Making inclusive leadership our business

The Composers Suite - Edgbaston Park Hotel
Wednesday 5 June 2019 (15:30-18:00)

Kelly Kealey,

The unique diversity profile of the West Midlands is a huge asset but there is a significant leadership diversity gap. The event will bring together senior business leaders from across the region to showcase leading edge research on how we developing inclusive organisations for long term leadership success. We explore what it means to be a successful and inclusive leader in times of rapid political, economic and social change.

We will be joined by cross-sector senior leaders for an interactive discussion led by Professor Kiran Trehan and industry experts.

Speakers include:

Andy Street, Mayor of the West Midlands

Karl Edge, Regional Chairman, KPMG

Roger Dix, Chief Risk Officer, Wesleyan Assurance Society

Sam Watts, General Manager, Selfridges Birmingham

Professor Kiran Trehan, Director, Centre for Women’s Enterprise, Leadership Economy and Diversity

Ria Blagburn, Team Integrator, Vanti

Panellists Include:

  • Anita Bhalla OBE, Chair of West Midlands Mayor Leadership Commission
  • Katie Fulcher, Stakeholder Engagement Manager, Greater Birmingham & Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership
  • Deirdre Figueiredo, MBE, Director, Craftspace
  • Henrietta Brealey, Director of Policy and Strategic Relationships, Greater Birmingham Chamber of Commerce
  • Phil James, Chief Executive, The Institute of Leadership and Management

To register please contact Kelly Kealey,

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