 8 of which were spent running her own PR agency Beauty Seen which she founded in 2007. She represented brands such as Tom Ford Beauty, Estée Lauder, Decleor, Topshop Make UP, NARS and Soho House brand Cowshed. In 2015 her life too an unexpected turn when she suffered a brain haemorrhage. Facing an uncertain future, and having to leave her children for a long period of time of time in hospital to undergo brain surgery inspired Jo to change careers and Scamp & Dude was born. Scamp & Dude is a superpower infused fashion brand for kids and grown ups sold in Liberty, Harrods and Harvey Nichols. Designed to help kids deal with separation anxiety, the brands slogan ‘a superhero has my back’ tells kids that someone is always watching over them, even when they can’t see you. Jo lives in North London with her husband Rob and sons Sonny and Jude.
Dr Ellie Cannon
Dr Ellie Cannon (TV doctor, health columnist, author and NHS GP)
Dr Ellie Cannon is the current face of NHS general practice. Ellie read medicine at Cambridge University and then completed her clinical training at the Royal Free Hospital, London before embarking on a career in General Practice. A young, vivacious, approachable doctor, she is best known for her weekly health column in the Mail on Sunday and Mail Online, a frequent contributor to Netdoctor, the resident GP columnist for Best Magazine and is widely quoted across all media on health matters. As well as being the on-screen GP for Sky News Sunrise and the regular doctor on LBC’s Health Hour, she was one of the key medical experts on Channel 4’s Health Freaks and Doctor in Your House. She even recently channelled her inner-geek appearing on the TV Doctors team on Celebrity Eggheads.
Ruth Penfold (Head of Talent at Shazam)
Ruth has worked in the recruitment sector for around 18 years, and has spent the past four years in-house leading the quest for hiring incredible talent for Shazam globally. Powered by plants, water and positivity, Ruth believes that brilliant people are the lifeblood of any successful business and enjoys creating the right space for people to grow into the best versions of themselves. She does this both in and outside the workplace, by teaching yoga in her space time. The work that she does in both areas are mutually enriching, and she thrives on the difference and balance both bring to each other.
Aimee Bateman (Career Coach)
Aimee helps passionate people thrive in their careers, offering no-nonsense advice based on 10 years as a leading recruiter. Her purpose is to help people feel seen, heard and valued for 8 hours a day, which will impact on their entire lives.
She’s a corporate recruiter turned careers champion and founder of Careercake.com - a dedicated e-learning platform for everybody who wants to maximise their chances of employment or promotion, and to accelerate their career development.
Dawn Moore (HR Director at Morgan Sindall)
With an HR career spanning some 20 years Dawn Moore, HR Director at UK construction giant Morgan Sindall has been instrumental in helping to attract and retain more female talent to this very male-dominated industry. She has recently pioneered the company’s ‘Returnships’ programme, which aims to encourage women who have had career breaks to raise families to develop careers in the construction industry and was instrumental in Morgan Sindall being recognized at the Working Mums 2017 Top Employer Awards. In addition to her work at Morgan Sindall, she is also a non-executive director at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.
Pavan Ahluwalia (founder the Pavan Henna Bar)
Pavan the world’s fastest Henna Artist and founder of the Pavan Henna Bar, was born in East London to two hugely inspirational parents. In 2012, Pavan claimed the Guinness World Record for the world’s fastest Henna Artist with this global achievement seeing Pavan’s client list grow to include celebrities such as Ellie Goulding, Perrie Edwards and Alesha Dixon. In 2013 the demand for Pavan’s work was ever increasing and after recognising there wasn’t a flagship destination currently available, Pavan opened her first Henna Bar in Topshop taking the high street by storm. The new location was met with huge success, leading Pavan to open Henna Bars in Selfridges London & Birmingham, Harvey Nichols and Shoreditch salon Barber & Parlour.
Cue agenda-setting panel discussion on finding your strengths and harnessing them for work place success. Learn how to plug your skills gaps, understand your assets and build on them to leverage opportunities.
'HOW I DID IT'
Listen to inspirational advice on how to switch careers, start your own business and launch a side hustle, from some of the world's top CEOs, business founders and creative minds at the forefront of the work revolution.
Whether you want to build your personal brand, grow your network or tackle workplace discrimination, we’ve got access to industry insiders who will share their insider knowledge and tips on how to take your career to the next level.
Our pop-up beauty lounge, hosted by Neutrogena, will treat ticket holders to mini hand massages, facials and expert skincare advice.
Wrap up a day of ideas and inspiration with networking and cocktails.