Tuesday, 14 September 2021
Leading business through the New Normal
Harnessing the energy to move forward
Date: 14 September 2021 at 6pm
Duration: 1hr 15 mins
It is probably a century since external events have had such widespread impacts on every single consumer, business and organisation. In some sectors people have argued that we have seen a year of change in the period of a month.
How can you, your business and your organisations harness this sense of change to leap forward into the next opportunities?
We will hear new thinking from our panel of business change makers and visionaries to explore insights on how businesses can thrive with new business models, ways of working, use of technology and a renewed responsibility to ensure sustainability into the 2020s and beyond.
Jenny Ashmore (chair) is an experienced Non-Executive Director, having held roles in Financial Services, Private Equite business, Sport and Charities. She aslo consults and advises, especially in turnarounds and with newer businesses and SMEs (including some of the UK's newest Tech 'unicorns') and enjoys coaching - both in business and in endurance sports. Previously, she was the President of the Chartered Institute of Marketing, held Chief Marketing Officer roles at SSE and Yell, Global Marketing Capability Office for Mars and Global Marketing Director for Pampers - P&G's $10 billion brand. She is a former GB triathlete, studied Chemistry at Oxford University and is a Liveryman and Court Assistant for the Marketors' Company.
Natalie Ceeney CBE is currently a non-executive director of Anglian Water Services LTD, Sport England (where she is deputy Chair and SID) and Ford Credit Europe (where she is Chair of RemCom). Natalie also chaired the Board of Innovate Finance, the industry body representing the UK FinTech sector. Her executive career has included CEO roles at HM Courts & Tribunals Service, the Financial Ombudsman Service, the National Archives and as a member of HSBC's UK executive team.
Trevor Fenwick is Executive Chairman and co-founder of Euromonitor International, the global market research data and analytics provider. He is an active investor in early-stage businesses in the UK and USA edtech, marktec, medtech and consumer goods sectors. Trevor is a board member of the PPA and past Chairman of the UK and European Data Publishers Association. He is Chairman of The St Bride Foundation and a Past Master of the Stationers’ Company.
Tom Ilube CBE is a technology entrepreneur and educational philanthropist. He is founder/CEO of London based Crossword Cybersecurity plc, a Non Executive Director of FTSE100 company WPP, the world largest advertising group and incoming chair of the RFU. Previously he was on the board of the BBC and Managing Director of Consumer Markets at Callcredit Information Group, a UK credit reference agency. Prior to Callcredit, he founded Garlik, a venture capital-backed identity protection company. Earlier, Tom served as Chief Information Officer of Egg plc, the pioneering British internet bank. His career has included Goldman Sachs, PwC and the London Stock Exchange.
Shravan Joshi is an elected Member of the Court of Common Council, the City of London's primary decision-making body, and is currently Deputy Chairman of the Property Investment Board, Streets & Walkways Subcommittee and Corporate Asset Subcommittee, which together give him great oversight of the City’s urban environment. He also sits on the City Corporation’s main Policy & Resources committee, as well as several others. He has been supportive of the establishment of the City’s Climate Action Plan and Transport strategies.
To see the full biographies of the speakers, please see the pdf below.