Henrik Hagemann is CEO and Co-Founder of Pureaffinity, a green start-up company with technology that can filter micro-pollutants from wastewater. Just 30 years old, he speaks with Celia Moore about finding your passion, being fearless about mistakes, and how to lead the next generation.
Responsible #7: Tracey Warson on exceptional competence, finding allies, and bringing others with you
Tracey Warson was the first female CEO at Citi’s Private Bank in its 200-year history, simultaneously leading efforts to ensure pay equity and equal opportunity for women at the bank. She speaks with Celia Moore about the sources of her ambition, and why overdelivering on expectations is critical to earn the influence required to open opportunities for others.
Ann Cairns, Executive Vice Chair at Mastercard, has spent her career as the one of the only women in the room. She speaks to Celia Moore about being thrown into the North Sea as part of her training as the first woman to work on offshore rigs in the UK, and why, through her current work as global chair of the 30% Club, she is now focused on how to ensure that organizations draw from 100% of available talent.
Jackie Lee-Joe’s career has included stints in New York London, Singapore, and Los Angeles, before her home city of Sydney called her back during the pandemic. From Skype to the BBC to the Chief Marketing Officer at Netflix, Jackie recounts what she has learned about leadership from being the eldest of six kids, as a constant sufferer of FOMO, and as someone who thrives in constant change.
Navin Valrani is Vice Chairman and Managing Director of Al Shirawi Group, a diversified conglomerate based in Dubai, but his true calling is as CEO of Arcadia Education, a community school focused on nurturing lifelong learning. He speaks to Celia Moore about why listening and silence are underrated leadership skills, and the value in asking oneself daily, “Is this what really matters?”.
Cristiana Scelza is the CEO for the Prysmian Group in Russia. She has built a career as one of the very few women in any room she is in, first at the tyre manufacturer Pirelli, and now at Prysmian, a global manufacturer of industrial cables. She speaks to Celia Moore about leaning into fear, living with passion, responding to aggression with calmness, and why the future looks “very pink”.
Dr Asrar Rashid, Head of the Paediatric Intensive Care Department at NMC Healthcare in Abu Dhabi, leads teams that care for critically ill children. He speaks to Celia Moore about why serving others is the foundation of his leadership practice, and how the implementation of technology in healthcare gives a reason for optimism about the future for humanity.
Nora Spinks, CEO of the Vanier Institute of the Family, has spent the last three decades advocating for why vibrant and resilient communities have at their foundation strong and supported families. She speaks to Celia Moore about what it means to be a trailblazer, how to make societal change, and why it’s important for our hearts to find each other.