2017
Speakers

Ash Alexander-Cooper OBE
Former Senior Partner and Director, McChrystal Group’s European Office and Specialist Military Unit Officer
Ash served the British Army for 22 years. He was deployed on operations in complex and hostile environments, primarily in Central Asia, the Middle East, the Balkans, and Northern Ireland, working in a plethora of strategy, policy, diplomatic and liaison roles. He now uses his vast experience to help leaders in FTSE 100 and Fortune 50 companies build the skills necessary to re-think the hierarchical approach to organisational management and leadership.
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Ash Alexander-Cooper OBE
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Pinky Lilani CBE DL
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