Friday, 22nd March 2019
Starting at 8am


London Stock Exchange
London, United Kingdom

Places Available




Learn from and network with decision makers attending from a variety of industries.

London Leadership Summit - 2019

Network with decision makers from a variety of industries.
Attend to learn from organisations that have surpassed expectations.

This unique event will host progressively-minded decision makers from a variety of industries. Attendees will be exposed to the latest cutting edge principles provided by the brightest minds from various high performing organisations globally.

Reasons to Attend

Better Leadership

The art of leadership and why empowering your team will achieve phenomenal results.

Influence Effectively

Learn how effective influencing can improve your success in any situation.

Negotiate to Win

Learn how to remain calm, build influence and get on top in high pressure situations.

CONQA the Competition

Gain insight into outsmarting your competitors, taking the lead and sustaining success.

Speakers & Schedule


08:00 - 08:45


09:00 - 10:00

The Art Of Influence: Engaging Employees To Build High Performing Teams

Mark De Stadler

Founded over 100 years ago, Dale Carnegie Training has evolved into a performance-based training company with offices Worldwide. Headquartered in New York, Dale Carnegie Training is represented in over 80 countries with more than 2,700 trainers, presenting Training programmes in over 25 languages. Approximately over 8 million people worldwide have completed this highly specialized Training.

Dale Carnegie work with some of the largest corporates across the globe, such as Shell Oil, Toyota, Adidas, Harvard University, Bank Of America and Citigroup to name a few.

The focus of this session is to share proven techniques, which build positive and high performing teams.



10:45 - 11:45

What The Future Holds: How Citi Uses Learning & Future Work Practice To Stay Ahead

Kate Matthews
Future Work Practice Lead

We all know the world is changing and career experience for future generations is very different to that of the current generation. What does this mean for global organisations and how will they manage their talent in order to sustain success and generate outstanding client experience?  

Kate Matthews, the former Head of Leadership and Executive Development, now has a unique role of Leading a specialized unit of Future Work Practice at Citigroup. Her focus is around shaping a vision and executing a plan for the global organisation. Her primary focus at Citi is to create employee engagement, offered by the future of work changes, namely Talent Management, Recruitment and Performance Management, whilst supporting Citi’s primary objective to enable growth and economic progress.  

In this session, Kate will share the vital talent management and employee engagement principles that she has found necessary for the future, as well as her knowledge and experience gained over the years with various partners at Citi, as well as across the globe to enable a robust future work practice model.

11:45 - 12:00


12:00 - 13:00

The Digital Journey: 10 Checkpoints for Building Modern, Digital Ready Organisations

Prof. Charles Galunic
Professor of Organisational Behaviour

INSEAD is a graduate business school with campuses in France, Singapore, and Abu Dhabi. INSEAD is consistently ranked among the best business schools in the world. Financial Times  placed it first across all full-time MBA programs in 2016 and 2017, and second in 2018.

Galunic is the Professor of Organisational Behaviour and the Aviva Chaired Professor of Leadership and Responsibility at INSEAD. Charles holds a PhD in Organisational Behaviour/Industrial Engineering from Stanford University, a BA in Philosophy, Politics and Economics from Oxford University (Rhodes Scholar), and a BSc in Chemical Engineering from Queen's University in Canada, not to mention pioneering several courses at INSEAD, including the core MBA course on Managing Organisations. He is also a multiple award-winning Professor in the EMBA and Executive Education at INSEAD.

Charles works within the fields of organisation behaviour and strategy. His research explores the social fabric of innovation and change at multiple levels. He has studied the influence of social networks on the decision maker’s ability to innovate and has examined structural changes and the processes, which help firms to adapt. His latest work is also focused on organisation culture, including its alignment with strategy and how it changes the role of leadership development. Finally, he explores leadership transitions, which enables managers to develop their leadership identity and expertise.

In this session, Prof. Galunic will provide you with a framework for thinking about the future, as well as how to become a digital-ready organisation.

13:00 - 14:00

Lunch Break

14:00 - 15:00

Inspired Leadership: How to Lead Ordinary People to Extraordinary Success

Kevin Gaskell
Chairman/ Entrepreneur/ Author
Inspired Leadership

CEO, Chairman and founder, Kevin Gaskell has enjoyed huge success in sectors including Data, Technology, Manufacturing, Brand Marketing and professional services. He has repeatedly led teams to achieve extraordinary performance in companies ranging from 7 to 7,000 employees. 

Kevin is one of the most talented businessmen of his generation. He was formally recognised as one of the 40 most capable leaders under 40, as well as chair the UK's best performing private equity investment of the year, not to mention his latest business being recognised as the 7th most innovative company in the world.

Kevin will draw content and focus on 25 years’ of experience - managing and acquiring underperforming companies and transforming them into market leaders. In this session, using an involving style and real examples, he will share with you how to apply the tools and techniques to your organisation, to create a high performing inclusive culture, in order to achieve extraordinary results.

15:00 - 15:30


15:30 - 16:30

Influence & Culture: Building Leadership Teams That Innovate & Continually Learn

Kate Berardo
Head of Leadership Development

Kate Berardo, Head of Leadership Development at Facebook, is a two-time author who holds a distinguished Masters in Intercultural Communication and is a summa cum laude graduate of Northwestern University. At Facebook, Kate’s core responsibility is creating content and global learning programmes for the entire organisation.

In this session, Kate will explore how to build a culture of leaders who innovate and continually learn. She'll share insights on how building an innovative culture at the Silicon Valley powerhouse is done, as well as debunk the important roles leadership teams need to play in creating a workplace, where people can innovate and continually learn. Kate will also focus on the essential leadership qualities the $84 Billion media giant seeks in order to develop its people, as it grows and continually changes as a global technology leader.


Drinks Reception

Attendees include:

Location and Venue

area full of great hotels and restaurants.

The Leadership Summit: LONDON


London Stock Exchange

10 Paternoster Square

London EC4M 7LS

United Kingdom

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