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The psychology of leadership: motivation and resilience

19 Jan 2021
People, leadership, performance & diversity
CEO & entrepreneurs
CLO, ethics, risk, legal & compliance
CHRO, talent, learning & culture
CFO, finance, tax & treasury

For many, the world has become a much scarier place. This, combined with extended periods of home working, have led to well documented and widespread feelings of isolation and anxiety across workers at all levels. That's involved serious challenges around motivation and focus, collaboration with colleagues and productivity. Managers and leaders have, for some time now, been in the unenviable position of trying to...
SPEAKER(S): Jonathan Coppin, Psychotherapist, Moult Coppin Limited | Géza Palocsay, CEO, Adevinta Hungary
CHAIR: Stephen Pierce, Deputy Managing Director & Chief HR Officer, Hitachi Europe

Embedding sustainability & social value in procurement

20 Jan 2021
Climate, sustainability & society
Alignment, change & transformation
COO, climate, sustainability, supply & procurement

Balfour Beatty is a leading international infrastructure group who finance, develop, build and maintain innovative and efficient infrastructure that underpins daily life, supports communities and enables economic growth. Aaron Reid is a sustainable procurement and supply chain diversity...
SPEAKER(S): Aaron Reid, Head of Sustainable Procurement, Balfour Beatty
CHAIR: Meena Hans, Chief Sustainability Officer, Winmark

IBM: The Cutting Edge of B2B Marketing

20 Jan 2021
Innovation, operations & business models
Growth, media & international
CMO, marketing, communications & sales

Alison will lead a discussion on the trends of cutting edge B2B marketing and how brands need to redesign their approach to digital. With 27 years at the company under her belt, she now heads up a large international team responsible for marketing strategy and delivery of IBM’s brand and reputation, as well as its sales pipeline development.
SPEAKER(S): Alison Orsi, Vice President Marketing, Communications & Citizenship, IBM
CHAIR: James Kelliher, Chief Executive Officer, Whiteoaks International

The Burning Issues on the COO Plate

21 Jan 2021
People, leadership, performance & diversity
COO, climate, sustainability, supply & procurement

Nathan Bennett is the Author of Riding Shotgun: the role of the COO. Recently updated in 2018, the book is one of the few publications to attempt to crystallise the role of COO and the value it can bring to an organisation.
SPEAKER(S): Nate Bennett, Professor and Author, Georgia State University
CHAIR: Darren Carlile, Head of Customer Operations, Capital One

OrbitEarth: Tackling Climate Change

22 Jan 2021
Climate, sustainability & society
Affordable & social housing

UK social landlords and housing associations have a fundamental role to play in reducing the environmental impact that arises from building homes, as well as maintaining them. Orbit will talk us through their environmental policy & framework, ecological...
SPEAKER(S): Sam Scharf, Director of Community Investment, Orbit Group | Craig Wilcockson, Group People Director, Orbit Group
CHAIR: Vicky Askey, Director of Change and Improvement, Longhurst Group

Creating a Digital Business

27 Jan 2021
Tech, cyber, data & digital
CIO, information security, digital & data

The digital economy goes much further than simply using the new technologies; it is a way of re-thinking the company. According to a report by Gartner (“Six key steps to build a successful digital business”), by 2017, 25% of companies would have...
SPEAKER(S): Sean Gilchrist, Chief Digital Officer, The Co-operative Manchester
CHAIR: Andrew Marks, Chief Information Officer, The Paragon Group of Companies

The FRC transition to ARGA: strategic priorities & driving change

28 Jan 2021
Boards, governance & stakeholders
Presidents, chairs & non-executive directors

The Financial Reporting Council saw significant progress in its transition into the Audit, Reporting, Governance Authority (ARGA) in 2020. The transformation has been centred around recommendations from the Kingsman Review, with the aim being to drive step change in audit quality, corporate reporting & a new...
SPEAKER(S): Sir. Jon Thompson, CEO, Financial Reporting Council (FRC)
CHAIR: Diane Moore, Portfolio NED, Cantor Fitzgerald, Habib Bank & Axis Bank

Internal talent: Identifying & developing rising stars

10 Feb 2021
People, leadership, performance & diversity
CEO & entrepreneurs
CHRO, talent, learning & culture

Businesses would be nothing without their people. There has been much discussion about succession planning in businesses at the top level, but with the integration of the new generation of workers, the importance of leadership being able to identify, develop & support rising stars and breeding new talent has increased dramatically. In this session, we will look at the...
SPEAKER(S): Nick White, Head of Junior Talent EMEIA, Fujitsu | Nick Allan, CEO, Control Risks
CHAIR: George Mann, Senior Account Manager, Multiverse

​​​​​​​Putting Digital Innovation at the Heart of Housing Industry

11 Feb 2021
Innovation, operations & business models
Alignment, change & transformation
Affordable & social housing

Technology is leading to innovations in customer experience but it that leading to better engagement with clients and improved outcomes?
SPEAKER(S): David Ripley, Executive Director of Customer Services, Thirteen Housing Group
CHAIR: Jane Porter, Chief Operating Officer, Optivo

Better Data & Decisions: How to understand & manage your data to maximise insights & reporting

11 Feb 2021
Tech, cyber, data & digital
CIO, information security, digital & data
COO, climate, sustainability, supply & procurement
CFO, finance, tax & treasury

There's value in data, but there are also costs and risks. Who should be involved in managing data; from capture through to storage, analysis and, ultimately, its commercial and strategic use? In this discussion a CFO, CIO and COO explore where responsibilities lie and what works best.
SPEAKER(S): Benay Sager, COO, Intelligent Debt Management Group, South Africa | Nina Tatsiy, Regional CIO, British American Tobacco
CHAIR: Mike Aspinall, Chief Financial Officer, Exonar

In conversation with Saj Arshad Chief Customer & Innovation Officer at Santander

12 Feb 2021
Innovation, operations & business models
CMO, marketing, communications & sales

Saj Arshad has over 20 years of global commercial marketing experience with senior roles in mobile, consumer and finance. A Board Member and Fellow of the Marketing Society and a Member of the Marketing Week Vision 100, He has a wealth of expertise in all aspects of marketing, digital and sales in B2C and B2B businesses including...
SPEAKER(S): Saj Arshad, Chief Customer & Innovation Officer, Santander UK
CHAIR: Chris Daly, Chief Executive Officer, The Chartered Institute of Marketing

Leading through lockdown: integrity, purpose & governance

18 Feb 2021
Boards, governance & stakeholders
Purpose, values, strategy & culture
Presidents, chairs & non-executive directors
CEO & entrepreneurs
CHRO, talent, learning & culture

In this session we will look at how COVID-19 has changed the way organisations govern and the importance of the board leading with transparency and purpose. The pandemic brought about a whole new way of working, with an increased focus on how we communicate and engage with...
SPEAKER(S): Sir David Behan, Chair, HC-One | Atholl Duncan, Chair, Black Isle Group | Vivienne Artz, Chief Privacy Officer, London Stock Exchange
CHAIR: John Dembitz, Portfolio NED & Chairman

The Tax function challenges of global mobility in 2021

23 Feb 2021
CFO, finance, tax & treasury

The Covid crisis has led to a different scale of tax management challenge relating to internationally mobile workforces than in the past. During the lockdowns of 2020, many international groups saw the rapid increase in the number of employees working in locations outside the jurisdiction of their employer. It is a phenomenon which is evolving, but there will...
SPEAKER(S): Darren Tish, Head of Tax Compliance, M&G plc

Managing crises and supply chains: a Total SE case study

26 Feb 2021
Innovation, operations & business models
CLO, ethics, risk, legal & compliance
COO, climate, sustainability, supply & procurement

Total SE is a French multinational energy company founded in 1924 and one of the seven "Supermajor" oil companies in the world. It is present in over 130 countries and its businesses cover the entire oil and gas chain, from exploration and production, transportation, refining and trading. As part of its ambition to get to...
SPEAKER(S): Rowan McBrien, Vice President Legal, Europe & Central Asia, Total Exploration and Production
CHAIR: Alissa Foale, Chief Legal Officer, Brewin Dolphin Ltd

Rethinking how to innovate, communicate and embed culture – a Group CFO perspective

05 Mar 2021
Purpose, values, strategy & culture
CFO, finance, tax & treasury

PageGroup employs 7,000 people providing recruitment services in 37 countries. As Group CFO, Kelvin Stagg faces the challenge of engaging disbursed Finance teams across the organisation, a challenge made much more acute by Covid-19 lockdowns. The pandemic has shown that many...
SPEAKER(S): Kelvin Stagg, Chief Financial Officer, Page Group
CHAIR: Talita Ferreira, CEO, Authentic Change Solutions

Tech Governance & Risk

09 Mar 2021
Tech, cyber, data & digital
Boards, governance & stakeholders
CLO, ethics, risk, legal & compliance
CIO, information security, digital & data

Technology and data is now at the heart of most organisations and the governance, risk and compliance challenges its presents are material. It is no longer sufficient to treat technology as a distinct function of a business, to be treated in isolation. As it is vital to almost every business function, board and C-Suite members must be not only...
SPEAKER(S): Alexia Maas, SVP General Counsel, Volvo Financial Services | Christian Fahey, VP Legal Affairs, Inmarsat
CHAIR: Michael Harte, former Chief Operating Officer, Barclays plc and Santander UK

More than a seat at the table: breaking through the concrete ceiling

10 Mar 2021
People, leadership, performance & diversity
Affordable & social housing

Developing a diverse workforce team isn’t just a nice thing to do anymore. It’s an essential part of the business which will help ensure longevity in a time of rapid change. Despite attempts by the sector to improve diversity and...
SPEAKER(S): Mushtaq Khan, Chief Executive Officer, Housing Diversity Network | Althea Efunshile, Chair, Metropolitan Thames Valley
CHAIR: Elizabeth Froude, CEO, Platform Housing Group

