Having overcome a life-threatening health challenge and drawing strength from her faith, Yetunde Hofmann has gone from leading from the front, charging ahead, holding the energy of the team to leading from behind. She founded Solaris, a global executive leadership development programme, to empower black women and help organisations on inclusion.
Keynote speaker, Elin Hurvenes, explained that in 2002 Norway introduced quota legislation for female representation on boards, which led to an increase of female NEDs from 6% to 40% and the quota was met in 2008.
From starting up her own language business to senior roles in multinational corporations, the public and charitable sectors, Jenny has demonstrated an ability to be creative, flexible and engaging in her leadership. Her career trajectory is the epitome of a portfolio career.
The ethical challenges and opportunities for Boards facing the Future of Work- balancing stakeholders’ perspectives and mega trends.
Role modelling continuous improvement, Dianne Caddle started out as a social researcher and single mum to become one of the most senior black woman in the Ministry of Justice. She sponsors and mentors others to believe in themselves and their capabilities.