Global Women's Executive Summit

Owning our future

Thursday, 8 November – Claridge's – London

6:15 pm Reception and Networking
7:20 pm Dinner

7:30 pm Opening remarks
Susan Bright, Regional Managing Partner - UK and Africa, Hogan Lovells
7:40 pm Keynote address
Ruby Wax, comedian and mental health campaigner

Friday, 9 November – Claridge's – London

8:30 am Registration and breakfast      

9:00 am Opening remarks
Nicola Evans, Partner, Hogan Lovells
9:10 am Fireside chat: What does the future hold for business?
Carolyn Fairbairn, Director-General, Confederation of British Industry
Kirsty Wark, Journalist and presenter, BBC
9:45 am Panel: Owning our future
Risa Goluboff, Dean, University of Virginia School of Law
Samallie Kiyingi, General Counsel, African Export Import Bank
Shannon Thyme Klinger, Group General Counsel, Novartis
Moderator: Stephanie Keen, Office Managing Partner - Singapore, Hogan Lovells

10:45 am Networking break

11:15 am Panel: The Patchwork Foundation
11:50 am Fireside chat: Old vs new economy
Anne Boden, CEO, Starling Bank
Moderator: Rachel Kent, Partner, Hogan Lovells
12:30 pm Fireside chat
Cressida Dick, Commissioner, Metropolitan Police
Emily Reid, Partner, Hogan Lovells

1:00 pm Lunch

2:00 pm Panel: Tech and innovation
Helen Hayes, Legal Director for Northern & Eastern Europe, Uber
Emily Ennis, Commercial Counsel, Nest
Giles Andrews, Co-fouder & CEO, Zopa
Moderator: Valerie Kenyon, Partner, Hogan Lovells
2:50 pm Panel: Diversity and inclusion
Funke Abimbola MBE, Solicitor, Business Leader and Diversity Campaigner
Kyle Williams, Managing Director & Senior Counsel, Goldman Sachs
Jane Hollinshead, Principal, IJD Consulting
Moderator: Sian Owles, Partner, Hogan Lovells

3:40 pm Closing keynote 
Kirsty Wark, Journalist and presenter, BBC
4:15 pm Closing remarks
Phoebe Wilkinson, Partner, Hogan Lovells
4:20 pm Drinks reception