BYUMS - UK and EUROPE CONFERENCE 2023, Sat. 10th June, Hyde Park Chapel, London

Jun 10, 2023, 9:00 AM – 2:30 PM

BYU MANAGEMENT SOCIETY - UK and EUROPE CONFERENCE 2023 Sat. 10th June 2023, 10am -3.30pm at Hyde Park Chapel, 64-68 Exhibition Road, London SW7 2PA

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Main Sessions:

  •  Elder Mark G Stewart, Area Seventy, and in his personal life - Partner at Arcadis since 2008 leading energy transition in the world's leading company delivering sustainable design, engineering, and consultancy solutions for natural and built assets.   

          Elder Stewart will speak to us with a question and answer discussion for a good part of the session.

  • President and Sister Thompson - England, London Mission President and wife, and owners of Scentsy (look them up).  Will touch on entrepreneurship of building a very large business and now mission life and related life experiences.
  • JD Payne, Screenwriter and most recently Showrunner of The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power - his experiences with a question and answer period.  

More of the day will include other main session items and workshops on  

  • Entrepreneurship - building a personal business, taking it to the next level and more.
  • Networking, building your personal networking, 
  • And active networking throughout the day.
  • with other 'life', vocational, and business skills explored - where more personal discussion may be had with experts on the day.
  • and not to be forgotten - a free lunch with several mini-vignettes of upcoming initiatives and events for the year including opportunity for you to ask questions and express opinions.

No membership or entry fee is required or accepted. This conference will cover business and life topics with an LDS perspective and is appropriate for anyone -- LDS or not -- who would enjoy an informative and uplifting experience. For those who've never been - be uplifted, make contacts, learn something, and have a good time. Bring a friend. 


  • Mark G. Stewart

    and Partner, Arcadis

    Europe North Area, Area Seventy,

  • Orville and Heidi Thompson

    England, London Mission President, and Owner of Scentsy

  • JD Payne

    Screenwriter and Showrunner, THE LORD OF THE RINGS: THE RINGS OF POWER



Saturday, June 10, 2023
9:00 AM – 2:30 PM UTC


From 9am - Registration
Welcome and introduction to the day
President and Sister Thompson, England London Mission President and wife - Come hear their story
Networking - How to network and networking practice - Janet Theodore, BYUMS-UK Womens Forum Chapter President (newly launching)
Elder Mark G Stewart - Area Authority and Partner Arcadis - come listen to one of the most uplifting and energetic speakers you'll ever listen to
Lunch (free) with infomercials on upcoming initiatives
JD Payne, Screenwriter and most recently Showrunner of The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power - his experiences with a question and answer period, and followed with a workshop directly following his presentation for more.
Workshops Session A
Workshops Session B
Wrap-up and prizes draw


  • Leighton Bascom

    London Past President & outgoing BYUMS UK Director

  • John Deighton

    AEOSAN Ltd

    Chapter Leader

  • Fabrizio Ricciardi

    BYUMS-UK National Mentor Leader

  • Leighton Bascom (London)

    Chapter Leader

  • Claire 'Fairy' Colston

    Author | Coach | Speaker & Nation'l BYUMS-UK Media

  • Sam Spoors

    BYUMS-UK National Young Professionals Leader

  • Ross Pooley

    BYUMS Leeds Ch. Pres. & BYUMS-UK Pathway Support

  • Janet Theodore

    BYUMS-UK Women's Forum Leader

  • richard hough

    BYUMS-UK National Networking Leader

  • Gerard Neu

    Onfido Ltd

    London Chapter - President and BYUMS-UK Director

  • Fiona Smith

    BYU Alumni Ad Hoc Committee Member

  • Jordon Lau

    Chapter Leader

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