Podcasts

Feature on our influential podcast alongside directors, CEOs, MPs and other notable leadership figures.

We put out regular podcasts with business leaders, politicians and other influential figures. Leaders Council members are invited to take part and have their voice heard by the people who shape Britain’s future. Your podcast will appear on all the major podcast platforms, including iTunes, Spotify and YouTube.

Featured Podcasts

In Conversation: Mary Quicke

Mary Quicke is the managing director at Quickes Traditional Ltd, a farming and cheesemaking business in Devon dating back as far as the 16th Century.

Mary Quicke has been involved in running of the family business since 1987 when she took over as MD. Under her leadership and using its traditional recipes and time-honoured techniques passed down through many generations, the business continues to create outstanding clothbound cheddar.

In Conversation: Andrew Rooney

Andrew Rooney is a director at Rooney Fish, a family-run business based in Kilkeel, Northern Ireland, which specialises in catching, preparing and processing the finest fish caught from the waters surrounding Ireland.

Having traded since 1975, Rooney Fish is now a second-generation family business with Andrew playing an active part in its running. In 2014, the business recently fulfilled a long-term ambition of opening an Oyster Farm in Carlingford Lough close to its Kilkeel base.

In Conversation: Alan Stanton

Alan Stanton is the owner and principal director of Stanton Williams, an architect in London.

Alan and Paul Williams. As founding directors, both have overseen the practice’s creative direction throughout its existence and continue to play leading design roles in all its projects. Some of its most notable projects include the UAL campus for Central St Martins at King’s Cross and Kings Cross Square, the Millennium Seedbank and the Musée d’Arts de Nantes.

In Conversation: Martin Tregonning

Martin Tregonning is a chartered accountant running his own independent accountancy firm, Tregonning and Co.

Martin first qualified as a chartered accountant in New Zealand in 1993 and worked in a handful of related roles. After relocating to the UK in 1995, he became a fellow of the Association of Certified Chartered Accountants [ACCA] and holds a Public Practice Certificate. He also remains a member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand [CAANZ] and holds a Public Practice Certificate from the ACCA.


Latest Podcasts

In Conversation: Bryan Adams

Bryan Adams is the CEO and founder of PH Creative, a leading employer brand agency.

In 2004, Bryan launched his own venture: PH Creative. He has grown the business into one of the leading employer brand agencies in the world, specialising in employer branding, EVP development, talent attraction, recruitment marketing and film production and creative thinking.

In Conversation: John Baguley

John Baguley is the executive chair and owner of the International Fundraising Consultancy [IFC], a management consultancy specialising in fundraising for the third sector including charities, NGOs, non-profits and social enterprises.

John is a published author, having written several books on fundraising. His most recent work, ‘Fundraising and Zombies’ was published in 2018. He is also an experienced lecturer having spoken at fundraising workshops and conferences in the UK and internationally.

In Conversation: Tim Button

Tim Button is a Doctor of Chiropractic and founded Cleve Chiropractic in Bristol in 2003. He has established the clinic as one of the best of its kind in the country.

In 2013, as one of Britain’s youngest ever chiropractors, Tim was awarded chiropractic’s highest honour, becoming a fellow of the Royal College of Chiropractors’ sports faculty. He has also been elected as a Vice President for the British Chiropractic Association that helps to run the profession, is a member of the Royal Society of Medicine.

In Conversation: Martin Tregonning

Martin Tregonning is a chartered accountant running his own independent accountancy firm, Tregonning and Co.

Martin first qualified as a chartered accountant in New Zealand in 1993 and worked in a handful of related roles. After relocating to the UK in 1995, he became a fellow of the Association of Certified Chartered Accountants [ACCA] and holds a Public Practice Certificate. He also remains a member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand [CAANZ] and holds a Public Practice Certificate from the ACCA.

In Conversation: Mike Morris

Mike Morris has been the chairman of GQA Qualifications Ltd. for the last 20 years.

It is a national awarding body, based in Sheffield, South Yorkshire that works across many sectors including: glass, construction, printing, polymer, engineering, chemical, pharmaceutical, science, meteorology and nuclear.

Mike has an engineering and further/higher education background. He now works with regulatory bodies and authorities, liaising with employers and developing national standards, qualifications and apprenticeship frameworks in various sectors.

In Conversation: Gwennan Harrison-Jones

Gwennan Harrison-Jones is the headteacher at Cams Hill School, a mixed state comprehensive secondary school in Fareham.

In 2008, Gwennan took up the deputy headship at Warblington School in Havant, where she remained for seven-and-a-half years (until 2015). It was in that year that she made the move to Cams Hill School, where she remains headteacher to date

In Conversation: Billy Hutchinson

Billy Hutchinson is a director at Lesters Packaging, a family-run business established since 1983 which is specialised in the design and production of heavy-duty corrugated cardboard packaging solutions.

Billy has been a director at Lesters since 2009. Under his leadership, the business has grown by being capable and responsive, investing in facilities, technology and people to create a robust team of experts and unparalleled manufacturing facilities that place the company at the forefront of the UK packaging industry.

In Conversation: Steph Dickinson

Steph Dickinson is a freelance songwriter, vocalist and workshop leader, and is currently the managing director of Pie Factory Music, a charity set up to provide free accessible music and related arts workshops for young people across East Kent.

Steph has worked as a freelance vocalist and songwriter since 2001.

In 2011, she first began working for the Pie Factory Music charity in Ramsgate, Kent, as its programme manager. Steph would rise through the ranks of the organisation to become managing director three years later following a successful stint overseeing the charity’s activities.

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