Thu, 7 April 2022
15:00 – 17:00 BST


Ulster University Magee Campus
Northland Road
BT48 7JL

Ireland’s leading thinkers and practitioners ‘in-person’ in the North West.

About this event

Susan Hayes-Culleton

The Positive Economist

Internationally recognised as ‘The Positive Economist’, Susan is one of Ireland’s most sought after speakers on the topics of talent, finance and the economy. She is a 5 time author including “Money Matters”, a financial literacy textbook that is now in every secondary school in Ireland. Susan has twice co-authored “Positive Economics”, and she is the author of two books published by Penguin, “The Savvy Guide to Making More Money” and “The Savvy Woman’s Guide to Financial Freedom”. Susan is MD of the Hayes Culleton Group (which includes Active Peers AI and #SavvyTeenAcademy) and boasts an impressive bank of clients across Europe and the USA.

Barry Winkless

The Thought Leader

Barry is Head of the Future of Work Institute and Chief Strategy Officer at CPL. He is a highly respected author, speaker and thought leader in the disciplines of creative leadership, strategic wellbeing and employee engagement with a particular focus on how society is changing and what that means to the world of work. Over the past 25 years, Barry has worked globally with some of the world’s most respected organisations and has executed significant real world projects across Ireland, Europe and the USA.


Caroline van der Feltz

The HR Leader

Caroline is HR Director for Danske Bank UK, where she leads the ‘People Strategy’ as part of the bank’s Executive Committee. She received the ‘Excellence in HR Leadership Award’ at the 2020 CIPD HR Awards and her team was crowned ‘Best HR/L&D Team of the Year’ at the same awards. Caroline has spent the majority of her career in London and returned to NI in 2015. Prior to taking up her current role, she worked in senior positions for a number of FTSE 100 companies including Reckitt Benckiser, Coutts and RBS.


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