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Unleashing the Potential of ASEAN Organisations: 
The Leadership Imperative

London, 26 – 30 September 2016

This dynamic and interactive programme explores key aspects of leadership that unleash potential within and across organisations, and develop you further as a leader. You will explore the critical challenges facing industries in the ASEAN region and with world-class faculty and the depth of experience in the room, you will get access to the latest thinking, together reflect on your experiences and define ways of evolving your leadership for even greater long-lasting impact. You will also test and apply your learning during the week.

This programme, held at London Business School's campus in Regent's Park, has been developed in partnership with regional management consulting firm SRW&Co.

Who should attend?

This programme is aimed at senior executives who have responsibilities for strategic leadership and for improving their company’s performance. Particularly, this programme is relevant to CEOs, members of Boards of Directors, members of Boards of Commissioners or senior executives who are about to take on top management positions. The programme is applicable for executives working in both the public sector and the private sector across industries.


Enrolment for the ASEAN Global Leadership Programme 2016 is now open. Applications are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. Early registration is recommended.

Faculty and speakers

This programme is led by world-class faculty and leadership experts, including:

  • Andrew Scott

    Professor Andrew Scott lectures on macroeconomics, showing how macro forces shape the global competitive environment. His research looks at business cycles; monetary and fiscal policy; and global capital markets. He is Deputy Dean, Programmes and Professor of Economics at London Business School and a Fellow of All Souls, Oxford University and The Centre for Economic Policy Research.

    He has previously been an advisor to HM Treasury, the Bank of England and the House of Commons; and a Non-Executive Director (and Chair of Risk Committee) at the Financial Services Authority. He has held lecturing positions at Harvard, London School of Economics and Oxford University. He has also been awarded the General Teaching Excellence Prize, for which he is regularly shortlisted.

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  • Julian Birkinshaw

    Julian Birkinshaw is Professor and Chair of Strategy and Entrepreneurship at London Business School and is ranked in the Thinkers50 list of the top global management thinkers. His main area of expertise is in the strategy and organisation of large corporations, and specifically such issues as innovation, corporate entrepreneurship, strategic agility and headquarters-subsidiary relationships.

    He is a Fellow of: the British Academy, the Academy of Social Sciences, the Advanced Institute of Management Research (UK), and the Academy of International Business. In 2009, he was awarded an Honorary Doctorate by the Stockholm School of Economics. 

    Professor Birkinshaw is the author of twelve books, including Becoming a Better Boss, Reinventing Management and Giant Steps in Management, and over eighty articles in journals such as the Strategic Management Journal, the Academy of Management Journal, the Harvard Business Review and the Sloan Management Review. 

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  • Cristina Escallón

    As Programme Director and guest lecturer at London Business School, Cristina Escallón is an expert in leadership development and culture. She works with top teams of organisations around the world and is a senior advisor to Ashoka. She has also lectured at INSEAD, where she ran a leadership centre. Her corporate work ranges from strategy, to leadership effectiveness and culture change, most of it focused on design and facilitation of senior team sessions and work with the CEOs. Common topics in these sessions include culture, leadership development, brain science, team effectiveness, strategy and innovation. She has extensive experience working across various industries and cultures, having advised corporations, governments and social ventures across Europe, Asia, America and Africa. Having worked both with corporates and business schools, Cristina deals with the practical as well as the academic aspects of leadership. She is a speaker on topics including leadership, neuroleadership, cultural differences, managing global virtual teams, trust and other aspects of team performance and corporate culture.

  • Elsbeth Johnson

    Elsbeth Johnson is an expert in leadership, strategy, decision-making and change. Having previously worked in investment banking, in business and in government, she now splits her time between consulting and academia. She teaches Organisational Behaviour on the Sloan Masters in Leadership & Strategy Programme at London Business School; and Organisational Theory and Research Methods on the PhD programme in Management at the University of London. She also continues to provide strategic advice and coaching to clients. Organisations she's worked with include ABN-AMRO, Barclays, British Telecom, Cisco, GfK/NOP, Google, New York Life, Novartis, QBE, Pfizer, Roche, Rio Tinto, RBS and Swiss Re.

  • Simon Harvey

    Simon Harvey has owned and facilitated operations at FMCG International for nearly ten years, working alongside Formula 1TM teams, their sponsors and other multinational organisations. FMCG International is a specialist Formula 1TM event management and professional motorsport services company; FMCG has expanded considerably to include team building, hospitality and corporate activity days, photo shoots, film work and F1TM car hire. FMCG‟s logistics teams are based internationally to allow full worldwide coverage. Simon is passionate about the pursuit of excellence within high performance environments. Guiding individuals, teams and organisations to maximize their potential through team building experiences. A professional international facilitator and event host, he designs and delivers innovative teamwork, leadership and change programmes.

  • Adam Kingl

    Adam Kingl is Executive Director of Learning Solutions for London Business School Executive Education. He sits on the School‟s Management Committee, Executive Education Board, and is responsible for overall quality and design of its programmes. He is also an Associate of the Management Lab and Saatchi & Saatchi. Adam has consulted, designed and taught courses in areas such as unleashing personal and team creativity, strategic innovation, management innovation, organisational culture, high performing teams, generational paradigms of management, fulfilling organisational purpose, and leadership to organisations including ADNOC, Aldar, BBC, BP, De Beers, Disney, Ericsson, LVMH, Oman Oil, Orica, Pixar, Tesco and Zurich. dam has spoken at conferences including the Global Leadership Summit, the FT-Coca Cola Enterprises Future of Sustainability Summit, the HR Directors Business Summit, the Strategic HR Network Leadership and Talent Conference, the HR Directors International Summit, the CIPD Talent Engagement Conference, and events hosted by the Harvard Business School Alumni Club, Pfizer, HR Magazine, Tokyo MX TV, and TiE – the global entrepreneurs‟ network.

  • Tim Sylvester

    Tim Sylvester is Design Director at London Business School. He has a background in Leadership Development, Human Resource Management, and Custom Executive Education. He has designed and delivered executive education programmes for organisations in the UK, Singapore, Thailand, Belgium and South Africa. Tim‟s key strength is the design of executive education programmes with a strong emphasis on experiential learning. Tim is passionate about Jazz, Architecture, Photography, and Cartography, and regularly infuses his learning designs with elements from these disciplines. He has content expertise in innovation and sustainability and his research is focused on developing leaders who are grounded in Design Thinking, Futures Thinking, and Ecological Thinking. Tim has multi sector experience and has worked in mining, manufacturing, apparel, rail, automotive, and professional services. Geographically he has held pan European responsibility as well as responsibility for operations in India and South Africa. Tim joined London Business School in 2014 having spent the previous 15 years working for Levi Strauss & Co, Ford Motor Company, and Duke Corporate Education.

Contact SRW&Co

Jolanda Sadrach

Tel: +62 813 1030 4875 


Winda Marliana

Tel: +62 813 8468 3340