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Please see below the list of speakers for WIN Global Live 2020. 


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Doug Manuel

Speaker & Founder - Doug Manuel International

Doug Manuel

Speaker & Founder - Doug Manuel International

Doug has been running leadership development and team building programs around the globe in fortune 500 companies and leading business schools for more than 20 years. More than 300,000 people in 21 countries (including Oprah) have experienced his work. After an 8 year career of producing documentaries for the BBC, he left his job and travelled to West Africa to study music. In 2012 he created ‘Do You Speak Djembe?’ (an award nominated stage show) which has performed across Europe and in the USA. A portion of the proceeds of his work go towards his charity ‘Lighting Up Lives’ an initiative to create model sustainable villages in rural West Africa. An advocate of personal development, his work combines a first hand experience of indigenous cultures with a deep understanding of the human being and business processes and dynamics. He is a sought after workshop leader and conference speaker.

Dr. Rama Mani

Transformative Leader, Peacebuilder, Poet, Performance artist

Dr. Rama Mani

Transformative Leader, Peacebuilder, Poet, Performance artist

Dr. Rama Mani is a transformative leader, peacebuilder, poet and performance artist whose life, work and art are devoted to human and global transformation. She received the Excellence in Leadership Award of the Global Thinkers Forum in the UK in December 2018, and the Peter Becker Peace Prize in 2013 in Germany. Dr. Rama Mani is the Founder of Theatre of Transformation Academy, whose purpose is to champion and support the creative power of humanity to shape our shared future. She is the Convenor of the Enacting Global Transformation Collaborative Initiative at the University of Oxford’s Centre for International Studies, which seeks to redefine paradigms of power, and shape creative and humane responses to current global crises. Rama is a Councilor of the World Future Council which protects the rights of future generations and awards the Future Policy Awards. 

Louise Le Gat

CEO & Founder, Positive Energy Leaders

Louise Le Gat

CEO & Founder, Positive Energy Leaders

A Next Generation Leadership Catalyst. She supports Leaders to become the inspirational and transformational leaders who are building the sustainable world of tomorrow. Drawing from her 20 years’ experience in Leadership, Career and Talent Development, she is the Creator of The Positive Energy Academy, where leaders align to purpose, create meaningful work and step into their unique impact. A partner of the Accelerate 2030 UNDP program, she mentors social entrepreneurs to scale their impact. She lectures on Self Leadership on The Sustainability Transitions programme for the University of Geneva. And is a regular Facilitator on Acceleration Programmes for High Potential Corporate Leaders, Internal Change Agents and Intrapreneurs. She was awarded the ICF Prism Award for outstanding coaching. Clients include Nestle, Nespresso, Allen & Overy LLP, Adobe, The Impact Hub, SAP, Global Fund and UNICEF. Her first career was as a Lawyer at Allen&Overy LLP and a Mediator in London.

Vijay Bhat

Founder - Cancer Awakens

Vijay Bhat

Founder - Cancer Awakens

Vijay Bhat is an Advertising-professional turned Leadership-consultant turned Cancer-coach and social-impact entrepreneur. Vijay calls himself a ‘cancer-thriver’ since facing colon cancer in 2001. After successfully applying a Holistic & Integrated healing approach to himself, he is still cancer-free, and a better person than before. Cancer healed me, he says. Vijay pioneered Cancer Coaching in India and he is currently scaling up with the vision: Many millions must survive; One million must thrive. Since prevention is better than cure, he also leads a unique Stress-to-Swaasthya program for Workplace Wellbeing, serving progressive organisations, for whom workplace stress, burnout and resilience are major concerns. Vijay is a sought-after keynote speaker and workshop/ retreat facilitator on the topics of Cancer, Stress-Wellbeing and Leadership Presence. He describes himself as a wanderer, dabbler, seeker, student, Thriver and Sherpa.

