Scamp Speakers New Speakers
We are delighted to welcome three new speakers to our website – Andy Budd, an internationally renowned designer, turned tech investor; Pam Burrows, a People Booster and an inspirational speaker that speaks on managing stress, avoiding burnout, and creating a wellbeing culture and Dan Edwards a former Headteacher and Leadership Speaker who held leadership roles in both the secondary and primary sector, and is now repositioning doughnuts!
Andy Budd is an internationally renowned designer turned tech investor. He currently works as a Venture Partner for Seedcamp, one of Europe’s most successful early-stage venture funds.
For those not familiar with Seedcamp, they have an enviable track record in the European tech ecosystem, having invested in the likes of Wise, Hopin, UI Path, and Revolut. Andy’s role at Seedcamp is two-fold. First he’s involved in sourcing and evaluating some of the hottest start-ups in the European ecosystem. Once an investment decision has been made, Andy helps support their portfolio company founders as they grow and mature their business.
Coming from a design and product perspective, Andy understands how design delivers competitive advantage and product market fit. As such, he pays particulate attention to the field of product-led growth. Essentially helping companies build products that surpass users’ expectations and capitalise on network effects and viral growth.=
Andy is currently focussing his speaking activity on what business leaders can learn about innovation from the latest’s generation of fast-growth tech companies. By applying an “investors mindset” when it comes to innovation, Andy hopes to encourage business leaders across the board to mimic the successes of Silicon Valley, while avoiding some of the obvious pitfalls. If you’re looking for an inspiring keynote on the topics of innovation, design, start-ups, investment, product leadership, and product-led growth, we can’ thin off a better speaker.
A few of his Topics include –
- The Accidental (Design Leader)
- Building a World Class Design Team
- I For One Welcome Our New Robot Overlords
- Design as a Competitive Advantage
Pam Burrows is a People Booster and an inspirational speaker that speaks on managing stress, avoiding burnout, and creating a well-being culture
Pam Burrows has been helping leaders and teams stress less and perform better for over 30 years, both locally and internationally. Having previously traveled globally delivering researched behaviour change strategies to blue chip companies, Pam was awarded a European Health and Safety award for reducing stress in the workplace by one of her key customers.
Pam Burrows practical, skill-based content includes:
- Managing Stress for leaders – strategy and procedures.
- Reducing stress and avoiding burnout – The science, the psychology, and practical techniques, based on Pam’s Burnout Buster book.
- Developing a well-being culture;
- The CARE Wellbeing Model, based on Pam’s CARE Wellbeing Model book.
- Dealing with difficult people; reduce conflict and stop being difficult.
- Confidence at work; Skills and strength to deliver presentations, speeches, and meetings powerfully.
Dan Edwards has worked in education for many years and has held leadership roles in both the secondary and primary sector, most recently, holding the role of Principal for five years at a large inner city primary school; until moving into Executive school leadership. Throughout his journey of leading change, he has used the ethos and values of care and wellbeing for all to achieve and sustain a positive educational culture within his work.
Dan Edwards has developed a range of keynote lectures, presentations, and workshops available for audiences across education and leadership.
Since March 2020, education has faced the biggest changes in a generation, but where do we go next? Is the current education system still fit for purpose or is there a sense of revolution in the air? This speech is aimed at educators at any stage of their profession
How do we inspire our staff? How do we engage to create a real sense of teamwork within our organisations? The answer : we learn to lead with humanity and offer lighthearted leadership
THE 4 Cs OF IMPROVEMENT
The only constant is change but sometimes change can be difficult. The 4 Cs of cultural improvement allow all organisations the opportunity to reflect, shape their priorities and move forward together.
Well-being is crumbling, Morale is low. A gathering storm is on the horizon and education is at a breaking point. We have to make things better. Let’s work together to make a change. It’s easier than we might think.