The language of risk: articulating risk concepts

11 Mar 2021
Risk, ethics & geopolitics
Presidents, chairs & non-executive directors
CEO & entrepreneurs

What does risk mean to your organisation? Risk has often been side-lined as a tick box exercise, reviewed annually but very rarely developed and only ever brought into the limelight in times of crisis. Not understanding & addressing your risk effectively can impact the business in the short, medium & long-term.
SPEAKER(S): Alex Hindson, Chief Risk & Sustainability Officer, Argo Group | Marcia Cantor-Grable, Chair of the Board Risk Committee, Societe Generale
CHAIR: Christopher Burt, Co-founder & Director, Risk Coalition

The challenges of marketing in high-growth companies

16 Mar 2021
Alignment, change & transformation
Innovation, operations & business models
CMO, marketing, communications & sales

Apex Group Ltd. is a global financial services provider founded in 2003. With 45 offices worldwide Apex delivers a range of services to asset managers, capital markets, private clients and family offices. Over the past 5 years the company has pursued an...
SPEAKER(S): Rosie Guest, Global Head of Marketing and Communications, Apex Group Ltd
CHAIR: Danny Davis, Partner, DD Consulting

What CFOs expect from their in-house Tax functions

18 Mar 2021
People, leadership, performance & diversity
Alignment, change & transformation
Purpose, values, strategy & culture
CFO, finance, tax & treasury

As a cost-centre, in-house Tax functions are under constant pressure for resources, all the more so in the face of Covid-induced economic downturn. CFOs can be expected to apply additional scrutiny to headcount, budgets and location of all back-office functions. At this meeting, attendees will be able to...
SPEAKER(S): Patrick Butcher, Group CFO, Capita plc
CHAIR: Peter Mason, Former Group Tax Director, IMI plc

Building trust through employee engagement: a Fortnum & Mason case study

18 Mar 2021
People, leadership, performance & diversity
CHRO, talent, learning & culture

Engagement across a business has always been a focus for HR, however, it has now become pivotal for business success. Companies that get their employee strategy right show increased levels of trust at all levels in the business which in turn improves morale, productivity and organisational resilience...
SPEAKER(S): Alexandra Buxton, Culture & Talent Director, Fortnum & Mason
CHAIR: Wendy Cartwright, Advisory Board Chair, Global Diversity Practice and Portfolio NED

SETTING SUSTAINABILITY TARGETS AND ORGANISING TO DELIVER

24 Mar 2021
Growth, media & international
Climate, sustainability & society
People, leadership, performance & diversity
COO, climate, sustainability, supply & procurement

In the run up to Cop26, more and more corporations are announcing their emissions reduction targets. But are these targets ambitious enough to achieve 50% reduction by 2030? And how exactly are companies going to achieve them? Join our panel to get an in-depth view of how companies are setting their...
SPEAKER(S): Tjeerd Krumpelman, Global Head of Business Advisory, Reporting & Engagement, ABN AMRO | Scott Abrahams, Group Head Acceptance and Emerging Payments, MasterCard | Gabrielle Giner, Head of Environmental Sustainability, BT | Nancy Hobhouse, Senior Sustainability Manager, John Lewis
CHAIR: Sam Baker, Partner in Sustainability / ESG, Deloitte Consulting & Advisor at Chapter Zero

Buy-in/Buy-out market opportunities & Threats: 2020 review & looking forward

25 Mar 2021
Growth, media & international
Risk, ethics & geopolitics
Chair of pension trustees

2020 was an extraordinary year for the pensions industry, with the pandemic underpinning the frenzy of activity that schemes & Trustees were experiencing. For many schemes, it was time to take stock of their position and begin assessing their journey plan and what the future holds. In this session, we will review the...
SPEAKER(S): Sammy Cooper-Smith, Business Development, Rothesay Life | Simon Bramwell, Principal, Head of Longevity Risk Transactions, Barnett Waddingham
CHAIR: Daniel Barlow, Director, Law Debenture Pension Trustees

Improving accessibility & creating inclusive communities

26 Mar 2021
Purpose, values, strategy & culture
People, leadership, performance & diversity
Affordable & social housing

The social housing sector takes pride in providing care for their communities and the White Paper stands as a testament to the importance of building more suitable and inclusive homes. Now, more than ever, the coronavirus crisis has highlighted the vital work that carers do. It has also shown that, as a society, we need to...
SPEAKER(S): Julie Doyle, CEO, Longhurst Group | Nic Bungay, Director of Strategy and External Affairs, Habinteg
CHAIR: Neil Milliken, Global Head of Accessibility, Atos Group

Beyond the Tax function – professional opportunities for Heads of Tax

30 Mar 2021
People, leadership, performance & diversity
CFO, finance, tax & treasury

In a deep economic downturn, businesses will put all costs under the spotlight. With the value of the tax function, post-BEPS, focused on reputation and risk management rather than as a profit centre, CFOs may call into question expensive central London locations for tax functions and headcount in the tax function. Heads of Tax may be...
SPEAKER(S): Paul Morton, NED, HMRC | Sarah Fahy, Former Principal Advisor to Head of Tax, Sony

Driving Employee Engagement Through Leadership

31 Mar 2021
People, leadership, performance & diversity
CEO & entrepreneurs
Presidents, chairs & non-executive directors

Motivating and managing your workforce has never been so important or so challenging. Join this webinar to hear inspiring stories from Joanna Swash, CEO of Moneypenny and Emma Woods, CEO of Wagamama about...
SPEAKER(S): Joanna Swash, Group Chief Executive Officer, Moneypenny | Emma Woods, CEO, Wagamama
CHAIR: David Sole OBE, Founder, School for CEOs

Pensions: What to Expect in 2021

13 Apr 2021
Alignment, change & transformation
Affordable & social housing

The introduction of the Pension Schemes Act in 2021 is expected to lead to some of the most significant changes to the defined benefit pension regime in over a decade. Alongside this, the recent market volatility as a result of the...
SPEAKER(S): Luke Hothersall, Partner, Lane Clark & Peacock LLP (LCP) | Mike Richardson, Partner, Lane Clark & Peacock LLP (LCP) | Alexandra Stork, Consultant, Lane Clark & Peacock LLP (LCP)
CHAIR: Richard Soldan, Partner, Lane Clark & Peacock LLP (LCP)

Practical implications of CIGA & The Pension Schemes Act

15 Apr 2021
Alignment, change & transformation
Chair of pension trustees

In this session, we will explore the practical implementation of the Pension Schemes Act and Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act from the legal and covenant perspectives. Join our panel of speakers from Sackers and Penfida, who will give examples of the issues employers can face and the implications for trustees.
SPEAKER(S): Peter Murphy, Head of Pensions Litigation, Sackers | Faith Dickson, Partner, Sackers | Trevor Civval, Director, Penfida | Daniel Lappage, Partner, Penfida
CHAIR: Liz Airey, Chair of Trustees, Rolls-Royce UK Pension Fund

Investing in the New Normal

20 Apr 2021
Boards, governance & stakeholders
Innovation, operations & business models
Affordable & social housing

The Affordable Housing Sector is undergoing the biggest shake up in a generation which is causing Housing Associations to review business models, revenue-generating activities, development, cost efficiencies, etc – while maintaining their core purpose. Covid-19 has sent the UK economy into a nosedive, weak...
SPEAKER(S): Waqar Ahmed, Group Finance Director, L&Q Group | Rico Wojtulewicz, Head of Housing and Planning Policy, The National Federation of Builders
CHAIR: Simon Harden, Chair, Swan Housing Association

Sustainability: ESG & responsible reward

22 Apr 2021
Boards, governance & stakeholders
Climate, sustainability & society
Presidents, chairs & non-executive directors
CEO & entrepreneurs
CFO, finance, tax & treasury
COO, climate, sustainability, supply & procurement

As the pressure mounts on organisations to play their part in tackling the climate crisis, we’ll hear about some of the initiatives being used, what that journey looks like and why sustainability should be a key KPI for the future.
SPEAKER(S): Nick Lakin, Group Director of Corporate Affairs, Kingfisher | Laszlo Bekefi, General Manager, Coca-Cola HBC Hungary
CHAIR: Claudine​ Blamey, Head of Sustainability and Digital Strategy, Argent Services

Facilitating commercial decision-making

23 Apr 2021
Purpose, values, strategy & culture
CLO, ethics, risk, legal & compliance

Historically, in-house legal teams were viewed by many commercial colleagues as merely an admin or back office function. Thankfully, that view is now changing. Still, in many businesses, In-House Counsel are seen as ‘the department of No’, stifling growth, creativity and blocking progress. Overcoming these negative perceptions is crucial if...
SPEAKER(S): Dr Ákos Fekti, Country Legal Manager, Tesco | Zuzana Blazkova, Associate General Counsel, Kambi
CHAIR: Jeremy Mavor, Executive Director, Corporate Affairs and General Counsel, Arqiva

BLA Masterclass: Confident leadership in challenging circumstances

23 Apr 2021
People, leadership, performance & diversity
Academies

David will be focusing this session on how to be seen and heard as a leader in difficult circumstances. This about having the confidence to put yourself forward authentically when you don't have all the answers...
TRAINER(S): David Roylance, Voice, Leadership & Presentation Coach

Linkedin: B2B marketing trends for the next decade

26 Apr 2021
Innovation, operations & business models
CMO, marketing, communications & sales

Marketers always want to know, "what will change?". Let’s explore a more important question, "what won't change?". Why does ‘what won't change’ matter more? You can build a business on ideas that...
SPEAKER(S): Jennifer Shaw-Sweet, EMEA Lead, B2B Institute, LinkedIn
CHAIR: Ed FitzGerald, Director of Brand, Marketing & Sales, RPC

