Posted on Monday 5th August 2013
The Distinguished Leaders Series was launched by the Birmingham Business School (BBS) Alumni Relations team in 2012 and featured high profile leaders from a range of industries across the world reflecting on their personal journey and discussing the qualities of a great leader.
The team are pleased to announce the return of the series in 2013/14 with confirmation of the dates and speakers that will be partaking. Further details about each lecture will be announced at a future date.
23rd October 2013 - Andrew Higginson
Executive Director of Tesco Plc for 15 years, currently Chairman Poundland, N. Brown plc & St James Leisure Group.
6th November 2013 – Mrs Valerie Hughes D’Aeth
Group HR Director of Amey, her department recently won the ‘Best HR Team in the Private Sector’ at the HR Excellence Awards.
9th December – Mr John Plant
CEO and President of TRW Automotive, a $15 billion car safety systems manufacturer employing 60,000 worldwide.
22nd January 2014 – Mr Richard Bishop
Head of Investments for Business Growth Fund (BGF) and Founding Partner of 3i Group Plc, a leading International investment company.
12th February 2014 – Dr Keith Palmer OBE
Chairman, AgDevCo (developing sustainable agriculture in Africa) and InfraCo (infrastructure in Africa and Asia), previously Vice Chairman of Rothschild, working there for 18 years.
12th March – Ms Charlotte Conlan
Head of Loan Origination & Sales at BNP Paribas, Bank of the Year 2012.
You can watch highlights from the 2012/13 lecture series below: