The summit will give you access to a large number of technology experts and manufacturing leaders from multiple sectors as we deliver a truly world-class event

Alex Ledley

Skills Academy Manager

CSA Catapult

Andrew Esson

Future Skills Lead

ORE Catapult

Anni Toner

Group CEO


Arash Ghazanfari

Chief Technology Officer

Dell Technologies

Ashmita Randhawa


Digital Catapult, North East & Tees Valley

Carlos López-Gómez

Head of Policy Links

IfM Engage

Chris Corken

Regional Director Midlands and East

Make UK

Chris Owen

Programme Director

Made Smarter East Midlands

Daisy McAndrew

Event Compere

David Atkinson

Regional Director and UK Head of Manufacturing

Lloyds Banking Group

David Barrett-Hague

Head of Industrial Automation Marketing for UK & Ireland & Sustainability Ambassador

Schneider Electric

David Grailey

Managing Director, MTC Training

Manufacturing Technology Centre

Dawn Wilson

Head of Training Services

MTC Training

Elyn Corfield

CEO, Business & Commercial Banking

Lloyds Banking Group

Graham Hoare OBE

Chief Executive Officer

Manufacturing Technology Centre

James Selka


Manufacturing Technology Association

Julie James

Minister for Climate Change

Kirsty Davies-Chinnock

Managing Director

Professional Polishing Services

Louise Ball

Commercial Director

BPP University

Màiri McAllan

Cabinet Secretary for Wellbeing Economy, Net Zero and Energy.

Mark Pawsey

MP for Rugby and Bulkington

Mike Wilson

Chief Automation Officer

Manufacturing Technology Centre

Oliver Selby

Head of Sales


Paul Bates

Senior Product Marketing Manager


Paul McKnight

Head of Operations

VEX Robotics

Rachel Sandby-Thomas


University of Warwick

Richard Browning

Founder and Chief Test Pilot

Gravity Industries

Robert Garbett

Chief Executive

Drone Major

Rosa Wells

FE Principal & Dean for STEM

University College Birmingham

Sean Culey

Head of Value Chain

Manufacturing Technology Centre

Supported by

Lloyds Bank provides comprehensive financial services for businesses of all sizes, from start-ups, SMEs, and mid-sized corporates all the way to large multinational corporations and financial institutions. It has over one million UK business customers.

With a network of relationship teams across the UK, Lloyds Bank delivers the mix of local and sector understanding necessary to provide long-term support to its clients. It offers a broad range of financial support beyond term lending.

This spans working capital and cash management services and solutions, international treasury and risk management services, trade import and export trade finance, structured and asset finance, securitisation facilities and capital market funding.

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Supported by

The MTC is committed to creating the next generation of engineering talent while upskilling and reskilling existing workforces, providing the expertise to help create a sustainable society. Working alongside the broadest range of UK based businesses, from OEM’s and large scale global manufacturers through to SMEs and new start-ups, the MTC provides the next generation of talented engineers with access to some of the most state-of-the-art equipment and technologies to help the drive to Net Zero.

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