16th Nov 2020 - ETC Venues St Pauls 200 Aldersgate, London and streamed online

Speaker: Barbara Gibson

Speaker: Barbara Gibson


Key information

Barbara Gibson is Founder and CEO of Women & Girls in Politics, a start-up social enterprise which aims to get more women and girls interested in and active in politics at every level and across the political spectrum. Having been elected and served as a Member of European Parliament for seven months (before Brexit ended her term), Barbara is still a relative newcomer to politics, having spent a more than 25 years in the world of business communication.

Barbara’s career has focused on global business strategy and strategic communication. She holds a PhD in Intercultural Communication, with research on “The Intercultural Competencies Needed by Global CEOs.” In addition to consulting with companies worldwide, she has lectured on intercultural communication and global business for universities and business schools in the UK and across Europe.

She is a past chair of the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC), and was recently named as a Fellow of the association. She is also past-president of SIETAR UK (the Society for Intercultural Education, Training and Research) and a past International Group Chair of CIPR (the Chartered Institute of Public Relations).

Sir Martin Sorrell

Our keynote speaker Sir Martin was CEO of WPP for 33 years, building it from a £1 million “shell” company in 1985 into the world’s largest advertising and marketing services company, with over over 200,000 people in 113 countries. Sir Martin is now Executive Chairman of S4 Capital, which is building a new age, new era, digital advertising and marketing services platform for global, multi-national, regional, local and millennially-driven clients.

Plus 3 streams of curated workshops

Keynote: Sir Martin Sorrell

Stream 1: Technology

Stream 2: Content

Stream 3: Change Comms

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