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The Exeter MBA

Guest speakers and networking opportunities

The University of Exeter Business School attracts world-class leaders to speak to MBA students, often in an informal setting ideal for networking. Guest speakers from Ecotricity, IKEA, IBM, IDEO London, JML, PwC, and Southeby's have contributed along with a wealth of highly successful leaders, entrepreneurs and consultants from a wide range of backgrounds.

Latest guest speakers

Jon Amaechi OBE, Organisational Psychologist, Speaker, CEO, Amaechi Performance Systems Ltd.
Josh Olomolaiye, Senior Manager, KPMG UK
Jasmine Olomolaiye, Managing Associate, Linklaters LLP
Niroosha Loganathan, Director of People & Performance, Charity Finance Group
Hamdi Talib, Associate, JP Morgen
Matthew De Jesus, Principle, Talis Capital
Tonya Nelson, Area Director, Arts Council
Karime Hassan, Chief Executive, Exeter City Council
Megan Butler, Executive Director of Transformation, FCA
Matt Peacock, CEO, With One Voice
Sue Riddlestone, CEO, Bio Regional
Jack Romero, Entrepreneur
Kresse Wesling, Entrepreneur, Elvis & Kresse
Erika Brodnock, Founder & CEO, Karisma Kidz
Oliver Blackwell, Industrial Designer & Accredited Member of the Chartered Society of Designers
Brandon Shockley, Head of Brand Strategy, Vanguard
Claire Barrett,
Mike Beaven, Amazon Web Services
Nick Moody, Cerulean Consuling
Dr Beth Kewell, Director of Education for SITE, University of Exeter
Will Harvey, Internal Lecturer, University of Exeter
Navdeep Arora, PhD candidate in Management, University of Exeter
Oli Young, Associate Dean for Taught Students and Chief Diversity Officer, University of Exeter
Dr Elicia Robinson, Corporate Social Psychologist, Leadership Strategist and Executive Coach
Margaret Casely-Hayford CBE
Professor Hannes Leroy, Distinguished Research Professor, University of Exeter
Professor Alexandra Gerbasi, DPVC and Dean of the University of Exeter Business School
Ciara Eastell, University of Exeter

Jim Gales, Superintendent, DC Police

Charmaine De Souza, Assistant Director, HR & OD, Greater London Authority
Laetitia Tierny, Diversity Lead, PMI
Professor Ruth Sealy, Director of Impact, University of Exeter
Lauren Salter, Head of Training, Team Fika
Fran Longstaff, Head of Psychology, Team Fika 
Zoe Dimov, Head of Research, Team Fika 
Monika Koncz-MacKenzie, Learning Innovation Manager, Ellen MacArthur Foundation
Louise Roper, CEO, Volans
Chris Hewitt, Head of International Climate Services, The Met Office
Professor Gail Whiteman, Founder, Artic Basecamp
Craig Gorsline, Chief Growth Officer, Avanade
Jonathan Dennis, Water Resources Manager, Environment Agency
Sally Uren, CEO, Forum of the Future
Thekla Teunis, Founder & Director, Grounded
Robin Gaddum, Director Risk & Resilience, Deloitte Risk Advisory
David Mansell Moulin, Communications Co-ordinator, Sustainable Wildlife Management, FAO, United Nations
Anna Turrell, Head of Environment, Tesco
Courtney Holm, Head of Sustainable Technology, Unilever

Chris Williams, Lead AI Architect, IBM

Sean de Cleene, Head of Food Systems Initiative, World Economic Forum

Alison Taylor, Executive Director, Ethical Systems; Adjunct Professor, NYU Stern School of Business

Henry Timms, CEO, Lincoln Centre; Co-founder, #givingTuesday

Margaret Effernan, Author, Entrepreneur

Pavita Cooper, Founder & Consultant, More Difference

Jobo Butera, Managing Director of DBI, Diversity Business Incubator

Brenda Emmanus, Arts, Culture & Entertainment Correspondent, BBC

Tinu Cornish, Consultant, Sea Change

Rob de Beer, Consultant, V-team Leader

Rob Hayes, Consultant, Presenting Change