Our full-day conversation returns on the 14th of September 2022 asking one question from eight different industry perspectives.

Is education the answer? 


  • 8.30

    Registration and Coffee

  • 8.55


    Welcome from the Founder of One Question Sarah Parsonage.

  • 9.00 ~ 9.45

    The Education Perspective

    Lucy Stevens, Founder of The New school, chats to James Scroggs, Founder of New Working Class, Andy Boucher, founder of ESMA and formerly of PWC and Aliyah York, founder of Pupil Power on the role of the education system in educating society, and the impact business can have to support that education.

  • 09.45 ~ 10.30

    The Communications Perspective

    Kate Magee, Editor of Management Today, is joined by Managing Director of Communications agency, MikeWorldWide, Tom Buttle, to explore the role of the communications industry in educating society.

  • 10.30 ~ 11.00

    Coffee and cake

  • 11.00 ~ 12.00

    The Media Perspective

    In partnership with The Financial Times, New Agenda, Janine Gibson, Assistant Editor, joins Sarah Parsonage to discuss the opportunity news has to educate society or perhaps not miseducate society.

  • 12.00 ~ 12.45

    The Legal Perspective

    Barrister and author, Imran Mahmood joins Sarah Parsonage in a conversation to explore the responsibility the legal system has to educate society. Author of the recently adapted BBC drama, 'You Don't Know Me' Imran and Sarah discuss how educating itself is fundamental to educating society.

  • 12.45 ~ 13.30

    Two course lunch served.

    A two-course lunch and the chance to meet fellow One Question members.

  • 13.30 ~ 14.15

    The Regulation Perspective

    Laila Charlton-Meyrick joins the conversation to discuss the role of regulation in creating societal change and how valuable the ESG framework really is.

  • 14.15 ~ 15.00

    The Food Perspective

    Will Beckett, CEO & Founder of Hawksmoor restaurant group, joins the conversation in discussing how leaders and businesses can educate society and build long-term business for scale.

  • 15.00 - 16.00

    The Advertising Perspective

    A unique perspective, exploring the opportunity the advertising industry has to educate society. Uncommon's Paula Bloodworth, joins former Detective Inspector at the Met Police, Steven Keogh and Artist and founders of S.M.I.L.E-ing Boys Project, Kay Rufai in conversation, exploring how advertising could rebrand the narrative of the Met Police.

  • 16.00 ~ 16.45

    The finale

    CEO of Suicide Prevention organisation Campaign Against Living Miserably, Simon Gunning is joined in conversation by James Golding, one half of the Connor Brothers to explore the role we have to educate ourselves about our own mental health.

  • 17.00 ~ 18.30

    Cocktail Reception

    An exclusive cocktail reception hosted at Somerset House