In this webinar, ABSTRACT’s Mark Fryer and Anne Clarke will share their insight and significant experience on why we think it is important for employers to develop your people, team and organisation, particularly the advancement of women and under-represented groups. Discover how you can help your people to become more effective and harness their full potential? Explore how you can embed behavioural change for permanent improvement and build a modern day organisation fit for today’s social objectives.
Mark is Chief Client Officer of ABSTRACT. He enjoyed a successful 20 year career in banking and financial services during which time he created and led a Private Banking and Wealth Management division of over 1,000 people. He believes that his achievements are a consequence of ‘simplicity of thought’ and courage. Mark specialises in leadership, performance management, strategic change, critical thinking and decision making for ABSTRACT and works with a diverse range of clients across different industries. Mark lives in Northern Ireland with his family, loves outdoor pursuits and is a volunteer crew member for RNLI.
Anne leads the delivery of client programmes for learning and development company ABSTRACT, including the award winning Career Management Development Programme, ACCELERATE, successfully delivered since 2013 to well over 1000 women across many organisations countries, covering topics that include Building Superior Confidence, Organisational Politics, Personal Brand and Profile, Attracting Sponsors and Mentors and Boardroom Readiness. As a qualified Chartered Manager, leadership coach and a highly skilled presenter and facilitator, Anne is equally adept working with large groups, teams or individuals. Following a successful career in financial and banking industries, where she lead a regional team, Anne started her own leadership development and coaching consultancy, working with business leaders from SME and large corporate businesses across all sectors.
ABSTRACT improve business through people by creating and delivering award-winning Learning and Development programmes. We specialise in inclusive leadership, business development and career management, working with clients and major brands in the UK, Ireland and internationally. We also present at business events, conferences and expert forums on topics we are passionate about, offering our experience, expertise and insight as speakers, hosts or panel members.