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Head of Key Accounts and Product Marketing, Hermes
Dominic Hebberd is Head of Key Accounts & Product Development at Hermes UK, the leading consumer delivery company. In his role he is responsible for looking after 30 of the company’s top clients including Next, N Brown and QVC. HIs remit includes gathering and analysing data and intelligence from clients and end consumers around behaviours and trends. This is to ensure that Hermes is building and developing the best new products and services on the market to meet the ever-changing requirements of the home delivery sector. This includes both digital innovations and actual delivery methodology.
He joined Hermes in 2013 and has held a number of senior client facing roles within the business. Prior to that he was employed at Unipart Consumer Logistics and Wincanton where he gained valuable operational experience whilst running several fulfilment and home delivery operations.
Co-founder & CEO, James & James Fulfilment
James Hyde is an engineering graduate from the University of Cambridge, who after a spell as an angel investor's apprentice, spotted the chance to modernise eCommerce fulfilment while working with an online honey seller. With friend and fellow Cambridge graduate, James Strachan, he founded James and James Fulfilment in 2010.
The company provides outsourced fulfilment services to independent retailers, founded on its own unique technology and processes. With a love of pondering problems and improving things, James has led the company to become one of the UK's fastest growing organisations.
Logistics Project Manager, Wincanton
Graduating from Aston in 2018 with a first class BSC degree in Logistics with Supply Change Management and being the first Novus Lite Graduate, Tienne also spent a year with Intel as a geographical Business Analyst.
Tienne has since joined Wincanton on their Graduate programme and is contracted to B&Q as a Logistics Project Manager within the Home Delivery team. Passionate about using technology to transform out industry, delivering a step change in the green agenda, customer service and experience and commercial success for the industry. Tienne is also the Young Persons Representative on the West Midlands CILT committee.
Business Development Manager (Intralogistics), Siemens
Rachel Price is a Business Development Manager in the Intralogistics vertical sector at Siemens. She assists businesses to digitally transform their logistical processes, increasing their operational efficiencies. She works with customers to understand their pain points such as increasingly demanding delivery times and increasing pressure to keep the cost to serve at a minimum and advises how to ensure they are maximising productivity from their assets.
Rachel has worked in the industry for the last 8 years and has spoken at key events such as Insider Media Roundtables and the International Festival of Business. She has also judged the Made in the Northwest and Made in the UK awards. Prior to that Rachel ran her own marketing business and designed her own product, the Garden Gopher, where she appeared on Dragons Den.
Supply Chain Strategy and Development Director, Kingfisher
Justin has over 25 years of experience in retail supply chain management, including nine years with Sainsbury’s, five years at World Duty Free, and is now in his second stint with Kingfisher as Supply Chain Strategy and Development Director. He also spent 10 years in supply chain management consultancy with PwC and IBM. He has a proven track record at delivering operational performance improvement, as well as transformational change, delivered in both UK domestic and international roles. He is a Fellow of the Institute Logistics and Transport, and a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Transport.
Warehousing Specialist, Budweiser Brewing Group UK&I
John is responsible for the implementation of all strategic logistics projects in the UK for the world’s leading brewer Budweiser Brewing Group UK&I. John joined AB InBev 2004 as a logistics manager, before moving into a European role of Warehousing Specialist.
In his time at Budweiser Brewing Group, he has designed, developed and delivered various large logistics projects, including WMS implementations and capacity projects, involving automation. He has also travelled globally with the brewer to oversee the successful rollout of these projects. Prior to his career at Budweiser Brewing Group, John held roles for a number of global electronic companies, including Sony.
Business Development - Retail & Digital Strategy, BearingPoint
Natasha currently holds a Senior Manager role in the Retail team at BearingPoint, a Management and Technology Consultancy.
With over 20 years of corporate experience, Natasha has worked across a wide range of sectors, holding senior roles in technology, entertainment and automotive, including Managing Director (Northern Europe) at Sony DADC, and Distribution Services Director (UK & Scandinavia) and Supply Chain Director (Major Studios UK) at Technicolor.
UK Managing Director, XPO Logistics
Gavin Williams leads the supply chain business of XPO Logistics in the United Kingdom and Ireland as part of the company’s global logistics network.
He previously managed the business unit responsible for providing consumer services to large retailers in the UK and Ireland, with a focus on e-commerce fulfilment, reverse solutions and integrated transportation.
Gavin joined XPO in 2014 following 20 years at Wincanton plc, where his management roles advanced to the position of business unit director. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Middlesex University.