We look forward to you joining us at our next event – Tuesday 24 April 2018 at the National Museum of Scotland (enter via the Tower entrance).
The event starts at 6pm with drinks and registration and is followed by another fun speed networking session.
We are delighted that we have another two leading industry professionals joining us at our event too:
Peter Russian – Chief Executive of Re:markable will be speaking on “Delegation decision making” and will be followed by life coach Matt Brown who will be discussing “Move on to MORE – How to get unstuck in your career”.
The evening promises to be another fantastic one, we look forward to seeing you all there!
Sign up now to guarantee your space at the event: http://www.cceventslive.com/edinburghpa
Heather, Jenny, Jackie and Michelle
Edinburgh PA Network Committee
If you would like to read more details about our guest speakers in advance, here are more details:
PETER RUSSIAN, REMARKABLE
Peter is the Chief Executive of Remarkable (formerly Investors in People Scotland) where he has been in post since 2003.
Since his appointment in 2003, Peter has led a major programme of change which has impacted on how Investors in People (IIP) is used to support change and employee engagement.
In 2014, he led the development and introduction of Investors in Young People (IIYP) which has now been adopted by more than 600 organisations. This has been followed by work to establish and standardise good practice in developing Boards. In 2017, Peter led the rebrand of the organisation to its new name Re:markable which responds to the changing business environment across Scotland and reflects an increasingly diverse product and service portfolio.
Peter is responsible for a team of 60, with 16 full time employees based at Ocean Point in Leith and 44 associates
He is a former non-executive Director of the Centre for Enterprise, the UK’s leading skills and enterprise think tank, Social Investment Scotland, and Aspire for Africa.
Peter represented Scotland on the UK Advisory Panel on Leadership and Management and is a former member of the CBI Council for Scotland, and National Training Award Judge, and is currently Chair of Devonshire House Scotland.
In 2012 he was awarded the HR Network Award for “Outstanding Contribution to HR in Scotland
Previously Peter was Director of Development at Investors in People UK. He led the review of the Investors in People Standard in April 2000.
A Public Administration graduate from Sheffield Polytechnic, Peter has also worked for Westminster City Council and London Underground.
MATT BROWN, MATT BROWN COACHING
I help independent business owners eliminate stress, optimise their energy and maximize their productivity by using the worlds’ most advanced performance-enhancement techniques.
I am fascinated by the development of human potential, and am passionate about helping others to become the very best version of themselves.
My clients are typically independent business owners and entrepreneurs who are driven to achieve the extraordinary. They have a track record of success, and are continuing to transform their worlds. They are committed to their ongoing personal growth, and are not afraid to challenge themselves or be challenged.
My coaching is deep, powerful, and transformational. I intuitively challenge, support, and guide my clients through the process of effective goal setting and empower them to achieve tangible lasting results in their personal and professional lives.
I currently work with a range of private clients from all over the world, through workshops and one-to-one coaching sessions; both virtually and in-person.
My professional qualifications include:
BA Honours in Communication (Lancaster University, England)
Certificate in Professional Coaching Practice (International Coaching Federation)
Advanced Certificate in Coaching Practice (Association of Coaching)
Certified Practitioner of Neurolinguistic Programming (NLP)
Certified Practitioner of Time Line Therapy
Certified Practitioner of NLP Coaching