The Real Deal: Is Your Leadership Team Truly Capable?

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Nick will share insights for finding, developing and supporting excellent leadership teams, drawn from years of experience resolving conflict in family businesses and helping private equity partners assess and turn around leaders of portfolio companies.


Nick Mayhew is the founder and managing director of Alembic Strategy, a specialist leadership advisory business that helps investors, leaders, and their teams transform performance. He leads the strategy, change, coaching and M&A work at Alembic Strategy, teaching hundreds of CEO's and senior leaders how to improve their leadership. Nick is an FCA and has a career which includes holding roles as a head of consulting and main board member for a major accounting firm.


Ian Aitchison is a strategic communications specialist and senior advisor to the global shipping industry. A Chartered PR consultant, founder and managing director of Scotch Communications Ltd, Ian draws on a diverse professional background. From Scottish agriculture and land management, military service in the Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm and Media Operations, and international corporate management, to his current mission of cutting the pollution impact of deep-sea shipping by advocating LNG as a marine fuel, Ian is driven by a passion for the natural world and corporate social responsibility.

Monday, 09 August 2021

10:00 - 10:45 BST



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    Nick Mayhew
    Managing Director
    Alembic Strategy
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    Ian Aitchison
    Founder & Managing Director
    Scotch Communications