About the Team

Lewis Chandler

Event Director

Lewis specializes in building our programs & speaker line-ups. He’s the best person to speak to if you’re interested in discussing topics & themes, looking to speak at a future event, or interested in recommending a speaker in the future.

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Giles Godwin-Brown

Commercial Director

Giles leads the commercial side of our events – ensuring that everyone (whether attendee, sponsor, exhibitor or press) is drawing as much value from their onsite experience as possible. He’s the best person to speak to if you’re interested in attending, sponsoring or exhibiting at a future event.

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Great leaders of organizations run after problems, make their footprint bigger than their foot, and always strive to find the truth — because you have to get to the truth to be excellent.

CFO, Twitter

The primary mandate of the CFO is to be the guardian of shareholder value for the company. Traditionally, this was about managing risk, but today CFOs are expected to balance risk and opportunity. It's become quite a quite multi-dimensional role.


Operating a global business in a fast-changing world, you have to be grounded real-time in the external environment, have complete transparency, be fact-based and working with a great, collaborative team.

CFO, Ford

With an increasingly integrated world economy, be prepared to respond to higher levels of both risk and opportunity. A strong balance sheet is a tremendous asset when managing though periods of volatility.

CFO, Chevron

From an M&A standpoint, the returns on a spreadsheet are interesting, but it is far more important to be comfortable with the people running the business.

CFO, Krogers

Look at what your organization needs and don't be afraid to take chances, but balance risk with success, only increasing the former when the latter goals are being met.

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