Formerly Headmaster of Lincoln Minster School, Mark is now an Education Consultant working closely with leadership teams in schools and colleges offering support in all areas of school leadership, operations and innovation. Mark is also a Trustee and Non-Executive Director of the Woodcote Academy Trust.
Ben Hill is part of the Senior Leadership team at Siemens Industrial Turbomachinery Ltd based in Lincoln and is responsible for Global Sales and Project Execution. Ben is originally from Lincoln and has worked for Siemens for over 20yrs since graduating from Huddersfield University.
Tom became a Partner at gunnercooke LLP in April 2020 offering business advisory and consultancy services across the midlands and throughout the UK. For more than 5 years, Tom had previously been Chief Executive at Simons Group (a privately-owned property solutions business with design, development and construction capability).
Urs Hauenstein is the Volunteer President of the International Council of Leadership, Governance, Entrepreneurship and Management (ICLGEM), the Association of Swiss Quality Competencies and Qualifications (SQCQ), the Institute of Competencies and Qualifications in Switzerland and the International Network for Accreditation, Recognition and Dissemination in UK (INARD). In these functions he serves as well as Distinguished Visiting Professor in different Colleges / Universities in Eastern Europe and UK.
Simon Beardsley is Chief Executive of the Lincolnshire Chamber of Commerce; a leading business representation and support organisation in the county, promoting the interests of member businesses, connecting and contributing in partnership towards a prosperous regional economy making a difference to its members.
Neville Reyner CBE DL Hon.DLitt
Neville Reyner is a partner in SNR Consultancy, having moved to Lincoln in 2021, which has expertise in corporate governance, cash flow management, and processes globally, especially Europe. He is chartered electrical engineer and was former UK Executive Vice President of Mitsubishi Electric. Neville was also the former President and Chairman of the British Chamber of Commerce, Vice President of eurochambre in Brussels representing 20 million businesses, and was a member of the European Commission Cluster Policy Group.
Jane Owen Jones
Jane Owen Jones is the founder of Lloydmasters Consulting, a transformation management consultancy, set up over 30 years ago. Focused on providing support in the areas of organisational and leadership capability, integrated project team alignment, and organisational risk and resilience, Jane has worked extensively overseas, as well as in the UK for organisations connected to the oil, transport and construction sectors, such as BP, Balfour Beatty, Siemens, Morgan Sindall and HS2.
A multi-stakeholder investment and impact specialist, author, and public speaker with over 25 years of experience. He is the founder of Social, Entrepreneurship & Equity Development (SEED) Ventures which is an investment and impact development organisation in Pakistan. Within 10 years he has taken the group from an idea to a sustainable organisation, with a turnover of $ 40 million for SEED and its portfolio companies. With a strong base in the UK, he has been able to create collaborations and partnerships at a local and global level with public, private, development, media, academia and financial sectors.