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Jersey | 03. 10. 2017

2nd Annual Leadership Conference

How is your organisation prepared to face the ever-increasing range of leadership challenges?

Learn about the latest leadership issues, trends, and business-boosting strategies and explore the critical skills needed to be a successful leader, whether coming from a management or leadership background – and get results for your organisation. The speakers will share strategies and stories about how to sustain a competitive advantage by growing healthy and forward-thinking organisational cultures.

2017-10-03 09:00:00 2017-10-03 17:00:00 Europe/London 2nd Annual Leadership Conference Hotel de France JIBS Events bookings@jerseyibs.com
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How is your organisation prepared to face the ever-increasing range of leadership challenges?

Learn about the latest leadership issues, trends, and business-boosting strategies and explore the critical skills needed to be a successful leader, whether coming from a management or leadership background – and get results for your organisation. The speakers will share strategies and stories about how to sustain a competitive advantage by growing healthy and forward-thinking organisational cultures.

This conference is a must-attend event for all directors and senior managers. You will learn from the hard-won experience of recognised industry leaders, as well as understand potential challenges lying in the road ahead.

What can you expect?

Speakers will examine a host of issues, including operationalising strategy, leading in an international organisation, change management and succession planning. Speakers will present for around 20 minutes, after which there will be an interview with the conference chairman who will encourage questions from the audience. This event will also feature two panel discussions with a selection of speakers.

During the day there will be three refreshment breaks as well as an hour-long lunch break which will provide ample time to network with like-minded leaders.

Pricing & discounts

Price: £395

We offer the following discounts for this event:

  • 50% for charitable organisations
  • 50% for delegates traveling from outside of Jersey
  • 20% for JADO members
  • 10% for IoD members
2017-10-03 09:00:00 2017-10-03 17:00:00 Europe/London 2nd Annual Leadership Conference Hotel de France JIBS Events bookings@jerseyibs.com
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Event Schedule

Registration & refreshments

08:30

Chris Usher, Chief Executive Officer of Jersey International Business School

Opening address

09:00
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Louise Bracken-Smith, Managing Director of Fairway Group

Leadership and sport – retaining your competitive edge

09:15
  • Vision, values and metrics that matter
  • Leader-leader culture, being a life-long learner
  • Giving something back

Jackie Barette, Managing Director of People Performance Consulting Limited and Martina McGibney, Commercial Director at Easenmyne

Ken Blanchard Situational Leadership 11 - Valuing people and organisations deliverables

09:45
Plus

Panel discussion: The value of people as an asset to business – attracting, retaining and developing talent

10:15
  • Recruitment excellence
  • How to engage all members of the team
  • The importance of a development plan

Break

10:45

David Carney, Director - Risk Assurance at PwC

Embedding an effective cyber security culture

11:00
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Gayle Swanson, Chair of JADO and Director of Fund Solutions at Capita Asset Services

Communication: the most important key to leadership success – the past, the present, the future

11:30
  • Discuss how communication ties all the basic functions of management together
  • Explore the communication secrets of great leaders
  • Are we losing the art of communication?
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Panel discussion: Awareness: the importance of a self-aware team

12:00
  • What self-awareness is
  • Emotional intelligence
  • Communication essentials

Lunch

12:30

Charlotte Valeur, Managing Director of Global Governance Group

The leaders’ leader – is there enough NED diversity in Jersey?

13:45
Plus

Paula Williams, Managing Director of Island Consortium Training

Leadership resiliency

14:15
  • What is leadership resiliency?
  • Resiliency in action
  • How you can develop your resiliency as a leader
Plus

Panel discussion: What is leadership? What is it not?

