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Public engagements since 2000

2015  
13 December Milton Keynes winter Half Marathon
5 – 6 December Award visit, Ireland
29 November AVR Wiltshire Half Marathon
26 – 28 November Award visit, Malta
13 November Award presentation, Moreton Hall School
9 November Guest lecture, Oxford Brookes University
7 November Scout and DofE Awards Presentation, Newcastle upon Tyne
1 – 3 November Award visit, Canada
26 – 31 October Award Forum, Toronto, Canada
25 October Stroud Half Marathon
14 October Marine Society and Sea Cadets Annual Court
11 October Oxford Half Marathon
3 October Bristol Scouts birthday celebrations
27 September Folkestone Half Marathon
19 September North Oxfordshire Scouts AGM
16 – 18 September Award visit to Malaysia
14 – 15 September Award visit to Singapore
6 September Chippenham Half Marathon
22 August Sea Cadets National Band Competition
22 July – 11 August World Scout Jamboree, Yamaguchi, Japan
16 – 19 July Award visit to Cameroon
11 – 16 July Award visit to Ghana
7 July Berkshire Scout AGM
1 – 6 July Award visit to China
29 – 30 June Award visit to Hong Kong
21 June West Wycombe 10k
14 June St Albans Half Marathon
7 June Fairford 10k
30 May London Rotary Dinner
25 May BUPA London 10k
24 May Royal Windsor 10k
18 – 21 May MOSAIC leadership conference, Amman, Jordan
17 May Visit to Scouting Nederland Jamboree Contingent
9 May Oxfordshire Scouts Awards Day
2 – 8 May Award visit, New York
26 April London Marathon
19 April Award visit, India
3 – 18 April Youth to Everest expedition
26 – 30 March World Scout Jamboree Heads of Contingent Meeting, Ube, Japan
22 March New Forest 20 mile track run
21 March Student Scout & Guide Organisation Annual Ball
18 March Guest lecture – Surrey University Business School
13 March Banbury Explorer Scouts presentation
11 March Gold Award Presentation, St James’s Palace
9 March Commonwealth Observance Day
8 March Milton Keynes Half Marathon
22 February Old Deer Park Half Marathon, Richmond
2 – 6 February Award visit to United Arab Emirates
1 February Longleat 10k
26 – 30 January Award staff conference
18 January “Not the Roman” 12k road race, Stratford Upon Avon
15 January ‘Big 6’ meeting of Youth Organisation CEOs, Geneva
2014
14 December Milton Keynes Half Marathon
13 December Stars Foundation Impact Awards, London
13 December Philanthropeneurship Forum, London Business School
11 December Jazz at the Palace, London
30 November Eynsham 10k
28 – 29 November Award visit to Uganda
27 November Award visit to Rwanda
25 – 26 November Award visit to Kenya
5 – 7 November World Scout Jamboree Planning, Tokyo, Japan
1 – 2 November Award Asia Pacific Regional Conference, Seoul, South Korea
23 – 30 October International Gold Event – Cheyung, South Korea
3 – 5 October Rotary International Conference – Llandudno – Guest Speaker
22 – 23 September Award EMAS Conference, London
14 September Run to the Beat 10k, Wembley, London
6 – 7 September Gilwell Reunion
27 – 29 August Award Africa Regional Conference, Mauritius
11 – 15 August World Scout Conference, Slovenia
28 July – 2 August Award visit to New Zealand
19 – 26 July Award visit to Australia
16 – 20 June Award visit to USA
13 June Launch of the Doon School’s Teacher Training Programme, Indian Embassy, London
11 June Award World Fellowship Anniversary Dinner, London
6 – 8 June European Scout Committee, Brussels
5 June Anniversary Lunch, Woodhouse Park, Bristol
3 June American Chamber of Commerce, Brussels
31 May North Oxfordshire Scouts AGM
23 May World Scout Foundation Board Meeting, Copenhagen
20 – 22 May Award visit to Lithuania
17 May Jamboree Fundraising Dinner, London
16 May UK Delegation meeting for World Scout Conference
15 May Visit to Burgess Hill Cub Scouts
13 May Visit by Finnish Delegation to Award House
10 May Oxfordshire Scouts Awards Day, Youlbury
8 May Gold Award Ceremony, St James’s Palace, London
28 April – 1 May Award visit to Cote d’Ivoire
26 April Buckinghamshire Queen’s Scouts Award Dinner
7 – 10 April Award visit to Japan
3 – 6 April World Scout Jamboree Heads of Contingent Meeting, Yamaguchi, Japan
21-23 March World Scout Committee Meeting
