17 episodes

This is Change Makers –  the podcast from the campaigns firm Seven Hills. Hosted by Michael Hayman, in this interview series, we delve into what makes leaders tick and look at the contribution this empowers them to bring to the world. 

The backdrop? Life in the lockdown, and Change Makers is aimed at inspiring people with personal stories and the lessons we can draw from the lives they lead.

This is the podcast for those who want to hear challenging ideas and amazing stories, from those who are making a difference in extraordinary times.

Michael Hayman is an entrepreneur, broadcaster and author; co-founder of Seven Hills, author of Mission: How The Best In Business Break Through (Penguin, 2015) and host of London Live's Capital Conversation.

Change Makers: Find Your Mission

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This is Change Makers –  the podcast from the campaigns firm Seven Hills. Hosted by Michael Hayman, in this interview series, we delve into what makes leaders tick and look at the contribution this empowers them to bring to the world. 

The backdrop? Life in the lockdown, and Change Makers is aimed at inspiring people with personal stories and the lessons we can draw from the lives they lead.

This is the podcast for those who want to hear challenging ideas and amazing stories, from those who are making a difference in extraordinary times.

Michael Hayman is an entrepreneur, broadcaster and author; co-founder of Seven Hills, author of Mission: How The Best In Business Break Through (Penguin, 2015) and host of London Live's Capital Conversation.

Change Makers: Find Your Mission

    15: Eileen Burbidge MBE, Founding Partner, Passion Capital

    15: Eileen Burbidge MBE, Founding Partner, Passion Capital

    Eileen Burbidge MBE joins Michael this week on Change Makers. She is one of the country’s most prolific technology investors In this conversation, she talks to Michael about her career to date, how her university degree set her on the path to success, and why kindness is a trait that needs to find its way back into everyday business life.

    • 22 min
    14: Sir Anthony Seldon, Contemporary Historian

    14: Sir Anthony Seldon, Contemporary Historian

    Joining Michael on this week’s Change Makers is a guest who knows all about change and how it happens. Sir Anthony Seldon is one of the UK’s most dynamic educators, contemporary historians, political commentators and authors. He gives his view on Britain’s political leadership over the past few months, as well as his candid insights into Theresa May’s time as Prime Minister. He also shares his thoughts on how lockdown has led us to do many things better and talks about how he chooses to unwind and slow down.

    • 23 min
    13: Natalie Campbell, CEO, Belu Water

    13: Natalie Campbell, CEO, Belu Water

    Natalie Campbell, the new CEO of Belu Water, the social enterprise water brand that donates 100% of its profits to WaterAid, joins Michael in this edition of Change Makers. Natalie took over the role in March this year, and talks about how she adapted to taking on a new role as lockdown began and the experience of meeting her team virtually. She also looks back on her career so far that has seen her hold her “dream jobs” with some of the UK’s most exciting purpose-driven organisations.

    • 24 min
    12: Dayne Turbitt and Margarete McGrath, Dell Technologies UK

    12: Dayne Turbitt and Margarete McGrath, Dell Technologies UK

    Two of the UK’s top technologists, Dayne Turbitt, Senior Vice-President and UK General Manager, and Margarete McGrath, Chief Digital Officer of Dell Technologies UK, join Michael Hayman in this week's Change Makers. As the country moves from lockdown into recovery and organisations return to the workplace, Dayne and Margarete share their thoughts on how COVID-19 has accelerated digitisation and remote working and what that means for the future, as well as looking at the opportunities for technology to drive human progress.

    • 23 min
    11: Cephas Williams, Founder, 56 Black Men

    11: Cephas Williams, Founder, 56 Black Men

    Cephas Williams is the founder of 56 Black Men and one of the UK’s leading campaigners addressing the negative portrayal of black men in the media. He talks to Michael about his powerful new campaign, Let’s Not Forget, that launched across the UK featuring the names of black victims of racist violence in the United States, including George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and Ahmaud Arbery. It comes in response to their recent tragic killings with the message that we must not forget those that have lost their lives and simply move on. Cephas also shares his views on what business must do to become more diverse and inclusive, and why they cannot remain silent on issues of race.

    • 23 min
    10: Russ Shaw, Founder, Tech London Advocates

    10: Russ Shaw, Founder, Tech London Advocates

    He’s the leader with his finger on the pulse of the global tech community, and now Russ Shaw’s attention is on guiding it through the current crisis. In this Change Makers interview, Russ shares the work Tech London Advocates is doing to combat the economic impact of coronavirus on the sector, as well as stories of bounced cheques at his first job in Phoenix, Arizona, how being late for a lecture led him to meet his future wife, and how he turned an idea for a network of London tech leaders into a powerful global movement.

    • 22 min

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