Best personal development I have undertaken, ever!

Jane Cosgrove

Home Office

What WIG does is bring people together in a very, very constructive way.

Rosa Wilkinson

Department for International Trade

An excellent forum for promoting dialogue with government and the private sector especially.

Nick Lakin

Kingfisher plc

A fascinating, informative and thought provoking session. Passionate and inspirational speakers

Lucy Lamb

Ministry of Justice

Only since I went on your marvellous course have I truly learnt the tools of the trade.

Michelle Cupples


I think I can speak on behalf of all the WIG members in affirming our appreciation for breadth and depth of the programme that you and the team assemble each year.

Love Bhabuta

Surrey County Council

There are literally dozens of events on Brexit right now – but none will have the value of WIG’s.

Howard Davies

Standard Life Foundation

I love what WIG do – amazing how you have reacted to the pandemic– you come across very well. I appreciate all that WIG does

Ben Chapman


An amazing opportunity with exposure to cross sector perspectives

Rob Shaw

Financial Conduct Authority

"it was a great session and the facilitators did a great job and packing the theory, an interactive activity and some food for thought to take away"

Ella Murdoch


"This seminar was about creating connectivity in virtual teams and the value of this was demonstrated - the group quickly established rapport due to excellent facilitation and the outcome was that we shared ideas and learnt from one another. Thank you!"

Krishna Anand

Womble Bond Dickinson

I’ve been in the civil service for 14 years and can honestly say this was the best and most useful course I have ever done

Claire Rhodes

Department of Health and Social Care

"Very relaxed atmosphere which puts you at ease instantly."

Sameer Seharai

Competition and Markets Authority

"I thoroughly enjoyed the session, was energised by the facilitator, captured by the subject matter, and able to engage well with the other delegates. Valuable learnings indeed!"

Ben Wilberforce-Ritchie

BAE Systems

In our busy lives we sometimes miss out on connecting with people. WIG is very good at putting people in touch with each other.

Survey of WIG Members

The amount of interactive exercises & practical advice; the women-only environment; the lovely facilitators; the safe environment

Julia Ewert

House of Lords

WIG is a great opportunity to hear from government on policy issues that will impact the private sector

Alex Hirom

Womble Bond Dickinson LLP

I am a massive fan of WIG.

Sir Nicholas Macpherson

Former Permanent Secretary, HM Treasury

"It was great hearing other's experiences of lockdown. Their perspectives have helped me to see it through their eyes and inspired some new approaches I will be trialling with my team."

Claire Dellar

NHS Digital

WIG runs great events, providing topical insights by good speakers.  This year they helped me second a senior official into my organisation. They found a great candidate and the process was seamless. Proud to be a WIG member.

Trevor Hutchings


Excellent, concise and impactive

Parveen Hassan MBE

Crown Prosecution Service

Best run programme I have been on

William Goldsmith

Every woman should attend this! Empowering, uplifting and insightful – I want more!

Jayne Price


A really high quality event, giving insight into the machinations and relationships within Whitehall.

Stacey King

BT Group

Built a network of fantastic peers which will serve me well over the coming years

Jasmine Kaur

HM Treasury

Fantastic organisation with impact far bigger than its size. It punches above its weight.

WIG Member Survey

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