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Meet The Leader
Meet The Leader
World Economic Forum

Biweekly one-on-one conversations where the world's top leaders, change-makers and experts share the projects that excite them and the habits they can’t... more

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How effective leaders manage change and uncertainty: AlixPartners' CEO Simon Freakley

This management consulting firm’s CEO discusses the company's research on disruption and how leaders can both anticipate change and better... more

19 Oct 2021 · 37 minutes
Unilever’s HR Chief on the future of work - and vulnerability's role

As Unilever's Chief Human Resource Officer, Nair is the first female, first Asian and the youngest ever person to hold... more

05 Oct 2021 · 32 minutes
Russell Reynolds Associates’ Clarke Murphy: How effective leaders bridge ‘say/do’ gaps for sustainability

Protecting people and the planet is the biggest challenge of our lifetime and one that will require a new type... more

21 Sep 2021 · 35 minutes
Africa Teen Geeks' Lindiwe Matlali: True leaders seek impact, not accolades

Africa's largest computer science non-profit looks to reshape opportunity in Africa by teaching kids to code and creating a pipeline... more

07 Sep 2021 · 36 minutes
Yara’s Svein Tore Holsether: Trust will power the next big climate breakthrough

After the Paris Climate agreement of 2015, the President and Chief Executive Officer of Yara shifted gears. The milestone event... more

24 Aug 2021 · 34 minutes
Organisational Psychologist John Amaechi: ‘Find your inner giant’

This former NBA basketball player changed course after his athletic career to earn a PhD in psychology and found a... more

10 Aug 2021 · 25 minutes
John Pearson of DHL Express: Keep business – and leadership - simple

CEO John Pearson shares the strategies this shipping and logistics company uses to simplify and focus a complex business –... more

27 Jul 2021 · 33 minutes
Johnson Controls’ George Oliver: Leadership 'rhythms' can drive innovation, opportunity

During the COVID-19 crisis, those in critical infrastructure joined doctors and nurses in the pandemic’s front line as temporary hospitals... more

13 Jul 2021 · 30 minutes
IKEA's Barbara Martin Coppola on COVID-19, the climate, and its tech and data transformation

When most of IKEA’s global retail locations closed temporarily during the pandemic, e-commerce became the cornerstone of the business. This near overnight shift... more

06 Jul 2021 · 33 minutes
P&G's Loic Tassel on scaling planet-friendly consumer products and habits

To meet big climate goals, consumer goods giant Procter & Gamble is redesigning both products and supply chains. In this... more

25 Jun 2021 · 36 minutes
Meet The Leader
How effective leaders manage change and uncertainty: AlixPartners' CEO Simon Freakley
Meet The Leader