Nilima Bhat

Founder & Director, Shakti Leadership

Nilima Bhat

Founder & Director, Shakti Leadership

Nilima Bhat is a visionary in the fields of Personal Mastery, Leadership, Gender Equality and Wellbeing. Her extensive and pioneering body of work is encompassed in her two books, Shakti Leadership – Embracing Feminine and Masculine Power in Business and My Cancer Is Me – The Journey from Illness to Wholeness. Together they outline new and cutting-edge holistic and integrated approaches to DEI&B, Leadership and Resilience. Nilima headed Corporate Communications for an ITC Hotel, Philips, and ESPN STAR Sports before co-founding Roots & Wings, a leadership consultancy in 2004. Their blue-chip clients include HP, Microsoft, Whole Foods Market, Etsy, Tata, SocGen Bank and more. Nilima is currently building 1) the Shakti Fellowship, jointly certified with the University of San Diego and WIN, with a mission to create 100,000 women changemaker by 2030. 2) the Truth & Reconciliation movement for healing collective trauma and leading harmonious interdependence at a planetary level.

Claire-Marie Boggiano

Director & Coach, Lurig Change & Development

Claire-Marie Boggiano

Director & Coach, Lurig Change & Development

Claire-Marie is a Chartered Engineer holding an MBA from Alliance Manchester Business School. Her early career was in Financial Services & she established her own Business Change & People Development business in 2003, Lurig Ltd. Claire-Marie works with blue chip clients such as Rolls-Royce, AstraZeneca, BASF, the NHS & GMCA. She also works with smaller high growth companies and provides coaching & mentoring to individuals making personal transitions in the corporate arena and to entrepreneurs. She has extensive experience of coaching executives and business professionals through complex change. Claire-Marie founded and hosted the Institute of Directors Women Director’s Forum for the IoD North West. Claire-Marie has been part of the WIN experience since 2007, as a participant, forum speaker, moderator and coach. She is delighted the third WIN Manchester has been able to go ahead online this year demonstrating once again what a courageous and pioneering spirit the whole WIN family has.

Josefine van Zanten

Chief D&I Officer, IMD

Josefine van Zanten

Chief D&I Officer, IMD

Josefine van Zanten has been active as an HR Executive most of her global career, working in Fortune 500 organizations; as a Senior Vice President, she was in charge of departments of D&I, Culture Change and Leadership and Organizational development. Her experience spans across various industries with HP (IT), Royal Dutch Shell (Oil and Gas), Royal DSM (life sciences and chemicals), and Lafarge-Holcim (Construction). She currently is the Chief Diversity & Inclusion officer at IMD, and works as a Senior Advisor, D&I, with global organizations. She expertly combines strategic insights with practical, tangible and measurable action plans, supported by solid project management skills, and is at ease delivering in complex, fast paced and uncertain environments. Her work has been global and regional, most often for organizational Headquarters. She was an early pioneer in Diversity & Inclusion leadership. Josefine is a dual national is fluent in English, French, Dutch and German. She’s an avid outdoors person.

Maxine Nwaneri

Executive Coach & Consultant

Maxine Nwaneri

Executive Coach & Consultant

Maxine Nwaneri is the Founder of The Future is Greater. She lifted herself up from homelessness & addiction to become a Cambridge MBA Graduate, top leader in the Tech Financing Industry, & now Executive Coach & Consultant helping individuals and businesses achieve results they thought were impossible. She has helped clients on 5 continents achieve extraordinary results, using tips, tools & techniques developed from over two decades of dedication to radical growth & transformation. She is passionate about helping clients overcome difficult circumstances, so that they can stay in creation, rather than reaction mode, & experience peace, purpose, & success even if their circumstances don’t change. She is looking forward to sharing these tools with conference attendees, so that they can thrive, not just survive during these challenging times. Her work and message have been featured on several stages and publications internationally including HuffPost, Success Magazine, and Thrive Global. 

Lorella Zanardo

Women's Rights Activist, Author

Lorella Zanardo

Women's Rights Activist, Author

Member of the Study Commission "Internet Bill of Rights" at the Italian Parliament. TIAW World of Difference Award recognized her as one of the amazing individuals whose efforts have advanced the economic empowerment of women in her country. The Daily Beast considers Zanardo one among 150 fearless women in the world. 

Amy Carroll

Coach, Speaker, Author, Radio host

Amy Carroll

Coach, Speaker, Author, Radio host

Swiss based coach, trainer, speaker, author, radio host & recovering predator.

John Niland

Author

John Niland

Author

John Niland is the author of “The Self-Worth Safari” and “The Courage to Ask”. He has presented at WIN many times and is a keen supporter of women’s empowerment.