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Vision is essential for leaders to respond effectively to a business environment that continues to transform at a rapid pace. Visionary leaders have the inclination to look ahead, to innovate, the resilience to take risks and cope with the unknown.

However, successful leaders require many different capabilities- there is no single secret to leadership achievement. Our conference explores leadership success from many perspectives, offering a multi-dimensional view. We will provide advice, tools and techniques that will assist leaders in developing their own approach to leadership capability.


Snow Dome, River Drive, Tamworth, Staffordshire, B79 7ND


A special rate  has  been organised for delegates attending the conference at the Holiday Inn Express Tamworth.

Address: Leisure Island, Riverdrive, Tamworth, Staffordshire, B79 7ND

Rate: £100.00 B&B inc VAT per room.
Please telephone: 01827-303220

Internet Booking code: I1L


James McCulloch


James is Director of Leadership at Inspire Group, an international learning design and leadership development provider based in New Zealand and Australia.
James has extensive senior leadership experience in the public, private and nonprofit sectors. As a CEO, he has led organisations in the UK and New Zealand, and was formerly the head of parks and community for the City of London.
He also has considerable international experience through chairing a global federation and as a keynote speaker on leadership, governance and community development at conferences across five continents. 
James has a passion for the non-profit sector, and maintains this through his current trustee role at Skylight NZ.

Dame Kathy August

Dame Kathy August, who was awarded the DBE in the 2014 New Year’s Honours List for services to education.
In 2003, Kathy took on the major challenge of becoming the first Principal of the Manchester Academy in Moss Side, which was one of the first city academies in the UK and had previously been described as “one of the worst gang infested comprehensives in the country”. Just over five years later, the Academy was judged to be outstanding by Ofsted.

Jim Rees

Ultra Cyclist, Ironman Triathlete, Author and Executive Coach

Jim has been working as a Performance Coach/Consultant for the past 17 years across all industries, he combines this with being a parent of 6 kids.


In his spare time Jim competes in Ultra races around the world and is well known for finishing the gruelling Race Across America Cycle Race 3 times as a solo rider having managed to go faster each year.


Jim will share what he believes it takes to achieve at the highest levels, whether that's on the tennis court or in the board room.

Professor Kiran Trehan

Professor of Leadership and Enterprise Development at The University of Birmingham

Kiran Trehan joined Birmingham Business School in March 2012 from Lancaster University Management School where she was Deputy Head of Department and Director of HRD and consulting. She is a leading expert on diversity, enterprise and leadership development. She currently holds the post Professor of Enterprise and leadership Development and is Academic Director for the Centre for women’s enterprise and leadership (CWEL) and Co- Director of The Enterprise and Diversity Alliance (EDA) is a new-generation response to transforming communities and corporations through mutually beneficial enterprise activities. She is Co- Editor of Action Learning: Research & Practice -: The first international journal dedicated to the advancement of knowledge and practice through action learning.

Also of interest


Spotlight on Vision

"Leadership vision requires imagination, innovation and ingenuity. It’s not simply about survival but thriving to make the impossible possible" Professor Kiran Trehan