The Lansdowne Club


27 November 2008



Which speakers can help prepare your people for the leadership challenges ahead? Who is best placed to steady nerves and set out the ground rules?

Baroness Eliza Manningham-Buller was Director General of MI5 until 2007. She led the Security Service through substantial change in the wake of 9/11 and the growing threat from Al Qaida. In the midst of these pressures, MI5 doubled in size and dramatically altered its approach to the professional development of staff. Eliza talks about leadership under pressure, and building trust.

PY Gerbeau has taken on 12 turnarounds and corporate rescues, including The Dome. He is now at the helm of X-Leisure and Chair of Entrepreneurship at Imperial College. PY explains how the recession will require management to be adaptable, agile, accountable, able to prioritise and to balance risks. It is about protecting your customers, your people, your brand and your business.E


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