The UK Government has pledged to reduce net carbon emissions to zero by 2050. The government do have extensive plans in place to reduce emissions but it is business that will need to lead the way...
SPEAKER(S): Julie Baddeley, Chair, Chapter Zero
Kevin Price, Chief Operating Officer, BAFTA
David Golding, Group Corporate Services Director, Go-Ahead Group
Neil Beresford, Partner, Clyde & Co
CHAIR: Cressida Pollock, Advisor, Systemiq & Former CEO, ENO
Diversity is a key priority, and in most cases, challenge, not only for business but society. In this session we will discuss how businesses are tackling this and the techniques they are using to ensure…
SPEAKER(S): Christopher Kenna, Brand Advance
CHAIR: Marisa Hall, Co-Head, Thinking Ahead Institute at Willis Towers WatsonLEARN MORE >
On demand from Monday April 27.
Tone starts from the top and if the board operates in an ivory tower, it will never be able to support its employees effectively. In this session, we will look at the benefits of employee representation on the board, how they can add value...
SPEAKER(S): Elisabeth Stheeman, International Portfolio NED, Financial Services/Real Estate
Gillian Karran-Cumberlege, Founding Partner, Fidelio Partners
CHAIR: Andrew Allner, Chairman, SIG plc
How can an organisation successfully and quickly identify solutions to respond and thrive through key challenges, including the once in a lifetime Covid-19 challenge?
In this session, we will discuss how the whole Board, Executive and Non-Executive, can quickly align on strategic responses to key challenges through the use of diagnostic approaches. Momentum and alignment: more critical now than ever before.
SPEAKER(S): Belden Menkus, Managing Director, Menkus & Associates
CHAIR: Wendy Barnes, NED, BMT Group, OCS Group UK
AI has improved significantly in recent years and is driving innovation and efficiencies across all types of business operations. As technology continues to open up new opportunities...
SPEAKER(S): Alison Lowndes, Artificial Intelligence DevRel, NVIDIACHAIR: Alex McCracken, Managing Director, Silicon Valley Bank
The FRC transition to ARGA has set out a clear and exciting new mandate. With new leadership in place, the stronger powers set down in law are aimed at allowing the regulator to work more effectively and…
The change in how we work forced by COVID-19 has brought about many opportunities and challenges. Boards and leadership teams have adapted quickly to ensure continued effective engagement and communications with employees and clients. In this session we will discuss:
· What are the differences with digital mentoring
· Why is mentoring more important than ever
· How does the technology help or hinder
· Managing expectations and results
· Ideas for successful mentoring in the Covid world
SPEAKER(S): Stephen Pierce, Deputy Managing Director, Hitachi Europe
CHAIR: Lesley Knox, Portfolio NED & Chairman, L&G plc, Centrica, Thomas Cook & more
Many organisations are through the “emergency” phase of responding to Covid-19, and there is now a growing public discussion about what happens next, particularly how businesses might “build back better”. This will be an open, panel discussion with an opportunity to share your own challenges and experiences with your peers.
PANELLISTS: Christopher Rodrigues, Chairman, Port of London Authority
Wendy Barnes, Portfolio NED, OCS Group, BMT Group & more
Simon Bumfrey, Head of Relationship Banking (Europe), Silicon Valley Bank
FACILITATOR: Belden Menkus, Managing Director, Menkus & Associates
As organisations look to grow, expanding their audience and consumer profile is a key focus. In this session, Members will hear from enterprises who have successfully moved into new territories...
SPEAKER(S): Giles Palmer, CEO, Brandwatch
CHAIR: Alex McCracken, Managing Director, Silicon Valley Bank
Succession planning is an important factor in good governance and key to ensuring business continuity and growth. In this session, we will discuss how planning for mistakes is an important part...
SPEAKER(s): Nimesh Shah, CEO, Blick Rothenberg
Steve Bellamy, Portfolio Chair & NED, Caffyns plc & Advanced Medical Solutions Group plc
CHAIR: Andrew Allner, Chairman, SIG plc & Fox Marble Holdings plc
Organisations have been tested like never before throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. Crisis Management is often a key priority on the Board agenda and the last 9 months has seen Boards being pushed to their very limit in handling this invisible enemy that has brought about very visible challenges...
SPEAKER(S): Alan Lovell, Chairman,Interserve
CHAIR: Sally Osman, Former Communications Director, Sky, BBC, Sony & Her Majesty The Queen
Pivotal relationships and team culture are built on emotional engagement – but how do you do that in the current E world and with the looming on-off waves of shut-down? There are many examples of how, even with a rigorous selection process, the business relationships do not gel as quickly as was hoped, leading to a sense of frustration and underperformance caused by relationship dynamics...
PANEL: Francesca d’Arcangeli, Managing Partner UK&I, Boyden
Andy Wolfe, Partner, Boyden
Does the amount you spend on Cyber Security reflect its importance to your organisation? And is there much point in investing huge sums of money if you don’t also invest the time to ...
SPEAKER(S): Steven Trippier, Group CISO, Anglian Water
Paul Davies, CISO, Harrods
Tom Van den Eynde & Gert Van den Poel, Founders, Cybervalue
The world of work has been tested like never before in 2020, with organisations having to react to the unprecedented effects of the Covid-19 pandemic. As we look towards the future, the importance of evolving digital understanding & capability is paramount to the performance & success of businesses in the long-term...
SPEAKER(S): Alex McCracken, Managing Director, Corporate Venture Relationships, Silicon Valley Bank