Sophie Devonshire

CEO, The Caffeine Partnership

Episode 6 S2: How to lead at speed. Sophie Devonshire is an author and CEO at The Caffeine Partnership. In addition to setting up, growing and subsequently selling her own successful business, Sophie has consulted with global companies. Her new book about leadership, ‘Superfast’, has been shortlisted in the Business Book Awards.

Aidan Cramer

Co-founder, JobLab

Episode 5 S2: What will the workforce of the future look like? Aidan is co-founder of JobLab, a fast-growing start-up, turning graduate recruitment on its head. JobLab connects talented graduates with tech companies, giving graduates the opportunity to pitch their skills, interests and experience. Clare and Aidan talk about the importance and impact of bringing young people…

Jane Adshead Grant

Master Certified Coach

Episode 4 S2: Where does business culture come from? Jane is an award winning ICF MCC (Master Certified Coach), whose former clients include Deloitte, Bank of Montreal and KPMG. Jane and Clare discuss why building and nurturing a great culture is so important within organisations and the real value of things like mission and vision statements. 

Sue MacMillan

Chief Operating Officer, Mumsnet

Episode 3 S2: How we can get more women into leadership. Sue Macmillan returns to the Leadership 2020 studio, to discuss the representation of women in leadership roles within large corporate firms. Sue raises concerns with Clare about reoccurring issues within this space, including the gender pay gap, fewer women in senior leadership positions and…

Paul Richmond

Group Director of Finance and Resources, Watford Community Housing

Episode 2 S2: How can finance help leaders Paul is an accomplished senior finance professional with 15 years’ experience in Insurance and Corporate finance. Clare and Pauls discussion embraces his enthusiastic and innovative style of decision making within the finance sector. Finance is topic that can be hard to fully comprehend but throughout the episode…

Crista Cullen MBE

Director, CCKC Consulting Ltd and Founder of The Tofauti Foundation

Episode 1 S2: Leading on and off the pitch. In our first episode of Series 2, Clare is talking to Crista Cullen. Crista is an experienced marketing director with a demonstrated history of working in the sports industry. After competing in the Beijing and Rio Olympics, achieving medals at both, she shares her passions from…

Nancy Scott

Managing Director, Why Apply

Episode 9 S1: How to make the most of an interview opportunity. In our final episode of Series 1, Claire is talking to Nancy Scott, Managing Director of Why Apply, a company that advises clients on how to manage their talent and supports individuals on how to manage their careers.  Nancy talks about leadership and…

Sasha Burgoyne

Project Manager, Softwire

Episode 8 S1: How to create a more diverse workplace. Sasha works in parts of the “Labs” department of Softwire as a Project Manager for a variety of projects ranging from start-ups to government alphas. Her role as part of ‘Labs’ is very fluid and often works with the sales and pre-sales team on bids or…

Victoria Hills

Chief Executive, Royal Town Planning Institute

Episode 7 S1: How to motivate your team. Victoria’s experience as a leader ranges from her current position as a CEO to The Royal Town Planning Institute to Head of Transport at the Greater London Authority.  Her leadership skills at the Institute set the standards of planning education andprofessional behavior that give planners a unique…

Sean Williams

Chief Executive, Corndel Ltd

Episode 6 S1: How to lead a remote team. Sean is an entrepreneur who is passionate about delivering brilliant vocational training that genuinely improves productivity, profitability, wages and progression.  In this episode shares his expertise in the areas of training, business creation and evidence-based policy, to name but a few.   Sean started his career…