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


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.

Jim Rees

Ultra Cyclist, Ironman Triathlete, Author and Executive Coach

Jim is interested in what’s possible, having flown around the world competing in some of the toughest races on the planet. Jim started his career in the pharmaceutical industry in sales and management for sixteen years. He later became an executive coach and speaker, where he sold high end solutions to the corporate marketplace. He combines this with being a parent of 6 children and his sporting career, where he has competed in numerous Ironman Triathlons around the world. 

Mark and Jim Rees's company, The Long and the Short Of It, focuses on maximising potential at individual, team, and organisational level. Working with many FTSE 100 companies and senior leaders, he creates the awareness needed to enable them to be more engaging and inspiring within the business they run.