12 March Royal visit by HM The Queen and HRH The Duke of Edinburgh to Award House
17 – 18 February Award visit to Bulgaria
15 February WOSM Steering Committee
10 February Award World Fellowship Icons’ Dinner
10 February London Rotary Club – Guest Speaker
7 February Gloucestershire Golf Alliance – Guest Speaker
27-31 January Award All Staff Conference
17 January Association of Youth Movements CEOs Meeting
2013
5 December The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award World Fellowship Christmas Concert, Windsor Castle
22 – 25 November World Scout Education Congress, Hong Kong
21 November The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award World Fellowship Lunch, Hong Kong
20 November Hundred Women in Hedge Funds Gala Dinner, Hong Kong
16 – 17 November UK Contingent to the World Scout Jamboree Leaders Weekend, Warwick University
14 November The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award World Fellowship lunch
11 – 13 November The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award International Council & Trustees Meetings, Great Missenden, UK
6 November Teach First National Advisory Council
2 November WAGGGS WOSM consultative meeting – London
26 – 29 October The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award, Asia Pacific Regional Conference, Bangkok
9 – 14 October Visit to The President’s Award for Youth Empowerment, South Africa
3 – 6 October The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award, Europe, Mediterranean and Arab States Regional Conference, Luxembourg
19 – 23 September World Scout Committee, Buenos Aries, Argentina
16 – 21 August European Scout & Guide Conference, Berlin
8 – 10 August Visit to Award stakeholders in Tokyo
5 – 7 August 30th Asia-Pacific Regional Scout Jamboree (30APRSJ)/16th Nippon Jamboree (16NJ)
27 – 31 July Caribbean Award Sub-regional Council – Barbados
16 July Celebration of Achievement Award Ceremony, Princes Risborough School
5 – 7 July Oxfordshire One World Scout Camp
24 – 25 June Visit to The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award, Romania
23 June Royal Windsor and El Habtoor Polo Cup
20 June House of Lords dinner for Romania Chamber of Commerce
16 – 19 June Visit to the El Hassan Youth Award, Jordan
14 – 15 June Visit to The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award, Turkey
11 – 13 June   Visit to Israel Youth Award
10 June The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award, Coronation Ball, London
9 June Award Reception, Surrey
6 June House of Lords Award Reception
5 June The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award World Fellowship Anniversary Dinner
4 June Meeting of the Global Alliance of Youth CEOs, London
1 June World Scout Committee Steering Meeting
20 – 25 May Visit to The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award, Young Americans’ Challenge, USA
11 May Selection of World Scout Jamboree Leaders for Oxfordshire
23 – 30 April International Award visit to Ghana and The Gambia
18 April The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award Friends Reception, Coutts, London
15 April Royal Commonwealth Society event – OPPORTUNITY THROUGH ENTERPRISE
13 – 14 April UK Contingent meeting for World Scout Moot
26-28 March Visit to The International Award for Young People, Indonesia
22 – 25 March   World Scout Committee, Indonesia
19 – 21 March Visit to The Award for Young People, Hong Kong
16 March Chief Scout’s Gold Award Ceremony, Oxfordshire
11 – 12 March Visit to The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award, Czech Republic
27 February – 1 March Visit to The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award, Uganda
22 – 26 February Visit to The President’s Award, Kenya
9 February UK Scouts, South East Regional Conference
3 February Gold Award Presentation, The Netherlands
12 – 13 January International Congress of Catholic Scouts, Belgium
10 January Harpenden Gang Show
2012
21 – 25 November International Forum, Malta
26 July – 31 July Caribbean Award Conference, Bahamas
20 – 24 July Roverway, Finland
15 – 17 June InterAmerican Scout Committee, Canada
