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Main Stage Programme

Surface Design Show 2024


Opening Night Debate

06 Feb 2024

Human Capital, Risk and Retention

The retention of talent has been cited as the single greatest risk to businesses at the moment, it is also widely considered as the hardest issue to solve, yet there is only one answer - create businesses and environments that people want to be part of and feel happy in, which would be easy if everyone’s needs were the same. In this talk Louis and his guests will discuss the moving parts around creating environments which inspire a diverse range of employees.

Louis Wustemann, Freelance writer, editor and speaker
Dr. Petrina Carmody, Chief Change Officer - Great Place To Work
Mark Shayler, Owner - Ape
Gill Parker, Non Exec Chair - Informare
Nicola Osborn, Creative Director - Basha - Franklin