vocL Founders

Juergen Maier

Industrialist and business advisor, former CEO of Siemens UK

Henrietta Lindsell

Henrietta Lindsell

Chair of the Lindsell Foundation, former Head of Cancer Relief Macmillan Fund London fundraising team

vocL Founding Associates

Paul Drechsler CBE

Chairman International Chamber of Commerce & London First, Company Director & Former President CBI

Katherine Bennett CBE

Industrialist and Chair Western Gateway, CEO High Value Manufacturing Catapult

Sir Charlie Mayfield

Chairman QA Ltd & Be the Business, former chairman John Lewis Partnership

Valerie Todd CBE

HR Director Siemens UK and Ireland

James Timpson OBE

Chief Executive of Timpson Limited, Chair of the Prison Reform Trust and a Tate Trustee

Ben Brabyn

Ecosystem specialist and former Head of Level39

Sarah Walker-Smith

CEO Ampa Group and Shakespeare Martineau LLP, Chair We Are Radikl

Allan E Cook CBE DSc

Chairman of the High Value Manufacturing Catapult

Harry Matovu QC

Phil Smith CBE

Interim Executive Chair of IQE PLC and former CEO and Chairman of Cisco UK and Ireland

Angela Noon

CFO Siemens U.K., Chair of Skills and Productivity Board for the Department of Education, Chair of CBIs Economic Growth Board

Lou Cordwell OBE

Chief Creative Officer, Fluxx+mN
Chair, GM LEP

Sharon Amesu

Sharon Amesu

Director SA Consulting

Darren Sinclair

Director of Stores for Sainsburys,
Convenience and Argos

Joëlle Warren

Joëlle Warren, MBE, DL

Founding Partner and EOT Chair, Warren Partners; Non-Executive Director; Deputy Chair North West Business Leadership Team

Partner Associates

Phil Wedgwood

Phil Wedgwood

CEO Engage Solutions Group, Tech Entrepreneur

“I believe in the vocL vision and in the role technology can play in enabling it. Business leaders need a voice, a safe place to connect, and an effective way to nurture the next generation”

Dan Lloyd

Daniel Lloyd

Partner Technology and IP Team, TLT Solicitors

“vocL offers a precious forum where today’s business leaders can get their views across, and tomorrow’s leaders can start to build the networks they will need for future success”

Ed Johnson

Ed Johnson

Co-Founder & CEO, PushFar

“The service vocL offers has never been more crucial than it is today. A forum for the next-generation to share thoughts, ideas and insights, to ultimately further develop the working world of tomorrow, is invaluable, and I'm delighted to be able to be part of it.”

Ed Johnson

Kate Robertson

Co-Founder, One Young World

“vocL’s goal of providing a platform for socially responsible leadership in the business world recognises the unique role that business has to play in the creation of a more just and sustainable international environment.”