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The Leading Edge events

The Leading Edge events

The Leading Edge: Ideas shaping a better world.

We’re delighted to be welcoming prestigious and award-winning thinkers who are leading social and environmental change to the Exeter MBA as part of our new series of online events, The Leading Edge.

This series of inspirational talks will provide a space for us to discuss some of the most pressing global challenges and consider how we can all play a role in shaping a better and more sustainable world.

If you’re an MBA student, faculty or alumni, or a forward-thinking chief executive or business manager, this series will give you the chance to hear and share fresh perspectives on your work issues and practice.

If you strive to demonstrate responsible leadership and are keen to explore creative and innovative approaches to your day-today work, this is your opportunity to take part in provocative and stimulating conversations with a range of inspirational, award-winning and creative leaders.

All events will be hosted online and are free to attend.

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26 April 2021 13:00

The Leading Edge - Fireside Chat with Megan Butler

Join Megan Butler, Executive Director for Transformation at the Financial Conduct Authority as she shares her story with Ciara Eastell OBE of working at a senior level within the finance sector and her role as a barrister. Hear Megan’s experiences of building a senior role at the Bank of England and now at the FCA. PLEASE CLICK HERE FOR FULL DETAILS AND HOW TO REGISTER. Full details
24 May 2021 13:00

The Leading Edge - Fireside Chat with Karime Hassan

Join Karime Hassan, Chief Executive at Exeter City Council, as he shares with Ciara Eastell OBE his experience building his 35 year career within local government, including his time in Exeter where he has helped transform the city into a knowledge economy. Hear Karime’s leadership insights on leading through the pandemic and his vision for how Exeter can emerge positively from the pandemic. PLEASE CLICK HERE FOR FULL DETAILS AND HOW TO REGISTER. Full details
28 June 2021 13:00

The Leading Edge - Fireside Chat with Tonya Nelson

Join Tonya Nelson, Area Director for the Arts Council in London as she talks with Ciara Eastell OBE about her career, moving from her first career as a barrister and management consultant in her home city of Washington DC to her current role as one of this country’s leading arts figures. Hear Tonya’s views on how the arts can play a key role in sustaining London’s place as a global city. PLEASE CLICK HERE FOR FULL DETAILS AND HOW TO REGISTER. Full details