14:45
  • Defining leadership
  • Authentic leadership in today's business environment
  • Common leadership failures

Break

15:15
Plus

Deputy Rod Bryans, Education Minister at States of Jersey, Education Department

Why leaders need to embrace design thinking

15:30
  • Design thinking enables leaders to unlock creative confidence to become more effective leaders
  • Design thinking as a model embraces all of those values that leaders are looking for in creating an innovative culture for their companies
  • It is based on the values of empathy, being people centred, collaboration, visually communicating and iteration of prototypes
  • A classic model of modern-thinking that should be in every leaders toolkit
Plus

Tony Moretta, Chief Executive Officer of Digital Jersey

How digital is changing today’s leaders

16:00
  • The impact of the digital age on leadership
  • Why leaders should focus on tech as an opportunity not just a threat 
  • How digital is changing leadership team roles and responsibilities
Plus

Panel discussion: Work practices: 2.0 – How design thinking can improve productivity

16:30
  • Embracing design thinking
  • Design thinking success stories
  • How design thinking will change everything

Chris Usher, Chief Executive Officer of Jersey International Business School

Closing address

16:45
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Event Speakers

400 X 400 Tony Marcetta

Tony Moretta

Chief Executive Officer of Digital Jersey

Tony has over 20 years’ experience across a wide range of digital industries, including mobile, online, broadcast, payments, data analytics and building new technology-based businesses.

Beginning his career at NatWest, rising to Senior Manager Commercial Development in their cards business, he went on to Visa Europe as VP of New Products. Later moving to ITV Digital as Director of Interactivity, followed by senior positions at National Grid Wireless and Digital Radio UK, where as CEO he increased digital radio sales from 5 to 11 million and persuaded the car industry to standardise it.

Recently he led digital projects for UK Government and major corporates, and was one of the founders of Weve, a joint venture between EE, O2 & Vodafone in mobile marketing, payments and data analytics.

As CEO of Digital Jersey, Tony is leading the drive to build a strong digital industry here, working with Government, the private sector and organisations around the world.

400 X 400 Louise Bracken Smith

Louise Bracken-Smith

Managing Director of Fairway Group

Louise is Co-Owner and Managing Director of the Fairway Group, an independent fiduciary services group of 75 professionals in Jersey covering trust, corporate, funds and pensions business.

She sits on the board of a number of real estate, private equity and venture capital funds as well as managed trust and fund services businesses, of which Fairway acts. This includes Emirates NBD Trust Company (Jersey) Limited (a subsidiary of Emirates NBD Bank PJSC).

She is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and is a member of STEP, holding the Diploma in International Trust Management.

Outside of the workplace, she is a prime example of the term ‘corporate athlete’ as she juggles running a business with triathlon training for the forthcoming ITU World Triathlon Series in Rotterdam.

400 X 400 – Charlotte Valeur

Charlotte Valeur

Managing Director of Global Governance Group

Charlotte has more than 30 years of experience in financial markets and is the Managing Director of GGG Ltd, a governance consultancy. She currently serves as a non-executive director on a number of boards of listed and unlisted companies, including chairing Kennedy Wilson Europe Real Estate and Blackstone/GSO Loan Financing.

Charlotte worked in London as a Director in Capital Markets at Warburg, BNP Paribas, Societe Generale and Commerzbank, beginning her career in Copenhagen with Nordea A/S. She is a member of the Institute of Directors and is regulated by the Jersey Financial Services Commission.

David Carney 400 X 400

David Carney

Director - Risk Assurance at PwC

David Carney is an expert in Financial Systems, Controls Assurance and Data Analytics. He joined PwC UK in 2006, where he led the Data Assurance team for PwC across the South & East region. David relocated to Jersey in 2013 as part of the local firm’s continued investment in its Risk Assurance practice, which he leads across the Islands.

He brings a unique breadth of experience across a broad range of clients and industries from his roots as a Chartered Accountant and subsequently spending 16 years specialising in the areas of technology assurance and information security, controls assurance, internal audit and data analytics. David is highly skilled in dealing with such challenges as those currently faced by the Channel Islands and its industries, particularly across the financial services industry and digital sectors.

Chris Usher 400 X 400

Chris Usher

Head of International Financial Centres at BPP Professional Education

Chris has over 20 years’ experience in international financial services, working both in the UK and offshore, for major financial institutions such as Barclays Wealth and Santander.

