Procurement, Technology & Effective Integration
08 Nov 2021
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
The challenges of integration, post merger or acquisition
10 Nov 2021
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
Sustainability reporting: case studies and emerging best practice
15 Nov 2021
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
The twelve elements of independent judgement
16 Nov 2021
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