29 April Commonwealth Scout Conference, Gilwell Park
  23 April – 28 April Visit to Award Programme in USA
20 – 22 April Visit to 23rd World Scout Jamboree site, Japan
9 April – 13 April Visit to Award Programme in Kenya and Uganda
1 April The Doon School, Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India
30 March International Award, India, New Delhi
9 – 11 March World Scout Commitee, Kandersteg, Switzerland
28 February Gold Award Presentation, London
25 February iMOVEit Youth Empowerment event, Hinckley
17 February Visit to Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Canada, Toronto
14 February USA Award Business Leadership Group, New York
9 February St Albans Gang Show
2011
17 December World Scout Committee Steering Group, Geneva
8 December International Conference on Youth Development, Seoul
7 December Gold Award Presentation, Seoul
16 November Gold Award Presentation, Malta
2 November Keys for Life Conference, Prague, Czech Republic
5 – 7 October World Skills, London
22 – 26 September Messengers of Peace, Saudi Arabia
1 September Hampshire Queen’s Scout Award event, HMS Warrior, Portsmouth
4 – 7 August Young Enterprise Junior Achievement Finals, Oslo, Norway
25 July – 4 August World Scout Jamboree, Sweden
13 – 15 July World Conference, World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts
11 – 12 July Young Enterprise UK Finals
27 June Young Enterprise, East of England Regional Finals
23 June Young Enterprise, Wales Regional Finals
22 June VQ Day, London
16 – 21 June Visit to Scout Association of Japan
14 June Young Enterprise, East Midlands Regional Finals (Evening)
14 June Young Enterprise, South East Regional Finals (Afternoon)
5 – 7 June HMC Annual Deputy Heads’ Conference, Manchester
19 May Young Enterprise, Northern Ireland regional finals
13 May Celebration event, King’s School, Worcester
7 – 10 April Orange 2011, The Netherlands
28 March Young Enterprise Junior Achievement Europe AGM, Bratislava
2 February Young Enterprise Centres of Excellence launch, Guildhall, London
10 – 14 January World Scout Conference, Brazil
3 – 6 January World Scout Youth Forum, Brazil, presentation on human rights
2010
1 – 3 December Junior Achievement European Conference, Budapest
22nd November CEI, Work Experience Conference, Warwick University
10th – 11th September Eurasia Scout Conference, Georgia
14th – 20th August InterAmerican Scout Conference, Panama
27th July – 7th August World Scout Moot, Nairobi
20 – 23 July Young Enterprise / Junior Achievement European Finals, Sardinia
17 – 20th July European Scout and Guide Conference, Brussels
13th / 14th July Young Enterprise UK Innovation Awards
24th June Young Enterprise Wales, Finals
22nd June Young Enterprise North West, Regional Finals
21st June Young Enterprise London, Regional Finals
21st June Rotary Club, Oxford
18th June Young Enterprise West Midlands, Regional Finals
17th June Young Enterprise Yorkshire & Humber, Regional Finals
15th June Young Enterprise North East, Regional Finals
14th June Young Enterprise East Midlands, Regional Finals
5/6th June 2011 World Scout Jamboree meeting, Sweden
15th April Junior Achievement AGM and Conference, Brussels
10th May Mosaic launch of Islamic Community Support for Scouting
8th May Rotary Clubs GB, Annual Schools Public Speaking Competition Finals
6th May Young Enterprise Northern Ireland, Regional Finals
22nd April Bulldog Trust, London
19th April Young Enterprise National Staff Conference
15th April Junior Achievement AGM and Conference, Brussels
18th March Delivering Diplomas National Conference
12th March Young Enterprise Alumni dinner, Aston Business School
11th March Institute for Education Business Excellence – Annual Conference
2009
19th November Young People’s Apprentice Event, Guildhall, Hull
27th – 30th October WOSM Regional Conference, Kuala Lumpa, Malaysia
3rd October 22nd World Scout Jamboree, UK Contingent Leaders’ Conference
1st – 5th September WOSM Regional Conference, Botswana
21st July Richard Bacon interview on BBC Radio 5Live about Social Mobility. MP3 file
7th July Annual Career Academies Conference, Canary Wharf Shift Happens presentation.
