Some of the most experienced manufacturing leaders will come together to host discussion tables, deliver keynote presentations & take part in a panel debate. They will share their experiences and current plans, in addition to answering your questions.


Preview the 2023 Speakers below:

Alan Brooke

Chief Operating Officer Gill Instruments

Agata Choma

Head of Operations Woodlands

Alice Quinn

Senior Manufacturing Technology Engineer 3M

Alison Beard-Gunter

Transformation Director Thermo Fisher

Anil Thomas

General Manager - Business Transformation and Projects Olympus

Ben Ellins

IT & Digital Director – Factory Operations Reckitt 

Claire Aitchison

Druck Executive Operations Leader Baker Hughes

Claire Turnbull

Head of Operations Seatriever International Holdings

Dave Holmes

Managing Director - Falcon Works BAE Systems

David Forrest

Digital Innovation Lead Nissan

Fiona Anderson

Director Koolmill Systems

Frans Coetzee

Manufacturing Director QB Technology

Ioana Hera

Head of Improvement Rolls Royce

Joseph Rumer

Digital Analytics Lead Manufacturing Excellence Inovyn

Kallum Welch

Head of Manufacturing Engineering IS&S Airbus

Katy Moss

Managing Director Trent Refractories

Krishna Kiran Mistry

Technical Programmes Manager High Performance Automotive and EV Commercial Vehicles

Lindsay Colton

Digital Transformation Manager Terex

Mark Capell

General Manager Lisi Aerospace

Matt Carr

Owner Director Carrs Pasties

Natasha Lyth

Sustainability Manager Gripple

Neil Anderson

Managing Director Caterpillar

Neil Young

Engineering and Technology Director Babcock International

Paul Knight

VP, IT & CISO Turntide Technologies

Rhys Parkey

Digitalisation Lead Halewood Jaguar Land Rover

Sara Halliday

Sustainability and ESG Manager Kloeckner Metals

Simon Martin

Head of Global Manufacturing Yunex Traffic

Stephen Turner

Vice President Marketing Control Techniques

Stuart Davies

Manufacturing Distribution Site Manager Morrisons

Stewart Mulligan

Director for Manufacturing Engineering Ultra Maritime

Suresh Daniel

Data and Architecture Integration Director Coats

Tim Minshall

Dr John C Taylor Professor of Innovation & Head IFM Institute for Manufacturing (IfM), University of Cambridge

Alex Beynon

Regional Director UKI - Retail, Pharma, Consumer Goods Dynatrace

Allister Frost

Future Ready Mindset Keynote Speaker and Author

Andre Pereira

Business Development Lead & CI Expert Henkan Ltd

Andrew Kinder

SVP, Industry and Solution Strategy Infor

Ashutosh Apte

Director Industry Value Advisory – Manufacturing SAP (UK) Ltd

Asif Moghal

Director, D&M Market & Industry Development Autodesk

Barry Hurst

Head of Sales UK&I Enel X

Ben Barker

Product Director ServiceNow

Charlie Cornish

EMEA Presales Director Epicor

David Kipling

Chief Executive Officer On-Site Energy

Ganesh Kumar Bukka

Vice President & Global Head Industry 4.0 & IoT Hitachi Vantara

Gareth Anderson

Head Of Business Management Allica Bank

Gilmar Wendt

CEO & Change Companion

James Crosby Wrigley

Head of Sustainability Advantage Utilities

Jakob Hall

Enterprise Business Development Manager GE Digital

Jenny Edwards

Principal Sustainability Advisor Cognizant

John McNiff

Vice President SAP Digital Supply Chain, Global CoE

Jon Patsavellas

Senior Lecturer in Manufacturing Management Cranfield University

Mark McMonagle

Manager of Business Consulting EMEA, Supply Chain QAD

Martin Male

Business Consultant Verizon

Matt Devine

Customer Engagement Director – UK Engineering & Manufacturing Page Group

Matt Frank

Chief AI and Innovation Officer Ancoris

Mike Cotton

Sales Director, EMEA Impartner

Mike Hudgell

MDM Segment Lead - UKI & MEA Informatica

Milly Wallace

Director of Partnerships SafetyCulture

Richard Porter

Discrete Industry Lead, EMEA GE Digital

Rosemary Momoh

Senior eCommerce Tech Lead commercetools
Simon Culshaw

Simon Culshaw

Sales Director Manufacturing, Telco, Media and Technology Northern Europe Eviden

Stephen Pottel

EMEA Industry Director, Manufacturing, Transport & Logistics Zebra Technologies Europe Ltd

Steve Holyer

Information Data Management Leader, EMEA North Informatica

Tim Long

Global Head of Manufacturing Snowflake

Tracey Woods

Head of Consulting, Life Sciences (UK&I) Cognizant

Will Eisenberg

Senior Manager Michael Page
The Manufacturer Live

Manufacturing Leaders’ Summit is part of The Manufacturer Live, a series of award-winning events in Liverpool during November produced by The Manufacturer to champion the sector, promote innovation and recognise achievement. Click here for more information on The Manufacturer Live events.