Talent Management and Leadership Development Summit is designed to give you solutions to your biggest challenges when creating and enhancing a truly complex and robust HR strategy at your organisation.
In a fast-paced, commercially driven environment, HR leaders are facing many changes that make their work more and more challenging. The wake of Brexit is only one of them! Taking a more strategic approach is crucial when dealing with new technological advancements, changing demographics and global skills shortages.
This conference will examine how employers are thinking differently about talent management and leadership development. You will learn from HR specialists who are at the top of their game when it comes to managing their people.
|09:00||Coffee and registration|
|09:30||Chair’s opening remarks|
|09:45||‘Dear Doctor – symptoms and diagnosis of several T&D ailments in our organisation’
Tony Cooke, HR Director, Adidas Group
|10:10||‘Beyond the Blend – Measuring leadership competency on the job
Adam Culligan, Global Head of Design and Delivery, Development Beyond Learning
|10:35||Questions and discussion with speakers|
|10:45||Panel discussion: The future model of a leadership that will make you stand out from the competitors and achieve your business goals
|11:10||Refreshments and networking|
|11:30||Winning with talent: business enabled by talent strategy – tbc
Savio D’Souza, Talent & Development Director, Europe, The Coca-Cola Company
|11:55||VUCA world is happening now! Are you and your people prepared?
Dominic Carter, Director, Ideas Unlimited Steven Phillips, Director, Ideas Unlimited
|12:20||Questions and discussion with speakers|
|12:30||Lunch and networking|
|13:30||Knowledge share networking session Roundtable discussions with your peers to share solutions to your key talent management challenges|
|14:00||Identifying leadership potential and how to help managers build it
Dr. John Mahoney, Global Head of Learning, Philips Lighting
|14:00||Aligning strategic talent and diversity to commercial imperatives
Liza Strong, Head of Organisational Talent and Diversity, Royal Mail Group
|14:25||Talent management in a VUCA world – the NHS
Anne-Marie Archard, Head of Leadership, NHS Leadership Academy
|14:25||How to build a diversity and inclusion agenda in an evolving landscape
Geoffrey Williams, Senior Manager, Corporate Responsibility & Inclusion, EMEA, Thomson Reuters
|14:50||Questions and discussion with speakers||14:50||Questions and discussion with speakers|
|15:00||Refreshments and networking|
|15:20||Talent segments and differentiating the experience – an O2 case study
Michelle Adams, Head of Leadership, Talent & Resourcing, Telefónica UK
|15:45||Leadership in Volatile Times: redefining the leadership capability framework at Barclays
Hana Searson, Group Head of Executive Development, Barclays
|16:10||Questions and discussion with speakers|
|16:20||Chair’s closing remarks and end of conference|
|Tony Cooke, HR Director, Adidas Group
Tony Cooke joined adidas, area North as HR Director in July 2001 with the responsibility for all HR functions throughout the UK, Ireland, Belgium, Netherlands and Luxemburg. He was formerly HR Director of William Baird PLC and prior to this held senior HR Management roles at GEC Plessey and the National Westminster Bank. In 2006 the adidas Group grew further with the integration of the Reebok brand, and in turn Tony was appointed Vice President HR, North Europe. Tony is responsible for the organisations award winning CSR strategy; initiating many of the fundraising schemes for local and international charities. He is also the driving force behind the accolade of becoming ‘Britain’s Healthiest Company’ 4 years in succession. Tony is married with 3 children and is an avid Liverpool Football Club supporter.
|Adam Culligan, Global Head of Design and Delivery, Development Beyond Learning
Adam joined DBL in 2011 as a Consultant, passionate about designing and delivering professional and leadership development programs for young professionals, managers and senior mentors.Making an immediate impact and sustaining that through the past 5 years, all reviews from his work have come back touting his energy, enthusiasm and knowledge as making each program among the best the participants have ever experienced.