Diversity and Inclusion: Working Collaboratively Across The C-Suite

27 Apr 2021
Purpose, values, strategy & culture
CLO, ethics, risk, legal & compliance
CHRO, talent, learning & culture

Diversity and Inclusion is now firmly back on the corporate agenda. It is being incorporated into branding narratives, key strategic objectives and departmental KPI’s. Whilst the moral case for D&I is well understood, many organisations have yet to reap the rewards of being a truly inclusive employer. So, how do we...
SPEAKER(S): Rachel Jacobs, Group General Counsel & DEI Champion, Springer Nature Limited | Veronica Van Der Hoeven, Managing Director, People Strategy, MUFG Investor Services | Loraine Martins OBE, Director of Diversity and Inclusion Human Resources, Network Rail
CHAIR: Frank Douglas, CEO, Caerus Executive

CIO Career Paths

27 Apr 2021
People, leadership, performance & diversity
CIO, information security, digital & data

What’s the next step on the career path for ambitious CIOs? As businesses adapt to the digital economy, any COO must be able to demonstrate significant IT leadership skills in order to be successful. Businesses of all sizes are now scrambling to digitise their legacy business models and leverage data to improve operations and customer experiences. This large scale...
SPEAKER(S): Mark Foulsham, Chief Operating Officer, Kensington Mortgages | Caroline Sands, Partner and Head of CIO & Technology Officers Practice, Odgers Berndtson
CHAIR: Jeffrey Tan, Head Group Corporate Development & Group Technology, YCH Group

The Role of the COO in the age of AI

28 Apr 2021
Tech, cyber, data & digital
COO, climate, sustainability, supply & procurement

Imagine a future, in five to ten years time, where organisations have advanced, from today’s handful of AI proof of concepts and pilot projects, to that future where AI is fully embedded throughout the organisation. What will the new operating models look like? How will humans...
SPEAKER(S): Antony Turner, Freelance COO and Program Director. Founder, Coefficiency Lab
CHAIR: Talia Grantham, COO, Bright/Shift

Tax Technology Today

29 Apr 2021
Tech, cyber, data & digital
CFO, finance, tax & treasury

What are the practical technology solutions that in-house Tax functions can consider today, delivering value within reasonable budgets and timeframes? Which processes and projects, if automated, lead to the most benefit in terms of efficiency gains or risk management. What other...
CHAIR: Graham Tilbury, Head of Tax Technology Advisory, FTI Consulting

The sponsor covenant and optimising the scheme / sponsor relationship

06 May 2021
Boards, governance & stakeholders
People, leadership, performance & diversity
Chair of pension trustees

The relationship between Pension Scheme and Sponsor is unique amongst a Company’s creditors and can represent a key intangible asset to the Scheme. In this session we will discuss the ways trustees can make the relationship more effective to...
SPEAKER(S): Paul Jameson, Managing Partner & CEO, Penfida | Julian Goodwin, Partner, Penfida
CHAIR: Susan Jee, Chairman, Babcock International Pension Scheme

Insights from London Business School on leading high performing teams

11 May 2021
People, leadership, performance & diversity
CHRO, talent, learning & culture

The pressure of remote working and increased workloads placed on teams mean that they often spend more time working as disparate individuals rather than exploiting the advantages of working as a collaborative unit. As senior teams are...
SPEAKER(S): Randall Peterson, Professor of Organisational Behaviour, London Business School
CHAIR: Chris Rowlands, Group Director, Executive Network Group

Creating Safe Environments & Improving Behaviours

12 May 2021
People, leadership, performance & diversity
Affordable & social housing

The pandemic has driven people indoors and changed the way social landlords work and engage with communities, as well as increasing pressures in those communities. The sector has seen a huge spike of anti-social behaviour (ASB) cases in the past few months as tensions...
SPEAKER(S): Chris Grose, Head of Housing Advisory Services, Capsticks Solicitors | Karen Ransted, Anti-Social Behaviour Service Manager, Aster Group
CHAIR: Janine Green, Award Winning Specialist in Community Safety & Anti-social Behaviour

Is it time to rethink the Board model?

13 May 2021
Boards, governance & stakeholders
Presidents, chairs & non-executive directors
CEO & entrepreneurs
CFO, finance, tax & treasury

The changes to the way we work created much debate in C-Suite on whether the current board model is outdated. Organisations are tackling the developing requirements of their people and clients, and aligning new strategies has never been more important to the future success of the business. But is the...
SPEAKER(S): Nikki Demby, Chair of Remco, Essentra plc & Partner, Stork & May | Alice Maynard, NED, HMRC and Chair, People and Nominations Committee Board Member, Transport for London
CHAIR: Patrick Dunne, Chair EY Foundation, Author of "Boards"

A Transformation to One Procurement

13 May 2021
Alignment, change & transformation
Innovation, operations & business models
COO, climate, sustainability, supply & procurement

Alex Jennings, Group Chief Procurement Officer at DS Smith will talk CPO members through how they combined processes, technology, organisational design, governance, compliance and change management to create a One Procurement approach. This procurement initiative that was...
SPEAKER(S): Alex Jennings, Group Chief Procurement Officer, DS Smith
CHAIR: Rhys Bush, Regional VP, EMEA, Avetta

CSA Masterclass: Assessing the capability of your senior team workshop

14 May 2021
People, leadership, performance & diversity
Academies

In a world of finite resource, the team will need to engage with external talent to maximise its potential. But what’s the best way to approach this problem? How do you maximise your internal capability by engaging with Open Talent?
TRAINER(S): David Alberts, CoFounder, Been There Done That | Matthew Hook, Strategy Lead, BeenThereDoneThat

Managing relations with the board and C-Suite

19 May 2021
Boards, governance & stakeholders
CLO, ethics, risk, legal & compliance

CLOs have a key role in promoting trust and confidence within the C-Suite. Transparency, accountability and clear and honest communication are vital to achieving this. In this session, we explore how the CLO can make an effective contribution to C-suite and board effectiveness...
SPEAKER(S): David Johnston, General Counsel, Car Trawler | Maaike de Bie, Group General Counsel and Company Secretary, easyJet
CHAIR: Lucy Beaumont, General Counsel, Unilever UK Limited

The Dangers of Data

20 May 2021
Tech, cyber, data & digital
CMO, marketing, communications & sales

In this session, Rory Sutherland, Vice President of Ogilvy will argue that many business leaders may be developing a disproportionate love of decisions that rely on mathematical formulas or models, because it means they can offload the burden of an...
SPEAKER(S): Rory Sutherland, Vice Chairman, Ogilvy UK
CHAIR: Annabel Venner, Chair of Fellows, Marketing Society and Former Global Brand Director, Hiscox

BLA Masterclass: One Day MBA

21 May 2021
Purpose, values, strategy & culture
Academies

A full-day Masterclass that introduces the key concepts and tools covered in a full MBA and puts them in the context of real world business challenges. Utilising practical exercises and thought leadership, the course is...
TRAINER(S): John Jeffcock, CEO, Winmark

HMRC Briefing

24 May 2021
Boards, governance & stakeholders
CFO, finance, tax & treasury

Something of an annual fixture in the Tax Director Network programme, this meeting is an opportunity for members to hear directly from Jo Wakeman, Director of Large Business at HMRC, and senior members of her team on...
SPEAKER(S): Jo Wakeman, Director of Large Business, HMRC

The impact of cyber threats and evolving data privacy regulation on pension schemes

24 May 2021
Boards, governance & stakeholders
Chair of pension trustees

The changes to the way we work have only increased the threat of cyber-attacks. In this session, we will explore how cyber-attacks have evolved and why vigilance has never been more important. Furthermore, the recent cases of data protection fines have only...
SPEAKER(S): Sheila Pancholi, Partner, Technology Risk Assurance, RSM | Sarah Henderson, Senior Associate, Sackers
CHAIR: Daniel Barlow, Director, Law Debenture Pension Trustees

COMMITMENT AND MOMENTUM – THE KEYS TO SUSTAINABILITY TRACTION

26 May 2021
Climate, sustainability & society
Boards, governance & stakeholders
COO, climate, sustainability, supply & procurement

One of the most critical parts of any organisation’s sustainability journey is creating real commitment to delivering results. Vanessa will give us an overview of Pernod Ricard’s sustainability journey and share with us how she is tackling the challenge of...
SPEAKER(S): Vanessa Wright, VP Global Sustainability, Pernod Ricard
CHAIR: Isidora Díaz Heredia, Chief HSE and Sustainability Officer, Parques Reunidos Group

Digitalisation: How the speed of innovation is changing business

27 May 2021
Innovation, operations & business models
Presidents, chairs & non-executive directors
CEO & entrepreneurs
CIO, information security, digital & data
CFO, finance, tax & treasury

The world of work changed dramatically in 2020, with the pandemic forcing companies to embrace technology more than ever before. Businesses need to have the right processes in place to help support productivity internally, with many already sighting improvements in the culture. With this comes the increased capability of supporting customers who's...
SPEAKER(S): Andrew Rear, Non-Executive, Chairman Buckle | Dax Grant, CIO - Global Operations, HSBC Bank | Ed Greig, Chief Disruptor, Deloitte Digital
CHAIR: Nikola Dinsing, Regional Director, GTM, Multiverse

Anatomy of a strategic acquisition – towards a ‘greener’ portfolio

08 Jun 2021
Climate, sustainability & society
CFO, finance, tax & treasury
Presidents, chairs & non-executive directors
COO, climate, sustainability, supply & procurement

Anglo Pacific recently completed a US$205m acquisition of a cobalt stream from the Voisey’s Bay mine in Canada. This transaction achieved the two most pressing strategic challenges facing the Company: that...
SPEAKER(S): Kevin Flynn, CFO, Anglo Pacific | George Latham, Managing Partner, WHEB Asset Management

