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Sam is the dynamic creative storytelling element of the Royal Navy Media & Comms team based in Portsmouth. He has also published a D-Day Special and 48 page salute to Henry VIII’s famous warship the Mary Rose for The News, Portsmouth. His work is constantly being recognised and he is a recipient of the following: The Desmond Wettern Media Award, EDF Energy London and South of England Media Awards and the Top 100 Defence & Security Accounts to follow on Twitter.
Sam BannisterHead News, Royal Navy
Barry has been working towards improving accessibility for disabled people since 2003. He has worked with his local council, BBC, HBoS, Sky and the RNIB.
Barry HillAccessibility Specialist, Accessible Experiences Ltd
Simon Thornton – HOST
Simon joined Liverpool Football Club as Diversity & Inclusion Manager in 2016 overseeing the club’s achievement as the first club to gain the advanced level of the Premier League Equality Standard. Simon has worked in sport for 10 years and held roles with Manchester United and British Cycling.
Simon Thornton – HOSTDiversity & Inclusion Manager, Liverpool FC
I am the Co-Founder of Careaux, a luxury, ethical womenswear was brand with my sister Rachel. I am passionate about championing disability rights, awareness for invisible disabilities and making the world accessible for all.
Laura BeattieCo-founder, Careaux
Clare Davidson is a Multi-Channel Inclusion designer at Sky and works with the digital teams to build accessibility into their end to end processes. Clare has been working in the Accessibility and UX/UI field for over 15 years and has worked at various company’s including HBOS and AVIVA. Clare is passionate about changing a culture whereby Accessibility within the digital world is often seen as an enhancement and not as a fundamental part of the software development process.
Clare DavidsonOmni-Channel Service Designer, Sky