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Expert Lecture 7 June: Whole Brain Leadership – changing how you think to enhance your business performance

Thursday, May 31st, 2012

The next expert lecture from the Management School will take place on 7th June and will be delivered by Steve Gorton, Director of Enabling Development Ltd.

The lecture, entitled ‘Whole Brain Leadership – changing how you think to enhance your business performance’ will discuss how patterns of thinking can open up a whole new world of possibility and enhanced business performance.

The details are:
Fulwood Room, University House, University of Sheffield. Map:
Date: Thursday 7 June 2012
Time: Light refreshments will be served at 6pm, ready for a 6.30 start

To book your free place:
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Sir Peter Middleton guest lecture and Q&A session on ‘Leading and managing business and organisation in the age of uncertainty’ 1st March 2012

Monday, February 27th, 2012

We are delighted to announce that Sir Peter Middleton, GCB, will be hosting a guest lecture on the 1st of March on ‘Leading and managing business and organisation in the age of uncertainty’ followed by a Q&A session. Management School staff and students are invited to attend this exclusive talk.

Please register your interest by contacting Jody White at or +44 (0) 114 222 3382, as places are limited.

Date: Thursday 1st March 2012
Time: 3.30pm start – Talk followed by Q&A session. 4.30pm finish.
Venue: Dovedale, Ranmoor Village

Sir Peter Middleton, GCB, is currently the UK Chairman of Marsh & McLennan companies, Chairman of Marsh Ltd, Chairman of Mercer Ltd, and Chairman of the Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution and the Chancellor of The University of Sheffield and himself a Management School alumnus (BA Economics 1955). He is the former Chairman of Camelot Group PLC, and a former Director, Chairman and Deputy Chairman of United Utilities. He was also Group Chairman of Barclays Bank PLC from April 1999 to August 2004.

Sir Peter joined Barclays in 1991 as Group Deputy Chairman and Executive Chairman of BZW. He became Chairman of Barclays Capital following the reorganisation of BZW in 1997 and was appointed Barclays Group Chairman in 1999. During this time he was also a Board member of Bass PLC from 1992-2001 and General Accident (later CGU) from 1992-1995.

During his extensive and successful career, Sir Peter spent nearly 30 years as an adviser at the Treasury, working closely with nine chancellors and was Permanent Secretary from 1983 to 1991. He was also President of the British Bankers Association from 2004-2006 and a member of the National Institute for Economic Research from 1996-2007.

We are extremely pleased to have Sir Peter host this exclusive guest lecture and we look forward to sharing his expertise and knowledge with you.

Next Expert Lecture: Gareth Davis 05 May

Thursday, May 5th, 2011

The Management School is pleased to announce the next in its series of Expert Lectures.

Location: Halifax Hall, University of Sheffield
Time: 5 pm – 7:30 pm
Date: 05 May 2011

Gareth Davis graduated with a degree in Geography and Economics from the University of Sheffield in 1972.He is currently Chairman of William Hill plc and Wolesley plc, and a non- executive director of DS Smith plc.

Gareth was formerly CEO of Imperial Tobacco Group PLC, where he spent 37 successful years developing it from a predominantly UK business into one of the world’s leading tobacco companies – including leading the successful demerger of the company from Hanson PLC, and its listing on the London Stock Exchange in October 1996.

Gareth will be sharing his experiences as CEO of a FTSE company

A former resident of Earnshaw Hall whilst at Sheffield, Gareth was also a keen member of the football team and is a dedicated Bolton Wanderers supporter.