The Funding Code & key considerations for pension schemes

08 Jun 2021
Alignment, change & transformation
Chair of pension trustees

The scheme funding consultation gives a clear indication of TPR's expectations of trustees, schemes & sponsors around long-term funding targets and journey planning. However, it will still be sometime yet before the new regime is fully in force. Ahead of the expected...
SPEAKER(S): Steve Hitchiner, Partner, Actuary, Barnett Waddingham LLP
CHAIR: Ross Russell, Director, RRL

Board succession planning: getting the right combination of difference

10 Jun 2021
Purpose, values, strategy & culture
Presidents, chairs & non-executive directors
CEO & entrepreneurs

Whilst the case for greater diversity on boards has been generally accepted, it still leaves the problem of where and how businesses can find and develop suitably qualified candidates from different backgrounds. In this session, we look at the big picture and ask...
SPEAKER(S): Fiona Hathorn, CEO & Portfolio NED WOB UK | Justine Lutterodt, NED, Nominations Committee Chartered Institute of Taxation & Director Centre for Synchronous Leadership
CHAIR: Alice Maynard, NED, HMRC and Chair, People and Nominations Committee Board Member, Transport for London

Resilience, Agility & Building Stronger Defences Against Cyber-Attacks

11 Jun 2021
Tech, cyber, data & digital
Affordable & social housing
CIO, information security, digital & data

With complicated IT environments and a complex cyber threat landscape, becoming a cyber resilient organisation and delivering the services your organisation needs, can feel like an unattainable goal. We want robust IT systems and services to support the organisation but it can be difficult to feel it is secure and reliable. We need to manage...
SPEAKER(S): Paul Davies, CISO, Harrods | Andrew Beckett, Managing Director EMEA Cyber Risk, Kroll
CHAIR: Mark Brown, Managing Director, Cyber Security & Information Resilience, Consulting Services, BSI

Baking in sustainability from the operations up

14 Jun 2021
Innovation, operations & business models
Boards, governance & stakeholders
Purpose, values, strategy & culture
COO, climate, sustainability, supply & procurement

Gladys Naylor, Group Head of Sustainability, with 23 years at the Mondi Group and a background in engineering will share their bottom-up operational and top-down strategic approach to deploying sustainability across the value chain. Ms Naylor will discuss the...
SPEAKER(S): Gladys Naylor, Group Head of Sustainability, Mondi
CHAIR: Xenia zu Hohenlohe, Founding Partner, Considerate Group

Tackling Inequality to Unlock Talent

15 Jun 2021
People, leadership, performance & diversity
CEO & entrepreneurs
CHRO, talent, learning & culture
Affordable & social housing
Presidents, chairs & non-executive directors

The benefits for companies that have a strong social purpose are well known and include improved employee satisfaction and retention, greater organisational resilience, and stronger financial performance. And as the debate around social inequality, diversity and ESG has matured in recent years, many private...
SPEAKER(S): Rosie Ferguson, CEO, House of St Barnabas | Steph Ahrens, Executive Director, Morgan Stanley
CHAIR: Fiona Kempster, Early Talent Director, Multiverse

Large Business Review consultation meeting with HMRC

15 Jun 2021
Alignment, change & transformation
CFO, finance, tax & treasury

HMRC is currently undergoing a review of how it engages with large businesses. This forms part of a broader 10-year strategic review of tax administration. Many members will have provided input into this process through representative organisations/institutes (CBI, CIOT, etc). We're pleased to...

*Please contact anna.maschietto@winmarkglobal.com to register your interest and more information will be circulated in due course.*
SPEAKER(S): Angela Bowman, Strategic Lead for Capability and Professionalism for Large Business, HMRC | Victoria Garton, Strategic Risk Lead - Large Business, HMRC

Supply Chain Resilience

17 Jun 2021
Tech, cyber, data & digital
COO, climate, sustainability, supply & procurement

The pandemic has highlighted that global supply chains can be both fragile and vulnerable. As we slowly emerge from this crisis, now is the perfect time for procurement professionals to start looking at how they can mitigate effectively against future risk and build in...
SPEAKER(S): Matt Stallard, Head Of Group Procurement, Sainsbury's
CHAIR: Daniel Cameron, Chief Procurement Officer, Quilter PLC

BEA Masterclass: Executive MBA

18 Jun 2021
Purpose, values, strategy & culture
Academies

A full-day Masterclass that introduces EAs to the key concepts and tools covered in a full MBA and uses real world examples to put them in context. Utilising practical exercises and thought leadership, the course is designed to expand your knowledge and challenge your view of your...
TRAINER(S): John Jeffcock, CEO, Winmark

ESG: going beyond standard reporting & compliance

22 Jun 2021
Alignment, change & transformation
Chair of pension trustees

In this session we will discuss some of the innovative ways schemes are approaching ESG, looking at the work Trustee boards and advisers are doing to move beyond the standard reporting and compliance work that has historically satisfied demands of the regulator & sponsor. ESG continues to be a topic high on the agenda for all organisations, not just...
SPEAKER(S): Stephanie Niven, Global Sustainable Equity Portfolio Manager, Ninety One | Edwin Whitehead, Responsible Investment Lead, Redington
CHAIR: Robert Branagh, Chief Executive Officer, London Pensions Fund Authority

The Future of Learning: EdTech’s Impact

23 Jun 2021
Tech, cyber, data & digital
CIO, information security, digital & data
CHRO, talent, learning & culture

Academia is expected to go through seismic changes over the next decade as the portability of credentials explodes and EdTech touches every aspect of learning. Will universities be overtaken by brands like BYJU (India), Yuanfudao (China) and VIPKid (China)? Or will the likes...
SPEAKER(S): Roy Hart, Chief Information Officer, British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) | Susana Jurado Apruzzese, Head of Open Innovation with Academia, Telefonica | Chris Robinson, Director of Information Systems and Digital Services, Manchester Metropolitan University
CHAIR: Shuvo Saha, Former Director, EMEA Customer Programmes, Google

Know your Audience: The changing consumer landscape

24 Jun 2021
Innovation, operations & business models
Alignment, change & transformation
CEO & entrepreneurs
Presidents, chairs & non-executive directors
CMO, marketing, communications & sales

Throughout COVID-19 organisations have responded in various different ways to ensure they can to operate and deliver services to their customers. Despite the necessity of these changes, businesses have seen their customers’ requirements develop and...
SPEAKER(S): Jim Needell, Chief Client Officer, Ipsos MORI
CHAIR: Juliet Slot, NED, British Olympic Association

PensionChair Remuneration Survey Launch 2021

29 Jun 2021
Boards, governance & stakeholders
Chair of pension trustees

Our annual remuneration survey of Pension Fund Chairs and Trustees is designed to help you benchmark your scheme. At the survey launch, we will be sharing the main findings and any trends as well as insights into the current priorities and challenges facing schemes including how trustee boards are addressing diversity and inclusion.
SPEAKER(S): Danny Wilding, Partner, Barnett Waddingham | Sonia Kataora, Partner and Head of DC Investment, Barnett Waddingham | John Madden, Research Director, Winmark
CHAIR: Jane Allen, Professional Trustee, the Economist Scheme

Financial Transaction Transfer Pricing & the Impact of New Guidelines

30 Jun 2021
Boards, governance & stakeholders
CFO, finance, tax & treasury

With the help of TDN’s Technical Partners FTI Consulting, the meeting will examine the technical and management issues that arise following the OCED’s final Transfer Pricing Guidelines on Financial Transactions (TPG-FT) published in February 2020. This meeting builds on a...
CHAIR: Paul Pritchard, Managing Director, European Tax Advisory, FTI Consulting | Chris Liu, Managing Director, FTI Consulting

BLA Masterclass: Building a Culture that supports Diversity of Thought

02 Jul 2021
People, leadership, performance & diversity
Academies

As highlighted by recent events, 'group think' can lead to missed opportunity, and sometimes catastrophic failure. Organisations are not immune to this and a lack of diversity of thought at the top and a 'company way' of doing things often stifles innovation.
Some organisations have found that...
TRAINER(S): Helen May, Associate, Sheridan Resolutions

Keeping Sustainability a Leadership Priority

06 Jul 2021
Climate, sustainability & society
Boards, governance & stakeholders
COO, climate, sustainability, supply & procurement
Presidents, chairs & non-executive directors

The session is designed to help CSO’s ensure that Boards, CEOs and C-Suite Executives keep sustainability high on their agenda. Whether making economic choices in favour of sustainability over profitability or setting meaningful targets, the Board need to get...
SPEAKER(S): Susan Hooper, Non-Executive Director, Uber | Christopher Reeves, Director - ESG, John Laing Group plc
CHAIR: Richard Nugee, Climate Change and Sustainability Strategy Lead, Ministry of Defence

Intentional Integrity with Rob Chesnut, former GC, Airbnb

07 Jul 2021
Purpose, values, strategy & culture
CLO, ethics, risk, legal & compliance
CHRO, talent, learning & culture

Former General Counsel of Airbnb, Robert Chesnut is convinced that companies that do not think seriously about– integrity – a crucial element of corporate culture, are destined to fail. This thought-provoking, interactive experience will..
SPEAKER(S): Rob Chesnut, Former Chief Ethics Officer & General Counsel, Airbnb
CHAIR: Vincent Pringiers, General Counsel, Maxion Wheels

Administration and the 3 D’s: Data, Digitalisation & Dashboards

08 Jul 2021
Tech, cyber, data & digital
Chair of pension trustees

In this session, we will explore 3 key areas that are evolving the administration market and how important it will be for Trustees to understand their benefits to the pension scheme. We will look at how data is changing the way we manage the membership, why innovation is playing a key role for administrators in the new world of...
SPEAKER(S): Kevin Allwork, Head of Projects, XPS Administration | John Doherty, Senior Process and Technical Analyst, Administration Services Group, XPS Administration | Toby Clark, Client Relationship Manager, XPS Administration

