Julie Wilkes, North American Wellness Lead, Accenture
As a heart disease survivor, Julie believes she was given a second chance at life for a reason. She finds that that when she is sharing the inspiration behind her second chance with others, she is living into her life purpose.
Julie is the North American Wellness Lead for Accenture, a Global Fortune 500 Company, CEO and Owner of Seven Studios (a yoga and fitness studio), published author of The 7 Life Miracles, a Life Coach, a motivational speaker and an entrepreneur.
Julie has a Master’s Degree in Education-Exercise Physiology and a Bachelor’ s Degree in International Business. She has her Registered Yoga Teacher Training certification and is also has a life coach certification from Well Coaches.
Andi Keeling, Founder, That’s Andi with an i
Andi has over 30 years’ corporate experience and now draws on that practical knowledge and background as a leadership development consultant. Andi enjoys sitting on two Advisory Boards, holding two judging roles, senior associate work and running her own consulting business.
Andi is a subject matter expert on Talent Management and Inclusive Leadership with a particular emphasis on Gender Diversity and LGBT. With a wealth of experience, Andi will be sharing her thoughts with attendees on what means to be a Dream Company.
Andrea Wicks Bowles, Senior Consultant, Horizons Workforce Consulting
Andrea is Senior Consultant at Horizons Workforce Consulting, the consulting arm of Bright Horizons. In this role Andrea works with clients to enhance the effectiveness of their talent management strategies and strengthen their organisational position as an employer of choice.
Andrea has more than two decades of experience in global work/life consulting. She holds a B.S. in sociology from the University of Colorado and an M.S. in education from Bank Street College.
John Handley, HR Director, Bright Horizons
John is an internationally experienced HR Director, with extensive experience working with business leaders in services and manufacturing industries and in emerging and mature markets, including Saudi Arabia, India, Australia, the United States and the UK.
He is an accredited Executive Coach with specific experience in building high performance business environments.
Michelle Bradshaw, Compensation & Benefits Director, Oracle
Michelle Bradshaw joined Oracle in 2012 as Compensation & Benefits Director for the UK, Ireland and Israel. Her primary focus is to ensure the compensation and benefits offering from Oracle is market leading and provides added value to both the organisation and its employees, with particular focus on providing a robust level of education for people to make informed decisions about their benefit package.
In close partnership with operational HR, she strives to ensure there is a key focus on developing and effectively implementing the Wellbeing agenda for Oracle across the organisation, to maximise the health, engagement and productivity of all Oracle people.