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Introducing our Keynote Speakers


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Andy Lancaster - CIPD

Head of Learning & Development

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Linbert Spencer OBE

Director - The Centre for Inclusive Leadership

Julie Starr - Author

MD Starr Consulting

The Coaching Conversation 2018

November 29th at Newmarket Racecourse Conference Centre, CB8 0TF

Join us for our 4th, annual coaching and mentoring conference where we will explore 'Closing the Development Gap', how coaching and mentoring bridge the gap between informal learning, formal training and performance at work.


Whether you are a business leader, L&D/HR professional, practising coach or have a passion for coaching, our full day programme offers you the opportunity to choose your learning experience on the day from the broad range of workshops and facilitated sessions. We have a great team lined up and on hand to ensure you get the most from your experience.

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Introducing our Keynote Speakers

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Andy is an experienced, innovative and award-winning learning and development professional with a track record of organisational development and improvement.


As Head of Learning and Development Content at CIPD, Andy lead’s the vision for learning and development for the Institute and the creation of innovative and leading-edge learning solutions to support the learning profession worldwide.


He is currently a judge for the prestigious People Management Awards, Training Journal Awards and The Queen’s Anniversary Prizes Scheme. He is listed in the top 100 Corporate eLearning Movers and Shakers List 2017 (Gold Level) and in the Centre for Learning & Performance Technologies Top 100 people worldwide who Tweet about workplace learning.

Enabling organisations and individuals to transform themselves for more than 30 years Linbert Spencer is vastly experienced in the development of diverse talent.


Author, consultant, trainer and coach, he has facilitated seminars and workshops across the world. He is an innovative, inspirational facilitator with proven experience of effective board level and community interventions, and leadership team development.

Julie Starr is an expert and thought-leader in the field of coaching. Since 2002, her best-selling book The Coaching Manual has supported the evolution of the coaching field through simple, powerful principles and practical approaches. Her books are translated into many languages and are required reading on coach training programmes around the world.


With over 20 years and thousands of hours coaching experience, Julie supports CEO’s and executives from the world’s largest organizations. Her approach is challenging, compassionate and empowers clear leadership.


Julie’s books, Brilliant Coaching and The Mentoring Manual support managers and leaders to improve business performance by developing people. She lectures in universities and at industry conferences to inspire understanding and engagement. Julie is MD of Starr Consulting, a leading provider of coach training in organisations, check out


Julie also writes novels for young adults and donates proceeds to charities which house, heal and educate street children and orphans; check out