Navigating complexity and Speed of Change

09 Jul 2021
Climate, sustainability & society
Tech, cyber, data & digital
CFO, finance, tax & treasury

This meeting will consider a number of ‘megatrends’, such as future of the built environment, digitalisation and ESG, and examine how in-house Finance functions can navigate the complexity and rapid speed of change. How should CFOs identify priorities? What are the implications for capital allocation and cash flow?
SPEAKER(S): Nick Brown, Finance Director, M&G Real Estate
CHAIR: Patrick Butcher, Former Group CFO, Capita plc & Go-Ahead

Values, purpose and ESG in B2B marketing

13 Jul 2021
Purpose, values, strategy & culture
CMO, marketing, communications & sales
COO, climate, sustainability, supply & procurement

It is often said that consumers buy based on emotion and business buyers make decisions based on logic. But how true is this? Some studies suggest otherwise. Google, Gartner and Motista found that B2B buyers are more...
SPEAKER(S): Leeya Hendricks, Chief Marketing Officer, Delta Capita
CHAIR: James Kelliher, CEO, Whiteoaks International

Next-generation boards and board apprentices

13 Jul 2021
Boards, governance & stakeholders
Presidents, chairs & non-executive directors

Today's leaders are increasingly recognising that they have to think very differently in terms of leadership as a mindset and about future leadership. We will be in conversation with both the founder and a member of, a pioneering next-generation board. Rebecca Robins, Global Chief Learning and Culture Officer at Interbrand, will share...
SPEAKER(S): Rebecca Robins, Global Chief Learning and Culture Officer, Interbrand | Margherita Cortesi, Consultant, Strategy, Interbrand
CHAIR: Patrick Dunne, Chair EY Foundation, Author of "Boards"

Building a Data Business

14 Jul 2021
Tech, cyber, data & digital
CEO & entrepreneurs
COO, climate, sustainability, supply & procurement
Presidents, chairs & non-executive directors

Cameron Ireland was CEO of BoardEx, one of the most successful business units in FTSE250 Euromoney PLC. He has significant experience in building data businesses and will talk members through the issues around data collection, such as...
SPEAKER(S): Cameron Ireland, CEO, BoardEx
CHAIR: Matthew Bayfield, Former CEO, Parity Group

Winmark discussion group: implementing hybrid working models

15 Jul 2021
People, leadership, performance & diversity
CHRO, talent, learning & culture

Most organisations are now finalising their plans for a gradual but permanent return to the workplace. As most employers have committed to support continued remote working, organisations are now grappling with what their ‘hybrid’ working models will...

*This meeting is reserved to members only*

Tax and penguins: adventures of a Tax Director in the South Atlantic

15 Jul 2021
Innovation, operations & business models
CFO, finance, tax & treasury

Opportunities for Tax Directors can take them to the other side of the world. In this lunchtime talk, Esther Green will tell us how she swapped Birmingham for the South Atlantic when she took a role as Head of Tax for the Falkland Islands. Esther will discuss the personal and...
SPEAKER(S): Esther Green, Former Head of Tax, Falkland Islands Government

Grenfell Tower: 4 Years On

20 Jul 2021
Boards, governance & stakeholders
Affordable & social housing

Following the tragic incident at Grenfell Tower, we must learn, reflect, and do everything in our power to make sure this never happens again. This session will recap on the current position in relation to various current inquiries, advise members on what they should be doing to...
SPEAKER(S): Dame Judith Hackitt, Chair, Industry Safety Group | Tim Galloway, Deputy Director Building Safety Programme, Health and Safety Executive (HSE)
CHAIR: Elizabeth Froude, CEO, Platform Housing Group

Powering Business Model Transformation

27 Jul 2021
Innovation, operations & business models
CIO, information security, digital & data
CEO & entrepreneurs

This session will start by looking at the megatrends and key influences, such as data and the cloud that can be harnessed by organisations seeking to constantly adapt to today's ever-changing business terrain.
Joe Locandro, Chief Digital & Business Transformation Officer, AEMO, who has worked as a...
SPEAKER(S): Joe Locandro, Chief Digital & Business Transformation Officer, Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO) | Andre Blumberg, Senior Director - Information Technology, CLP Group (China Light and Power)
CHAIR: Peter Smith, Managing Partner & CTO, CIO Connect

What the 2020 SHPS Valuation means for your organisation

03 Sep 2021
People, leadership, performance & diversity
Affordable & social housing

The Social Housing Pension Scheme has published the long-awaited results of its 2020 valuation. Given the increased contribution rates come into force from 1 April 2022, there is limited time for...
SPEAKER(S): Luke Hothersall, Partner, Lane Clark & Peacock LLP (LPC) | Damian Bailey, Actuary and Principal, Lane Clark & Peacock LLP (LPC)
CHAIR: Mike Richardson, Partner, Lane Clark & Peacock LLP (LPC)

Trustee Board Effectiveness: Discretionary decision-making

07 Sep 2021
Boards, governance & stakeholders
Chair of pension trustees

Trustee effectiveness is critical to the outcome for pension scheme members. As running pension schemes become more complex and regulatory scrutiny only grows it is important for Chairs to ensure the decisions made by...
SPEAKER(S): James Bingham, Partner, Sackers

Post-pandemic workforce reskilling and upskilling

14 Sep 2021
Alignment, change & transformation
CHRO, talent, learning & culture
CIO, information security, digital & data

The post-pandemic economic and cultural climate combined with rapid adoption of new technologies, has dramatically upended traditional ways of working. For HR and IT leaders, there is an urgent need to assess the skills and capabilities within their...
SPEAKER(S): Rebecca Robins, Global Chief Learning and Culture Officer, Interbrand | Tom Lovell, Managing Director, TechSkills
CHAIR: Donald Taylor, Network Chair, Emerge Education

Designing a Tax Control Framework to fit your operating model

14 Sep 2021
Purpose, values, strategy & culture
CFO, finance, tax & treasury

An effective Tax Control Framework will be aligned to the tax function operating model and each of the businesses it supports. In many countries it will be the tax authorities’ starting point in risk-based audits, so should not just sit on the shelf. When developing a TCF, what are the...
SPEAKER(S): Adam Eagers, Group Tax Director (Europe), AS Watson

Sanofi Case Study – Repositioning Procurement

15 Sep 2021
Innovation, operations & business models
COO, climate, sustainability, supply & procurement

This case study is about how to empower procurement during a time of change. Stephen Cobham, Chief Procurement Officer, Sanofi, the French pharmaceutical company that has revenues in excess of...
SPEAKER(S): Stephen Cobham, Chief Procurement Office, Sanofi
CHAIR: Rhys Bush, Regional Vice President - EMEA, Avetta

Stakeholders vs Shareholders: aligning interests and the role of the board

16 Sep 2021
Boards, governance & stakeholders
Presidents, chairs & non-executive directors

Shareholder-value thinking still dominates the business world. But in today’s purpose-driven, complex, and fast-changing world, a culture of driving shareholder value alone is becoming ineffective, and increasingly there is an expectation that businesses will take into...
SPEAKER(S): Celia Pronto, Non-Executive Director, South East Water, Moto Hospitality, Samworth Brothers and an ambassador for Women on Boards | Dr. Roger Barker, Director of Policy and Corporate Governance, Institute of Directors (IoD)
CHAIR: Dominic Johnson CBE, CEO & Founding Partner, Somerset Capital Management LLP

The GC role in achieving net-zero

17 Sep 2021
Climate, sustainability & society
CLO, ethics, risk, legal & compliance

ESG issues, particularly around climate action and Net Zero are gaining huge traction in businesses and society. This is both due to the environmental imperative and because inaction from companies on climate change now poses substantial enterprise and business continuity risks including...
SPEAKER(S): Kirin Kalsi, Head of Legal UK, E.ON | Mark Maurice-Jones, General Counsel & Compliance Officer, UK & Ireland, Nestlé
CHAIR: Adam Woodhall, Executive Director, Lawyers for net-zero

Winmark presents: The COO Sessions with Professor Nate Bennett

20 Sep 2021
People, leadership, performance & diversity
COO, climate, sustainability, supply & procurement

'The role of Chief Operating Officer is paramount. In fact, it's arguable that the number two position is the toughest job in a company. COOs play a critical part in executing the strategies developed by top management. And, in many cases, they...
SPEAKER(S): Nate Bennett, Professor, Georgia State University
CHAIR: Mike Wright, former COO, China Construction Bank

What happened at Greensill Capital? The Finance Director’s perspective

21 Sep 2021
People, leadership, performance & diversity
CFO, finance, tax & treasury

How did a 'fintech unicorn' rise up so rapidly to a $7bn valuation and fall so abruptly in a few months? The story involves high-profile entrepreneurs and investors, questions about the oversight of regulators and a lobbying scandal in the UK. Attendees will hear the story behind the...
SPEAKER(S): Al Eadie, former Group Finance Director, Greensill Capital
CHAIR: Simon Lindrea, Head of UK CFO and Financial Services Practice, Page Group

Sustainability Leadership: Making the Case and Activating Change

22 Sep 2021
People, leadership, performance & diversity
COO, climate, sustainability, supply & procurement

The session will start with a focus on leadership and how to set yourself, as CSO, and your organisation up for success. It will share proven methods of effecting...
SPEAKER(S): Andy Wales, Chief Digital Impact & Sustainability Officer, BT
CHAIR: Andrew Lowe, Senior Client Partner, Korn Ferry

What are the challenges with retrofitting?

