When: Wednesday, February 8, 2012
Time: 6:30 – 9:00
Where: London Business School
Sainsbury’s Building, Room: LT3 (Please note the room change to LT3)
Sussex Gardens, London
Now that 2012 is in full swing many of you are probably in the midst of re-evaluating your career goals. Whether you are looking for a promotion or trying to break into the Sustainability field your skills have to be presented in the right way in order for you to move to the next level. This event is great for all career levels with a special emphasis on those looking to make a transition within their company or industry. The core focus will be on market insight and providing you with the practical tools to get ahead. We have lined up some great speakers for this career workshop:
Shannon Houde – Walk of Life Consulting – Shannon Houde, MBA, is founder of Walk of Life Consulting, the first international career coaching business focused solely on the environmental, sustainability and Corporate Responsibility (CR) fields. She also launched and currently runs the Acre Career Coaching service for leading sustainability recruitment company, Acre Resources. Shannon has mentored and trained professionals in the field of CR for more than 10 years with a focus on matching personal values to career paths, writing CVs as marketing tools, and interviewing with impact. She combines a wealth of knowledge from 15 years’ managing cross-cultural teams and CR projects in Asia, Europe, North and South America, in non-profit, corporate and entrepreneurial environments across diverse industries including at Barclays, Deloitte, and WWF.
David Metcalfe – Verdantix – David is the CEO and a founding director of Verdantix. He co-leads the fact-based, forward-looking research conducted by Verdantix analysts that helps energy, environment and sustainability executives to gain competitive advantage through sustainability. David was previously Senior Vice President at Forrester Research, the NASDAQ-listed technology and business research firm. Prior to joining Forrester, he was Head of Analysis and Forecasting at BT Group. He is a co-author of the award–winning book “Negotiation Analysis” published by Harvard University Press.
This event sold out last year so be sure to get your tickets early.