Friday, 22nd March 2019
Starting at 8am


London Stock Exchange
London, United Kingdom


£620+vat Per Person
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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
Mark De Stadler

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.

10:00 - 10:30


10:30 - 11:30
Kate Matthews

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.

11:30 - 12:00


12:00 - 13:00


uni cambridge

Prof. Jochen Menges
Professor of Organisational Behaviour
University of Cambridge: Judge Business School

Cambridge Judge Business School is the graduate business school for the University of Cambridge. The School is a provider of management education and is consistently ranked as one of the top business schools globally. Their MBA programme is consistently ranked among the world's top academic institutions by Bloomberg, Financial Times, Business Insider and Forbes Magazine.

Prof. Jochen Menges research focuses on the social dynamics between leaders and followers, as well the role of emotions and motivation in organisational life. Jochen has worked with organisations such as British Telecom, Google, Jaguar Land Rover, L'Oreal, Microsoft and The World Bank - to name a few. He is also an expert member for the Emotion Revolution in the Workplace project, by the Yale Centre of Emotional Intelligence and has been accredited for the best Leadership-related Article by the Ivey Institute for Leadership for 2019. He has also won the Teaching Prize for the MBA Programme for Judge Business School in 2018.

In this session, Jochen will use examples and case studies of how leaders infuse emotions in those who look up to them and use emotional intelligence as a key catalyst. Jochen will provide you with a framework for thinking about building your organisation, as well as how to create cultures that feature high levels of engagement, facilitate performance and innovation, as well as avoid exhaustion and burnout.

13:00 - 14:00

Lunch Break

14:00 - 15:00
darcy schnack


west point

Lt.Col. Darcy Schnack
Director: Centre For Enhanced Performance
United States Military Academy: West Point

As an Active Duty Army Officer since 1996, with tours to Iraq in 2004 and in 2009, Darcy Schnack understands the psychological strains that Americas top soldiers endure.  With a PHD in sociology, Schnack will unpack how we can change human behaviour to reduce energy consumption in a military enviroment, and transform that into the workplace.

No matter how important it may feel, the outcome of an important corporate leadership decision can never be equated to a life and death situation, that active military personal face on the battlefield.

In this session, you will hear how behavioural leadership, goal setting and mental skills training is utilised and perfected at the United Sates - West Point Military Academy.

15:00 - 15:15


15:15 - 16:15
kevin gaskell

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.

16:15 - 16:30


16:30 - 17:30
kate berado

Building Culture: Creating 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 is responsible for creating global learning programmes and content.

In this session, Kate will explore how to build a culture of leaders who innovate and continually learn. She’ll share insights on how culture gets built at Facebook, the role leadership teams play in creating a workplace where people can innovate and continually learn, and the leadership qualities Facebook seeks to develop in its people, as it grows and changes as an organisation.


Drinks Reception

Attendees include:

  • Google
  • Mediacom
  • Haas
  • goldman2
  • dale
  • aca
  • cycling
  • daredevils
  • fbi
  • investec
  • leinster
  • manchester
  • saatchi
  • bank-new
  • thomsan
  • unihealth
  • nokia
  • amg
  • fasken
  • nestle
  • hsbc
  • aon
  • abinbev
  • mol
  • citi
  • coca-cola
  • bnp-paribas
  • pwc
  • lloyds-bank

Location and Venue

area full of great hotels and restaurants.

London Leadership Summit


London Stock Exchange

10 Paternoster Square

London EC4M 7LS

United Kingdom


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