22 Sep 2021
Climate, sustainability & society
Affordable & social housing

From the fast-approaching 2050 net-zero target, through to new building regulations coming our way, it's fair to say there is lots on the horizon. Undoubtedly, there is an enormous...
SPEAKER(S): Joanne Wheeler, Senior Sustainability Advisor, UK Green Building Council (UK-GBC) | Ronan Leyden, Head of Sustainable Places, Bioregional | Julie Alexander, Director of Technology and Innovation, Places for People
CHAIR: Joanna Hills, Director of Assets and Services, Raven Housing Trust

Practice what you preach: Building a community with purpose

23 Sep 2021
Boards, governance & stakeholders
Purpose, values, strategy & culture
CEO & entrepreneurs
CMO, marketing, communications & sales

The Ellen MacArthur Foundation brings together businesses, innovators, cities, governments, universities, and thought leaders to build and scale a circular economy....
SPEAKER(S): Kimberley Heath, Experience Manager, the Ellen MacArthur Foundation Network | Carme Raventos, Account Manager, Zapnito
CHAIR: John Jeffcock, CEO, Chief Executive

Investment, funding and integrated risk on the path to the end-game

23 Sep 2021
Boards, governance & stakeholders
Chair of pension trustees

In this session, we will highlight how trustee boards can effectively monitor investment and funding on their end game journey, utilising...
SPEAKER(S): Chris Ramsey, Principal and Head of DB Endgame, Barnett Waddingham | Karen Heaven, Managing Director, Redington
CHAIR: Dan Richards, Chair of Trustees, Macmillan Pensions

BLA Masterclass: One Day MBA

24 Sep 2021
Purpose, values, strategy & culture
Academies

A full-day Masterclass that introduces the key concepts and tools covered in a full MBA and puts them in the context of real-world business challenges. Utilising practical exercises and thought leadership, the course is designed to expand your knowledge and challenge your view of your own...
TRAINER(S): John Jeffcock, CEO, Winmark

Chairing a Government Department

27 Sep 2021
Boards, governance & stakeholders
Presidents, chairs & non-executive directors

Dame Jayne-Anne Gadhia will share with NED members her experiences of chairing a key State Department, the HMRC which has an annual budget of £4bn and 58,000 employees. She will address the unique differences between...
SPEAKER(S): Dame Jayne-Anne Gadhia, Chair, HMRC and member of the UK government’s Industrial Strategy Council
CHAIR: Lord Wood of Anfield, House of Lords & Fellow of Practice, Blavatnik School of Government, Oxford University

Mark Bullingham, CEO, The FA: what I wish I knew before I was a CEO

30 Sep 2021
People, leadership, performance & diversity
CEO & entrepreneurs
CMO, marketing, communications & sales

What I wish I knew before I was a CEO
Mark Bullingham was named the FA’s Chief Executive Officer in August 2019. He joined in 2016 and previously led the commercial, marketing, digital, and participation functions, where under his tenure, annual revenue rose by over £100m.
A marketing and advertising professional by trade, Mark previously held...
SPEAKER(S): Mark Bullingham, CEO, The FA Group
CHAIR: Craig Donaldson, Former CEO, Metro Bank

Strengthening the Customer Voice & the Future of Consumer Regulation

05 Oct 2021
Boards, governance & stakeholders
Affordable & social housing

What a strange but interesting year it’s been for housing and for tenant engagement. For those who thought tenant engagement was only about gathering in common rooms and community halls, the past year has been a revelation. Changes that we thought...
SPEAKER(S): Kate Dodsworth, Director of Consumer Regulation, Regulator of Social Housing
CHAIR: Elizabeth Froude, Group Chief Executive Officer, Platform Housing Group

Translating technology: bridging the gap between IT experts and the business

07 Oct 2021
Tech, cyber, data & digital
CEO & entrepreneurs
CIO, information security, digital & data
Presidents, chairs & non-executive directors

The scale, complexity and speed of change in the world of data and technology means there is often a disconnect between internal data experts and commercial teams and customers. All businesses require ‘data and tech translators’ who can not only understand how to...
SPEAKER(S): Andrew Marks, Chief Information Officer, Paragon Group | Aruj Haider, Chief Digital and Innovation Officer, Westminster City Council | Tim Moody, Head of Application and Multi Cloud, Fujitsu
CHAIR: Lisa Barrett, Vice President, Learning, Innovation and Operations, Multiverse

Getting maximum value from your benefit provision and communicating effectively with your staff

08 Oct 2021
People, leadership, performance & diversity
Affordable & social housing

The purpose of any benefits strategy is usually to ensure your employees feel motivated, valued, and secure in their jobs. Sadly, our latest research shows that many employees do not feel this way with 55% of employees stating that they do not feel their employer cares about them. Understandably, this is...
SPEAKER(S): Chris Bunford, Principal, Lane Clark & Peacock LLP (LCP) | Josh Hayes, Associate consultant, Lane Clark & Peacock LLP (LCP)
CHAIR: Richard Soldan, Partner, Lane Clark & Peacock LLP (LCP)

Creating high levels of team performance through trust & humanity in leadership

11 Oct 2021
People, leadership, performance & diversity
Academies

The level of trust that individuals have in their organisation and how humane leaders are perceived to be can either enhance or deter performance. This one-day course will help you assess the...
TRAINER(S): Talita Ferreira, CEO, Authentic Change Solutions & NED, Tandem Bank and Ford Credit Europe

Supply Chain Technology: From Today to Tomorrow – The Practitioners’ View

14 Oct 2021
Tech, cyber, data & digital
CIO, information security, digital & data
COO, climate, sustainability, supply & procurement

As supply chain vulnerabilities become a greater source of risk, companies are having to invest more time and energy in ensuring their products can reach customers. It is also clear that industry cannot continue...

To book your place at this event please email events@winmarkglobal.com
SPEAKER(S): Noel Singgih, Chief Information Officer – APAC, DHL Supply Chain | Ho Ghim Siew, Head of Group Strategy & Cargo Solutions, PSA International Pte Ltd | Jeffrey Tan, Head, Group Corporate Development & Group Technology, YCH Group
CHAIR: Ferhad Ismail, Head of TMS Solutions, Toll Group

Taking the next step to GC level

19 Oct 2021
People, leadership, performance & diversity
CLO, ethics, risk, legal & compliance

What are the skills and knowledge that you need to develop to ensure you are on the right path to becoming general counsel? How do you get on the radar of the right people? At this session, we hear from a panel of...
SPEAKER(S): Tim Greenwell, Chief Legal & Risk Officer, Southampton FC | Sarah Kelly, Partner, The Panel | Orla Joyce, Head of Legal, Heineken Limited | Eleanor Daly, General Counsel, FEXCO Group
CHAIR: Martin Nolan, General Counsel & Company Secretary, Skyscanner

Working efficiently in a hybrid model

19 Oct 2021
Innovation, operations & business models
CFO, finance, tax & treasury

Many companies responded well to the challenges of lockdowns in 2020-21, showing a resilience that highlighted the possibilities of new ways of working in the long term. As responses to the initial crisis give...
CHAIR: Peter Mason, Former Group Tax Director, IMI plc

HR beyond the C-Suite: Strategy, leadership and the board

20 Oct 2021
People, leadership, performance & diversity
CHRO, talent, learning & culture

Peter Drucker once famously said ‘Culture eats strategy for breakfast’. Despite this, less than 18% of the world’s companies take into account the true reality of their corporate culture before implementing a strategic change process. As every HR leader knows, it doesn’t matter if...
SPEAKER(S): Andrew Kakabadse, Professor of Governance & Leadership, Henley Business School
CHAIR: Haidée Klein, Head of HR – Europe, GLP

Are inflation fears real? How should CFOs respond?

20 Oct 2021
Risk, ethics & geopolitics
CFO, finance, tax & treasury
COO, climate, sustainability, supply & procurement
Presidents, chairs & non-executive directors

Driven by supply chain disruption and labour shortages the UK inflation rate is expected to reach 4% by the end of the year. The Bank of England expects inflation to return to its target 2% rate in the medium-term. However, there is a...
SPEAKER(S): Martin Wolf, Chief Economics Commentator, Financial Times
CHAIR: Patrick Butcher, former Group CFO, Capita

Sustainability Summit: The Uninhabitable Earth

21 Oct 2021
Climate, sustainability & society
COO, climate, sustainability, supply & procurement
Presidents, chairs & non-executive directors
CEO & entrepreneurs
CFO, finance, tax & treasury
CHRO, talent, learning & culture
CIO, information security, digital & data
CLO, ethics, risk, legal & compliance
CMO, marketing, communications & sales
Affordable & social housing

Author David Wallace-Wells's assessment of the speed and severity of global warming is shocking – but you need to hear it. It’s far worse than you think, it’s happening much faster than you...
SPEAKER(S): David Wallace-Wells, Author, The Uninhabitable Earth & Deputy Editor New York Magazine | Dame Jo da Silva, Global Director of Sustainable Development, Arup
CHAIR: Nazneen Rahman CBE, Non-Executive Director responsible for Sustainability matters, AstraZeneca

The importance of being prepared for corporate transactions

21 Oct 2021
Alignment, change & transformation
Chair of pension trustees

Even before the economic turmoil brought about by the pandemic, there was an expectation that corporate activity including acquisitions, mergers, disposals and insolvencies would increase. Commentators are now predicting that we will soon see a large number of transactions which could...
SPEAKER(S): Paul Jameson, Managing Partner & CEO, Penfida | Trevor Civval, Senior Partner, Penfida | Kelvin Xu, Director, Penfida
CHAIR: Fraser Smart, Director, SmartCats Consulting

The anatomy of leadership: driving change and shaping perspectives

03 Nov 2021
People, leadership, performance & diversity
Affordable & social housing
Presidents, chairs & non-executive directors

When it comes to leaders, there's 'no one size fits all' – different qualities appeal to different employees.But those with the basic anatomy: transparency, authenticity, inspiration, drive, vision, empathy, flexibility and respect, are the ones that most of times are able to lead even the...
SPEAKER(S): David Montague, Former CEO & CFO at L&Q, NED at Hadley Property Group | Edward Macfarlane, Interim Divisional Director, Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust
CHAIR: Tonia Secker, Partner, Trowers & Hamlins

