How do you ensure long-term career survival and remain attractive to your current employer or new recruiters? Will your priorities change? A panel of top head-hunters, professional career advisors, senior executives and non-executives share their secrets for sustaining a high-flying career and warn of pitfalls along the way. Bring your career questions for an open discussion.
Francesca Ecsery (Harvard MBA) is a Non-Executive Director at Foreign Colonial Investment Trust plc, Marshall Motor Holdings plc, Share plc, Good Energy Group plc and on the Executive Committee of WACL Ltd. Previous executive experience includes McKinsey, PespiCo, ThornEMI, Thomas Cook and STA Travel.
Elliott Goldstein (Chicago MBA) is Partner, Head of Retail & Leisure Practice at The MBS Group, where he specialises in NED, CEO, MD and senior functional roles across private and public companies.
Julianne Miles (MBA 93J) is co-founder of Women Returners, the UK experts in enabling professional women to return to senior level roles after an extended career break. Julianne retrained as a Chartered Occupational Psychologist after a parental career break following a career in corporate strategy and marketing.
Gareth Rhys-Williams (MBA 89D) was the CEO of PHS Group plc where he restructured the leading workplace services provider until December 2014. He was previously CEO of Charter International, (FTSE 250) until its £1.67 billion sale to Colfax Inc.; he was also CEO of Capital Safety Group Ltd, since sold to KKR, and Vitec Group.
Susie Clements is a partner at Heidrick & Struggles where she has operated as a functional finance search specialist for the last 16 years within both global and high-end boutique search businesses. She has experience across a broad spectrum of clients from FTSE100 global leaders to niche operators.
Moderator: Helen Burton (MBA 89D) Lecturer in Remuneration, Kingston University Business School
VENUE London Capital Club
15 Abchurch Lane, London EC4N 7BW
Nearest tube: Bank
TIME 18:30 for 19:00
COST Members £25 / Members’ guests (non INSEAD) £35
REFRESHMENTS Wine and canapés