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Kate Went is the Marketing and PR Manager at scarlettabbott, her experience spanned in-house roles in the healthcare, construction and legal sectors before joining the employee engagement consultancy to support the team of consultants and creatives.
Steve Hockey is CEO and Co-Founder of MyHub, a cloud-based intranet solution.
Prior to MyHub, Steve enjoyed a 15-year career in the telco industry, predominantly in the UK, where he led ground-breaking IT projects on a global scale.
He returned to his native homeland New Zealand in 2012, and shortly after MyHub was born. 
Steve’s flair for communications, a passion for exceptionally high customer service standards, and his keen entrepreneurial mindset, has led MyHub to become one of the highest-rated intranet solutions available.
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Marie Barnes is a writer for LinksManagement and Photza. She is an enthusiastic blogger interested in writing about technology, social media, work, travel, lifestyle, and current affairs.  
Ranjit Sidhu is a recognised authority on change management and behavioural skills and a contributing author on a number of professional publications. She wrote the ‘Communication and Engagement’ chapter for The Effective Change Manager’s Handbook and is currently studying for the IoIC Masters in Internal Communication Management.
 
She established ChangeQuest 10 years ago to help people and organisations grow by providing practical support and guidance to successfully embed organisational change. She has worked on global projects spanning Europe, North America and Africa. 
A specialist recruitment consultant with 7 years experience working across a number of different industries both in the UK and South Africa.  
Nicholas is an award-winning communicator with over a dozen years' experience in the comms/engagement/employee experience space, both in the UK and in the Middle East. Nicholas is a Fellow of the Institute of Internal Communications (IoIC), and a committee member of both Engage for Success, and IoIC London. His mantra is to 'keep the complex, simple' and he believes that the employee experience should have parity with the customer experience.
Maya Riebel, Communications Manager for LumApps 
Maya Riebel is a French-American writer passionate about communication and editorial practices in all different forms. She believes the right management style and collaborative software can transform engagement inside organizations. For the past few years she’s been sharing great stories as Communications Manager for an international SaaS company. 
Gihan Hyde is an award winning corporate communication expert with a deep passion for internal communication. She specialises in building innovative communications departments, and designing strategies that would deliver business results. Her roles spanned different organisations such including HSBC, Barclays, M&S, and Riyadh Metro Project. Currently she is BP’s Communication Advisor for Workplace Modernization  where she is tasked with changing its employee's mindset, behaviours, and ways of working following COVID-19 and to ensure that BP's new purpose and ambition come to life through its workplaces.
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Twitter handle: @Gehanam
 
 
Lindsay has worked in communications for over 15 years and in that time experienced a variety of sectors including local government, criminal justice, retail and housing. She's currently Internal Communication Manager for a national law firm.
Luke Smith is a writer and researcher turned blogger. Since finishing college he is trying his hand at being a freelance writer. He enjoys writing on a variety of topics but professional development topics are his favorite. When he isn't writing you can find him traveling, hiking, or gaming.

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Estelle Liotard is an HR Manager and content creator for TrustMyPaper. Following her university degree, Estelle has worked hard on reaching her goals and she has become well-known for her contributions on various platforms such as BestEssay.Education and SupremeDissertations, where she enjoys creating educational content on topics such as managing remote employees and helping to set up any team for success.
 
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Binu Merin Jacob, Engagement and Communications Manager, BSI
Binu has over a decade's experience in communications in both agency and in-house roles, of which she spent five years in internal communications working at M.H. Alshaya, a major international retailer in the Middle East. In 2017, one of the company-wide campaigns she helped deliver won an IoIC award. Binu is also on the IoIC FutureNet committee, and actively volunteers for the movement, Engage for Success, helping champion employee engagement as a better way to work for organisations across the UK.
Meredith Wood is the founding editor of the Fundera Ledger and a vice president at Fundera. She launched the Fundera Ledger in 2014 and has specialized in financial advice for small business owners for almost a decade. Meredith is frequently sought out for her expertise in small business lending. She is a monthly columnist for AllBusiness, and her advice has appeared in the SBA, SCORE, Yahoo, Amex OPEN Forum, Fox Business, American Banker, Small Business Trends, MyCorporation, Small Biz Daily, StartupNation, and more. Email: [email protected]
Richard Hingley – Creative Director 
Richard is Group Creative Director and oversees DRPG’s creative services, drawing on over 20 years of experience designing effective communications in a number of mediums for corporate clients. Working at senior level across a number of different markets, his vast experience has led to many award-winning communications that have resulted in a healthy return on his clients’ investments. Richard’s role sees him involved at the highest level with our clients’ communication strategies, creating exciting and effective vehicles for their vital messaging.
 
Jennifer Sproul, Chief Executive at Institute of Internal Communication
Jennifer is responsible for the leadership of IoIC, the only independent professional body solely dedicated to internal communication. IoIC is the voice of internal communication, setting standards for more than 70 years through qualifications, career development, thought leadership and best practice.  
The FutureNet committee consist of internal comms professionals in the first stages of their careers. They work together with the purpose to increase awareness of internal communication as a career of choice; and to champion the importance of a more diverse and inclusive profession for the future. 
FutureNet exists in order to provide a safe space for the existing pool of emerging IC talent to connect and learn from one another.
Michelle Solomon, Business Director, Internal Communications
Michelle is a brand and communications strategist with 22 years’ experience in numerous blue chip companies including E.ON and Severn Trent. Charming, tenacious and persistent, Mich delivers projects with unrivalled efficiency for clients including the National Grid, Shelter, Food Standards Agency and British Red Cross. You can find out more about Michelle here.
Callum Gill – Head of Insight and Innovation at DRPG
As Head of Insight and Innovation, Callum operates across all of global creative communications group DRPG’s divisions, bringing teams together and identifying the most important trends and developments in communication, marketing, live events, video, digital, design and exhibition. He pulls together sector insights, developments in technology and general business trends, and has a wealth of knowledge within various industries and how they use comms. 
 
Group Head of Internal Communications and Engagement for Pennon Group Plc.

Introverted internal communications advocate. Believer in the power of people. Lover of creative communications. Inspired by the IoIC community every single day!
 
Almost 20 years (yikes) experience of internal comms and engagement - both in-house and agency, commercial and charity sectors. 
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