2022
WIRexec Leadership Summit Europe


11-13 October 2022
Château de Guermantes, France
Thank You 2022 WIRexec Leadership Summit Europe Sponsors
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About the 2022 WIRexec Leadership Summit Europe

The WIRexec Leadership Summit — WIRe’s next-generation thought leadership gathering for woman market research executives and entrepreneurs — is headed to France, 11-13 October! We have space for just 20 seats available for female corporate senior research executives, supplier/agency side SVPs, C-suite members and entrepreneurs and 5 spots reserved for our rising C-Track superstars!

Relax, unwind, and renew your spirits at the breathtaking Château de Guermantes where, just 35 minutes from Paris, we've planned rich, curated content and restorative activities with the unique business goals and personal growth objectives of the female executive in mind. Our purpose-driven Summit agenda focuses on holistic personal and professional development. Immerse yourself in the 17th century architecture and authentic charm of our Summit venue, all while engaging in the event's bespoke wellness activations, unique culinary experiences, and world-renowned speakers from within and outside of the research industry. We'll share more details about the schedule as Summit planning continues.

*** The 2022 WIRexec Leadership Summit Paris will be hosted at the historic Château de Guermantes; your ticket includes room & board.***

This Year's Summit Speakers:

2021 WIRexec Leadership Summit Agenda

tuesday, 2nd November

7-9 PM | Kickoff Dinner

Wednesday, 3rd november

8:30-9 AM | Breakfast at Cowley Manor
10-10:45 AM | Kickoff with Kristin Luck
10:45-11:45 AM | "Leading Through Change" with Eve Appelbaum
The ability to navigate and thrive through change is one of the core capabilities of leadership today. Yet with the sheer scale of change leaders must face; the complexity and uncertainty we operate in, many feel overwhelmed and stuck. Eva will talk about the experience of leading change, the human elements of it, and provide some helpful tools for you as leaders to feel more capable and confident in the fact of change.
Eva Appelbaum
Session Speaker:

Eva Appelbaum

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Eva Appelbaum is a Principal Consultant at Grey Consultancy, who specialises in digital transformation, innovation, culture change and leadership development. She was a digital transformation leader at the BBC and is a consultant to organisations grappling with change, such as British Airways, Axa and the Department for Education.

11:45-12:45 PM | "Masterclass on Negotiation" with Natalie Reynolds
Natalie will be proving us with a negotiation masterclass, with tips to include: Common mistakes to avoid, busting stereotypes about women and negotiation, mastering the psychology of negotiation, the DEALS Method - the 5 steps of brilliant negotiation.
Natalie Reynolds
Session Speaker:

Natalie Reynolds

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Natalie Reynolds is the Founder of leading negotiation firm advantageSPRING. Natalie trains leading corporates around the world providing high impact interactive negotiation courses that deliver both improved commercials and confidence. Natalie is a globally recognised expert on gender and negotiation and has delivered keynote speeches for organisations such as the Wall Street Womens Alliance, London Women’s Forum and the Hong Kong Womens Foundation. In 2018 Natalie was appointed as Visiting Professor of Negotiation at Cass Business School.

A former Barrister and Government advisor, Natalie is also the bestselling author of ‘We Have a Deal: How to negotiate with intelligence, flexibility and power’ and an advisor on negotiation to the UN. Natalie has appeared as a negotiation expert on BBC News, CNBC, Sky News, LBC Radio, Radio 4 and Radio 5Live as well as writing for publications such as the Financial Times, Harpers Bazaar, the Guardian, Director magazine, CITY AM, Forbes and the Independent. Natalie is passionate about making negotiation accessible to everyone and in 2018 launched a UN backed initiative to encourage more women to take their place at the negotiation table.

12:45-1:30 PM | Lunch and Free Time
1:30-2:15 PM | Masterclasses with Lyn Roseaman
Informed by market research, this interactive masterclass explores how to harness the three essentials of standout talks and presentations – Confidence, Connection and Change – so that you hit the spot with any audience, including C-suite, conference stage, stakeholders, colleagues and clients.

