Employee Benefits Connect 2019 speaker slides

Where speakers have given approval, we have uploaded the speaker slides for the keynote and conference sessions at Employee Benefits Connect 2019, which took place on 27 February 2019 the Park Plaza Hotel Westminster.

Thank you very much to all of the speakers for sharing their ideas, experiences and insights.

Keynote speakers:

K1: Opening keynote: Culture eats strategy for breakfast: Leveraging culture to build inclusive, high-performing teams

Raashi Sikka, diversity inclusion lead, Uber

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K2: Closing keynote: The secret sauce of winning leadership

Michael Caines, MBE and celebrity chef

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Recognition and motivation

A1: Why is employee recognition more relevant than ever? 

Jamie King, director of global rewards, Xexec

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A2: Creating a workplace culture that fosters employee health and wellbeing

Charlotte Frost, benefits and wellbeing manager, Schroders

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B1: Employee benefits, the poor relation within reward or the key driver supporting business performance? 

Paul West, senior HR consultant, Capita

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B2: Rethinking rewards for the future of work

Heike Avramovic, head of reward and policy, Siemens

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Health and wellbeing

C1: Prevention is better than cure: Challenging where you invest your benefits budget

Sarah Robson, senior communications consultant, Aon

Mark Witte, head of health and risk consulting, Aon

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C2: Embracing the technology while keeping it human

Sarah O’Neill, chartered counselling psychologist, Spectrum Life

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D1: Reimagining the workforce: Designing people teams that deliver agile and future-focused results

Nebel Crowhurst, head of people experience, River Island

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D2: Building the business case for better benefits

Jonathan West, client development manager, Personal Group

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E1: How to give employees what they really crave to be engaged

Debra Corey, author, speaker and adviser to Reward Gateway

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E2: All-employee benefits: What is the right solution for your employees? 

Jonathan Smith, relationship director, Zenith

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