Event sponsored by: The Covenant Coffee Co.

Launching Autumn 2021.

Covenant Coffee Co.

Empathy Summit Announcements

With COVID-19 restrictions in place, we spoke to some of our incredible partners over Zoom. Watch their announcements here:

St Basils

Creating environments that young care leavers can thrive in.

Metro Bank

Building care-leaver friendly banking across the country.


Deploying expert mentors to support care leavers
into work.


Ensuring care leavers are a priority group for the Higher Ed sector.


Empowering care leavers to make aspirational choices for Higher Ed and learning.

London United

Supporting care leavers to thrive in the football family.

Empathy Summit Contributors

Sue Perkins (Host), comedian, broadcaster, presenter, actress, and writer.

Lemn Sissay MBE, author of My Name is Why.

Sir Peter Bazalgette, Non-Exec Chairman, ITV and author of The Empathy Instinct, the inspiration for our event name.

Julie Towers, Managing Director and Board Director, Penna PLC.

Amanda Skeate, Clinical Psychologist at leading homelessness charity, St. Basils.

Sarah Howls, Head of Access & Participation, Office for Students.

Kat Robinson, Customer Experience Director Metro Bank.

Steven Spier, Vice-Chancellor of Kingston University.

Empathy Summit Contributors