Work Session Speakers
Graham Clayton, Future Ways of Working Portfolio Manager, Defence and Science Technology Laboratory
Graham is the Future Ways of Working portfolio manager in the Defence Science & Technology Laboratory. The portfolio is a priority activity within the Transformation Directorate and will support Dstl in achieving it’s Corporate Strategy through transforming the way that their space and facilities operate in the future. He joined Dstl in 2011 having previously worked at the Forensic Science Service and the Royal Bank of Scotland in a variety of leadership and transformational roles.
Steve Corkin, Director of Channel Partners, Asure Software
Steve has diversified experience serving the technology and telecoms sectors. Since 2010, he has been focusing on workspace innovation and technologies, providing consultancy experience on workplace transformation for the digital age, as well as the influence and adoption of “The Internet of Things” into our living and working environments. Steve has a passion for aiding the transformation of workforce and workspace management practices in order to provide optimal gains to business and people.
Nic Doodson,Lead Consultant, Keytree Innovations
As lead consultant in the Keytree Innovations Lab Nic’s is part of the team that create the leading edge and bleeding edge technologies that power the Keytree solutions and products.
A key advisor to the Matrix Booking team, Nic has been developing advanced technologies ranging from augmented and virtual reality to voice control interfaces to help improve the usability and accessibility of the Matrix Booking suite and other Keytree products.
Sarah Everitt, Founder Member, PLACEmaking
Formed in 2009 PLACEmaking has built a strong client base including central government, local government, police authority, NHS clients as well as continuing to work in the education field and private sector. PLACEmaking has developed a PEOPLE focused toolkit of both group based hands-on activity based plus self navigating on-line methods to implement and embed workplace change.
With a legacy of workplace analytics informing their creative design solutions, PLACEmaking has developed new approaches, methods and broadened its skills base to build on the core foundations of consultancy excellence gained when the founders were UK directors of the former international specialist workplace consultancy firm DEGW.Please note agenda, speakers and timings may be subject to change
Michael Guest, Managing Director, essensys
Michael joined essensys as VP for Sales in March 2010. Prior to this, he was the New Business Sales Director of Daisy Plc. and held a number of senior management positions in sales and business development, notably Business Development Director of BT Infonet, Account Director of BT Global Services, Worldcom and GTS.
As Managing Director, Michael leads the growth of essensys across the company’s traditional marketplace (business centres and multi-tenanted units) and enterprise. He has an active involvement in driving new market penetration and the international expansion of essensys, consistently ensuring peerless attention to the company’s core values, product leadership and customer service excellence.
Michael has been playing a pivotal role in rapidly turning essensys into the world-leading workspace management platform for the flexible workspace sector. Michael is the flag bearer of essensys and ensures the company is constantly evolving and challenging the status quo.
Michael is married with two children and lives in the Cotswolds where he dedicates his Saturday mornings to coaching his sons junior football team. An avid Liverpool FC fan, Michael also dedicates his time to sports, music and travel.
Justin Harley, VP International Business Development, essensys
Justin is the VP of International Business Development at essensys and most recently CEO of Hubcreate, which was acquired by essensys in 2016.
As a passionate voice for the flexible workspace industry, Justin has developed products and services that have helped workspace providers drive revenues and overcome operational challenges and allowed more managers to go home on time and do the things they really love!
Justin is excited about this industry and the opportunities that lie ahead for us all and looks forward to building new relationships and creating new opportunities for essensys in the public sector workspace community.
David Howorth, Managing Director UK, Middle East & Africa, Condeco