Leadership Gems is an interview series from the Henley Centre for Leadership that invites listeners to learn from people from across society about their involvement in leadership. Think leadership as a life!
In this fourth episode of Leadership Gems Professor Bernd Vogel from our Centre for Leadership sat down to chat with Arsenal Academy Manager and FIFA World Cup winning defender Per Mertesacker to find out what businesses and organisations can learn from the football ’bubble’.
Listen as Per and Bernd discuss
key leadership learnings along his career
how to work with young players
the role of football for challenging issues in society, and more…
Pia Aaltonen-Forsell is CFO of Outokumpu, the largest stainless steal producer in Europe. She does not have the most obvious background for a CFO: she is Master of Social Sciences in economics. She thinks that her background is a great asset, since as a CFO you need to understand the economy in general, not just business.
Just before the global pandemic hit, in early 2020, Hannu-Matias Nurmi took a brave step. He founded a company. Not the most common route to entrepreneurship as Hannu-Matias has a humanistic background. However, nowadays, the company – called Chief Executive Search – employs eight people and is growing.
Saara Karhula has been appointed as Business Development Executive at Henley Business School Finland as of 1 March 2023. In this role she will focus on developing both customised solutions and open programs.