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Hear incredible stories from some of the world’s most inspiring leaders, as they discuss their diverse backgrounds, their journeys to the top and the sustainable impact they’ve made on their industries. What can you learn from these pioneers as you look at creating a more diverse and inclusive organisation for the team around you? Find out in the latest episode of the series with your host Andrew Wallace.

Hear incredible stories from some of the world’s most inspiring leaders, as they discuss their diverse backgrounds, their journeys to the top and the sustainable impact they’ve made on their industries. What can you learn from these pioneers as you look at creating a more diverse and inclusive organisation for the team around you? Find out in the latest episode of the series with your host Andrew Wallace.

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United Kingdom

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Hear incredible stories from some of the world’s most inspiring leaders, as they discuss their diverse backgrounds, their journeys to the top and the sustainable impact they’ve made on their industries. What can you learn from these pioneers as you look at creating a more diverse and inclusive organisation for the team around you? Find out in the latest episode of the series with your host Andrew Wallace.

Language:

English


Episodes

Episode 10: The Distinctive Leaders Series One Best Of Compilation

4/13/2022
Welcome to the Distinctive Leaders podcast, for the final episode of our first series. To finish the series in style, we’re bringing you something a little bit different from our usual format. Across the previous nine episodes we’ve been treated to so many compelling stories, sharp insights and brilliant advice from some of the most inspiring leaders in the business world. For this episode, we’ve bought together some of the most impactful and insightful parts of the series. You’ll hear from...

Duration:00:22:56

Episode 9: Thriving Amid Change, With Leader In Global Finance Temi Ofong

3/7/2022
Welcome to the Distinctive Leaders podcast. Today we’re joined by Temi Ofong; a true leader in international finance and investment. Temi’s globe-trotting career has seen him take on senior positions in the UK and Africa with big-hitting organisations such as Credit Suisse, Barclays, Absa and now HSBC. During this time, Temi has successfully embraced changed and led multiple teams to deliver impactful transformations in the financial services sector. During this episode, he discusses the...

Duration:00:32:20

Episode 8: The power of asking questions with Lisa Gordon, Chairman at Cenkos Securites

2/7/2022
Welcome to the Distinctive Leaders podcast. Today we’re joined by Lisa Gordon; Chairman of Cenkos Securities and previously one of the youngest female board members in England. Lisa’s incredible career journey is a testament to the power of curiosity. She believes wholeheartedly in asking questions and gaining knowledge, and has been the beneficiary of her naturally inquisitive mind, often switching lanes and always rising through the ranks. In this episode, Lisa looks back over her life and...

Duration:00:39:56

Episode 7: Coping In A Crisis, With World Class Mountaineer Kenton Cool

1/10/2022
Welcome to the Distinctive Leaders podcast. Today we’re joined by Kenton Cool; mountaineer, leadership expert and coach. Considered one of the world’s top high-altitude mountaineers, Kenton has reached the summit of Everest an incredible 15 times. His experiences have given him a deep insight into what motivates people and the resilience needed to succeed. In this episode, Kenton discusses what has driven him throughout his career and what it takes to be a truly distinctive leader in the...

Duration:00:56:38

Episode 6: People-powered leadership with Sarah Morris, Group Chief People Officer Compass Group plc

11/30/2021
Growing up on Hayling Island in Hampshire, Sarah understood the value of community from an early age. But rather than feeling isolated like many who live on an island, she had a natural curiosity to explore the wider world. In a career that’s taken Sarah across the globe, and into several senior HR, talent and people roles, the importance of building connections and growing relationships has never left her. In this conversation we discuss Sarah’s career journey, how she’s overcome the...

Duration:00:34:32

Episode 5: Creating Meaningful Change with Paul Barry, Group HR Director Rothschild & Co

10/22/2021
Welcome to the Distinctive Leaders podcast. Today, we’re joined by Paul Barry, Group HR Director at Rothschild & Co. Paul’s journey from local comprehensive to Oxford University, and into a career with some of the City’s highest profile financial institutions has given him a unique perspective of the changing world of work and the impact that your background can have on your future prospects. Over the course of this conversation, we explore Paul’s unique career journey and delve deep into...

Duration:00:36:47

Episode 4: Playing to your strengths with Ros Renel, Group CCO at Lloyds Banking Group

9/17/2021
Welcome to episode 4 of the Distinctive Leaders Podcast, where we bring you stories, insights and advice from some of the world’s most inspiring leaders. Today, your host Andrew Wallace is joined by Ros Renel, Group Chief Credit Officer at Lloyds Banking Group. As you’ll hear in this episode, Ros’s journey into Banking was far from traditional. And it’s her underprivileged background that she credits as one of the driving forces behind her success. She’s living proof that it is possible to...

Duration:00:51:57

Episode 3: De-risk your leadership career with Richard Fenning, Partner, Manchester Square Partners

8/20/2021
Welcome to the Distinctive Leaders podcast. Today, we’re joined by Richard Fenning, leadership advisor, author and former Global CEO at risk consulting firm Control Risks. Richard has spent nearly 30 years steering global corporations through geopolitical uncertainty and security issues, starting with a baptism of fire when he first became CEO and was asked for advice during the US-led invasion of Iraq. In this episode, Richard discusses the incredible career journey that’s taken him all...

Duration:00:44:28

Episode 2: Becoming an authentic leader with Tracy Clarke, former CEO Standard Chartered

7/7/2021
Welcome to episode 2 of the Distinctive Leaders Podcast, where we bring you stories, insights and advice from some of the world’s most inspiring leaders. Today, your host Andrew Wallace is joined by a person who is the embodiment of authentic leadership, Tracy Clarke. Tracy’s remarkable career journey has taken her from working as a teller in a Nottingham branch of Standard Chartered Bank, to Group Head of HR, then CEO for Europe and Americas, and now Non-Executive Director for several major...

Duration:00:40:30

Episode 1: Leadership lessons with Dena Brumpton, former CEO Barclays Wealth

7/7/2021
Hi, and welcome to the very first episode of the Distinctive Leaders podcast series, with me, your host Andrew Wallace. As this is the first episode we wanted to tell you a bit about what’s to come and why we launched this series. At Leathwaite, we get to work with distinctive leaders day in and day out, leaders who shape industries and define businesses. As the world’s leading Executive Search & Leadership Talent specialists for Corporate Functions we’re focused on helping identify and...

Duration:00:38:36