More and more evidence is coming to light about how successful women struggle to get their voices heard and taken seriously. Speaking is such an important way to influence and inspire, while retaining your authentic voice whether online or in the room.In this masterclass, we will look at:

- Banishing gremlins and showing up with confidence, especially as we transition back into the room
- Knowing your audience for positive outcomes, eg successfully pitching the C-suite
- Creating and delivering talks that change hearts and minds

Please come loaded with all your questions and speaking experiences.
Lyn Roseaman
Session Speaker:

Lyn Roseaman

+ Full Bio

Lyn Roseaman is a bestselling author, international speaker and public speaking expert, helping people transform their lives by finding their voice. Following a successful international career as a market research director, Lyn knows what makes people tick. Now she brings that understanding to public speaking. As founder of Now You’re Talking, she helps busy people build their confidence and create powerful narratives that deliver maximum relevance and impact to today’s key target audiences.

2:15-3:00 PM | "Advice from a CEO" with Eric Salama
Eric Salama will tell us about his journey before, during and after being CEO of Kantar, a global, multi-billion dollar organisation that is one of the industry leaders. He will share his advice on work, life and success and will give his views on the future of the research industry, as well as thoughts from the male perspective on what will help to promote gender equality at all levels.
Eric Salama
Session Speaker:

Eric Salama

+ Full Bio

Eric Salama is the former Chairman and CEO of Kantar, the data investment management division of WPP, the largest marketing services and communications company in the world. Previously, Salama was a Main Board Director of WPP Group, and CEO of www.wpp.com. Eric has also worked in consultancy and political roles, and was a non-executive director of The British Museum and The Horse’s Mouth Foundation. Currently, he serves as the non-executive director of the Department for International Development. He holds degrees from the University of Oxford and the University of London.

3-3:30 PM | "Thriving vs Surviving" with Heidi Dickert
In today's digital age, we ALL have a personal brand, as witnessed by Googling your name. And we can either let an algorithm craft it or we can seize the amazing opportunity in front of us to showcase YOU, your brand. As women, we're taught to be modest. But, it is our voice, our values, and our influence which can truly make a difference (and make a profit). So, let's stand up, be seen, be heard and showcase our true authenticity to move business and the world forward. In this session learn practical steps to take to build and uplevel your personal brand for success as a business owner or as a leader within a larger corporation.
Heidi Dickert
Session Speaker:

Heidi Dickert

+ Full Bio

Heidi Dickert’s personal passion and mission in life is dedicated to helping women fulfill their potential. Heidi has been creating personal development sessions that lead women through the reflective and inspiring process of Intention setting for over a decade.

Heidi's "day job" as a marketing consultant utilizes over 20 years of international consumer, technology and B-to-B marketing and research expertise to help companies research, develop and launch new product offerings in a variety of innovative market arenas. Past clients include: Google, Facebook, Levi’s, Cliff Bar, Delicato Wines, MarketTools, ICOM/Alliance Data/Epsilon, Clorox, Autodesk, MMetrics/Comscore, Microsoft, Yes to Carrots, Goodby Silverstein & Partners, and Visa.

Heidi has also had roles as SVP, Global Account Director for the Kantar group, and VP of Panels and New Products at MarketTools where she created and launch several new products including MarketTools Mobile, MarketTools Hispanic Reach, and MarketTools Health & Wellness. Prior to this, Heidi led both new and established brand research groups and supported Latin American and US Hispanic product development for the flagship laundry brands at Clorox.

Earlier in her career, Heidi created and implemented market research programs in Europe and Africa for companies such as DHL Worldwide Express and SC Johnson. She taps into her knowledge of international markets to assess and strategically develop new products that meet the international needs of clients around the world. Heidi earned her Bachelor’s degree at University of Wisconsin –Madison.

Learn more at www.heididickert.com.

4-5:30 PM | Group Activity: Laser Clay Pigeon Shooting
5:30-6:30 PM | Free Time
6:30-7 PM | Pre-Dinner Drinks
7-10 PM | Group Dinner

thursday, 4th November

6:45-7:30 AM | Optional Yoga Workout
8:30-9 AM | Breakfast at Cowley Manor
9-9:30 AM | Kickoff and Reflections
9:30-10:30 AM | "10 Skills of Admired Leaders" with Ali Gowans
There are over 4 billion leadership books published annually yet the % of people who leave a job because of poor leadership ranges between 57% (DDI)- 75%(USA Gallup). With so many Books available to help... what’s up with that?