Formerly an International Investment Manager he advised both individuals and corporate entities on complex investment scenarios. He now specialises in delivering training in investment management, taxation and regulatory matters in international finance centres around the world.

Chris is a specialist chairman of a number of high-profile events, including conferences such as the Annual Compliance & Economic Crime Symposium and the International Taxation Conference. As an expert in the financial crime risks posed to international offshore financial centres, Chris was invited to speak at the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS) conference on the topic of ‘Understanding the Criminal Vulnerabilities of Offshore Products and Services’.

400 X 400 Gayle Swanson

Gayle Swanson

Chair of JADO and Director of Fund Solutions at Capita Asset Services

Gayle Swanson is a Director within Capita Asset Services and has over 15 years’ funds experience in the Channel Islands.

She has been the Chair of the Jersey Association of Directors and Officers (JADO) for the last 3 years as well as being a committee member of the Jersey Funds Association (JFA).

Prior to joining Capita, Gayle was the Head of Fund Accounting of BNP Paribas Securities Services specialising in Listed Debt. Before this she had worked in practice for over 12 years with both EY and PwC.

Gayle is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland and holds a MA Hons in Accountancy.

400 X 400 Martina

Martina McGibney

Commercial Director at Easenmyne

Martina is an ambitious and highly motivated individual with over 20 years’ experience in food service, manufacturing, logistics and distribution industry, with a proven track record of leadership and successful business development.

Reporting directly to the board, Martina oversees the overall management of the company, both commercially and operationally, is responsible for 67 staff members in Jersey and Guernsey. Whilst ensuring at all times best practices of corporate governance and business strategy is delivered and executed professionally. 

In Martina’s spare time she loves to socialise with close friends and family. She is a keen traveller and enjoys sailing with her family when she gets the time to pop back to family in Ireland.

400 X 400 Rod Bryans

Deputy Rod Bryans

Education Minister at States of Jersey, Education Department

First sworn to office as Deputy of St Helier No 2 district on 14 November 2011, Rod was elected as Assistant Minister and re-elected in 2014, becoming Education Minister.

Previously Rod moved from teaching into finance becoming Director of a local insurance brokerage. Deputy Bryans has also served as local Chairman of the Personal Finance Society and acted as Chair of Governors for Haute Vallee Secondary school for 9 years. In 2006 he chaired the Pensions Working Group that created the new personal pension (Retirement Annuity Trust Scheme) arrangement on the island.

He was a member of the Planning Appeals Panel and deputized for Senator Maclean on Public Sector Reform.

He created two local retail campaigns “Think Twice Buy Local”, used by the government, and “Taste the Passion” for Genuine Jersey.

He came up with the original concept of “What’s My Street’s Story” for Jersey Archive and helped create Red Dot, a group of local artists.

He is a Co-Founder of the “745 Breakfast Club”, a local networking business group running for over 10 years and with around 200 members.

He actively runs photographic blogs for Jersey Heritage and St Helier. He also lectures on subjects including “Thinking Differently” and “Design Thinking.”

2017-10-03 09:00:002017-10-03 17:00:00Europe/London2nd Annual Leadership ConferenceHotel de FranceJIBS Eventsbookings@jerseyibs.com

Hotel de France

St Saviour's Rd, Jersey JE1 7XP

2017-10-03 09:00:00 2017-10-03 17:00:00 Europe/London 2nd Annual Leadership Conference Hotel de France JIBS Events bookings@jerseyibs.com

If you require accommodation to attend this event, you will be entitled to the below preferential delegate rates:

  • Single room – £75.00
  • Double/twin room for sole use – £85.00
  • Double/twin room occupied by two people – £100.00
  • Balcony room for sole use – £105.00
  • Balcony room occupied by two people – £120.00

Please contact the hotel reservations team direct at reservations@defrance.co.uk to obtain these discounted prices.

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