Anton Savage
Anton Savage Summit MC and broadcaster

Anton is long established on both radio and television and has proven himself to be a highly versatile broadcaster and, most importantly, a firm favourite with audiences across the country. His Savage Sunday show took that slot to its highest ever ratings with 110,000 listeners. Anton is Managing Director of The Communications Clinic, one of Ireland’s leading communications training and advisory companies which he co-founded in 2008.

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Henrik Bresman
Henrik Bresman Professor of Organizational Behavior, INSEAD

Henrik Bresman is a professor of organizational behavior at INSEAD and a recognized expert on leadership, high-performance teams, and organizational change. He regularly works with companies and public-sector organizations embarking on large-scale transformations.

Professor Bresman’s research draws on data from multiple contexts, including biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, aerospace, software development, healthcare, and government. His work has appeared in leading academic and practice journals, such as the Academy of Management Journal, Harvard Business Review, MIT Sloan Management Review, and Organization Science, as well as many media outlets, including the Economist, Financial Times, Forbes, the New York Times, Time, and the Wall Street Journal.

He is the co-author of X-Teams: How to Build Teams that Lead, Innovate, and Succeed (published by Harvard Business School Press in August 2023), which examines how teams at all levels can take on strategic leadership roles and change the direction of their organizations.

Professor Bresman’s teaching focuses on developing leaders for an exponentially changing world. He directs INSEAD’s flagship general management program for emerging leaders, the Management Acceleration Program, and the senior executive program, Leading for Results.

Before entering academia, Professor Bresman worked in several roles as a manager, management consultant, and entrepreneur. He co-founded a venture capital firm focused on early-stage technology businesses.

He is an experienced board member and a highly sought-after keynote speaker. Bresman holds a BS and an MS in economics from the Stockholm School of Economics and a PhD in management from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he was a Fulbright scholar.

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Juliet Hassard
Juliet Hassard Workplace Psychologist, Work, health & wellbeing expert

My professional background is as an applied workplace psychologist with expertise in work, health, and productivity. My research examines the design and development of psychologically safe and healthy workplaces through working systems, management and leadership practices, and organisational policies. In particular, I have expertise in the impact, management, and prevention of work-related stress through prevention-orientated strategies. My current research examines the causal link workplace mental health and wellbeing practices and employee productivity.

I have consulted on such issues for the UK government, the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, the United Nations, the World Health Organisation, the European Work Council, and the European Forum of Insurance against Accidents at Work and Occupational Diseases. My research was used as campaign materials for the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work’s Healthy Workplace Campaign: “Healthy Workplaces Manage Stress” (2014-2015). I was awarded an early career achievement award in 2021 by the American Psychological Association, US National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, and Society for Occupational Health Psychology for my contributions to the understanding of the prevention of work-related stress.

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Maeve McElwee
Maeve McElwee Executive Director, Employer Relations, Ibec

“Being open to different approaches and ways of thinking is critical in employer relations as the pace of change in our workplaces accelerates driven by new technology, increasing diversity and globalisation.”

Director of Employer Relations (2015 to date). With Ibec since 2000 in senior positions including Head of Industrial Relations and Human Resources Traded Services, and Director of the North East Region. A graduate of Trinity College, prior to joining Ibec, Maeve McElwee worked with the World Bank in Washington DC.

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Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic
Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic International authority in people analytics, talent management, leadership development, and the Human-AI interface

Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic is an international authority in people analytics, talent management, leadership development, and the Human-AI interface.
He is the Chief Innovation Officer at ManpowerGroup, co-founder of Deeper Signals and Metaprofiling, and Professor of Business Psychology at both University College London, and Columbia University.

He has previously held academic positions at New York University and the London School of Economics, and lectured at Harvard Business School, Stanford Business School, London Business School, Johns Hopkins, IMD, and INSEAD, as well as being the CEO at Hogan Assessment Systems.
He is the author of 11 books and over 400 academic and business articles, including regular features for Harvard Business Review, Fast Company, the Guardian, Forbes, and Business Insider. His latest books are: Why so many incompetent men become leaders (and how to fix it), and I, Human: AI, Automation, and the Quest to Reclaim What Makes Us Unique.

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