September 21st 2017 | Cardiff, Glasgow, Belfast, London and Manchester


Women into Leadership Speakers have included:

  • Antonia Romeo, Permanent Secretary, Department for International Trade​​
  • Melanie Dawes, Permanent Secretary, DCLG and Civil Service Gender Champion
  • Leslie Evans, Permanent Secretary, Scottish Government
  • Clare Moriarty, Permanent Secretary, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
  • Bernadette Kelly, Permanent Secretary, Department for Transport
  • Harriet Minter, Journalist, Broadcaster and Founder, Guardian's Women in Leadership section
  • Sarah Albon, Chief Executive, The Insolvency Service
  • Elan Closs Stephens CBE, BBC Board member for Wales & non-executive director, Welsh Government Board 
  • Kathy Barnes, Chief Executive, Defence Business Services, MOD
  • Manon Antoniazzi, Chief Executive and Clerk to the National Assembly for Wales
  • Jazz Bhogal, Deputy Director, Civil Service Workforce Strategy and Inclusion, Cabinet Office
  • Shaun McNally, Chief Executive, Legal Aid Agency
  • Poli Stuart Lacey, Director of Communications, HMRC
  • Gerri Clement, Deputy Director, Strategy and Partnerships, Defra & Co-chair, Cross Government Social Mobility Network
  • Keela Shackell Smith, Executive Directors Office: Women's Network and Gender at Environment Agency
  • Louise Warde Hunter, Deputy Secretary, Housing, Urban Regeneration and Local Government, Department for Communities, Gender Diversity Champion, NICS & Chair, NICS Women’s Network
  • Grace Ononiwu OBE, Chief Crown Prosecutor, CPS West Midlands Region
  • Jason Ghaboos, Co-Chair, Home Office Gender Equality Network 
  • Navroza Ladha, Deputy Director, Digital Skills & Inclusion Policy, DCMS
  • Amanda Oates, Executive Director of Workforce, Mersey Care Foundation Trust
  • Claire McColgan MBE, Director of Culture, Liverpool City Council
  • Jacqui Gavin, Inclusion & Cultural Manager, Cabinet Office

View the event agendas to find out more