The latest insights on narrative, storytelling and leadership in higher education.

Category: Interview

Louise Clifton

Director of Marketing, Communications and Operations Over the last eight years Louise has crafted a career in marketing and communications within higher education. Louise thrives on working with people to bring alive the stories that show the wider world who…read more

Professor Kamil Omoteso

Pro Vice-Chancellor and Dean of the College of Business, Law and Social Sciences at the University of Derby Professor Kamil Omoteso has many strings to his bow. His role involves both executive leadership of the College, and strategic leadership for…read more

Professor Janet Haddock-Fraser

Sustainability and leadership expert Professor Janet Haddock-Fraser is widely considered an expert authority on sustainability and leadership. Her current portfolio includes roles as Professor at Manchester Metropolitan University, Secretary of State for Climate Change and Vice-Chair for the Resources Committee…read more

Helena Clayton

Leadership consultant, coach and advocate for leading with love Helena Clayton is no ordinary consultant. As an advocate for love in leadership, her take on professional development is rooted in self-love and how we care for others at work. Originally…read more

Tao Warburton

President of Bucks Students’ Union, 2019-20 Tao Warburton led the Sabbatical team at Bucks Students’ Union 2019-20, representing over 8,500 students across the University and making their voice heard. During her tenure, Bucks Student Union came third in the 2019-20…read more

Lucy Butters

Cultural Intelligence expert Lucy Butters is a specialist in developing Cultural Intelligence which supports international ambition and inclusion in our universities.  She founded her business, Elembee ltd, in 2010 following a career with the British Council and research and teaching…read more
Dr Paul Gentle

Dr Paul Gentle

Academic Director at Invisible Grail A leadership expert, Paul has dedicated the last fifteen years to creating and delivering leadership development programmes in higher education. In 2017 Paul co-founded Invisible Grail, an organisation whose purpose is to empower people to…read more

Julian Stodd

Author and founder of Sea Salt Learning Julian Stodd is an author and founder of Sea Salt Learning, a global learning consultancy helping organisations adapt and thrive in the Social Age. Much of his work is around core elements of…read more

Leah Weiss, PhD

Lecturer in Management, Stanford Graduate Business School Leah Weiss, Ph.D. is a researcher, lecturer, consultant, entrepreneur, and author. She teaches Compassionate Leadership at the Stanford Graduate School of Business, where she created the perennially-waitlisted course “Leading with Mindfulness and Compassion.”…read more