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This week’s guests are Katie Beck, Miriam Speidel, Sarah Frame, Kamla Kaur and Caroline Ford.
Katie Beck works for Blue Eskimo as a Recruitment Team Leader. She is experienced in recruiting and connecting with the most talented people in learning and development, training, and e-learning. She works with a variety of clients, across a range of industries including internal L&D departments, as well as with learning agencies and consultancies. If you are looking for your next role in L&D or perhaps you’re looking to recruit a new member for your team, please get in touch with Katie:



Miriam Speidel is a L&D consultant for Engie, recently starting there after working as a People Development partner with LNER. Miriam is a creative, people-focused and passionate Senior L&D Professional with a track record of delivering impactful and award-winning learning initiatives.A strategic thinker, she translates plans into cost-effective and well-executed developmental solutions which help businesses meet their objectives, equip people with new skills and acknowledge and embed a culture of learning curiosity, agility and ownership.

Sarah Frame is a Consultant  and lead at FrameWorks Learning Consultancy Ltd. Sarah has significant experience and expertise in the field of online & distance learning and held various national and international Director level positions in both the commercial and higher education sectors. Sarah specialises in Consultancy in online learning strategies and implementations; Business Development; Product Development Sales & Marketing; Digital Learning; Strategic Development; Conference Presentations

Kamla Kaur heads the sales and marketing teams at Neoskill, passionately working to help organisations become more effective and productive through implementing quality training solutions. Kamla and her team are passionate about the service and solutions they provide clients: everything at Neoskill being client centric. As Sales & Marketing Director, Kamla oversees the development of high-profile accounts and truly believes in the Neoskill motto, “Development through quality training”.



Caroline Ford is starting as the Global Head of Learning Strategy – Skills Management for Novartis. Previously at Astra Zeneca and Thomas Cook, Caroline was recently highlighted by Growth Engineering as one of the top 20 L&D experts and influencers to keep an eye on in 2021. Her passion is for pushing the boundaries and delivering pioneering innovation in the learning and development space. Getting people excited about putting the customer at the heart of everything they do, Caroline is a firm believer in the development of customer-centric digital skills including Agile and Design Thinking.

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