1090 In Action - Making a Better World

We are planning a variety of speakers from within Rotary and other organisations, covering a variety of topics of interest for you to enjoy at the 2020 conference. We promise you’ll leave motivated, inspired and entertained.

Below are details of the speakers confirmed to date, others will be added in due course so do check back regularly!

credit: Countryfile
credit: Countryfile

Steve Brown

Broadcaster, paralympian, public speaker, mentor and coach. A wheelchair rugby player and a presenter on Countryfile, Steve aims to challenge, motivate and inspire audiences.

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David Bruce

With 54 years in brewing and a little less in philanthropy, David is well-known to many Rotarians in our district who use his boats to take people with special needs on day trips. We will hear about many entrepreneurial and charitable activities.

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Mark Cook

As the Founder President of Hope and Homes for Children, Mark works to eliminate institutional care for children, dismantling orphanage-based care systems in over 30 countries, and supporting children in loving, stable families.

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Lucy Giles

Colonel Lucy Giles, President of the Army Officer Selection Board in Westbury, was previously Commander of New College at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst. Alongside a long career in the Army she supports Girl Guiding, coaches and competes in orienteering and is an Ambassador for First Women UK.

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Steve Hole

A Rotarian for 34 years, previously in England and now in the USA, and an active supporter of Rotary's End Polio Now campaign.

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Dr Geoff Mackey

A Executive Director of BASF, a rugby player, a dancer and an active Rotarian, given a Service Above Self award in 2005 and who is known to many as a very entertaining speaker with insight into so many issues.

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Zannifer Mason

Zannifer is the Chairman of Inner Wheel District 9 and a member of Thame Inner Wheel club. She has had a career in nursing and supports the National Deaf Children's Society.

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Gordon McInally

A Rotarian and past President of Rotary in Britain and Ireland, Gordon is proud to be a Patron of the Hope and Homes for Children charity.

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Donna Wallbank

Our Rotary International in Great Britain & Ireland President 2019-2020, Donna is a member of Brynmawr Rotary in Rotary in Southern Wales (D.1150)

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Alan Wolstencroft

A member of Banbury Rotary Club, Alan was awarded a Rotary in Britain & Ireland (RIBI) Champions of Change award in 2018 for his work in Sierra Leone since 2009.

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