POWERful Women Annual Conference

POWERful Women Annual Conference

Join us to learn more about the energy sector’s response to the challenges in increasing the number of women in middle management, senior and leadership roles, and benefit from sessions to help you to continue your professional development and to network with other aspiring women in varied roles across the entire sector.


May be subject to change

9.15 – Registration, networking and exhibition

10.00 – Opening keynote speech
The Rt Hon Greg Clark MP, Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

10.15 – State of play with gender diversity in Energy Sector
Ruth Cairnie, Chair, POWERful Women

10.30 – Gender Pay Gap
Laura Manson-Smith, Senior Client Partner, Korn Ferry, Hay Group and PfW Board Member

10.45 – ‘Be Inspired’ – a series of inspirational talks with takeaways designed to support your career development
Barbara Harvey, Managing Director, Accenture Research ‘Getting to Equal – Three Ways to Accelerate Your Career’ 

11.45 – Getting the best from the mentor mentee partnership

12.15 – Lunch, networking

13.00 – Welcome back from Chair

13.05 – After lunch keynote
Alex Chisholm, Permanent Secretary BEIS, with his view/Ministers’ view of the current progress and opportunities ahead

13.20 – Speed mentoring session

14.25 – Closing Plenary – The CEO interview
Keith Anderson, CEO, ScottishPower

14.55 – Chair’s round up and close

Book here https://www.energyinst.org/events/view/5112