Productivity Power-Up: Jersey and Guernsey Navigating Challenges

Join us for an insightful business event that brings together the business communities of IoD Jersey and IoD Guernsey for the first time.

  • 18th April 2024
    8:00am - 10:00am


BDO Ltd, Windward House, La Route de la Libération, St Helier JE1 1BG

Join us for an insightful business event that brings together the business communities of IoD Jersey and IoD Guernsey for the first time to delve into the dynamic world of productivity enhancement. In today’s fast-paced business environment, the quest for increased productivity is more crucial than ever but our economic prospects as islands look challenging without dynamic change. Our event, “Productivity Power-Up,” aims to address the challenges faced by organisations in Guernsey and Jersey striving to boost efficiency and output, with insight from local business leaders on skills and engagement and international experts in the fields of AI, innovation and emerging trends.


08.00 : Guests arrive for a light breakfast and networking

08.30 : Introduction from IoD Jersey Chair, Natasha Egré and IoD Guernsey Chair, Glen Tonks

08.40 : Panel Discussions: Unpacking Productivity Challenges.

Hear from a diverse panel of business leaders who will share their experiences and strategies for overcoming common productivity challenges. Topics include AI and technology integration, workforce engagement and wellbeing, and emerging trends.

09.30 : Q&A with the Panel

10.00 : Close

Panel – BDO Ltd, Windward House, La Route de la Libération, St Helier JE1 1BG:

Paul Murphy – CEO, Jersey Business

Dan Hare – Founder, Continuum Consulting CI

Panel – C5, Admiral Park, The Plaza, 1, Guernsey GY1 2HU:

Rory Inglis – Managing Director, POS Interiors

Lindsay Hart – Sales & Marketing Director, Norman Piette Group

Panel Bios:

Paul Murphy

With over thirty years of local and global commercial leadership, Paul’s experience ranges across several sectors and across B2B and B2C. The businesses have ranged from owner-operator led, to AIM and Nasdaq-listed global organisations operating in manufacturing, supply chain, technology and retail sectors.

Paul has been supporting Jersey businesses for over 20 years as a B2B supplier, and prior to his current role as CEO of Jersey Business, he led one of the largest global e-commerce operators in Jersey. As CEO of Onogo, he led the organisation to double its size, developed the team culture, and gained the recognition of the “Jersey Good Business Charter”. In 2022, Paul received the IoD Director of the Year award in the “large business” category.

Dan Hare

After a career in SQL data coding and consultancy, Dan Hare founded Continuum in 2016 to introduce no/low code, data-driven automation for clients across private equity, banking, retail and public sector.

Continuum’s 100+ clients improve quality, efficiency and margins via a combination of established tools like Alteryx, DataRobot and Power BI in combination with emergent Generative AI platforms such as Savant and ChatGPT.

Dan was 2021 IoD Director of the Year and is driven by using data to improve productivity to match the talent and tools available.

Rory Inglis

With over two decades of experience, Rory has dedicated his career to transforming work environments in the Channel Islands. His passion and knoweldge lies in crafting inspiring workplaces that boost productivity and foster a culture of well-being and innovation.

At the heart of his approach is a firm belief: the office isn’t just a space; it’s a catalyst for excellence. It’s where creativity is nurtured and potential is unleashed.

Lindsay Hart

Lindsey joined Norman Piette in 2013, having never previously set foot in a builders’ merchant. She subsequently progressed through several roles and is now Sales and Marketing Director for the Group of five companies across three islands.

She is passionate about productivity and motivation and how the two are so intrinsically linked; she has helped implement various initiatives to improve processes, procedures and customer service. The belief at Norman Piette is that productivity is not solely about tools and technology but also about fostering a mindset that embraces continuous improvement and resilience in the face of challenges.

Ticket price to include buffet breakfast

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