Impact 2018

In a fast-moving commercial and social landscape, the need for accurate, astute and actionable insight has never been more critical. The demands are great and the stakes couldn’t be higher. Impact 2018 casts light on the strategies that will help to drive progress. With a stellar line up of brands, speakers, and stories – you won’t want to miss this leading summit of ideas.

Keynote speakers:

  • Jayne-Anne Gadhia CBE has been CEO of Virgin Money since 2007. Author of The Virgin Banker, Ghadia is a fierce supporter of businesses that make a difference – and also a frank voice on the subject of mental health.

  • Ian Hislop has been the editor of Private Eye for over 30 years – and is reputedly the most sued man in Britain.

  • Maggie Aderin-Pocock MBE is a space scientist and the co-presenter of The Sky at Night teach the insight world. 

  • Val McDermid is one of the world’s most fiendishly ingenious plotters, planners and puzzle solvers. Val McDermid’s sleuth, psychological profiler Dr Tony Hill, is no slouch when it comes to the analysis of other human beings.

Full programme:


Here are some highlights from IMPACT 2017: