Andy Lancaster has more than 25 years’ experience in learning and organisational development in commercial, technological and not-for-profit organisations and has also worked in a consultancy role.
As Head of Learning and Development Content at CIPD Andy is responsible for professional development and learning products, digital content and qualifications for L&D, coaching and mentoring, management and leadership and business psychology.
Andy also plays a key role in leading the direction and delivery of CIPD’s wider new vision for L&D. He was part of the team that developed CIPD’s new L&D qualifications, oversees the Leaders in Learning Network and is helping pioneer online digital learning at the Institute.
Andy has a Master’s Degree in Instructional Design and is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (FCIPD), the Chartered Management Institute (FCMI) and the Learning and Performance Institute (FLPI).
He regularly speaks at conferences, write articles on behalf of CIPD and is the co-author of the “Webinars Pocketbook”. He is also an avid Tweeter being found on Twitter at @AndyLancasterUK
Matt Horwood – Marks and Spencer CTO
Following two and half years at Marks and Spencer, Matt is now shaping the future technology and applications agenda to support the business as it continues development as a ‘Digitally Enabled’, multi-channel international retailer.
As CTO, Matt sees one of his key priorities is to enable varying paces of technology change, leveraging Agile methods, product engineering, API’s, Services and Cloud enablement, while also transforming the way they deliver traditional expert systems & ERPs. Although engaged across the organisation, Matt is also directly responsible for the IT strategy, technology, architecture, software engineering and cyber security across M&S.
A firm believer in both internal capability matched to strategic partnerships, Matt has also taken a lead role in repositioning existing relationships for M&S, leveraging his outsourcing and commercial experience while also ramping up the technology thought leadership within the company.
Prior to Marks and Spencer, Matt was previously at Dixons Retail plc (now Dixons Carphone), where he held a number of senior IT roles, including CTO and IT Director.
Frances Franklin– Assistant Principal Curriculum & Standards for East Surrey College
A published Author and experienced senior manager, bringing over 30 years experience in the field of Further Education education, Frances has worked in 6 large General Further Education Colleges and previously held a national quality assurance role over a 7 year period with a leading awarding body. She has worked as an Inspector for the British Accredidation Council and International Examiner and as a co-opted Governor for a senior school in West Sussex.
As part of her senior managment role, Frances shares responsibility for the pedagogical objectives that sit within the College’s ILT strategy. She works collaboratively with both Heads of Department and the Learning Resource Centre staff to provide an outstanding, flexible learning experience for students and an effective working environment for staff who use the college’s VLE and eTracker (student tracking system).
Frances remains a learner centred and people focussed leader with a passion for quality, team leadership, project management, curriculum design, teaching, learning and assessment.
Prior to joining East Surrey College, Frances ran her own consultancy working with education providers, primarily post 16 organisations who were experiencing difficulties.
Outside work Frances is a busy Mother to two children and 6 dogs and lives on a game farm in West Sussex.
"What does it mean to be a Human Resources professional in the Cyber world?
We will be learning about innovation and the tech savvy HR and L&D professionals who are leading the changes."
Speakers include senior professionals at the forefront of this change in the Private, Public and Charity sectors.
08:30 - arrival & refreshments
09:15 - welcome and start of presentation
13:00 - finish
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