3rd July Business Launch of Filton College’s Career Academy
17th June Opening of new 6th Form Centre at Lambeth College
9th June Business Launch of Cecil Jones College’s Career Academy, Southend
9th June TES Awards, London
21st May Blackburn College, Career Academy Graduation Dinner
14th May Business Launch of Archer’s Court School’s Career Academy, Dover
6th May Annual Career Academy Graduation Ceremony, Westminster
16th – 20th April WOSM Regional Summit, Nairobi, Kenya
9th April National Academy Foundation Board Meeting, New York City
1st April Business Launch of North West Regional College’s Career Academy, Derry
31st March Launch of Poole High School’s bid for Specialist School Status
20th March World Scout Committee, Geneva
1st – 5th March WOSM Regional Summit, Kathmandu, Nepal
29th January Launch of Career Academy programme in Scotland, Edinburgh Castle
2008
19th December Presentation of Queen’s Award for Enterprise Promotion
2nd December National Education Business Partnership Network Conference
27th November Capital Experience and Career Academy Student Convention, London
11th November Career Academy Year of Planning Conference, Wellesbourne
7th November World Scout Committee, Geneva
20th October The Scout Academy, Malaga
15th October Royal Mail Leadership Event, Cheltenham
9th October Career Academy Business Launch, Kirkby
8th October Telford Partnership Event
3rd October Career Academy Business Event, Plymouth
25th September Northumberland Scouts AGM, Longhirst Hall
13th September UK Scout Association Adult Training Workshop, Warwick University
2nd September International Partnerships Conference, Helsinki
15th July WOSM World Conference, South Korea
8th July Specialist Schools and Academies Trust, National Vocational Conference, B’ham
1st July City of London Livery Companies’ Schools Links AGM, Guildhall, London
12th June UKCAF Annual Conference, Credit Suisse, London
10th June Cheshire Scouts Annual General Meeting
6th May Annual Career Academy Graduation Ceremony, Westminster
28th April SecEd National Conference on Delivering Diplomas, London
6th March Business event, John Kitto College, Plymouth
29th February South Tyneside College Awards Event, Stadium of Light
16th January East Anglia Students Event, Norwich
2007
18th December Sir George Monoux College annual awards evening, London
13th December Youth Music Field Team Retreat, London
28th November Haverstock School, Annual Career Academy Dinner, Kensington
22nd November West Midland Regional Students Event, Birmingham
16th November World Organisation of the Scout Movement, Centenary Conference, Geneva
15th November Capital Experience, National Theatre, London
8th November Financial Services Sector Skills Council Conference
7th November Plaza Publishing Conference, Westminster
6th November UKCAF West Midlands Patrons Launch, Birmingham
29th October National Council For Educational Excellence – Retreat
8th October 2012 Preparation day, Gilwell Park
24th September Labour Party Conference, Fringe event on Vocational Education
20th June UKCAF Annual Conference, Credit Suisse, London
23rd May East Norfolk Scouts Annual General Meeting
22nd May London Excellence Meeting
20th April Queen’s Scout Celebration Dinner, Brunel University
14th April Insight, Warwick University (Click here to download the story about the little boy)
30th March 21st World Scout Jamboree, Heads of Contingent visit
14th – 28th March 10th Commonwealth Study Conference, New Delhi
5th March BT Better Business Game, London
24th February Founder’s Day Address, Canterbury Cathedral
24th February Norfolk Moot – Conference for adults in Scouting
13th February Year 10 Conference for Business Studies Students, Bristol
30th January City of London HR Directors – Internships Presentation
25th January Oldham College, Prize Night
4th January Sir George Monoux College Awards Evening
2006
19th December Launch of Career Academy Alumni Network, Goldman Sachs, London
26th November Regional Conference for Managers in Scouting, Eastbourne
25th November Introducing the 21st World Scout Jamboree, Coventry
22nd November Autumn Summit Conference for Career Academy Year of Planning Schools
15th November Education Excellence Conference, Macclesfield
13th & 14th November Annual Conference for 1st Year Career Academy students, Canary Wharf
5th November Scout Network Workshop, Taunton
4th November Scout Network Workshop, London
28th October International Commissioners Forum, Copenhagen
26th October Opening of White Star House, Belfast
15th October Scout Network Workshop, Dundee
14th October Scout Network Workshop, Edinburgh
6th October Marakon Consulting Volunteering Day
30th September Young Leader Training, Islington Scouts
25th September Opening of new business and enterprise building, John Kitto School, Plymouth
7th September Employer Engagement Fair, Quintin Kyneston School, Westminster
11th August What Next? – Presentation to student interns at Citigroup, Canary Wharf
21st July National Academy Foundation Annual Institute, Detroit, USA
3rd July Employer Engagement in schools – North West Development Agency, Warrington
17th June UK Contingent Leaders Meeting, 21st World Scout Jamboree, Nottinghamshire
15th June Summer Conference for Career Academy Staff, Credit Suisse, London
7th June 2006 Summer Summit Conference for Career Academies in Year of Planning – Cadburys World, Birmingham
4th April 2006 Slough Business Partnership
29th March 2006 Specialist Schools and Academies Trust, Annual Business & Enterprise Conference, Nottingham
25th March 2006 Merseyside Strategy Day, One Vision.
