Gary Ellis

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FEATURES | Published July 10th 2024, 8:08 am

Dan Burke: From DJ to Social Change Leader

Dan Burke, CEO of Young Harrow Foundation, found his true calling in youth work at a local church before revolutionising youth support in Harrow. Read about his unique leadership philosophy that balances empowerment and process, aiming to foster future leaders and build trust.

FEATURES | Published July 9th 2024, 8:01 am

Jamie Searls: Leading the Future of Music Education

Jamie Searls, Managing Director at Tileyard Education, went from providing backing vocals for Adele and Elton John to leading Tileyard's dynamic team. Learn about Jamie's vision for the future of music education and the groundbreaking work at Tileyard.

FEATURES | Published July 1st 2024, 9:12 am

Julian Gilbert: Building Wealth Matters Through Excellency and Adaptability

From his early sales career to establishing Wealth Matters, Julian Gilbert's commitment to top-tier qualifications and exceptional customer service has set his firm apart. As he transitions leadership to a new generation, Julian's legacy of financial security for clients and meaningful careers for staff continues to flourish.

FEATURES | Published June 28th 2024, 9:10 am

James Cadbury: Continuing the Family Legacy Through Sustainability

James Cadbury, descendant of the iconic Cadbury family, is redefining British chocolate with Love Cocoa and HiP. Inspired by his great-great-grandfather's legacy, James combines tradition with innovation, creating a brand that reflects his commitment to sustainability and ethical practices.

FEATURES | Published June 14th 2024, 11:11 am

Paul Bickerton: Ensuring a Bright Future for London’s Football Association

Discover how Paul Bickerton, the London FA's CEO, merges his love for football with his distinctive leadership approach to guide London Football Association. Explore the London FA's impact on grassroots football and Bickerton's aspiration for a healthier, more inclusive future in the sport.

FEATURES | Published June 13th 2024, 10:12 am

Dave Radley’s Journey to Building a Legacy with DMR Training and Consultancy

Dave Radley's journey has taken him from professional rugby to the construction industry and now DMR Training and Consultancy. In his feature, Dave reveals how his resilience, leadership, and vision led to the creation of DMR, a company dedicated to providing qualifications and creating career pathways.

FEATURES | Published June 11th 2024, 12:09 pm

Transformative Education: Harvey Sarai’s Impact on Bantock Primary School and the Penn Fields Community

Under the leadership of Headteacher Harvey Sarai, Bantock Primary School has transformed for the better. From her unique connection to the school to her innovative initiatives addressing the diverse needs of the students, Harvey's approach is rooted in understanding and serving the community.

FEATURES | Published June 11th 2024, 7:02 am

Graham Hasting-Evans: Championing Professional Growth and Accessibility

Graham Hasting-Evans, NOCN’s Chief Executive, is dedicated to fostering professional growth across various sectors around the world. Discover how his commitment to accessibility and social mobility is transforming NOCN into an exemplar of opportunity, championing lifelong learning and career development for individuals at all levels.

FEATURES | Published June 10th 2024, 12:12 pm

Calvin Moore: Compassionate Leadership in Care Home Management

Calvin Moore was the youngest registered manager in the UK and transformed his family's care home to cater to adults with learning disabilities. His leadership, dedication, and person-centred approach have led to outstanding ratings and nationwide services.

FEATURES | Published May 31st 2024, 2:02 pm

Graham Flynn: A Journey from Landfills to Leadership

Graham Flynn, co-founder of Anenta, is changing waste management in the UK's healthcare sector for good. From his early days on landfill sites to creating innovative solutions for waste management, Flynn's current trajectory is built on solid foundations laid from the start.

FEATURES | Published May 31st 2024, 12:12 pm

Leader Story with Andrew Neil

Leaders of Great Britain hosted Andrew Neil, one of the UK's most distinguished figures in journalism, in a Leader Story session to discuss the essence of authoritative leadership. Learn about his unique interviewing techniques, his views on the importance of clear vision and communication in leadership, and his perspective on the challenges of modern leadership amidst political turmoil.

FEATURES | Published May 31st 2024, 9:09 am

Michelle David: Transforming Ashton Lodge through Integral Leadership and Compassionate Care

Michelle David entered the care sector after finding her personal calling, and has had a clear trajectory since then. Discover how her transformative leadership and commitment to excellence have reshaped Ashton Lodge, fostering a positive culture and enhancing the quality of life for residents.

FEATURES | Published May 29th 2024, 3:03 pm

Heather Jones: Instigating Human-Centric Leadership and Innovation in HR

Heather Jones, MD of Lamont Jones, champions innovative HR solutions and leadership. With over 20 years in employment law and HR, she's reshaped the corporate landscape, emphasising human-centric strategies and strong client relationships. Heather's story is a masterclass in adaptability, strategic thinking, and the power of personal touch in business.

FEATURES | Published May 29th 2024, 9:09 am

From Global Travels to Local Homes: The Evolution of Home Management Company with Sue Hughes-Thomas

Explore the evolution of the Home Management Company through the eyes of its founder, Susan Hughes-Thomas. From its roots in personal experience to adapting to market shifts and legislative changes, Sue reveals how empathy and fairness drive success in property management and in her management style.

FEATURES | Published May 28th 2024, 11:11 am

Nick Barnett: Leading with Compassion

Nick Barnett, CEO of the Caldecott Foundation, has an unwavering dedication to children’s welfare. From hands-on management to strategic development, Barnett’s leadership has undoubtedly contributed to the transformation of Caldecott, including a 95% reduction in police cases and the expansion of the foundation’s services, setting a benchmark in the not-for-profit sector.

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James Cadbury: Continuing the Family Legacy Through Sustainability

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