• Phone: +44 (0) 1133 229916
  • Email: info@inthecircle.co.uk


In the Circle will hosts its inaugural event at New Dock Hall at the Royal Armouries on 24th February 2021.


Mike Barry

Mike Barry

Mike is a change agent, committed to ensuring all businesses are ready for the sustainability disruption that is here.

As  the former Director of Sustainable Business at Marks & Spencers, Mike delivered their ground breaking “Plan A”. He has co-chaired the Consumer Goods Forum (Sustainability), and is a senior associate at The Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership.

Gordon Rogers

Gordon is Head of Sustainability at Yorkshire Water He has embedded the Six Capitals approach and Integrated Reporting to shape sustainable decision-making that has delivered a wide range of sustainability improvements through a cross-business programme of environmental, financial and social priorities.

Gordon is also the chair of trustees at the Yorkshire Building Society Charitable Foundation.

Andy Gouldson
Chair – Leeds Climate Commission

Simon Pringle
Commercial Strategy, Sustainability & Innovation – Project Rome

Liz Needleman
Director – BT

Paula Widdowson
CSR-I and York City Councillor for Sustainability

Derek Williams
Apprenticeship advisor



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