AI in legal and compliance

04 Nov 2021
Innovation, operations & business models
CLO, ethics, risk, legal & compliance

As the use of Artificial Intelligence becomes more widespread, it is inevitable that in-house Legal teams of all sizes, will start to use AI platforms to automate certain high volume tasks from contract reviews to regulation and compliance duties. In response to the proliferation of...
SPEAKER(S): Peter Sukosd, Legal, Compliance and Public Affairs Director, Extreme Digital-eMAG Kft | Barry Scannell, Director of Legal Affairs & Regulatory Compliance, Irish Music Rights Organisation (IMRO)
CHAIR: Paul Jackson, Chair of Oxford Brookes AI & Data Analysis Network

Procurement, Technology & Effective Integration

08 Nov 2021
Innovation, operations & business models
COO, climate, sustainability, supply & procurement

David Feavearyear is SVP, Global Procurement at Pearson, the world's premiere learning company. Despite being over 175 years old, Pearson is rapidly transforming in response to the growing demand for online learning services, recognition of a growing skills gap, and the need to...
SPEAKER(S): David Feavearyear, SVP Global Procurement, Pearson UK
CHAIR: Daniel Cameron, Chief Procurement Officer, Quilter Plc

Chief AI Officer: First 100 Days at WPP

09 Nov 2021
Tech, cyber, data & digital
CIO, information security, digital & data

Daniel, the newly appointed Chief AI Officer at WPP, will share how he approached the enormity of the role, and what new CAIOs should focus on in the first 100 days in office. He will look at some of the...
SPEAKER(S): Daniel Hulme, Chief AI Officer, WPP
CHAIR: Alex Richardson, Executive Search Consultant-IT & Digital Leadership Practice, Berwick Partners

The challenges of integration, post merger or acquisition

10 Nov 2021
Innovation, operations & business models
Purpose, values, strategy & culture
CFO, finance, tax & treasury
COO, climate, sustainability, supply & procurement

In our first foray back to in-person meetings since the start of the pandemic, we are delighted to be holding this early evening drinks evening and discussion examining the challenges of integrating entities following a merger or acquisition. Principal integration challenges may be...
SPEAKER(S): Stephanie Glucina, VP - Global Tax Planning, Hasbro | Kelvin Stagg, Chief Financial Officer, Page Group
CHAIR: Chris Danes, Tax Partner, MHA MacIntyre Hudson

Developments in longevity risk & what this means for scheme journey planning

11 Nov 2021
Risk, ethics & geopolitics
Chair of pension trustees

In this session we will look back to the 2020 pandemic and how it has created a knock-on effect to mortality rates and longevity risk for pension schemes. We will explore how longevity risk plays a key part in journey planning and end-game process and what insurers will be looking at around longevity when discussing options with schemes.
SPEAKER(S): Tom Seecharan, Business Development, Rothesay Life | Mark Cooper, Head of Longevity Risk, Rothesay Life | Jon Palin, Partner and Senior Longevity Consultant, Barnett Waddingham
CHAIR: Ruston Smith, Chair, Tesco Pension Fund

Sustainability reporting: case studies and emerging best practice

15 Nov 2021
Climate, sustainability & society
COO, climate, sustainability, supply & procurement

Over the last 18 months, significant progress has been made toward establishing global sustainability reporting standards. Global agencies and governments are dialling up the pressure on sustainability - so apart from the moral imperative and pressure - businesses will now have to...
SPEAKER(S): Angel Fraile, Head of Sustainability Planning, Enel | David Astley, Senior Technical Officer, Climate Disclosure Standards Board
CHAIR: Isidora Diaz Heredia, Chief HSE and Sustainability Officer, Parques Reunidos Group

Wellbeing in the workplace – supporting your employees

15 Nov 2021
People, leadership, performance & diversity
CHRO, talent, learning & culture

Employee mental health and wellbeing has been a key focus for HR professionals over the past 18 months. Whilst most companies have embedded some processes to monitor and improve employee well-being, some measures remain...
SPEAKER(S): Gary Knight, Human Resources Director – Commercial & Wellbeing Lead, BSI Group | Kate Field, Global Head Health, Safety and Well-being, BSI Group
CHAIR: Rachel Newman, Head of People Policy and Support, Royal National Lifeboat Institution

The twelve elements of independent judgement

16 Nov 2021
People, leadership, performance & diversity
Presidents, chairs & non-executive directors
CEO & entrepreneurs
COO, climate, sustainability, supply & procurement

It is a core legal duty of all Directors to “exercise independent judgement” on issues such as strategy, performance and standards of conduct. But what exactly is “independent judgement” and how can board members assure themselves they are fulfilling this...
SPEAKER(S): Sir Andrew Likierman, Professor of Management Practice, London Business School
CHAIR: Charlotte Valeur, Founder, Global Governance Group

Sales & Marketing: How a more effective collaboration can deliver bottom-line growth

23 Nov 2021
Purpose, values, strategy & culture
CMO, marketing, communications & sales

As the global economy begins to recover, businesses are positioning themselves for growth. In today’s digital world, ensuring firms can fully capitalise on the conversion of marketing generated leads into paying customers, requires effective collaboration between marketing and sales teams. However, creating cohesion between...
SPEAKER(S): Chris Daly, CEO, The Chartered Institute of Marketing | Lee Edwards, Vice President and Managing Director UKI, Middle East and Africa, Adobe | Jennifer Shaw-Sweet, EMEA Lead, B2B Institute, LinkedIn
CHAIR: Anouschka Elliott, Managing Director, Global Head of Marketing, UBS Asset Management

The new Combined Code: The trustee board role in managing scheme risk effectively

25 Nov 2021
Risk, ethics & geopolitics
Chair of pension trustees

Understanding the risks posed to pension schemes and how to plan, mitigate & respond effectively has always been a responsibility for Trustee Boards, but effective...
SPEAKER(S): Elisabeth Storey, Audit Director, RSM UK | Howard Munson, Director, Risk Assurance Services, RSM UK
CHAIR: Dame Kate Barker, Chair of the Trustees, British Coal Staff Superannuation

Making Digital Legal Transformation Happen

26 Nov 2021
Tech, cyber, data & digital
CLO, ethics, risk, legal & compliance

Embarking on a digital transformation journey - or even testing the waters with new technology - can be a daunting experience, especially for departments that are primarily seen as cost centres. As General Counsel...
SPEAKER(S): Chris Fowler, General Counsel Technology, BT
CHAIR: Sean Thomas, Group General Counsel, AlphaSights

Annual PensionChair Christmas Lunch

01 Dec 2021
People, leadership, performance & diversity
Chair of pension trustees

Our annual in-person PensionChair lunch will kindly be hosted by Rothesay at Innholders and Herbert Berger will be designing the menu for us. Board effectiveness and governance emerged as a standout theme for the 2022 programme in the member survey and Sarah Smart, Chair of the Pensions Regulator, will be...
SPEAKER(S): Sarah Smart, Chair, The Pensions Regulator
CHAIR: Melanie Cusack, Chair, Macmillan Pension Fund

End of the Year Drinks: Date with the Regulator of Social Housing

02 Dec 2021
Boards, governance & stakeholders
Affordable & social housing

Please join us at the first 2021 in-person Affordable Housing Network End of Year Drinks reception. This is a great opportunity to network with your peers and get the latest insights from the Regulator of Social Housing presented by the Deputy Chief Executive, Jonathan Walters.
SPEAKER(S): Jonathan Walters, Deputy Chief Executive, Regulator of Social Housing
CHAIR: Elizabeth Froude, Group Chief Executive, Platform Housing Group

The Current & Future CEO Role

06 Dec 2021
Boards, governance & stakeholders
CEO & entrepreneurs
Presidents, chairs & non-executive directors

At this US and UK session Carolyn Dewar, Senior Partner Bay Area (San Francisco), McKinsey & Co will share her views on how the CEO role is evolving and what it may look like in the future. Carolyn founded and coleads McKinsey’s CEO and board excellence work, coaching many...
SPEAKER(S): Cameron Ireland, Former CEO, BoardEx | Carolyn Dewar, Senior Partner, McKinsey & Company
CHAIR: Emma Robertson, CEO, Engine Group

Data Privacy Request (DSAR) Workshop

07 Dec 2021
Tech, cyber, data & digital
CLO, ethics, risk, legal & compliance

After participants have shared their current DSAR progress and issues, Mo Ajaz former Global Head of Legal Operational Excellence at National Grid, now founder LEx360, will share a recent case study and details of a new process-driven solution that...
SPEAKER(S): Mohammed Ajaz, Group Head of Legal Operational Excellence, Lex 360
CHAIR: Alissa Foale, Head of Legal, Brewin Dolphin

BEPS II reforms – considerations for in-house tax directors

08 Dec 2021
Purpose, values, strategy & culture
CFO, finance, tax & treasury

In October, the OECD made further progress towards agreement on BEPS 2.0 - featuring Pillars 1 & 2 on, respectively, taxation of the digital economy and minimum global tax. Further clarification is expected by...
SPEAKER(S): Andrea Grainger, Head Transfer Pricing, Swiss Re | Jonathan Pilcher, MD, European Tax Advisory, FTI Consulting
CHAIR: Glyn Fullelove, Senior Tax Writer, Croner-i

New York Chief Legal Officer Dinner

09 Dec 2021
Risk, ethics & geopolitics
CLO, ethics, risk, legal & compliance

This Chief Legal Officer dinner will take place in Greenwich Village, New York and will include a great group of law department leaders from an array of companies. The session will be chaired by Ari Kaplan, a lawyer and legal thought leader. Seats are very limited...
CHAIR: Ari Kaplan, Principal, Ari Kaplan Advisors

