• Virtual Ticket | July 2019



    Saima Thompson, owner of multi award winning restaurant Masala Wala Cafe and Founder of Curry and Cancer | Saima is the owner of multi award winning London restaurant Masala Wala Cafe. Established in 2016 with her Mother Nabeela, the duo bring home style Pakistani cooking to Brockley. Diagnosed with stage 4, incurable lung cancer at 29, Saima is the Founder of Curry and Cancer. A blog she has created to talk openly and share her experience about living life with cancer and breaking the cultural taboos associated with the diagnosis.

    Hannah Jepson, London PA of the Year 2016 and Executive Assistant, Marketing and Events at Facebook  | Awarded EA of the Year and the Above and Beyond Award at the London PA awards in 2016, Hannah Jepson has over 6 years’ experience spanning various sectors of the retail & media industries. She is the proud co-founder of the London EA Network which is a community support network for Assistants within the media/tech industry. Hannah is a key member of the Assistant world who empowers those in the role to be the best they can be.

    Will Graham, Executive Assistant to Celebrity Portrait Artist Jonathan Yeo and member of the Association of Celebrity Assistants | Will Graham has almost twenty years of support experience across multiple industries working with UHNWI’s, celebrities, entrepreneurs and well known known industry names. His knowledge and understanding of what it takes to make it as an Assistant sets him apart from the rest and his experience to work on an international level has broadened his ability to work for some of the most well respected names in the world.

    Janine Cowdery, Executive Assistant to Head of Digital, HSBC | With over 19 years experience working for top Executives and CEO’s at Royal Bank of Scotland, Barclays, Rio Tinto and now as Executive Assistant to Head of Digital at HSBC, Janine Cowdery has worked in some of the most high pressured, fast paced environments in London. At HSBC she mentors and works closely with 15 Executive and Personal Assistants to develop their professional skills and abilities to carry forward in their careers.

    Abigail Barnes, award-winning entrepreneur, global speaker, business trainer, qualified coach, and the Founder & CEO of Success by Design Training | Abigail Barnes is a marketing expert with over 15 years experience in Marketing. She holds a BA Hons Degree in Business & Marketing Management and a Professional Postgraduate Diploma in Marketing, DipM ACIM, and is a qualified coach. She is is an award-winning entrepreneur, author, global speaker, facilitator, business trainer, qualified coach, and the Founder & CEO of Success by Design Training.

    Success by Design is a Training Company that trains leaders how to Master their Time, Maximise their Personal Productivity and Avoid Overwhelm & Burnout.

    *we reserve the right to make changes to the above speakers up until the date of the event in case of emergency on the speakers behalf.


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