Why should anyone be led by you?

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Helen

Who this event is for

  • Everyone

Location

JHB Lecture Theatre , John Henry Brookes Building , Headington Campus, Gipsy Lane site

Details

After a career as a leader in the civil service, most recently at the Home Office and now head of the National Trust, one of the largest UK charities, Helen will look back at the lessons she has learnt about how – and how not – to be a good leader.

She will draw on historical and personal examples in this lecture, to explore what is needed to be a leader and the importance of understanding your strengths and weaknesses.

About the speaker

DAME HELEN GHOSH, DIRECTOR GENERAL OF THE NATIONAL TRUST

Dame Helen Ghosh joined the civil service from the University of Oxford where she read modern history. During her civil service career, she worked in a number of Government departments on a range of social policy issues. Helen spent seven years as a Permanent Secretary (CEO) in the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) and the Home Office. She became Director General of the National Trust in 2012.