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Listen to the latest podcasts by our academics, researchers, alumni and guests and explore what's happening at the University of Birmingham.

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Listen to the latest podcasts by our academics, researchers, alumni and guests and explore what's happening at the University of Birmingham.

    Leadership Exchanged: Why we need to move away from hierarchies towards collective leadership with Kirsty McNeill

    Leadership Exchanged: Why we need to move away from hierarchies towards collective leadership with Kirsty McNeill

    Joining Christopher Pietroni for our sixth episode of the ‘Leadership Exchanged’ podcast is Kirsty McNeill, Executive Director of Policy, Advocacy and Campaigns at Save the Children. Kirsty is Labour’s parliamentary candidate in the Scottish target seat of Midlothian. She is also Chair of Our Scottish Future, the Civic Power Fund, Larger Us and the Aid Alliance, and non-executive director for the Centre for Countering Digital Hate. Kirsty is well-known for being an innovative and ef...

    • 39 min
    Leadership Exchanged: From Managing Director to Mayor with Andy Street

    Leadership Exchanged: From Managing Director to Mayor with Andy Street

    Joining Christopher Pietroni for our fifth episode of the ‘Leadership Exchanged’ podcast is Andy Street, the West Midlands Metro Mayor. Before being elected as the Conservative Mayor of the West Midlands in 2017, Andy had an extremely successful career at John Lewis, starting as a graduate and ending at the top of the shop as Managing Director. Andy now applies his previous experience in leadership, training and learning from role models to his service to the three million citizens...

    • 29 min
    Leadership Exchanged: How to lead culture change with Mark Lomas

    Leadership Exchanged: How to lead culture change with Mark Lomas

    Joining Christopher Pietroni for our fourth episode of the ‘Leadership Exchanged’ podcast is Mark Lomas, Head of Culture at Lloyd’s of London, the world’s leading insurance market. Mark continues to break the mould in terms of employee stereotypes and recruitment practices across a wide range of sectors.In this episode, Mark delves into how he is leading change by implementing innovative programmes to help organisations deliver their set promises around Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI)...

    • 22 min
    Leadership Exchanged: How to lead change to empower girls in the Congo with Noëlla Coursaris Musunka

    Leadership Exchanged: How to lead change to empower girls in the Congo with Noëlla Coursaris Musunka

    Joining Christopher Pietroni for the third episode of ‘Leadership Exchanged’ is Nöella Coursaris Musunka, an award-winning philanthropist and international model. Nöella is the founder and CEO of Malaika Foundation, based in the Democratic Republic of Congo, which began as a school and has now grown into a community-driven ecosystem working to transform the lives of young girls and their families.In this episode, Nöella discusses how she uses her leadership in philanthropy to empower young gi...

    • 28 min
    Leadership Exchanged: How to lead in a time of crisis with Professor Carolyn Wilkins OBE

    Leadership Exchanged: How to lead in a time of crisis with Professor Carolyn Wilkins OBE

    In this episode, I am joined by Carolyn Wilkins, a Professor at Birmingham Leadership Institute and a well-experienced public sector leader. Carolyn holds a wealth of experience across the local government, health and care and the wider public sector landscape. Carolyn has led as the Chief Executive Officer in numerous organisations, such as the Oldham Metropolitan Borough Council and Rossendale Borough Council.In this episode, we talk about the responsibility of speaking up, leading with kin...

    • 24 min
    Leadership Exchanged: How to disrupt in business and make a difference with Paul Richardson

    Leadership Exchanged: How to disrupt in business and make a difference with Paul Richardson

    Joining Christopher Pietroni for our first-ever episode of the ‘Leadership Exchanged’ podcast is Paul Richardson, a successful entrepreneur across sectors as varied as waste management, fashion, e-commerce and cyber security. Paul discusses his journey as a serial entrepreneur at just 18 years old in his father’s skip-hire to strategically directing Gymshark to become the billion-dollar global sportswear brand it is today.In this episode, Paul and Christopher discuss taking a helicopter view ...

    • 27 min

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