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April 18, 2023

#258: Lord Dr Michael Hastings of Scarisbrick, CBE

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Lord Hastings is an Independent Peer in the House of Lords having worked across the public,
private, and non-profit sectors, working within education, philanthropy, and business to support and develop communities around the world.

He is Chairman of SOAS, University of London and the recent Chancellor of Regent’s University London. He remains the Professor of Leadership at the Stephen L. Covey Institute at the Huntsman Business School, University of Utah, USA. He is a Non-Executive Director at Saxton Bampfylde, and is Chair of the London Chamber of Commerce Black Business Association & a director/trustee of the new National Institute of Teaching.

He is alsoa Vice President at UNICEF UK, an Ambassador for Tear Fund and Chair of the Council of ZANE (Zimbabwe Aid) and a former trustee for the Africa Philanthropy Foundation. Lord Hastings is the former Head of Public Affairs at the BBC and was their first head of Corporate Social Responsibility. He also served as the Global Head of Citizenship for KPMG.

His Top Leadership Tip:

Heroes emerge through the strain of seeking opportunity and in the cry for justice …they are often reluctant and keen to highlight others but the inner lion of steel lights up when cynics show their heads and then the hero is born.

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