Sir Ken Olisa is an entrepreneur, philanthropist and Lord-Lieutenant of Greater London. After a career in tech, with IBM and then Wang Labs, Sir Ken is now Founder and Chairman of Restoration Partners, a boutique technology merchant bank. He has chaired and been on many boards, including Thomson Reuters, the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority and […]
Nicola Williams is a judge, ombudsman and novelist. Called to the bar in 1985, she has been a part-time Crown Court Judge since 2009. She has been Commissioner at the Independent Police Complaints Commission, Complaints Commissioner for the Cayman Islands and the first ever Service Complaints Ombudsman for the UK Armed Forces. She has served on […]
Gillian Tett is a bestselling writer, journalist and chairman of the US editorial board at the Financial Times. She has a PhD in social anthropology and it’s this anthropological perspective that has played such a key part in her award-winning journalism and inspired her brilliant new book, Anthro Vision. She’s best known for predicting the […]
Guvna B is a multi-award-winning rapper, author and broadcaster. He has released 10 albums, including Secret World, Hands are Made for Working and Everywhere + Nowhere. He has won two MOBO Awards, three Urban Music Awards and presented documentaries on radio and TV. He has also published two books: Unpopular Culture and Unspoken. Guvna B, whose real name is Isaac Borquaye, talks […]
“Whether you want to have a personal brand or not, you have one. And quite often it’s not created by you.” Writer, broadcaster and coach Harriet Minter talks about building a career – and brand – you love while you work from home, the horrors and joys of a “call to action” on LinkedIn, and how to work out what you really want – and get it.
“What kind of shit sandwich do you do want to eat?” Viv Groskop talks about money, power, the shock of a blank diary and finding fun at work, even in a pandemic.