Only 2% of leaders we have researched at CRA over 20+ years are who we term ‘Admired Leaders’. Ali will tell us about the 10 ‘behaviour buckets’ she has identified that Admired Leaders have in common and how you can start using some of these immediately, or work on others.
Ali Gowans
Session Speaker:

Ali Gowans

+ Full Bio

Specialising in Executive Leadership Coaching, Ali’s career has been honed ‘in the field’ working for, with, as and alongside Leaders. Formative years spent in both Operations and L&D within a large global airline, gave Ali first-hand experience and deep insight into the critical impact leader’s behaviour has in creating working environments in which people feel able to develop and thrive both professionally and personally. After 13 yrs of rich experience Ali transitioned successfully into an independent leadership coaching career which has since spanned 25yrs working with many diverse industries and clients across the world. To mention some, but not all, BT, Trailfinders, Expedia, Virgin Retail, Danone, United Airlines, Delta, Borealis, Flaktwoods, Xerox, Hamptons International, Phillip Morris, Köhler, Star Alliance, Shell, Etihad.....

In 2004 Ali was approached to partner with CRA Inc in the USA as an associate within the leadership faculty providing Executive Leadership Coaching for many valued clients across EMEA, ASIAPAC & the USA including Bank of America Merrill Lynch, JPMorgan, Morgan Stanley, C.I.T., BNPParibas, Debevoise & Plimpton, Acacia Mining, BorgWarner, Davidson Kempner, Oppenheimer & Tory Burch.

Widely experienced across a variety of industries, Ali has a reputation for achieving results in organizations undergoing transformational change, building capability and confidence for people in their roles and in successfully influencing resistant mindsets.

Outside of the corporate world, Ali often coaches private individuals to push through challenges they feel are holding them or their organizations back. One amazing opportunity was spent in India supporting the Maharaja of Udaipur refine operationalnand service leadership across his 12 luxury palace hotels throughout Rajasthan. With a love of travel and curiosity for people & learning, Ali relishes opportunities to soak up new experiences which deepen and inform her Coaching practice.

Coaching is increasingly recognised as the accelerator in peoples’ success stories both professionally and personally. Ali believes coaching leaders to lead well is an enormous privilege even when the message leaders need to hear is a tough one. If it is the key to leaders building better relationships, reputation and results, Ali will deliver it in a way it can be heard.

10:30-10:45 AM | Break
10:45-11:45 AM | "The Long Win" with Cath Bishop
In this session we will be understanding what resilience is (and isn't), dispelling some myths, and exploring how we can develop our resilience as part of our leadership development journey. Understanding how we might develop our mindset, behaviours and relationships to optimise how we lead in a way we can sustain over the long-term, and be aware of the importance of intrinsic motivation, based around purpose and autonomy and mastery in how we lead ourselves and others. 'The Long Win' approach based on the 3Cs of Clarity, Constant Learning and Connection offer a fresh approach to resilient, effective leadership.
Cath Bishop
Session Speaker:

Cath Bishop

+ Full Bio

Cath is an experienced leadership consultant, speaker, facilitator, and executive coach, and draws on her practical experience from two high pressure careers as an Olympic rower and a senior British diplomat specialising in conflict stabilisation.  Cath works with organisations who want to improve their performance, develop their leaders and teams and build an effective performance culture.

In her rowing career, Cath competed at three Olympic Games, Atlanta, Sydney and Athens, with highlights including winning the World Championships in 2003 and an Olympic silver medal in 2004. As a diplomat with the Foreign & Commonwealth Office specialising in conflict issues, Cath was posted to Sarajevo, Bosnia and Basra, Iraq, as well as leading in Whitehall on the UK civilian contribution to conflict stabilization around the world.

Her broader speaking and consultancy work includes companies such as Rolls Royce, McKinsey, professional services firms and a range of organizations across business, sport and the public sector.  Cath also teaches on Executive Education programmes at the Judge Business School, Cambridge University and at Imperial College Business School, London.

Cath has an MA in Modern Languages from Pembroke College, Cambridge, an MPhil in International Politics from the University of Wales, Aberystwyth, and a PhD in contemporary German literature from the University of Reading.  She is an Honorary Fellow of Pembroke College, Cambridge and the University of Wales Aberystwyth.  She sits on the Advisory Board of Surrey Business School and is an advisor to the non-profit organization The True Athlete Project.  Her first book, ‘The Long Win: The Search for a Better Way to Succeed’ was published in October 2020.

