2018 Speakers

Emma Nicholls

Founder and MD

Your Red Dress Ltd

Dr Pragya Agarwal



Emma Richman

Director of Assets

Great Places Housing Group

Jane Entwistle

Technical Director


Laura Bell

Graduate Project ...


Lisa Raynes


Pride Road

Liz Forrester

Education Director

Class Of Your Own

Michelle Hands



Simone de Gale

Chartered Architect

Chief Executive, Simone de Gale Architects

Nigel Wilson

Group Chief Executive Officer

Wythenshawe Community Housing Group

Kate Ives

Development Director

Wates Residential

Dr Ozak Esu

Electrical Engineer


Mary Kelly Mannion

Head of Procurement


Barbra Carlisle

Diversity and Inc...

Arcadis UK

Dr. David Hancock

Construction Director

Infrastructure and Projects Authority (IPA)

Duncan Williams

Regional Managing Director

Seddon Construction

Kathryn Lennon-Johnson


Built Environment Skills in Schools

Loretta Lipworth

Chair & Co-Founder

National Association of Women in Construction (North West)

Manjeeta Pathak

Assistant Site Manager

Redrow Homes and winner of Most Inspiring Rising Star

Monika Slowikowska


Golden Houses Developments

Paul Chandler

Group Managing Director,

Construction Group, Wates

Rebecca Hartshorn

Pre-construction Manager

John Sisk and Son Ltd

Karen Armitage

Chief Executive

Stafford and Rural Homes

Harish Bhayani

Senior Partner

PRM Diversity Consultants

Jo Wraith

Business Transfor...


Jessica Picard

Business Transfor...


Maria Coulter

Managing Director

Construction Coach


Chief Executive

The Association for Project Safety (APS)

Caroline Dakin


Caroline Dakin Associates

Anna Davies


David Miller Architects

Katie Saunders


Trowers & Hamlins

Kat Healey

Training Manager

Seddon Housing Partnerships

Sally-Ann Smith

Head of Marketing and Commu...

Seddon Housing Partnerships

Claire Schimmer

Chair of Trustees

for Women on the Tools.

Lauren Cunningham



Livia Williams

Co Founder, Women in Roofing

Nottingham City Homes - Head of Major and Minor Works

Fiona Sharp

Re:vision Op...

Procure Plus

Bridget Jackson

Co-chair of the HS2 Ltd Gender Ba...

and Head of Benefits Management

Hattie Hasan


Stopcocks Women Plumbers

Jo Hall

Deputy Head of Engineering

at Riverside College and Cronton Sixth Form

Helen Yeulet

Skills delivery director

Finishes and Interiors Sector Ltd

Sharon Slinger


Constructing Rainbows

Julia Wolfendale

Founder and director

On The Up Consulting ltd

Julia Brunning

Teacher of DEC

London Legacy Development Corporation