An international, cross-industry career that has moved from corporate management to extensive research, advisory and capability development services to public, private and third sector organisations. Tim has lived and worked in the UK, France (3 years) and United States (20 years), building an impressive research and entrepreneurial record, with demonstrated commitment to delivering social benefit.
As Founder and President, World Commerce & Contracting (formerly International Association for Contract & Commercial Management), Tim has built a 72,000 member worldwide non-profit association which increasingly influences commercial policies and contracting practices in major corporations and governments. In September 2019, he was presented with the Financial Times ‘Market Shaper of the Year’ Award. Tim is also Professor and Chair, International Commercial & Contract Management, University of Leeds, School of Law, where he leads development of inter-disciplinary commercial programs.
Prior to founding World Commerce & Contracting, Tim was on the Chairman’s staff at IBM Corporation and led the development of worldwide commercial processes and skills. His early career included management roles in banking, automotive and aerospace industries, where he led negotiations up to $1.5 billion in value. He has served in advisory roles for government departments in various countries, including the US, UK, Australia, Canada, and Japan. World Commerce & Contracting
Sally supports the World Commerce and Contracting global team in the pursuit of both the recognition of and excellence in Commercial and Contract Management. She is an experienced and accomplished commercial and contracts management professional, holding senior commercial positions at a range of corporate and multi-national organizations.
After gaining an Honors degree in Law, Sally spent her time in the house in the corporate sector, where she worked globally in the Telecomms and IT industries, before establishing her own legal and commercial consultancy in 2007. Sally is passionate about enabling business efficiency and growth through contracting and commercial excellence; she understands the need for robust business operations to drive these efficiencies, together with the requirement for effective communication and collaboration at all times. Whether in contract development, negotiation, training or general communications, Sally has built a reputation for service excellence and responsiveness. Her focus is on the creation of positive and successful business relationships, constantly striving to ensure that businesses realize their true potential and value.
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Announced late in 2021 as the inaugural supreme IFSEC Global Security Influencer of the year 2021-22, Jennie is currently full time consulting on health and safety and keynote speaking on security. Jennie made New Zealand her home over 25 years ago having forged a successful career in the UK as a commercial/business/IT lawyer with organisations like Slaughter & May, EMI Music, Pace Microtechnology, Comshare and Synthomer. In New Zealand, a long spell in the utility sector covering electricity, gas and telecommunications, gave Jennie a deep understanding of OT and IT enterprise risk management and related Board responsibilities. The last 8 years saw Jennie in the Association space, as a CEO and an ANZ Business Development Director for WorldCC. The common thread was thought leadership and connecting people in the Defence, Security and Infrastructure Sectors in both New Zealand and Australia and further afield. As a result of the IFSEC win, initially as the top Influencer in the Category- “Associations and Thought Leaders” and then as the Inaugural overall winner, Jennie has been using her position of influence to connect people and businesses and governments to secure better security and business outcomes for others. A lifetime and constant learner, Jennie has a Masters of Management, a Degree in Law, is admitted to practice law in the UK, Australia and New Zealand and is now studying Disruptive Technologies, Digital Transformation, Cyber Security and Art Appreciation. Further Awards in 2021/2022 include being a Finalist in the Inaugural 2022 New Zealand OSPAs Outstanding Female Security Professional Category and Co-winner of the 2021 New Zealand Security Sector Network (NZSSN) Women in Security Awards Aotearoa (WiSAA) ‘Thought Leader’ category.
Sandeep is part of the NewLaw | Legal Business Solutions at PwC UK. He is also Global LegalTech leader for PwC Legal Business Solutions. He has over fifteen years of experience working with General Counsels globally on legal function technology enablement and managed legal services.
He specializes in designing CLM implementations for our clients in terms of right size and approach together with successful user adoption and change management.
Sandeep globally leads NewLaw technology and alliances, where he has helped build tools for contract analytics and legal analytics. He also leads alliances with Icertis, Conga, SirionLabs, ContractPodAI, et al. PWC - Legal Services: NewLaw
Mark Langsbury is SVP, Global Partnerships at ContractPodAi.
Mark has provided legal information and software to the legal market for more than 10 years. Formerly with Thomson Reuters, he is passionate about improving lawyers’ overall efficiency and effectiveness, along with revenue drivers of organizations.
Rebecca is very proud to work for the Co-op and is the Head of the Strategy, Planning and Supplier Engagement team within Goods Not For Resale Procurement. Among other things, within her remit is the team’s Responsible Sourcing strategy, which covers Ethical Trade, Environment, Social Value and Diversity and Inclusion and specifically how Procurement can encourage their supply chains to support the Co-op’s vision of ‘Co-operating for a Fairer World’. Rebecca has been at the Co-op for 8 years, and prior to her current role led the Technology sourcing category team. Prior to that she worked at BT within their Procurement team, after joining the organisation directly from University as a graduate.
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Christian Bettley is Deputy General Counsel at HSBC with over 20 years experience in financial services. Having worked at Linklaters, Citigroup and Credit Suisse across a variety of asset classes, Christian now focuses on Securities Services and managing complex client contracts at scale across the HSBC Group.
Matt is PwC UK Legal’s ESG Leader and sits on the Global Legal ESG leadership team. He leads a number of global regulatory and compliance projects.
He has experience of working with US multinationals and has led a number of governance projects for US multinationals in view of key regulatory changes in the UK.
Some of Matt’s other clients include FTSE 100, large global private business and US Fortune 500 companies. Matt is currently leading legal and regulatory teams to support a number of Fortune Global 500 clients assess the impact of EU CSRD and develop a roadmap for implementation.
Matt is a member of PwC’s Global CSRD competency centre and sits on a number PwC Global ESG steering committees for our Tax, Legal and People business.