Spotlight on leadership in changing times

Metin Mitchell - Managing Partner

Leadership


Does diversity drive innovation?
Tuesday, 13 March 2018 09:08

Does diversity drive innovation?

Written by Metin Mitchell

I am delighted to be on a panel next week, at the WIL Economic Forum in Riyadh, speaking on ‘Diversity drives Innovation – here’s why it works’. 

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What talent is needed for the next ten years?
Monday, 27 November 2017 11:59

What talent is needed for the next ten years?

Written by Metin Mitchell

We have had a busy year helping our clients identify the talent that will be needed to ensure countries and businesses achieve their ambitions in the next decade. What will be different? What will be the challenges? And what are the opportunities for individuals?

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Re-shaping CFOs for the age of automation
Sunday, 19 November 2017 12:18

Re-shaping CFOs for the age of automation

Written by Metin Mitchell

Could chief financial officers (CFOs) become redundant? That was the question I posed at the CFO Strategies Forum in Dubai last week. And the answer? Well, no-one believes CFOs will be redundant – not yet. But everyone recognises the impact of artificial intelligence on the accounting function and the need for the CFO to develop and change considerably. But how?

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Could CFOs become redundant?
Tuesday, 14 November 2017 12:26

Could CFOs become redundant?

Written by Metin Mitchell

I am delighted to be speaking at the CFO Strategies Forum in Dubai, on 15/16 November along with 150 invited CEOs, CFOs (chief financial officers) and C-suite executives.

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Making sense of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Monday, 09 October 2017 12:52

Making sense of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Written by Metin Mitchell

Women driving, a street party in Riyadh’s main drag Tahlia Street, new forms of taxation and a relentless push towards modernisation and diversification of the economy are leaving external observers of Saudi Arabia as breathless as those trying to make sense of President Trump’s daily flurry of tweets.  

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How do leaders ‘make things happen’?
Monday, 09 January 2017 14:21

How do leaders ‘make things happen’?

Written by Metin Mitchell

I have spent the last few months interviewing Saudi leaders to gather views on What makes an Outstanding Saudi Chief Executive? (The report is coming out this Monday).

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How do we create leaders of the future for Saudi Vision 2030?
Friday, 02 December 2016 14:30

How do we create leaders of the future for Saudi Vision 2030?

Written by Metin Mitchell

I came across a thought-provoking blog on the future of Saudi leadership by Professor William Scott-Jackson, chairman of Oxford Consulting Group last week.

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Will a corporate governance framework create a clear path for Saudi Arabia?
Wednesday, 02 November 2016 14:34

Will a corporate governance framework create a clear path for Saudi Arabia?

Written by Metin Mitchell

I have been honoured to interview a number of Saudi CEOs recently to hear their views on the skills needed to achieve Vision 2030. This is for a report we are producing, What makes an Outstanding Saudi chief executive? (You can read my views on the skills that Saudi chief executives will need in this blog)

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