The workshop will be facilitated by

Jacqui Mitchell –    

Jacqui Mitchell: Specialist in employee ownership and participatory leadership

Jacqui Mitchell: Specialist in employee ownership and participatory leadership

Jacqui has extensive knowledge of Participatory Leadership and experience of embedding it in organisations. Over the last five years she has provided intensive advice and support to a wide range of companies moving to employee ownership. Her approach has been integral to unleashing the potential of people in these companies and allowing them to move to the new role of ‘owner’. Jacqui is fully committed to approaches of  self organisation as the route to unlocking the ‘success potential’ within organisations. Her advocacy of self-organisation builds upon her career as a manager, consultant and trainer in both the private and third sectors. She also has direct hands-on experience of business change having established, developed and sold on a small business focused on providing services to property investors and landlords. Jacqui has an MBA and is also a qualified management accountant

Fiona Savage –

Collaborative Change Practitioner, Team Dynamics, Coaching,

Collaborative Change Practitioner, Team Dynamics, Coaching,

Fiona has 20 years’ experience in business development across all main sectors – global pharmaceutical, an NHS Board, a local start up enterprise and a charity.  Throughout this time she became increasingly interested in how different cultures within organisations have an impact on clients and customers, employees and overall organisational performance in all its forms. Building upon this she has started up a consultancy working with a small group of supporting and complementary colleagues bringing new and fresh insights to these fundamental issues. Fiona is trained in practised Participatory Leadership and Theory U developed at MIT which she uses to encourage leaders to step into and shape the emerging future. These inform her distinctive approach to the issues.

Date:  Thursday 28th May 10am – 4pm

Location: Over-Seas House, 100 Princes Street, Edinburgh EH2 3AB

Cost: Early bird tickets available at £130 standard and £80 for Third Sector organisations  (£170/ £110 after 15th May)

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For further information please call Fiona Savage on 07880 788759