Tuesday 18 May 10:00AM–11:00AM
Funding the Future: unlocking capital to power the growth we need
How can institutional capital both at home and abroad, including the ever-growing and critical DC pension funds, be unlocked to fuel the growth required to take the UK from survive to thrive?
Catherine Lewis de La Torre, CEO, British Business Bank | Stephen Welton, Executive Chairman, BGF | Laura Mason, CEO, Legal & General Retirement, Institutional
Tuesday 18 May 2:00PM–3:15PM
Enriching the community: how scaleups are a force for local renewal
How can scaleups contribute to economic renewal and prosperity in their local regions?
Stephen Welton, Executive Chairman, BGF | Rt Hon Kwasi Kwarteng MP, Secretary of State for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy | Irene Graham OBE, CEO, ScaleUp Institute | Vin Murria OBE, Founder, Advanced Computer Software & investor | Tristia Harrison, CEO, TalkTalk | Timo Boldt, CEO & Founder, Gousto
Tuesday 18 May 4:00PM–5:15PM
Navigating the journey to net zero: how growing businesses will play their part
What technologies & business models will drive the scaleup ecosystem to carbon Neutral?
Stephen Welton, Executive Chairman, BGF | The Baroness Brown of Cambridge DBE FREng FRS, UK Low Carbon Business Ambassador and CCC board member | Solange Chamberlain, MD, Commercial Banking, COO, NatWest | Paul Hayes, CEO, Seasalt | Jo-Jo Hubbard, CEO, Electron | Dr Emily Shuckburgh, Director, Cambridge Zero, University of Cambridge
Wednesday 19 May 1:00PM–2:15PM
Finding a purpose and embedding a culture: lessons for leaders and teams
How can businesses engage their people and partners to drive good growth in scaleup businesses?
Colin Mayer CBE, Peter Moores, Professor of Management Studies, University of Oxford | Ian Simm, Founder & Chief Executive, Impax Asset Management | Sherry Coutu CBE, | Adam Jacobs, Executive Chairman, Bloom Procurement | Adrienne Minster, CEO, Rated People | Pip Jamieson, Founder & CEO, The Dots | Johnny Boufarhat, CEO & Founder, Hopin
Wednesday 19 May 3:00PM–4:15PM
Unlocking ingenuity: how to create fertile conditions for innovation
How can we foster innovation to drive economic growth and create jobs?
Lucinda Bruce-Gardyne, Founder and Board Director, Genius Foods | Martin Murphy, CEO, Syncona | Paul Newman, Co-founder & CTO, Oxbotica | Amanda Solloway MP, Minister for Science and Innovation, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy | Professor Dame Ottoline Leyser DBE FRS, CEO, UK Research & Innovation | Alex Harvey, Chief of Advanced Technology, Ocado
Wednesday 19 May 4:30PM–5:30PM
Three Things to build back better. Three pieces of actionable advice from leading CEOs
Brought to you by All Together, hosted by Jamie Mitchell
Jamie Mitchell, Founder, All Together, Non Executive Chairman Rare Restaurants | Claudia Harris, CEO, Makers | Cate Poulson, Head of Talent Network, BGF | Tim Lee, CEO, Mindful Chef | Tobin Ireland, Independent Director, Lovehoney
Thursday 20 May 10:00AM–11:15AM
Making Global Britain a reality: can growing businesses attract worldwide attention?
What will attract global investment to drive the future success of UK scaleups?
Stephen Welton, Executive Chairman, BGF | Noel Quinn, Group Chief Executive, HSBC | Daniel Korski CBE, CEO, Public | Dr Linda Yueh, Economist, Writer & Broadcaster | Karen Betts, CEO, Scotch Whisky Association | Lord Grimstone, Minister for Investment at Department for International Trade and Department for Business Energy and Industrial Strategy | Willie Watt, Chair, Scottish National Investment Bank
Thursday 20 May 2:00PM–3:15PM
Focusing on skills: equipping today’s workforce for tomorrow’s challenges
What are the skills needed for a new era of scaleup businesses?
Adam Hale, Chair, ScaleUp Institute | David Richards, Founder, Chairman & CEO, WANdisco | James Uffindell, CEO & Founder, Bright Network | Gillian Keegan MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Apprenticeships and Skills | Dawid Konotey-Ahulu, Co-founder, Redington & Mallowstreet | Neeta Patel CBE, CEO, NEF/CFE | Claudine Adeyemi, CEO & Head of Business Development, CareerEar
Thursday 20 May 4:00PM–5:15PM
No more glass ceilings: removing barriers to a diverse entrepreneur community
How can the UK unlock the £250bn in additional value of female-led businesses, and enable the success of founders from under-represented backgrounds?
Alice Avis MBE, Non-Executive Director, BGF | Dr Eliza Filby, Generations Expert & Historian of Contemporary Values | Sir Kenneth Olisa OBE, FRSA, FBCS, HM Lord-Lieutenant of Greater London | Catherine Beech OBE, Chair, Phoremost | Paul Scully MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for BEIS | Chika Russell, Founder, Chika's Foods | Tania Boler, Founder, Elvie