Workspace Design Show

26 – 27 February 2025 | Business Design Centre, London

The Talks at Workspace Design Show

Workspace Design Talks
Sustainability Works
Occupiers Forum

FIS Conference

2024 Confirmed Speakers

Collin Burry,
Design Principal, Gensler

Helen Berresford,
Head of ID: SR, Sheppard Robson

Dr. Golnaz Ighany,
Sustainability Director, BDP

Steve Wright,
Director of Workplace Design & Change Management, GSK

Sarah Murdoch,
Corporate Real Estate Director, Visa

Simon Fisher,
Founder & Director of F Mark, Founding Partner of The Regen Initiative

Jason Bruges,
Director, Jason Bruges Studio

Tim Allen,
Managing Director of Workplace, Aberley

Oliver Hall,
PARTNER – Architect and Head of Sustainability, Make Architects
Chair – BCO NextGen Committee

Georgina Fraser,
Head of Human Capital Consulting, CBRE UK Consulting

Matt Jackson,
CEO, BDG architecture + design

Sarah Bolas,
Director, HCG

Naomi Sakamoto,
Principal, Gensler

Ana Stanojevic,
Workplace Strategy & Development Lead, Nokia

Kursty Groves,
Workplace Strategist and Founder, Shape

Sue Glew,
Programme Director, The Better Workplace Programme, BT

Paula Rowntree,
Head of Workplace Design, Lloyds Banking Group

Bernie Mitchell,
Co-Founder, the London Coworking Assembly

Dominic Dugan,
Creative Director, Oktra

Kristina Allison,
BA (Hons) MA CEng MSLL MCIBSE, Senior Lighting Designer – AtkinsRealis UK (Lighting)

Ruth Kelly Waskett,
PhD CEng MCIBSE FSLL, Project Director (Lighting), Hoare Lea LLP

Gurvinder Khurana,
Director, M Moser Associates

Elaine du Preez,
Senior Design Manager EMEA, Salesforce

Paul Nulty,
BA Hons, IALD, MSLL, LIF , Founder, Nulty

Nigel Oseland,
Director, Workplace Unlimited

Neil Usher,
VP Places, Sage

Nicol Lee,
Design Director, Area

Laurie Goodman,
Strategy Director, IA Interior Architects

Toni Riddiford BSc MArch PGCert ARB,
Associate Director Architect, Head of Office & Workplace Sector, Stride Treglown

Darren Graver,
Head of Workplace Experience, Trainline

Dan Lister,
UK Lighting Practice Leader, Arup & President-Elect Society of Light and Lighting

Dominic Brankin,
Workplace Services Director, Government Property Agency

Nicola Gillen,
Head of Total Workplace EMEA, Cushman & Wakefield

Nicole Brocklebank-Fowler,
Global Head of Property Portfolio, Clifford Chance

Richard Prestidge,
Head of User Experience, Estates, Service Design & User Experience (SDUX), HMRC

Colin Cassé,
Director of Estates, HMRC

Alys Bryan,
Managing Editor, Design Insider

Guzmán de Yarza Blache,
Global Head of Workplace Strategy Consulting, JLL

Melanie Martin,
Associate Director, Orms Designers & Architects Ltd

Marco Gastoldi,
Associate Interior Designer, Gensler

Olivia Saxen,
Workplace Design Manager Lead, MYO, Landsec

Yasmin Al Ani Spence,
Director, WilkinsonEyre

Ashton Holmes,
Senior Project Designer, Peldon Rose

Ewan Jones,
Partner, Grimshaw

Bex Moorhouse,
Founder, Invigorate Spaces

Alan Bainbridge FRICS,
Director of BBC Workplace

Sarah-Jane Osborne,
Head of Workplace UK & Europe, Principal, Avison Young

Emma Green,
Director, tp bennett

Linzi Cassels,
Principal Design Director, Perkins&Will

James Saunders,
Global Projects Director, Arcadis

John Wozniak,
Operations & Sustainability Manager, Hunters

Beatriz Gonzalez,
Director, Scott Brownrigg

Stuart Templeton,
Associate Partner, Fletcher Priest Architects

Louise Clifford,
Associate Interior Designer, Ward Robinson

Helen Parton,
Workplace Design Journalist

Chloe Nicholls,
Associate Interior Designer, AtkinsRéalis

Emma Morley,
Director, Trifle

Kate Smith,
Executive Director, Occupier Consulting, CBRE, UK

Elena Panagiotidis,
Managing Director, Siren Design

Mick Jordan,
Editor, Works Magazine

Sally Marshall,
Director, Turner & Townsend

Sinead Fahey,
Architect, Jestico + Whiles

Matt Waring,
Editor, arc magazine

Lydia Randall,
Director, Head of ESG at BDG architecture + design

Lewis Harman,
Director, Hunters

Sherif Eltarabishy,
Associate Partner, Foster + Partners

Allison English,
Deputy CEO, Leesman

Diego Henriques,
Head of Corporate Real Estate and Facilities Management, Anglo America

Jennifer Bryan,
Founder, ABChange Consultancy

Lewis Barker MCRw,
Director, Workplace & Real Estate, EMEA at ServiceNow​

Kim Massey,
Office Manager, Clifford Chance

Clare Bacchus,
Global Lead, The Design House, Barclays

Marc van den Helder,
Program manager Real Estate & Workplace Service,

Catherine van der Heide,
Principal, Hassell

Rhiannon Laurie,
Associate, Gensler

Patrick Dumas,
Founder & CEO, Square Mile Farms

Co-founder and Director,
Align Design and Architecture

Alistair Johnson,
Chief Operating Officer, RPC

Andy Bradshaw,
Director of Property & Workplace, DLA Piper

Steve Henigan,
Managing Director, HCG

Leah Jones,
Interim Deputy Director Workplace Experience, Government Property Agency

Pernille Bonser,
CEO Resonate Interiors

Estelle Schurer,
Sustainability Analyst, Gensler

Dominic Coleman,
Director, Kibre

Kara Carter,
Director, Spacelab

Mario Vieira,
Head of Sustainability, Scott Brownrigg

Deepak Parmar,
Design Director / BCorp Lead, MCM

Mary-Louise Gray,
Workplace, Real Estate and Facilities – WREF VP, Head of COE, GSK

Nick Tyrer,
Associate, BDP Pattern

Simon Hamilton,
Design Director, Earl Kendrick Interior Design

Hazel Luff,
Part I Architectural Assistant at tp bennett

Fiona Anderson,
Workplace Director, Aberley

Chandkiran Nath,
Senior Consultant, AECOM

Lewis Huff,
Regional Lead Workplace & Real Estate Management, William Blair

Laurence Orsini,
Project Director, Scott Brownrigg

Manasi Menon,
tp bennett, Sustainability Coordinator

Dharshni Singh,
Formerly Capital Projects – Accenture and The Boston Consulting Group

Rob Blair,
Head of Workplace Experience, Akeneo

Suzan Dixon,
Head of Workplace Europe & Americas, Standard Chartered

Pinar Erdem,
Head of Workspace and Colleague Experience, Global Corporate Services, HSBC

May Fawzy,
Founder & Creative Director, MF Design Studio, and President, BIID

Dr Vanessa Champion,
Editor and Founder of Journal of Biophilic Design

Jeni Durksen,
Senior Associate, Design, M Moser Associates

Harsha Kotak,
Founder Director, Women in Office Design and Sustainable Design Collective

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