11:45-1:15 PM | Lunch
1:15-1:45 PM | "Intention Setting" with Heidi Dickert
In this session we will use the Enneagram as a tool for deep self-discovery. The Enneagram helps to identify a worldview and archetype that resonates with your core motivation. This impacts your personality as well as thinking (head), feeling (heart) and actions (body). This powerful tool is a useful guide on your journey towards self- development, relationship building, conflict resolution and the improvement of leadership and team dynamics. It will help you further uncover what drives you, how you can leverage your strengths, and be aware of the blind spots that can get in the way of you soaring to success!
Heidi Dickert
Session Speaker:

Heidi Dickert

+ Full Bio

Heidi Dickert’s personal passion and mission in life is dedicated to helping women fulfill their potential. Heidi has been creating personal development sessions that lead women through the reflective and inspiring process of Intention setting for over a decade.

Heidi's "day job" as a marketing consultant utilizes over 20 years of international consumer, technology and B-to-B marketing and research expertise to help companies research, develop and launch new product offerings in a variety of innovative market arenas. Past clients include: Google, Facebook, Levi’s, Cliff Bar, Delicato Wines, MarketTools, ICOM/Alliance Data/Epsilon, Clorox, Autodesk, MMetrics/Comscore, Microsoft, Yes to Carrots, Goodby Silverstein & Partners, and Visa.

Heidi has also had roles as SVP, Global Account Director for the Kantar group, and VP of Panels and New Products at MarketTools where she created and launch several new products including MarketTools Mobile, MarketTools Hispanic Reach, and MarketTools Health & Wellness. Prior to this, Heidi led both new and established brand research groups and supported Latin American and US Hispanic product development for the flagship laundry brands at Clorox.

Earlier in her career, Heidi created and implemented market research programs in Europe and Africa for companies such as DHL Worldwide Express and SC Johnson. She taps into her knowledge of international markets to assess and strategically develop new products that meet the international needs of clients around the world. Heidi earned her Bachelor’s degree at University of Wisconsin –Madison.

Learn more at www.heididickert.com.

1:45-4:00 PM | Tapping into Your Potential using the Enneagram with Heidi Kraft
In this session we will use the Enneagram as a tool for deep self-discovery. The Enneagram helps to identify a worldview and archetype that resonates with your core motivation. This impacts your personality as well a thinking (head), feeling (heart) and actions (body).  This powerful tool is a useful guide on your journey towards self- development, relationship building, conflict resolution and the improvement of leadership and team dynamics. It will help you further uncover what drives you, how you can leverage your strengths, and be aware of the blind spots that can get in the way of you soaring to success!
Heidi Kraft
Session Speaker:

Heidi Kraft

+ Full Bio

Heidi is a successful entrepreneur, executive leadership/team coach, accomplished executive and Founder of Kraft Your Success. She combines her solid business experience with her passion to help individuals and teams develop the leadership skills and behaviors that improve performance and fulfillment. She thrives working with individuals in our fast-paced, ever changing and interconnected world, and helps leaders leverage their strengths and shift their mindset to be even more successful as a 21st century leader. Her deep dive into areas such as emotional intelligence, executive presence, and conversational intelligence (the neuroscience of creating more trust) make her a versatile coach for many types of leaders. She lives in the Bay area and enjoys travel throughout the world for both business and fun!

4-5 PM | "It Takes a Village" with Heidi Dickert
When we take action towards realizing our vision, mission or purpose in life, it can become a source of fuel for further inspiration and passion. In this session, we will share and leverage each other’s strengths; resources and connections that might help us all rise and succeed together. The purpose of this session is to leave our summit with commitments to support each other after we walk out the door.
Heidi Dickert
Session Speaker:

Heidi Dickert

+ Full Bio

Heidi Dickert’s personal passion and mission in life is dedicated to helping women fulfill their potential. Heidi has been creating personal development sessions that lead women through the reflective and inspiring process of Intention setting for over a decade.

Heidi's "day job" as a marketing consultant utilizes over 20 years of international consumer, technology and B-to-B marketing and research expertise to help companies research, develop and launch new product offerings in a variety of innovative market arenas. Past clients include: Google, Facebook, Levi’s, Cliff Bar, Delicato Wines, MarketTools, ICOM/Alliance Data/Epsilon, Clorox, Autodesk, MMetrics/Comscore, Microsoft, Yes to Carrots, Goodby Silverstein & Partners, and Visa.

Heidi has also had roles as SVP, Global Account Director for the Kantar group, and VP of Panels and New Products at MarketTools where she created and launch several new products including MarketTools Mobile, MarketTools Hispanic Reach, and MarketTools Health & Wellness. Prior to this, Heidi led both new and established brand research groups and supported Latin American and US Hispanic product development for the flagship laundry brands at Clorox.

