Paul is a UK lawyer and one of the country’s leading specialists in risk management, regulatory affairs, and corporate governance. He was the former Head of Group Regulatory Risk at HBOS, one of the UK’s largest banks. Dubbed in the press as “The HBOS Whistleblower”, he was the only senior risk and compliance executive in UK banking sector to speak out publicly in the aftermath of the financial crisis about what he saw from the inside of a bank. His influential evidence to the UK Parliamentary Treasury Select Committee in February 2008 was widely publicised in the media worldwide and led directly to the resignation of Sir James Crosby who was then the Deputy Chairman of the Financial Services Authority.
Prior to HBOS, Paul was a Partner at KPMG in London advising banks, insurance companies and asset managers on risk, governance, regulatory compliance and ethics.
Baron Phillips of Sudbury
Andrew Phillips read Economics and Law at Trinity Hall Cambridge, before becoming a solicitor, founding the law firm Bates, Wells and Braithwaite, London, of which he remains a consultant today. He was awarded and OBE in 1996, and made a Life Peer in 1998.
He sits in the House of Lords as a Liberal Democrat, and has a particular interest in Home Office issues, (he led the opposition to compulsory identity cards) and in citizenship and Middle East affairs. He has founded or co-founded three national charities, The Solicitors Pro Bono Group (Law Works), Legal Action Group (LAG) and Citizenship Foundation.
He was appointed the Chancellor of the University of Essex, in April 2003.
Brought up in Santiago Chile, Maureen has been married to Paul Moore for 23 years and has been dedicated to family life, supporting Paul throughout his career and their three children throughout school education. Witnessing from home the changes society has experienced in the last 20 years instigated the search for a new role in which to contribute to society’s needs. Recently graduated as an occupational therapist, Maureen is an avid supporter of concepts such as social enterprise and the need to reform current thinking and pre-conceptions that has led to much of the brokenness being experienced by individuals and society as a whole. The aim: to promote greater life balance, with focus on health and the sense of wellbeing.
Angus is a film-maker, long standing member of Greenpeace and a founder member of The Hub, Milano. He has over 20 years experience planning and producing Film, TV and Web projects for both Corporates and NGOs.
He has managed media projects for clients as diverse as The Gates Foundation, WWF, British Telecom , Unilever, Louis Vuitton and Giorgio Armani, as well as working with the likes of Martin Scorsese, Spike Lee, Susan Sarandon, Sam Jackson, Megan Fox & Rihanna.
Revd. Tony Bradley
Tony Bradley is Director of the SEED Centre (for Social & Ethical Enterprise Development) at Liverpool Hope Business School, and Founder Member of the New Wilberforce Alliance. He teaches leadership, change management and sustainable / ethical business, with particular interest in the faith basis in the UK, and morla frames of International sutdents.
Tony is also a serial entrepreneur, has produced films and documentaries for ITV and SKY, and has been a Member of Initiatives of Change since 1996.
Vinod Bhagwandas Tailor FCIB, FSI, DL
At the tender age of 17, Vinod entered the National Westminster Bank, as a Grade 111, Foreign Exchange Clerk. After four years learning the fundamentals of traditional banking, he began a career path that would see him develop his profession successively with Johnson Matthey Bankers, CE Coates and Co, Citibank and Merrill Lynch, where he was VP for Global Business Development.
In 2009 he joined the burgeoning Elara Capital PLC, where he is currently Executive Director, with special interest in developing strategy and direction for the company, and advising corporate clients on their funding requirements.
Amongst his numerous and diverse social activities, Vinod is a Knight of the Order of St John of Jerusalem, Malta, A Freeman of the City of London, Adviser to the Prince’s Trust, Comittee Member of the Institute of Indian Culture, Member of the V&A, the India Welfare Society, Rotary Club of London, and Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Bankers, and a Deputy Lieutenant of Bedfordshire.
is one of the UK’s original IT pioneers, having delivered Internet Training Courses to businesses way ahead of the rest of the field. After attaining a BSc in Chemistry and Management at the University of Loughborough, he trained as a systems analyst in Banking Systems with Microtraffic Systems (Cambridge) before spending many years as a consultant with Bank of America (London) Midland Bank (London) and Unilever.
John currently runs Xecnet Ltd, Systemic Consultants and is the author of two books:
- Rossi’s eCat – Free Energy, Free Money, Free People (2011).
In 2007, John was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia, after eight years work as the Secretary of Australia’s National Sorry Day, which enlisted almost 1 million citizens in an apology to Aboriginal Australians for cruel and misguided past policies, and in leading initiatives to overcome the harm caused.
John has worked for many years with the NGO Initiatives of Change, where he is currently co-ordinating the Caux Forum for Human Security, bringing together people active at all levels, from grass-roots to international diplomacy.
He is also a writer, most recently of Father of the House, the memoirs of Australian Kim E.Beazley, the former Federal Minister for Education, published in 2010.
Educated at Bombay University, Mala, a Hindu by birth, is from the Sinhi community that was forced to migrate to India after the partition in 1947.
Together with her husband Suresh, Mala manages Mumbai based Transasia Biomedical Ltd, India’s home bred Diagnostic company, with business in USA, Europe and dozens of other countries.
From a tiny venture begun by Suresh, Transasia Biomedical has, with Mala’s help, has grown to provide support for diagostic technologies to hospitals and laboratories across India, and hs been recognised both by the All India Management Association, and indeed by the Indian Government, for it’s consistent commitment.
Mala and Suresh, have also worked closely with Initiatives of Change over the last two decades, especially contributing to promote it’s growth in India. “We found that IofC values and inclusive approach, resonated with our own Hindu values and and philosophy, and added value to our personal life and business” Mala adds