Paul Reed, chairman of mygwork will be chairing this panel with global leaders.
Paul spent his whole career in BP in a variety of posts predominantly in supply, trading and business development. He worked in 6 countries in 3 continents, and among his roles he was a crude and oil products trader, ran the Mergers and Acquisitions department, was head of Strategy for the Refining and Marketing business, and for seven years was the Chief Executive of BP’s International Trading division of 4000 staff in 40 offices worldwide, responsible for all trading globally of oil, gas and foreign exchange for BP. He was active at different stages on the group chief executive’s diversity council, and was executive sponsor of BP’s LGBT and of their Ethnicity employee networks. He was for three years named in the top ten of the Financial Times Outstanding in Business LGBT leaders and today works as a non-executive Director of four international companies.
Outline: A discussion on the role of Executive Sponsors in empowering successful ERGs within your workplace, why they are effective in being sponsors of change, and sharing tips and best practices on their experiences.
Our panel will also discuss
- Strategies to be an efficient executive sponsor
- ERG funding
- Why is it vital for ERGs to secure management buy-in?
- How to secure management buy-in
Paul J. ReedChairman
Lisa MooreSVP, The People Team