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Growth Through People: The Future of Unlocking Potential

Time: 17:30 - 19:30

Date: 21/03/2018

Venue: Wesleyan

Division: GBCC

General Price

Member Price: Free

Future Faces Members: Free

Non-Member Price: Free

All prices exclude VAT

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Event Description:

Event Description:

Our  high profile panel of experts will explore various perspectives on unlocking potential: how businesses can enable the full diversity of society to achieve their potential and how they predict approaches to unlocking potential will develop and evolve in years to come.

Confirmed speakers:

  • Andrew Marcinko, PhD Candidate, Aston Business School
  • Anita Bhalla OBE, Chair, The WMCA Leadership Commission
  • Lisa Perkins, Head of HR Operations & Business Partners, Wesleyan
  • James Farrow, Co-Founder and Director, Curium Solutions

About the speakers:

Andrew Marcinko, PhD Candidate, Aston Business School

Andrew Marcinko is currently a visiting researcher at Durham University and is completing the final year of his PhD in Organisational Psychology at Aston Business School. He completed his master’s and bachelor’s degrees in the United States and was born and raised in the Washington DC area. His current research is focused on diversity and inclusion in the workplace, with a particular interest in training, team performance, organisational climate, and employee well-being.

Previously, Andrew has worked in collaboration with the U.S. Navy Submarine School, the United Nations, and various other organisations in developing evidence-based employee training programs. He was also involved in a large-scale project for NASA focused on astronaut health and teamwork during deep space exploration, in preparation for a potential manned mission to Mars. Andrew has delivered numerous workshops and talks on team performance, unconscious bias, and organisational diversity in both the UK and the US.

James Farrow, Co-Founder and Director, Curium Solutions

James is Co-Founder and Director of Solutions and Futures at Curium. He has over 20 years’ experience in shaping and delivering critical business, cultural and IT change within global organisations, including Lloyds Banking Group, Eon and Tesco. At Curium James is responsible for the solutions that are delivered across all areas of Change, Performance Learning and Digital. Most recently James has been responsible for setting up Curium in the US where it provides leadership programmes and high impact content for household names such as PepsiCo and NASA. James is passionate about the power of unlocking diversity to empower individual and team performance.

 

Attend this event to:

- Network with a senior business audience

- Hear from a panel of high profile leaders and experts

- Join the discussion and debate unlocking potential, why it is important and where it will be in future

This event is aimed at leaders and individuals from across all sectors.

This event is part of the Greater Birmingham Chambers of Commerce Growth Through People campaign. This week focuses on Growth Through Unlocking Potential. Our Campaign sponsor for Growth Through Unlocking Potential week is Curium Solutions.

About the sponsor:

Founded in 2008, award-winning Curium Solutions is a fast-growing change management business headquartered in Birmingham’s business district. We operate across a range of sectors and work with some of the UK’s biggest brands to deliver business critical transformation that really sticks. We believe in keeping change simple and empowering the potential of people and organisations.

Address:
Wesleyan
Colmore Circus
Birmingham
B4 6AR


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