Fellows Festival 2024 Speakers - The RSA - RSA

Fellows Festival 2024: The speakers

Fellows Festival 2024 The Speakers

Meet the changemakers sharing their ideas at this year's events


Picture of Dr Abigail Taylor
Research Fellow, Birmingham Business School

Picture of Alex Nicholson-Evans
Director, Living For The Weekend

Picture of Anna Bright
Chief Executive, Sustainability West Midlands

Picture of Beverley Nielsen FRSA
Executive Director, Institute for Design, Economic Acceleration and Sustainability (IDEAS)

Picture of Daniel Mulligan
Partner, Howells

Picture of Joe Miles
Subject Lead (film and photography), Birmingham City University

Picture of Nicola Fleet-Milne
CEO, FleetMilne


Picture of Carolyn Hayles FRSA
UKRI Policy Fellows, Cadw

Picture of Lee Sharma FRSA
CEO, Simply Do Ideas


Picture of Andrea Visioni
Head of Management Control, Gestione Calzaturificio

Picture of Lucia Pierini
Director, Plexi-Emporium

Picture of Neil Pennock FRSA
Director, NEC International Language Support SRLS

Picture of Nicolò Parmegiani FRSA
Director, NEC International Language Support SRLS

Picture of Paolo Paccapelo
Financial management student

Picture of Professor Paolo Sabbatini FRSA
Ambassador, China-Italy cultural communication


Picture of Amanda Parker
Cultural strategist and Founder, Inc Arts UK

Picture of Emily Bolton
Founder, Our Future

Picture of Hannah Lena Rebel FRSA
Composer, dancer, choreographer and author

Picture of Kabir Kaul FRSA

Picture of Kate Varah FRSA
Executive Director, National Theatre

Picture of Kwame Kwei-Armah
Artistic Director, Young Vic Theatre

Picture of Professor Lorraine Whitmarsh
Environmental Psychologist, University of Bath

Picture of Simona Scotto
Director, Counterpoint Dance Company

Picture of Lucy Kerbel FRSA
Founder, Tonic

Picture of Professor Michela Vecchi FRSA
Professor of Economics, Kingston University

Picture of Sathnam Sanghera
Award-winning journalist and author

Picture of Tim Smit FRSA
Executive Chair and co-Founder, Eden Project

Picture of Professor Walter Werzowa FRSA
Founder, HealthTunes

Picture of Martin Wright FRSA
Writer, editor and speaker


Picture of Ashley Bayston
Founder, Lewy Body Society

Picture of Bill Corcoran
Volunteer, NUFC Foodbank

Picture of Dan Lonsdale
President, Durham University Student Union

Picture of Gavin Vaughan
Innovation specialist, Digital Catapult North East and Tees Valley

Picture of Jonathan Sapsed
Professor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Newcastle University Business School

Picture of Sara Bryson
Community Organiser, Citizens UK

Picture of Tris Brown
Founder and Director, Northern Rose Consultancy


Picture of Dr Michelle Maloney
Co-founder, Australian Earth Laws Alliance

Picture of Philippe Cullet
Professor of International and Environmental Law, SOAS University of London

Picture of Professor Shaista Shameem
Professor Shaista Shameem
Human rights lawyer and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Fiji


Picture of Ben Clarke
Director, Future Worlds

Picture of Cheryl Butler FRSA
Hampshire historian

Picture of Debs Carter
Founder, Touch Network

Picture of Fred Bassett FRSA
Mentor, Future Worlds

Picture of Hannah Terrey
Head of Advocacy & Engagement, Hampshire and Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust

Picture of Rebecca Kinge FRSA
Director, Southampton Collective CIC

Picture of Sam Monger FRSA
Head of Place-Based Impact Investing, The Good Economy

Picture of Satvir Kaur
Southampton Labour Leader

Picture of Sian Campbell
Strategic Lead (People and Place, Senior Enterprise Fellow), University of Southampton


Picture of Alexa Clay
Director RSA, US

Picture of David Jay
Author and Founder, Relationality Lab and Asexual.org

Picture of Kevin F. Adler
Award-winning social entrepreneur, bestselling author, and CEO and Founder, Miracle Messages

Picture of Samantha Perez
Associate Director, Education Strategy Group

Picture of Seth Kaplan
Author, professor lecturer and consultant

Other areas and regions

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Fellows Festival 2024

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