Dean Forbes


Dean Forbes is CEO and member of the board of CoreHR, where he is responsible for continuing their exciting strategy of growth and market disruption. 

In 2010 Dean became CEO of KDS, during his time the company tripled their revenue, increased profitability, and were recognised for their technology innovation. KDS was acquired by American Express in 2016.

Prior to KDS Dean was a member of the executive board of Primarvera where he led their international operations through a period of incredible growth. Following a successful acquisition of Primavera by Oracle, Dean was appointed Group Vice President for project and portfolio management solutions for Oracle globally, making him one of the youngest group presidents, whilst also participating on Oracles UK Executive committee.   Dean is a member of the board of directors for ACLT and the Royal Marsden Hospital helping both organisations combat and treat cancer, and as an active advocate of community development, he currently serves as chairman and founder of Project 10 a work readiness program for disadvantaged young people. Dean is also the President of the Forbes Family Group, the family investment firm that manages his business interests which is run by his wife.

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Friday 10 May
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Tuesday 21 May
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Friday 24 May
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Wednesday 5 - Thursday 6 June 2019

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Confirmed Contributors include

Dean Forbes
Kellie Maloney
Trevor Phillips OBE
Cherron Inko-Tariah MBE
Professor Sir Chris Husbands
Dr Habib Naqvi
Helen Maxwell
Professor Jacqueline Stevenson
James Saville
Julie Dennis
Dr Kit Heyam
Meg Munn
Penny Thompson CBE
Dr Sally Jackson

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