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Event agendas

Please find the event agenda for the next Ethnic Minorities into Leadership 2022 event below.

London | 20 October




Chair's Welcome and Introduction

Sal Naseem, Regional Director for London, Independent Office for Police Conduct


Opening Keynote Address

Examining the current landscape for Black, Asian and Ethnic Minority leaders in the Civil Service

Jason Ghaboos, Deputy Director; Civil Service Inclusive Practice Team, Cabinet Office


Breakout session A

Introversion in Leadership: unleashing your quiet power


Breakout session B

Managing difficult conversations; giving and receiving effective feedback in challenging situations

Breakout session C

Preparing for your next role: are you ready for a promotion?

Richard Hillsdon, Dods Trainer

Breakout session D

Communicating with confidence: laying the groundwork to communicate with impact

Cath Baxter,  Professional Voice and Public Speaking Consultant & former Head of Voice, Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts


Comfort Break


Morning Plenary Address

Leading and learning through adversity: providing confident and empowering leadership in challenging times

Sadeea Magee, HR Deputy Director – Reward, ER and Change, Home Office


Breakout session E

Networking for success: developing the mindset and toolset to become a successful networker


Breakout session F

Dispelling imposter sydrome to fufil your full potential

Breakout session G

Getting through the sift and the interview: understanding what influences the selectors

Richard Hillsdon, Dods Trainer

Breakout session H

Seeking out key enablers for your career progression and capitalising on your strengths

Bernadette Thompson OBE, Associate Director of Inclusion, Barts Health NHS Trust





Afternoon Plenary Address

Leadership in action: lifting others as you climb

Justin Placide, Head of Net Zero Governance, Briefing and Fiscal Events & Co-Chair of the FAME Network and Chair of the Civil Service Race Forum


Closing address
Leading a change in culture: where do we go from here?
Yasmin Alibhai-Brown, Journalist & Author


Chair's Closing Remarks followd by Networking drinks

Sal Naseem, Regional Director for London, Independent Office for Police Conduct