Craig Wilmann

Executive Director for the Leaders Council

Craig Wilmann oversees the day to day operations of The Leaders Council. He hosts the majority of Leaders Council events and is a regular guest on the Leaders Council podcast. During his career, he has been a speech and content writer for several CEOs, senior politicians and public figures. He has also written extensively for the theatre. 

Articles published by Craig Wilmann

NEWS | Published March 12th 2021, 10:06 am

A policing problem: why Boris may decide to ease lockdown sooner

One of the founding principles of the police in this country is that ‘the police are the public [and] the public are the police.’ Even during this year of unprecedented restrictions on our liberties, the laws which the police have had to enforce have had popular support. But is that beginning to change? And if so, will the police no longer be the public?

NEWS | Published March 4th 2021, 4:04 pm

Gove’s comments suggest vaccine passports may be imminent

MPs will debate the issue of vaccine passports after more than a quarter of a million people have signed a petition urging the government not to introduce them. But the signatories may end up disappointed, given Michael Gove’s previous comments on a very similar issue.

NEWS | Published December 4th 2020, 2:02 pm

IM Bookkeeping provides advice amid cryptocurrency rally

Preston-based payroll, bookkeeping and accountancy experts, IM Bookkeeping, are offering much needed advice for organisations and individuals interested in cryptocurrencies.

NEWS | Published November 12th 2020, 1:01 pm

Digimax founder Shaz Memon urges government to support dentists

The founder and managing director of Digimax Dental, an award-winning dental marketing agency, has written a passionate call-to-action in City AM, challenging the government to speak publicly on behalf of dentists across the country.

NEWS | Published September 10th 2020, 2:06 pm

Sprirotech in Cambridgeshire County Council Covid Commendation

Peterborough-based Spirotech Group, specialist engineers who provide manufacturing solutions for a range of industries, have been officially recognised by Cambridgeshire County Council for their work during the Covid pandemic.

NEWS | Published August 26th 2020, 9:01 am

From puppets to PPE: Paul Bristow Associates takes the fight to Covid-19

Wrexham-based Paul Bristow Associates are producing thousands of masks per week for major organisations and companies in the UK.

NEWS | Published July 26th 2020, 5:05 pm

AG Instruments prove Matt Ridley’s point about innovation

In a widely acclaimed new book called How Innovation Works, the author Matt Ridley champions perspiration over inspiration. AG instruments’ ground-breaking gas analyser perfectly exemplifies his point.

NEWS | Published July 22nd 2020, 2:02 pm

Gattica's success continues despite Covid-19 disruption

While many others firms have been unable to do any business whatsoever, Gattica have still managed to achieve a great deal since lockdown was declared in March.

NEWS | Published July 21st 2020, 10:10 am

Red Iguana director speaks about breaking down barriers in leadership and nutrition

Naomi Szakacs told the Leaders Council about the importance of fighting against outdated approaches to leadership and nutrition. Meanwhile, William Hague warned the government to step up their game on Covid-19 testing.

NEWS | Published July 20th 2020, 2:02 pm

Aqovia CEO champions the importance of self belief when starting a new business as PM comes in for criticism

The CEO of digital solutions experts Aqovia speaks to The Leaders Council about setting up a business in the midst of the 2008 financial crash. Meanwhile, Boris Johnson faces criticism from Commons speaker Lindsay Hoyle.

NEWS | Published July 16th 2020, 4:04 pm

Constant Power Services boss speaks about inner conviction as Valeur champions neurodiversity

Kevin Wilson and Charlotte Valeur had some inspiring words for fellow leaders, while Chris Grayling was denied the post of chairman of the intelligence committee

NEWS | Published July 16th 2020, 9:09 am

Government accused of inconsistency amid worrying ONS figures

Early data suggests that there were around 650,000 fewer people on payrolls in June 2020 than there were just three months earlier, despite the government’s job schemes. At the same time, job vacancies in April to June were the lowest since such records began in 2001.

NEWS | Published July 15th 2020, 10:10 am

Hammond turns to Saudi Arabia as Britain champions face coverings

Following yesterday’s news that face coverings are going to be compulsory in shops from Friday 24th, it now seems that this law may be extended to offices as well. Meanwhile, former chancellor Philip Hammond has landed a new role advising Saudi Arabia's finance minister.

NEWS | Published July 14th 2020, 9:09 am

UK sends vessel to China as Huawei is ushered away

HMS Queen Elizabeth will be based in the Far East from early next year as part of Britain’s efforts to counter an ‘increasingly assertive China.’ The vessel, which costs £3.1 billion will work closely on its military exercises with the United States and Japan.

NEWS | Published June 8th 2020, 4:04 pm

Former MEP calls government 'miserable, cowed and cowardly' over response to protests

In an online article forThe Daily Telegraph, Patrick O'Flynn, the former Ukip and SDP MEP, has slammed the government for their 'miserable, cowed and cowardly' response to the weekend's protests.

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