Quilter Cheviot is excited to announce the full schedule of speakers, panellists and topics up for discussion with the theatre to be hosted by Countryfile presenter, Joe Crowley.
There is something for everyone with talks from adventurers and explorers, pioneers and educators to visionaries, thinkers and knowledge leaders who will share candid insights, compelling conversations and personal experiences to motivate and inspire you.
Please note you will need an entrance ticket to BBC Countryfile Live to attend any of these sessions.
*Line up correct at time of publication and subject to change.
As one of the first former UK Special Forces members to talk openly to the media and reveal their true identity, Matthew ‘Ollie’ Ollerton has an incredible story to tell. A former Special Forces Operative serving with the SBS, Ollie has travelled far and wide undertaking operations of the highest level during his military career.
Antiques expert, auctioneer and media personality Charles Hanson has won an army of fans thanks to his appearances on the nation’s favourite TV shows for more than 15 years.
With Patrick McCrae-CEO ARTIQ, Roderick Van der Lee-Photo London, Dr Rebecca Swift-Global Head of Insights Getty Images, Justine Gruser-Photography at Sotheby's.
Adam Henson is perhaps the best-known farmer in the UK, presenting his own section on BBC’s Countryfile to millions of viewers each Sunday evening. But farming and conservation are Adam’s first passions and when the camera stops rolling, there is still plenty of work to be done.
Steve Mann has been a professional dog trainer for over 30 years. He has trained over 100,000 dogs and hundreds of professional dog trainers. He is founder and chairman of the Institute of Modern Dog Trainers and presents seminars, courses and workshops for dog trainers and behaviourists worldwide.
Harper Adams - The Worlds leading specialist Agricultural University. The Hands Free Hectare project is the first in the world to plant, tend and harvest a crop with only drones and autonomous vehicles.
Join our investment managers as they talk through the practical steps to investing and how you can become a better investor. Our panel will talk about common menaces such as inflation, how and why you should protect against it, as well as offering suggestions on how to avoid common behavioural errors.
Scotland Yard detective, highly decorated undercover cop, author, playwright, broadcaster and commentator, Peter Bleksley has lived a life less ordinary.
Oz Clarke is one of the world’s leading wine experts, whose formidable reputation is based on his extensive wine knowledge and accessible, no-nonsense approach.
Over the course of her international career, Sam has won 125 caps for the England and Great Britain women’s hockey teams.
As a defender, she was a key part of the England squad that won silver medals at the 2013 European Hockey Championships and the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.
James Haskell made his international debut for England aged just 21, in the 2007 Six Nations Championships against Wales. As a player for Northampton Saints in the Aviva Premiership and internationally for England, James has had an engaging and diverse career both on and off the pitch.
Dr Lesley Dickie was educated at the universities of Glasgow (BSc Zoology), Cambridge (MPhil Biological Anthropology) and London (PhD). At Queen Mary, University of London, she undertook her PhD work entitled, ‘The Behaviour and Reproductive Physiology of the Fossa (Cryptoprocta ferox) in Captivity’.
What will the companies of the future look like? Hear from three leading members of our research team as they debate where investors should look for future opportunities.
Doug Allan dived for freshwater pearls in Scotland, lived on a platform in the Red Sea, ran a dive school in Jersey and spent eight years in Antarctica as a research diver, scientist and photographer for the British Antarctic Survey.
Join Pura Aventura - co founder Tom Power, Cafe Direct CEO John Steel, CEO Fairtrade Foundation Michael Gidney.
Professor Patricia Wiltshire - the only forensic ecologist and botanist in the UK to specialise in the location of human remains and the linking of offenders to the scene of crime. Her environmental evidence proved crucial in helping to secure the conviction of Ian Huntley for the Soham murders of Holly Wells and Jessica Chapman.
Jonathan Wells is the Head of Design styling at the Morgan Motor Company. Before joining Morgan he completed a four year Automotive Design course from which he qualified with a first class degree.
Mark has worked on many TV, Film and radio projects. Most recently working as the musical director for BBC Our Dementia Choir alongside Vicky McClure.
The Quilter Cheviot Jazz Band will be performing a mixture of well-known Jazz Standards, Blues and Latin-Jazz.
Lewis was born and educated in Devon and always dreamed of becoming a farmer one day, despite not coming from an agricultural background. When he did well in his GCSEs his parents bought him three Greyface Dartmoor ewes and he began building up a small ‘hobby flock’.
Lieutenant Colonel Paddy Williams was born in Germany and grew up in a nomadic Army family, eventually settling in Kent. After school, he went up to King’s College, London and graduated with a degree in War Studies before heading to the Royal Military Academy at Sandhurst commissioning into the Blues & Royals in 2001.
Mark has won numerous industry awards for projects in London and the South East. His dynamic approach, energy and experience have given him a reputation for innovation and technical expertise within the landscaping community.
As one of the UK’s largest discretionary investment management firms, Quilter Cheviot manage bespoke portfolios that are tailored to your individual preferences, based on their ever-growing understanding of your investment goals and aspirations.
Throughout their history their standards and values have remained consistent. Their impartial approach underpinned by their high standards of personal service, their drive to build and preserve the wealth of clients as well as their belief in the importance of a robust investment process have remained unchanged. It is this ability to continually adapt and evolve that has kept Quilter Cheviot at the forefront of the sector for over 240 years.
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