What needs to be on your agenda in 2022

11 Jan 2022
Purpose, values, strategy & culture
Chair of pension trustees

To kick off the 2022 Programme of PensionChair meetings our technical partners will talk through what is coming down the line for occupational schemes including regulatory changes, emergings risk, and also opportunities. The purpose of the meeting is to...
SPEAKER(S): Danny Wilding, Partner, Barnett Waddingham | Lucy Dunbar, Partner, Sackers | Trevor Civval, Senior Partner, Penfida

Winmark business leaders forum: improving social mobility and diversity

11 Jan 2022
People, leadership, performance & diversity
Presidents, chairs & non-executive directors
CEO & entrepreneurs
CFO, finance, tax & treasury

Despite good progress in recent years, research shows that only 2.5% of executive teams are from lower socioeconomic backgrounds, and just 1.5% of senior roles in the UK private sector are held by Black individuals (BITC, 2020). The Centre for Economic Performance have also raised concerns about...
CHAIR: Oonagh Harpur, Independent Non Executive, KPMG

Case Studies: Mitigating Climate Change

12 Jan 2022
Alignment, change & transformation
COO, climate, sustainability, supply & procurement

The purpose of this inspirational series of CSO meetings is to share real world examples of what organisations are actually doing to achieve their Net-Zero pledges. These bold and innovative case studies come from a variety of...
SPEAKER(S): Sebastien Pivet, Group CSR Director, AS Watson | Dan Myerson, Executive Chair & CEO, Foran Mining
CHAIR: Venetia Bell, Group Chief Sustainability Officer, GIB UK (Gulf International Bank)

Using people data and analytics to unlock value

13 Jan 2022
People, leadership, performance & diversity
CHRO, talent, learning & culture
COO, climate, sustainability, supply & procurement
CIO, information security, digital & data

With the advancement of AI and machine learning the science of people analytics has become more advanced in recent years. And through advanced analytics, organisations are enabling and empowering their...

What will hybrid working do to our organisational culture?

18 Jan 2022
People, leadership, performance & diversity
Affordable & social housing

During the pandemic, organisations have adjusted to their workforce working remotely. Now as we move into a post-pandemic world, lots of organisations are seeing if they can make a permanent move to remote working. But this isn’t just an operational change, it goes to the...
SPEAKER(S): David Blower, Executive Director Corporate Services, Stonewater | Gary Ashton, Partner, Organisation Effectiveness Cambridge
CHAIR: Clare Durnin, Executive Director - Resources, Platform Housing Group Limited

Enhancing your visibility as corporate leader

19 Jan 2022
People, leadership, performance & diversity
CLO, ethics, risk, legal & compliance

Finding the time to lead - and knowing how to do it well - can be difficult at the best of times. In a hybrid working environment where working lives are disrupted and social interactions are reduced, it can feel almost impossible. Many feel there simply isn’t the time to...
SPEAKER(S): Catie Sheret, General Counsel and Company Secretary, Cambridge University Press | Rob Booth, Head of Marine Assets, The Crown Estate

Account based marketing; practical lessons and case studies

19 Jan 2022
Purpose, values, strategy & culture
CMO, marketing, communications & sales

Few things that can be guaranteed about the future of B2B marketing but ABM is certainly taking an increasingly central role in almost all companies. And with the need for personalisation and relevance becoming even more critical in the...
SPEAKER(S): Kate Owen, Chief Marketing Officer, University Partnerships Programme | Mark Larwood, Head of Strategic Customer Marketing & ABM, Virgin Media O2
CHAIR: Zelinda Bennett, Chief Marketing Officer, DWF Law LLP

Building resilience for you and your team

25 Jan 2022
People, leadership, performance & diversity
Presidents, chairs & non-executive directors
CEO & entrepreneurs
CFO, finance, tax & treasury
CHRO, talent, learning & culture
CIO, information security, digital & data
CLO, ethics, risk, legal & compliance
CMO, marketing, communications & sales
COO, climate, sustainability, supply & procurement
Affordable & social housing

Google searches for 'symptoms of stress’ increased more than 5000% in 2020 compared to the previous year and according to research by Forbes, more than two thirds (69%) of employees are experiencing symptoms of burnout. With the speed and scale of...
SPEAKER(S): Michael Matania, Founder, Tough Cookie

Trustee Effectiveness: The art and science of group decisions

26 Jan 2022
Boards, governance & stakeholders
Chair of pension trustees

Board Effectiveness and more specifically the Chair's role in improving board effectiveness was one of the standout topics for members in our 2022 topic survey. In our first meeting on this theme, we will be...
SPEAKER(S): Paul Richards, Head of Governance and Decision Research, Redington

BLA Masterclass: One Day MBA

28 Jan 2022
Boards, governance & stakeholders
Academies

Our One Day MBA is a great way to get a grounding in, or refresh your understanding of, the key tools and concepts of a full MBA and put them in the context of real-world business challenges. Utilising practical exercises and thought leadership, the course is...
TRAINER(S): John Jeffcock, CEO, Winmark

Achieving Strategic Procurement: Relational Contracting & Collaborative Working

31 Jan 2022
Purpose, values, strategy & culture
COO, climate, sustainability, supply & procurement

Network Rail owns and operates most of the railway network in Great Britain and employs 42,000 staff and has a yearly revenue of £6.6 billion. With around 11,000 suppliers, they depend heavily on their supplier relations to ensure the continued success of their entire operation. Kevin Tozer is Head of Collaborative Working for Network Rail and is...
SPEAKER(S): Kevin Tozer, Head of Collaborative Working, Network Rail

Cyber security: emerging threats and practical mitigation

02 Feb 2022
Tech, cyber, data & digital
CEO & entrepreneurs
CFO, finance, tax & treasury
CLO, ethics, risk, legal & compliance
CHRO, talent, learning & culture
CIO, information security, digital & data
CMO, marketing, communications & sales
Presidents, chairs & non-executive directors

The rapid shifts to accommodate remote work arrangements, supply-chain adjustments, and increased reliance on online platforms have meant cyberattacks of all types have increased significantly over the past 18 months. In a recent KPMG board survey, the top...
SPEAKER(S): Rob Shapland, Ethical Hacker and Head of Cyber Innovation, Falanx Cyber

BEA Masterclass: Executive One Day MBA

04 Feb 2022
Boards, governance & stakeholders
Academies

A full-day Masterclass that introduces EAs to the key concepts and tools covered in a full MBA and uses real world examples to put them in context. Utilising practical exercises and thought leadership, the course is...
TRAINER(S): John Jeffcock, CEO, Winmark

Supply chain decarbonisation

08 Feb 2022
Climate, sustainability & society
COO, climate, sustainability, supply & procurement

Sustainability commitments from companies have so far been mainly focused on reducing emissions produced directly by their activities. However, more organisations are now pledging to reduce their Scope 3 emissions I.e., those generated in the...

Risk and Return: Capital raising part 1 – private equity

17 Feb 2022
Business partnering & resourcing
Presidents, chairs & non-executive directors
CEO & entrepreneurs
CFO, finance, tax & treasury
CHRO, talent, learning & culture
CIO, information security, digital & data
CLO, ethics, risk, legal & compliance
CMO, marketing, communications & sales
COO, climate, sustainability, supply & procurement
Affordable & social housing

Understanding what makes sound capital budgeting and funding decisions is a vital skillset of any senior manager. To contribute more meaningfully to financial decisions in your own company, you need to understand the various ways companies can raise...

Difficult conversations: re-branding and challenging our sector’s narrative

10 Mar 2022
Alignment, change & transformation
Affordable & social housing

For too long the prevailing narrative around housing has been negative and divisive, with blame for the nation’s housing crisis falling squarely on the shoulders of RP’s and local authorities. The sector has been much maligned in recent times...
SPEAKER(S): Kate Davies, CEO, Notting Hill Genesis

Risk and return: raising capital part 2 – IPOs

15 Mar 2022
Business partnering & resourcing
Presidents, chairs & non-executive directors
CEO & entrepreneurs
CFO, finance, tax & treasury
CHRO, talent, learning & culture
CIO, information security, digital & data
CLO, ethics, risk, legal & compliance
CMO, marketing, communications & sales
COO, climate, sustainability, supply & procurement
Affordable & social housing

Going public is one of the biggest decisions any company will make and the path to floatation is littered with important decisions. Is now the right time? Which is the best route to...

Rethinking talent and skills acquisition

22 Mar 2022
People, leadership, performance & diversity
Presidents, chairs & non-executive directors
CEO & entrepreneurs
CHRO, talent, learning & culture
CIO, information security, digital & data

According to the latest quarterly Global Talent Acquisition Report, applications per job are down 70% and HR teams reported an average of just 15.6 applications per role compared to 52 a year ago. Compounding this problem, a recent...

BLA Masterclass: One Day MBA

01 Apr 2022
Boards, governance & stakeholders
Academies

Our One Day MBA is a great way to get a grounding in, or refresh your understanding of, the key tools and concepts of a full MBA and put them in the context of real-world business challenges. Utilising practical exercises and thought leadership, the course is...
TRAINER(S): John Jeffcock, CEO, Winmark

BLA Masterclass: One Day MBA

08 Jul 2022
Boards, governance & stakeholders
Academies

Our One Day MBA is a great way to get a grounding in, or refresh your understanding of, the key tools and concepts of a full MBA and put them in the context of real-world business challenges. Utilising practical exercises and thought leadership, the course is...
TRAINER(S): John Jeffcock, CEO, Winmark

BLA Masterclass: One Day MBA

21 Oct 2022
Boards, governance & stakeholders
Academies

Our One Day MBA is a great way to get a grounding in, or refresh your understanding of, the key tools and concepts of a full MBA and put them in the context of real-world business challenges. Utilising practical exercises and thought leadership, the course is...
TRAINER(S): John Jeffcock, CEO, Winmark

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