AI in the Workplace, The Potential, The Pitfalls and The Risks – Breakfast Networking and Panel Event

3 July 2024 | 8:00 AM | Free with Ticket | Quay Street, Manchester, M3 3HN

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In recent years, advancements in AI technologies have surged, permeating nearly every industry and facet of our lives. From automating routine tasks to augmenting human decision-making, AI holds the promise of revolutionising productivity, efficiency, and creativity in the workplace. However, with this promise also comes a myriad of questions, concerns, and ethical considerations that demand our careful scrutiny and reflection.

This Breakfast Networking and Panel Event event will be led by four invited experts who will share with us their knowledge and experiences. Sue Turner OBE, Founder of AI Governance, Dr Naeema Pasha, Visiting Fellow, Henley Business School, Richard Pell-Nolan Chief Operating Officer & Chief People Officer, Epos Now and Charu Malhotra Global Leader in Talent Transformation and DEI.

The event is in partnership with Sanderson a market leading International Recruitment Company.

This event is ticketed and will be attended by HR’s, Business & Talent Leaders

Chaired by Mike Beesley, Managing Director, The HR World


AI in the Workplace, The Potential, The Pitfalls and The Risks – Breakfast Networking and Panel Event

Date: 3 July 2024
Time: 8:00 AM
Duration: 2 hours
Cost: Free with Ticket
Location: Quay Street, Manchester, M3 3HN


About Sanderson


Sue Turner OBE

Sue Turner OBE, Founder, AI Governance

Sue is dedicated to using her expertise in AI and data governance and ethics to inspire organisations to use AI with wisdom and integrity. One of the first 14 people globally to be accredited in the Foundations of Independent Audit of AI systems, and with both a Law degree and an MSc in Artificial Intelligence and Data Science, she established AI Governance Limited in 2020 to advise businesses and policy makers on pragmatic AI, data ethics and governance issues and making a positive societal impact.

She is Board Chair and Non Executive Director for purpose driven businesses in the logistics and financial services sectors and coaches and mentors leaders. Her career spans entrepreneurial private businesses and not for profit organisations where she has led significant organisational growth, raised £27 million for charity and collaborated to shift power to help people improve their prospects. She was awarded the OBE in 2021 for Services to Social Justice.

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Dr Naeema Pasha, Visiting Fellow, Henley Business School

Dr Naeema Pasha is a leader working on shaping the future of work with a focus on artificial intelligence and diversity. She founded the World of Work Institute at Henley Business School, University of Reading, where she led a groundbreaking research project on race equity in UK businesses. Naeema’s research and consulting covers change management, building caring organisations, career resilience, and GenZs in the workplace. She is a speaker and a regular contributor to media outlets, such as BBC Worklife, Forbes, and People Management Magazine, on how to transform workplaces and build ethical AI for good.

She co-authored Futureproof Your Career: How to Lead and Succeed in a Changing World, which covers issues such as diversity, technology, and the pandemic. Her latest book chapter dives deep into generative and conversational AI and diversity. She is one of the Ifpc-online Top 50 Worldwide Influencers on AI Ethics and ranked 11th in the Global Top Thinkers list by HR Magazine.

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Richard Pell-Nolan, Chief Operating Officer & Chief People Officer, Epos Now

Richard Pell-Nolan is a seasoned executive driving operational excellence and AI-powered innovation at Epos Now. With a strong focus on innovation within fintech, he leads the development and implementation of advanced AI and machine learning solutions that revolutionize omnichannel commerce. Epos Now is at the forefront of the industry, delivering seamless and personalised point-of-sale, payment processing, & embedded finance solutions to a global market. Previously, as Chief People Officer at THG, Richard played a pivotal role in THG’s rapid growth, leading the global people strategy, executing a landmark IPO, and managing extensive M&A integrations.

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Charu Malhotra, Global Leader in Talent Transformation and DEI

Charu is Prince 2 Qualified, Resourcing Transformation, Employer Brand, TA Leader with a focus on inclusion and culture, with over 14 years global experience at Unilever, Mckinsey and Company , BP, Primark & Ferrero SA.

Specific experience in creating EVP, Employer Brand, recruitment marketing strategies globally. Deep expertise in deploying technology, social media & embedding recruiting capability globally.


Mike Beesley

Mike Beesley, Managing Director, The HR World

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