18th March 2006 Northamptonshire County Scout Strategy weekend, London
22nd February 2006 Year of Planning Conference for new Career Academy schools and colleges, London
2005
24th November 2005 Student Awards Evening, Feltham Community College
23rd November 2005 Year of Planning Conference for new Career Academy schools and colleges, London
19th November 2005 Dorset County Scout Conference
12th November 2005 Kent County Scout Conference
9th November 2005 Introduction to Business, Student event, Canary Wharf, London
5th November 2005 Wiltshire Scouts retreat, Weymouth
17th September 2005 Gifts for Peace, World Scout Foundation Conference, Hertfordshire
12th September 2005 Financially Speaking Competition Final, London
10th September 2005 Preparing for Scouting’s Centenary, Regent’s Park, London
2nd July 2005 The view from here , Scout Association, London
15th June 2005 Interview with Stuart Maconie, BBC Radio 2 Drivetime, about the Scout Promise
2004
30th November 2004 Tower Hamlets and Newham Colleges, COVE launch, Financial Services Authority
12th September 2004 Scout Association National Conference, Warwick University
8th July 2004 Wiltshire Scouts AGM
2003
28th November 2003 Year of Planning UKCAF Conference, London
5th October 2003 Communication and Consultation in the Scout Movement, Taunton
30th July 2003 Preparing for work experience, London
19th July 2003 Energising 18 – 25 year olds in youth work, Coventry
15th July 2003 The importance of Teach First, Mercers’ Hall, London
9th July 2003 Making links with British Schools, Phoenix, USA
3rd July 2003 HRH The Prince of Wales’s Education Summer School, Norfolk
30th June 2003 Diversity in education, Citigroup UK
14th June 2003 Grabbing hold of change – a speech for the National Adult Support Team,
16th May 2003 Introducing the new Scout Programme, Larnaca, Cyprus
14th May 2003 Barclays New Futures national final, London
6th May 2003 Inaugural graduation ceremony, UK Career Academy Foundation, London
May – July 2003 Finding True North, A speech for Scout Counties
28th April 2003 Introducing the Career Academy Movement in the UK. The McGraw-Hill Companies, New York
19th March 2003 Specialist Schools Inaugural Conference for Business & Enterprise Colleges
19th February 2003 National Education Business Links Conference, Westminster, London
13th February 2003 Trafford Primary Heads’ Conference, Kendal
2002
26th November 2002 National Arts College Conference, Birmingham
25th November 2002 National Education Business Partnerships Network Conference
19th November 2002 International Partnership Network Conference, Washington DC
13th November 2002 Teach First Recruitment Event, Cambridge University
12th November 2002 St Gregory’s School Arts College
24th October 2002 Opening of National College for School Leadership, Nottingham
9th October 2002 Teach First Recruitment Event, Imperial College London
4th October 2002 HRH The Prince of Wales’s Education Summer School, Dartington Hall
30th September 2002 Labour Party Conference
7th June 2002 National Association of Headteachers Annual Conference, Torquay
23rd May 2002 Branding in Schools, Cadbury Trebor Bassett
17th May 2002 Countryside Live , Syon Park
29th April 2002 The future of Education Business Links, Deutsche Telekom
12th April 2002 Getting inside the heads of business leaders – Arts Colleges National Conference
5th April 2002 Developing youth work for 14 – 18 year olds, Kandersteg, Switzerland
7th February 2002 Cisco Systems, All Hands Conference
31st January 2002 Bedfordshire Headteachers’ Conference
30th January 2002 Headteachers gathering – McKinsey and Company
2001
3rd December 2001 EdExcel – The future of education
15th November 2001 Social Market Foundation – Vocational Qualifications
28th September 2001 Mentoring, The Runnymede Trust
27th September 2001 Leadership in Education, Highgrove
17th September 2001 Technology Colleges Meeting, Haverhill
5th July 2001 Newly Qualified Teachers, Westminster College, Oxford
3rd July 2001 North West of England Education Business Partnerships
27th June 2001 Local Government Association Education Conference
12th June 2001 McDonalds Restaurants
2nd April 2001 CSR Europe event
22nd February 2001 National Conference on Education Business Links
8th February 2001 GWR Group conference on Cause Related Marketing
26th January 2001 TRW presentation
11th January 2001 Learning and Skills Councils’ Chairmen’s dinner
2000
1st December 2000 Specialist Schools and Colleges Conference
27th November 2000 National Education Business Partnership Conference
21st November 2000 Slough Education Action Zone
26th October 2000 Millennium Volunteers
3rd October 2000 School Governors One Stop Shop Conference
15th September 2000 South African Principals Association
8th September 2000 Norfolk Headteachers’ Conference