As part of DBL’s globalization, Adam has been heading up our design and delivery function across the planet. Ensuring we deliver world class development programs on all four corners of the planet, Adam’s primary focus this year has been to continue improving our already successful programs, leverage the new technologies DBL has invested so heavily in, and design a new recruitment and training strategy to cement our ability to deliver consistency to all our clients, regardless of region.
|Savio D’Souza, Europe Talent & Development Director, Coca-Cola
Savio has worked across The Coca-Cola System for 14 years, beginning with the Company’s Bottling Investments Group entity in India, followed by talent and capability roles with a remit across markets in South Asia, the Middle East, Africa, Eurasia, and his most recent role in Europe. In his current role Savio leads the Company’s talent & capability agenda across Europe specifically managing talent, leadership development and capability development through the Coca-Cola University. Savio is an experienced coach and facilitator and has an Honours degree in Science, a Human Resources MBA and aspires to be a lifelong learner.
|Michelle Adams, Head of Leadership, Talent & Resourcing, Telefónica UK
Minimising business risk and protecting business continuity are at the heart of Michelle’s role in O2 UK. Passionate about ensuring HR has commercial edge and drives tangible business results she is responsible for Resourcing, Talent Management, Leadership and Talent Development, Early Careers programmes and D&I. One team, joining the dots to ensure O2 attracts, keeps, develops and promotes the best and most diverse people now and for the future. Previously an HR Business Partner for many years in Retail, Manufacturing and Telecomms she is known for creativity, diplomacy, optimism, energy and injecting a bit of fun into proceedings. Michelle lives in beautiful Henley-on-Thames with her fiance and son
|Dr. John Mahoney, Global Head of Learning, Philips Lighting
After graduating in psychology and post-graduate research at the University of London and Norway (Bergen), John joined SHL Group plc, one of the world’s leading HR assessment and psychometric firms. During 10 years with SHL he was responsible for all UK assessment centre business, and set up and ran SHL’s International Consulting team based in the Netherlands. John then moved into the financial sector and over 13 years held positions as Global Head of Human Capital at UBS AG, and Global Head of Talent Strategy with the Japanese securities firm Nomura. Following a shift in sectors, John took up a role with Royal Philips, a leading Dutch Technology and Health Company. Initially as Global Head of Organisational Effectiveness and now as Chief Learning Officer for Lighting his particular interests are in identifying leadership potential (the subject of his doctorate), succession, performance management and building and delivering adult learning frameworks to deliver on support business objectives. John is a research fellow and lecturer at CASS London Business School, and a member of the University of London School of Management research advisory board.
|Liza Strong, Head of Organisational Talent and Diversity, Royal Mail Group
Liza is currently Head of Organisational Talent and Diversity at Royal Mail. She joined Royal Mail in 2013 after having led the Engagement, Talent, Resourcing and Learning and Development function at EE, previously Orange and T-Mobile and prior to that International Power, a FTSE 50 organisation. Liza has worked across many industries, namely Financial Services, Hospitality and Retail. She led her own consultancy practice in South Africa, has been published and spent some time outside of HR in a line role as an underwriting manager. She is a regular speaker at conferences and has represented Royal Mail externally. Liza has a Social Sciences degree, a Human Resources Management Honours degree and an MBA. She is an Ashridge trained coach and grievance counsellor. She is married, has two teenage daughters and supports Hospice.
|Anne-Marie Archard, Head of Leadership, London Leadership Academy
Anne-Marie has been working in the public sector for over 20 years and in the last 10 has focused on leadership development and workforce development. She has held a variety of roles at a strategic level in the NHS including being the national lead on the NHS leadership qualities framework at the Leadership Centre, overseeing the development of Workforce for London, the NHS London workforce strategy, and being Programme Lead for the leadership team at NHS London. Currently she is the Head of the London Leadership Academy, the local delivery partner of the NHS Leadership Academy where she focuses on the commissioning, design and delivery of leadership development programmes that address the challenges of leading health organisations in a capital city. She is an active qualified coach, coach supervisor and facilitator.
|Dominic Carter, Director, Ideas Unlimited
Dominic has been an executive coach and consultant to large corporates for over 10 years, a consultant at Ideas Unlimited since 2011 and a director since 2014. He specialises in developing versatility in leaders and agility in organisations. His clients have included: AQA, Arqiva, Aviva, BAE Systems, Google, Greencore, John Lewis, RBS, Rolls Royce, Sky, Standard Life, Tesco, Unilever, Warburtons and Wolff Olins. Dominic was a co-founder of the Centre for Applied Positive Psychology in 2007 and has deep experience of developing strengths-based approaches to management. Starting his career in human resource management at the BBC, Dominic went on to lead HR in the start-up of ITV company Westcountry Television and later to HR, leadership development and organisation development roles at Alcatel, the world’s largest telecoms company. As HR Director of Alcatel’s internet access business, he orchestrated the creation of an organisation that built a 50% share of the world market for ADSL equipment and he was responsible for people in the $7 billion acquisition of Newbridge Networks.
