Speakers


Dr Douglas Board, Founder, Maslow’s Attic Ltd and Visiting Professor, University of Chichester


Douglas Board is the founder of the executive coaching business Maslow’s Attic and a writer and thinker on leadership. He worked in the Treasury and then in executive search, becoming deputy chair of a UK top ten firm, before completing a doctorate in the selection of people for senior roles. He is a member of the Queen’s Counsel Selection Panel, a visiting professor at the University of Chichester and a former chair of the Refugee Council. ‘Elites: can you rise to the top without losing your soul?’ is his fifth book, described by the Financial Times as ‘profound’ and by Management Today as ‘a quiet revolution’.

Jo Hill, Board member, The Gambling Commission and Isle of Man Financial Services Authority


Jo Hill is a career regulator with more than twenty years’ experience at the Financial Services Authority, Financial Conduct Authority and most recently as Executive Director of Strategy and Risk at The Pensions Regulator. Jo is currently a Commissioner of the Gambling Commission and NED of the Isle of Man Financial Services Authority. She is a passionate advocate for mental health having founded PauseBox.co.uk, serving as a Trustee of the Money and Mental Health Policy Institute and previously serving as a non-executive of the City Mental Health Alliance.

Suzannah Ryabchuk, Managing Director, Breakthrough Global


Zannah Ryabchuk is the Managing Director of Breakthrough Global, helping her clients to turnaround and grow by transforming the business cultures. She leads the Breakthrough Global team in helping clients to reinvent their business approach in order to realise their full potential and stimulate new growth. Zannah works with C-level leaders in large, global organisations such as Unilever, Ferrero, Jacobs Douwe Egberts, and Coty. They work to create innovation and rapid growth through Breakthrough’s pioneering model, releasing the competitive advantage they have in their people. She is a keen public speaker and has energised audiences around the world with her personal and professional insights from her years working with some of the world’s largest brands. Zannah likes to challenge our internal limitations and doubts to enable us to see new possibilities with a high-energy approach.

Marianna Alfa, CEO and Executive Coach, Blossom Hospitality


Marianna Alfa has more than twenty years of experience in the hospitality sector. She is a CPD-accredited executive coach and Business Operations Specialist. She offers strategy consultation and growth planning for businesses along with professional coaching and mentoring. Marianna shows businesses how to develop robust foundations that nurture high-performing cultures. She works with individuals looking to unlock and maximise their personal and professional potential as well as managers seeking the skills to lead with confidence and get the best out of themselves and their teams. With expertise in creating and evaluating the standards, systems and procedures needed for successful growth, Marianna has a natural ability to connect positively with people and to relate to the complex challenges many of us are facing today.


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