Insights / November 2021
Meet the Leaders: In conversation with Michelle Carlson
Michelle Carlson is the US Director of Mental Health and Suicide Prevention at Movember and has an incredible 20 years of experience in the mental health sector. After joining Movember a couple of months ago, we sat down with Michelle to discuss her ambition at the organisation, the mental health challenges exacerbated by the pandemic and the importance of driving recruitment efforts around our wellbeing.
Meet the Leaders: In Conversation with Amanda Mukwashi
Amanda Khozi Mukwashi has worked at the forefront of the charity and development sector for more than 25 years. We sat down with her to discuss her work with Christian Aid, challenges posed by the pandemic, actions to fight injustice, and hope for the future.
Luuk Klomp new director of NWO’s Applied and Engineering Sciences (AES) domain
Luuk Klomp has been appointed director of NWO’s Applied and Engineering Sciences (AES) domain starting 15 January 2022. ‘To further increase the social contribution of groundbreaking research in the applied and engineering sciences. Who wouldn’t want that? I look forward to working on this goal with my passionate colleagues. I believe that my knowledge and experience in public-private research cooperation will come in very handy at NWO.’
How can organisations tackle the climate crisis?
Climate change, and the huge demand for leaders in this field, has never held a position of such prominence. With the world’s attention on the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) in Glasgow, we must consider - how have organisations responded to the need for talent in the sector, and what more needs to be done in the private sector and beyond to ensure that the goal of Net Zero is reached?
Why we need greater diversity in our Higher Education Institutes
As we launch the Board Diversity Toolkit, developed in collaboration with the University of Gloucestershire, Lucy Simpson, Head of the UK Board Practice, Perrett Laver and Victoria Holbrook, Assistant Director, Governance, Advance HE highlight why board diversity is so important in governance effectiveness.
- Academic Medicine and Health Sciences
- Arts, Culture and Sport
- Chief Executive
- Global Chairs And Professors
- Global Development
- Health and Social Care
- Higher Education
- Higher Education and Research
- Industry Research and Development
- Philanthropy, Communications and Engagement
- Schools and Education Organisations
- Social Impact and Environment
- Vice Chancellor