Earlier in her career, Heidi created and implemented market research programs in Europe and Africa for companies such as DHL Worldwide Express and SC Johnson. She taps into her knowledge of international markets to assess and strategically develop new products that meet the international needs of clients around the world. Heidi earned her Bachelor’s degree at University of Wisconsin –Madison.

Learn more at www.heididickert.com.

5-7 PM | Free Time
7-10 PM | Optional Dinner

Specialising in Executive Leadership Coaching, Ali’s career has been honed ‘in the field’ working for, with, as and alongside Leaders. Formative years spent in both Operations and L&D within a large global airline, gave Ali first-hand experience and deep insight into the critical impact leader’s behaviour has in creating working environments in which people feel able to develop and thrive both professionally and personally. After 13 yrs of rich experience Ali transitioned successfully into an independent leadership coaching career which has since spanned 25yrs working with many diverse industries and clients across the world. To mention some, but not all, BT, Trailfinders, Expedia, Virgin Retail, Danone, United Airlines, Delta, Borealis, Flaktwoods, Xerox, Hamptons International, Phillip Morris, Köhler, Star Alliance, Shell, Etihad.....

In 2004 Ali was approached to partner with CRA Inc in the USA as an associate within the leadership faculty providing Executive Leadership Coaching for many valued clients across EMEA, ASIAPAC & the USA including Bank of America Merrill Lynch, JPMorgan, Morgan Stanley, C.I.T., BNPParibas, Debevoise & Plimpton, Acacia Mining, BorgWarner, Davidson Kempner, Oppenheimer & Tory Burch.

Widely experienced across a variety of industries, Ali has a reputation for achieving results in organizations undergoing transformational change, building capability and confidence for people in their roles and in successfully influencing resistant mindsets.

Outside of the corporate world, Ali often coaches private individuals to push through challenges they feel are holding them or their organizations back. One amazing opportunity was spent in India supporting the Maharaja of Udaipur refine operationalnand service leadership across his 12 luxury palace hotels throughout Rajasthan. With a love of travel and curiosity for people & learning, Ali relishes opportunities to soak up new experiences which deepen and inform her Coaching practice.

Coaching is increasingly recognised as the accelerator in peoples’ success stories both professionally and personally. Ali believes coaching leaders to lead well is an enormous privilege even when the message leaders need to hear is a tough one. If it is the key to leaders building better relationships, reputation and results, Ali will deliver it in a way it can be heard.

Gimena Diaz is the former General Manager of PayPal France. She has 20 years’ experience in business development and management in High Tech: online and mobile services, payments, digital ID, fintech/banks, telecom and e-commerce. She worked for companies such as Schlumberger/Gemalto and she joined PayPal France at the beginning of the adventure in October 2007 to build the Business Development and Innovation team before becoming the Sales Director in 2010.

In 2012, as PayPal France General Manager and European coordinator, she grew PayPal France from 4 to 7 million users and reached 40% of e-commerce websites penetration turning PayPal into the N°1 alternative payment leader in the country. She also launched new services and experiences for PayPal in Europe throughout the four years in the role. In 2016, she moved into a more entrepreneurial adventure as board member of Paris Business Angel helping start-ups with fundraising and international development. She helped as board member and investor a number of start-ups in the social network, health and digital marketing sectors.

In 2019, Gimena Diaz joined Onfido, leader in the Digital ID based on Biometrics and Machine Learning, as VP Southern Europe Middle East and Africa. She built the team and the business in the region for three years. In 2022, she moves back to the entrepreneurship by creating a Fintech, Kallpa Finance.

Finally, Gimena Diaz is actively working on gender equality through her UN Women France role as Board Member since 2016.

Gimena is Argentinian-Italian, she has a Master in Economics and Finance at Sciences Po (2000) and a Post-Graduate Master in Telecom and Media at Dauphine PSL University (2001).

Kristin serves as an advisor and growth strategist to a number of cutting-edge marketing and analytics technology and services firms. She is the founder of two marketing analytics companies that she led to successful exits. Kristin co-founded OTX, an online research business that was named the fastest-growing research firm in the world in 2002 and 2003 and was subsequently acquired by Zelnick Media & Pilot Group and again by Ipsos in 2007. She then founded Forefront Consulting Group, a research technology firm that was acquired by Decipher. Decipher was acquired by FocusVision in 2014 after seven consecutive years of double and triple-digit growth.

