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Tim Threipland

Leadership Practice Director - Franklin Covey

An internationally recognised leadership expert, coach and speaker. With a fundamental belief that people are inherently capable of doing great things, he thrives on the challenge of enabling the full intelligence of others to make the difference we all deserve.
A sought-after speaker, Tim delivers high impact talks to global audiences from tens to hundreds of attendees for organisations across most sectors, both in person and virtually. He consistently wins praise for his dynamic stage presence, his ability to connect with audiences and delivery of practical, relevant business content that inspires action.
Tim lives in Woodstock, Oxfordshire in the UK with his lovely wife and 4 kids.

Richard Potter

Director of Digital Strategy - Microsoft

Richard advises business leaders around the world on a range of digital transformation challenges. He is passionate about building innovative enterprises.
In his day job Richard works with Microsoft's customers giving them clarity and confidence about their digital journeys, helping them turn their aspirations into transformational business results.
He is a renowned keynote speaker and event facilitator with an energising and engaging style. He lives in the UK but travels extensively, shamelessly collecting and telling stories everywhere he goes.

Mark Berrisford-Smith

Independent Economist

Mark is an experienced public speaker, having undertaken more than 2,000 presentations during his time working for HSBC.
Mark gained degrees in economics from Sussex and London Universities and has spent most of his career working as an economist at HSBC. From 2012 until 2023 he was Head of Economics for the Bank’s Commercial Banking division in the UK, where his role involved advising the Bank’s senior management and its clients on developments in the global and UK economies. To this end, an important part of his role was to speak at client events organised or co-hosted by HSBC as well as at conferences sponsored by the Bank. In recent years he has delivered over 150 presentations a year in a wide range of settings, ranging from breakfasts for local businesses to keynote addresses at industry conferences.

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