Nadya Powell, alongside Daniele Fiandaca, is the co-founder of Utopia a culture change business that 'Re-wires Business for the Age of Creativity' driving change through the lenses of purpose, inclusion, and entrepreneurialism. She works with leadership teams to drive performance and build better businesses.
Nadya is also the co-founder of Innovation Social, a global network of innovation leaders from agency, brand and startup worlds who believe that innovation will disrupt business for the better. In 2019 Innovation Social launched in New York, taking it’s ‘technology conference but fun’ style overseas.
Additionally, she co-founded two Diversity networks and initiatives: www.thegreatbritishdiversityexperiment.com/ which proves diversity leads to greater cretivity; www.thesowhiteproject.com/ which drives global media attention to the lack of diverse imagery in communications.
Nadya is on the Executive Committee of the British Interactive Media Association (BIMA) as the chair of their Diversity Committee, on the Advisory Council of the London Philharmonic Orchestra, has judged Cannes Lions, Dubai Lynx and Campaign Technology Awards and has written for a plethora of publications.
John is a behavioural specialist with a focus on developing healthy and productive working cultures.
John’s background is in marketing and he was the strategy partner at Dare for 12 years. During this time, the agency won 6 Agency of the Year awards and was named Digital Agency of the Decade by Campaign magazine. This success was a direct result of the agency’s highly creative working culture.
After completing a masters in behavioural science at the LSE in 2016, John formed his own consultancy, the Decision Practice, to help other businesses with their own working cultures. He applies both scientific insight and his past experience to help clients manage change, motivate teams and make more effective decisions. Ultimately his role is to foster the conditions in which people – and therefore the businesses they work for – can thrive.