Kristin is a licensed investment banker with Oberon Securities and a founder focused on helping fellow founders and executive teams scale and monetize their businesses. Her deal expertise on both sides of transactions comes from participating in both acquisitions and exits from $30 million to $175 million. She is also passionate about supporting founders in international markets execute their entry into the U.S.

Kristin also regularly contributes to both the commercial (Fast Company, Forbes) and academic press (Research World, Journal of Brand Strategy) where she explores emerging marketing and research methods. She is consistently ranked as one of the top 100 sales and branding experts to follow on Twitter.

Mark is the Founding Director of Transform Performance International, a performance improvement consultancy that unlocks growth through behavioural and cultural change.

Following a corporate background in financial services and technology, Mark co-founded Transform Performance in 1999. Since then he has led performance improvement projects for clients in over 60 countries. He has worked as a strategist, chair and facilitator with global brands, investment houses and academic institutions. His creativity has ensured that Transform Performance International has a well-earned reputation for inspiring leadership and coaching talent, growing sales and transforming the way people communicate. In short, delivering results through change.

Mark’s expertise lies in improvement at an individual, team and organisational level, through changes in mindsets, attitudes and beliefs. He has also led research projects into belief systems which drive behaviours affecting individual, team and organisational performance (subsequently published as co-authored best-selling books). As a coach and mentor, he develops emotional intelligence ​in others to enhance their interpersonal relationships in an increasingly virtual world where the manner and style of engagement can make or break internal collaboration and external customer success.

Mark is co-author of The Leader’s Secret Code, The Salesperson’s Secret Code and ​100 BIG IDEAS TO HELP YOU SUCCEED.

Nadia Edwards-Dashti co-founded the Harrington Starr Group in 2010, a leading Financial Technology recruitment business with offices in London, New York and Belfast. In 18 years in the financial services technology sector, she has been responsible for helping over 2000 people find jobs and has grown from a trainee to a Chief Customer Officer. She runs the Podcast Series ‘FinTech with Nadia: The DEI (Diversity, Equity and Inclusion) Discussions’ to story tell the challenges and successes of this industry. Nadia has written a book through Palgrave Macmillan, ‘Fintech Women Walk the Talk: Moving the needle for workplace gender equality in financial Services and beyond’ and within it quotes 100+ of her podcast interviewees.

Winner of Investing in Talent 2019 Awards - Most Inspirational Recruitment Leader, Innovate Finance: Women in FinTech Powerlist, FinTech Magazine Top 100 Women in FinTech 2022, Partner to the University of East London: Centre of FinTech

Rob Marklove is the Managing Director of Transform Performance International, a performance improvement consultancy that unlocks growth through behavioural and cultural change. Transform Performance has delivered award winning solutions in over 60 countries, in local languages, for clients such as Microsoft, GfK, American Express, Kantar, System1, Deloitte and Ashtead PLC.

Rob develops and implements the company’s business strategies by creating, executing and monitoring the performance of business plans. He is passionate about professional development and employee engagement in pursuit of company goals. Previously, Rob was the Commercial Director and still has a large involvement in helping clients get the most value from the services that we deliver. He organises, speaks and facilitates events in the sales and leadership specialisms to help other professionals in their development.

Connect with Rob on LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/robmarklove.

Shazia Ginai is the CEO of Neuro-Insight in the UK, managing the growth of the business and overseeing projects across a range of media and industries. A creative and curious insight and marketing professional with a passion for people and leading insight to action. She has a track record of successfully building and leading insight capability and embedding this into organisations to drive action across multiple markets and functions. Prior to working at Neuro-Insight, she worked across the luxury fragrance and skin care brands at P&G after which she created and led the global insight function at ghd.  Shazia has a passion for truly actionable insights and the story told through data and is a strong advocate for gender and racial equality.

Tiama Hanson-Drury is Chief Product Officer at Minna Technologies where she runs the global product and design functions. Prior to that, she ran products for insights & research tech companies like Dynata and Zappi. She is passionate about building product growth engines and brings extensive experience in data-driven product development in the consumer and B2B Insights platform space. Her expertise includes Product Led Growth, Transformation, Consumer Insights, B2B2C data products, B2B enterprise platforms and the increasingly complex area of personal data privacy.

Tiama is actively committed to supporting diversity, she helped develop mentorship and diversity efforts at Kantar Profiles and Zappi and served as Dynata’s Executive Diversity & Inclusion sponsor. She is an active Exec member of Women In Research (WIRe).