|Steven Phillips, Director, Ideas Unlimited
Steven’s career to date has included working on entrepreneurship for the UK government and international development with the UN before focusing on corporate leadership, building on his own experience as a leadership team member. As a director of Ideas Unlimited for 14 years, Steven’s clients have included John Lewis, Tesco, Camelot, RBS, Sky, PepisCo, Unilever, ATS-Euromaster, BT, EY, NHS, RWE-npower, Standard Life and Wolff-Olins. This work centres on Steven advising and partnering with these major organisations at the most senior level, to develop innovative approaches to leadership and organisational development challenges – particularly through times of tough and turbulent change and renewal. In addition, Steven is committed to continuously developing his own knowledge around the psychology of work and leadership, and has recently completed the Tavistock Institute’s prestigious one-year programme for those working with Dynamics at Board Level.
|Geoffrey Williams Senior Manager, Corporate Responsibility & Inclusion, EMEA, Thomson Reuters
Geoffrey has over 10 years Human Resources experience in Recruitment, Talent Management, OD and Diversity and Inclusion, currently he leads Thomson Reuters D&I agenda across the EMEA region and recently globally launched Thomson Reuters Diversity and Inclusion index. Geoffrey has a diverse career journey starting his working life in the entertainment industry then moving into health care, rail and media. A co-founder of www.RockingUrTeens.com a social enterprise that introduces young people to the world of work & aims to connect the teens to a positive and vibrant future. Geoffrey is passionate about his work and changing cultures and inspiring people to be their best.
|Hana Searson, Group Head of Executive Development, Barclays
Hana is Barclays Group Head of Executive Development and an organisational psychologist – accountable for the identification and development of the most senior leaders across Barclays. She has been with the bank for 6 years; before Barclays she was Head of Talent at Inspirational Development Group Consulting, and previously spent 11 years at Reuters and then Thomson Reuters in learning and talent. She is a Non-Executive Director of Divento Financials Ltd., focusing on increasing social diversity in the financial industry, and is the co-chair of Barclays Working Families Network; an employee network focused on providing a supportive network for Barclays Colleagues who are parents or carers. A certified coach, Hana has a degree in English, a Masters in Philosophy, an MSc. in Organisational Psychology and is completing a further Master’s degree in psychology. Hana has lived and worked in Kuwait, Hong Kong, Italy and Ireland and is married with two young children.
|Lee Hecht Harrison | Penna helps companies simplify the complexity associated with transforming their leadership and workforce so they can accelerate results, with less risk.
We do this by helping their employees navigate change, become better leaders, develop better careers, and transition into new jobs. As the world’s leading integrated Talent Development and Transition company, we have the local expertise, global infrastructure, and industry-leading technology required to simplify the complexity associated with executing critical talent and workforce initiatives, reducing brand and operational risk.
Web address is www.lhhpenna.com
Ideas Unlimited has been putting high performance, heart and humanity into programmes of development and change since 1996.
We deliver authentic, inspiring leadership and change programmes for international clients, transforming business performance with a measurable impact on leaders, teams and employees. We make a tangible difference for clients, proven by measurable results. Our talented team of unique individuals is united by Uncommon Insight.
This enables us to challenge the status quo, disrupt the norm – so you can deliver breakthroughs in performance.
|Development Beyond Learning
We exist to change lives by having a positive impact on people and their organisations.To achieve this, we’re changing the game in learning and development.
Development Beyond Learning (DBL) is a forward-thinking, specialist provider of professional development solutions for leaders, managers and young professionals.Through measureable, high impact and scalable development programmes, our unique approach focuses on changing behaviours on the job, where it counts.
11 years in the global learning and development field
16 countries where DBL programmes are being delivered
2 international industry awards
3,888 people on DBL programmes in 2016
2 and 875 the single smallest and largest DBL programmes in 2016
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