Welcome to The People-Led CEO podcast.

Each week Jeremy Campbell, CEO of Black Isle Group, and Wayne Clarke, founder of the Global Growth Institute, host conversations about what it means to be a truly people-led leader.

Episode 1:
For our first-ever podcast we are delighted to have the opportunity to interview Paul Szumilewicz, Global Head of Agile, Global Marketing, HSBC. Tune in to find out about Paul’s philosophy on leadership, what it means to be a People-Led CEO and his personal tips & techniques to being a great leader.

Episode 2:
This week we are honoured to interview the amazing Pinky Lilani CBE – an author, motivational speaker, food expert and women’s advocate. Pinky is the founder and chair of several awards recognising influential women and leaders, including the annual Women of the Future Awards and the Asian Women of Achievement Awards. In 2007 Pinky was appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) for services to charity and in 2015 as Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) for services to women in business. Find out about Pinky’s philosophy on leadership, what it means to be a People-Led CEO and her personal tips & techniques to being a great leader.

Episode 3:
This week we interview Atholl Duncan,  Chairman of Black Isle Group.
We discuss with Atholl his new book “Leaders in Lockdown”, which is a unique insight from the women and men who were on the frontline of leading the business world’s fight against Covid-19. From New York to Singapore to Hong Kong to the City of London it captures a remarkable moment in time – when the global economy was brought to a shuddering halt in the struggle to contain a deadly pandemic. These first-hand accounts of 100 days of lockdown tell stories of leadership in a crisis. They also share the wisdom of some of the world’s most thoughtful business leaders as they predict how the world will change in the future because of Covid-19.


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Disclaimer: All views and comments expressed are personal and do not represent the views of any of the organisations our presenters or guests work for or with.

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