Our main stage speakers, selected for their expertise in non profit leadership

Julie Dodd 

Appointed the first ever director of digital transformation and communication at Parkinson’s UK in 2016, Julie is an experienced creative leader and digital transformation specialist who describes her role as the person who tries to find new ways to do things better”.

Julie authored The New Reality, a major study into how non-profit organisations can approach digital transformation and use digital technology to bring change. Passionate about “Tech for Good”, Julie will share how finding the right processes, tools and culture can help organisations like Parkinson’s UK be as good as possible while answering the question on how technology can help people.

Kevin Cahill, CBE  

Kevin Cahill, former Chief Executive of Comic Relief and founder of Sport Relief is the man responsible for encouraging many well known names to step out of their comfort zones for charity, putting sports stars into comedic situations and pushing comedians to their physical limits.  David Walliams, Tony Blair, David Beckham, Jo Brand and Eddie Izzard are just a handful of the people Kevin has coaxed into high-profile stunts and he will be sharing his story with the chase25 attendees.

Dame Gill Morgan, Conference Chair

Gill joined NHS Providers as Chair at the beginning of 2014. Her career in healthcare began as a doctor working in hospitals, general practice and public health before moving into management.

Her previous roles include permanent secretary of the Welsh Assembly government, chief executive of the NHS Confederation and chief executive of North and East Devon Health Authority. Gill is a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and the Faculty of Public Health and is a member of the Royal College of General Practitioners. While working in healthcare, she served on a large number of national committees and working groups. She has an honorary Doctorate of Science from City University and is a past President of the International Hospital Federation. She is a trustee of the Lloyds Bank Foundation and a board member of Healthcare UK. Gill was made a Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire in June 2004. 

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If you are not an employee of a non-profit organisation you may be able to attend on a chargeable basis. You can apply at events@hartsquare.co.uk