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Courageous Leaders Club Live 24

COURAGEOUS LEADERS LIVE 2024

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Thurs 2nd May 2024

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Woburn House, London WC1H 9HQ

For leaders and teams who want to take action and make meaningful impact - both now and in the future

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About the event:

We are back for our 3rd year bringing together courageous leaders to share their stories, strategies, and insights.

Courageous Leaders Live 2024 is not just an event, it’s a transformational experience designed to propel you toward becoming the leader you’ve always aspired to be.

DATE: 2ND MAY 2024 • 10AM – 4.30PM

LOCATION: WOBURN HOUSE,
20-24 TAVISTOCK SQUARE,
LONDON WC1H 9HQ

where inspiration meets transformation, and leadership takes on a whole new dimension

what you can expect

Listen and interact with a panel of dynamic, industry icons who’ve created lasting impact through their leadership journeys.

Learn how to break through self-imposed limitations and elevate your leadership to new heights.

Discover the techniques and mindset shifts that courageous leaders use to overcome challenges and succeed.

Create connections with fellow attendees who, like you, are committed to elevating their leadership impact.

"The only limit to your impact is your imagination and commitment." - Tony Robbins

confirmed panelists (with more to come!)

Harjot Singh
Global Chief Strategy Officer

Over the last few decades Harjot has held senior regional and global strategy leadership roles in Europe, UK, North America, China and Asia. He joined McCann New York in 2011, and prior to being named global CSO of McCann, he served as CSO McCann EMEA, leading it to be the number one most creatively effective Agency Network for five years! Through this experience, he has learned and adopted a transformational style of leadership- focused on building vision, a culture necessary to realise that vision, inspiring shared dreams, and celebrating excellence.

Lizi Hamer
Global Executive Creative Director

As well as her role as Global ECD for Octagon, Lizi has co-built the foundations of a new kind of agency; No2ndPlace. An agency using the power of sport to create enduring social change, they work with brands, sports bodies, not-for-profits and athletes to drive awareness and impact societal issues through meaningful work that helps the world win. Lizi has the “creative enthusiasm of a school bus on the way to the zoo” and boy is it contagious.

Karl Marsden
Chair

Karl is an ex-media executive turned business performance and turnaround specialist with a specific interest in the SME sector. After nearly 20 years in the magazine & digital media sector Karl left his corporate seat to become part of the founding management team at Shortlist Media Ltd a freemium based media company. Most recently Karl completed a successful turnaround as Contagious was acquired by Ascential Plc in August of this year (2023).

Nicola Kemp
Editorial Director at Creativebrief

Nicola is Editorial Director at Creativebrief and co-founder of the social learning practice Good Shout.


She is passionate about changing the narrative and experience for women in the creative industries and she won The Women in Marketing Journalist of the year award for her work championing diversity in the creative industries. Her work has appeared across titles including Campaign, WGSN, Reuters, Bloomberg, The Guardian and The Observer.

Karen Hilton
CEO, heycar UK


Karen has been part of the founding team at heycar (Corporate venture backed by Volkswagen, Renault and Allianz) since its launch as a corporate venture in the UK in 2019. Starting at CCO, she took over the reins as CEO in 2022.

Prior to joining heycar Karen worked in several high-growth start-ups including Nested (prop-tech) and carwow (auto-tech).

Karen spent the early part of her career working for Volkswagen and BMW Group in the UK.

Check Warner
Co-founder and CEO of Ada Ventures

Check is a co-founder and CEO of non-profit Diversity VC.

Check started her career in marketing before pivoting to venture. She loves customer-centric companies that build communities and focus on the user. Her objective in life is about creating opportunities for people to realise their full potential.

Maria McDowell
Operations Director at Publicis Poke & Founder of lollipop mentoring

Maria started her career as a digital delivery consultant working with a vast array of digital agencies and brands spanning the past 20 years.

Maria is the Operations Director at Publicis Poke. Cultivating teams over the years led Maria to develop a deep passion for mentoring and coaching which led her to founding lollipop Mentoring.

The aim of lollipop is to ensure that Black women have access to individuals who can help to get them to the next level. I want them to know that they are not alone – there is help.

Efrain Ayala
Global Creativity and D&l Director

Efrain, the Global Creativity and D&I Director at Reckitt, is a renowned expert in leveraging the power of brands to drive meaningful change. With a proven track record of delivering award-winning campaigns that drive growth and deeply resonate with diverse audiences across cultures and geographies, Ayala is widely recognised as a trailblazer in the industry.

Sophie Trinder
Head of Brand Strategy, UK at X

Sophie Trinder is Head of the X Next team in the UK, the in-house Creative and Strategy team who help brands and agencies unlock the creative potential of the platform. Prior to joining X in 2016, Sophie oversaw integrated campaigns at Saatchi and Saatchi New York and London, Adam and Eve and We are Social. She spent her early years at the pioneering communications agency Naked Communications.

Nishma Patel Robb
Former Senior Director at Google and President of WACL

what people say...

"The event wasn’t like anything I’ve attended before. I’m leaving filled with ideas and enthusiasm..."

"The event was well polished and professional. Well organised and thought through. Amazing energy throughout!"

"The whole vibe of the day was amazing! I’m walking away with so much value!
Thank you!"

about your host

Joanna Howes is a leading award-winning coach, behavioural expert and No.1 bestselling international author who specialises in leadership and business operations.

Founder of The Change Creators and The Courageous Leaders Club

She has 20 years’ experience working internationally with some of the world’s most-awarded advertising agencies and leading them to operational and leadership success.

Dedicated to supporting organisations and the people within them, Joanna (through her company The Change Creators) focuses on activating leaders’ full potential, enabling them to transform their results and achieve their goals to lead teams confidently and courageously forward.

Offering insightful and powerful coaching from a place of compassion, Joanna works in partnership with leaders to increase their influence and provide a leadership legacy they are proud of.

Joanna launched The Courageous Leaders Club podcast, consisting of candid discussions with accomplished leaders to inspire more people to step into their courageous zone.

The podcast has now expanded into a membership programme and event that brings together leaders from different companies to connect, inspire, learn and support each other.

Joanna Howes is a leading award-winning coach, behavioural expert and No.1 bestselling international author who specialises in leadership and business operations.

She has 20 years’ experience working internationally with some of the world’s most-awarded advertising agencies and leading them to operational and leadership success.

Dedicated to supporting organisations and the people within them, Joanna (through her company The Change Creators) focuses on activating leaders’ full potential, enabling them to transform their results and achieve their goals to lead teams confidently and courageously forward.

Offering insightful and powerful coaching from a place of compassion, Joanna works in partnership with leaders to increase their influence and provide a leadership legacy they are proud of.

Joanna launched The Courageous Leaders Club podcast, consisting of candid discussions with accomplished leaders to inspire more people to step into their courageous zone.

The podcast has now expanded into a membership programme and event that brings together leaders from different companies to connect, inspire, learn and support each other.

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