New ella Groups Launching in Hertfordshire and Brentford

launch-date2May is set to be an exciting month at ella with two groups launching in the Home Counties. On Thursday 19th May, the first Forum for both groups is taking place; at Kingston Smith in Hertfordshire, chaired by Sneha Khilay and at Holiday Inn Brentford Lock chaired by Steve Mathews. We would like to invite any Chief Executives of charities or social enterprises in those areas to join the launch Forum.

Launch Forum details:

BRENTFORD                                                                                           HERTFORDSHIRE

May 19th                                                                                                       May 19th

9:30 am – 2:00 pm                                                                                      9:30 am – 2:00 pm

Holiday Inn Brentford Lock                                                                     Kingston Smith Hertfordshire Branch

Commerce Road Brentford                                                                      105 St Peter’s Street
Middlesex, TW8 8GA                                                                                St Albans, Hertfordshire AL1 3EJ
Chair: Steve Mathews                                                                              Chair: Sneha Khilay                       
Speaker: Mike Burnage, ‘Sharing the dream’                                    Speaker: Dan Fletcher, ‘Impact Assessment’
Click here to register                                                                      Click here to register
Ella-J968-62Steve’s bio:
After graduating Steve worked for 22 years in the corporate sector with organisations such as American Express, BT, British Gas and Virgin Media in a variety of roles (finance, planning, commercial, strategic supply and purchasing) managing teams in London, Paris and New York. Along the way he secured a post-grad degree in Management Science from CASS business school. For the last 12 years he has run his own business providing coaching and mentoring to high growth SME’s. Following an increasing interest in transferring business skills to the community sector he set up a social enterprise in 2013, Thameside Enterprise, whose aim was to bring leadership skills and confidence to trustees and CE’s in the community sector. Steve was attracted to ella forums by both the values of the founders and the unique platform for CE’s to share best practice and develop their leadership skills.
Ella-J968-57Sneha’s bio:
Snéha has been the Chair of Group 1 for three years. She is passionate and enthusiastic in supporting her group members to be the best they can be. Snéha is a specialist diversity and leadership consultant/ trainer working in the UK and internationally, providing support to a wide range of organisations over the past 20 years on how to develop a strategic and operational approach particularly in relation to the changing stance on cultural diversity, equality and unconscious bias. Snéha is a prolific writer and conducts mediations and investigations into allegations of bullying and harassment and has worked on some high profile cases. She qualified as a NLP Master Practitioner and is an accredited Business Executive coach.

Both Forum will give you the opportunity to experience the power of the ella process and how it could benefit you and your organisation. Forum will start with a talk from an industry expert and will be followed by a Peer Group Learning session where you will have the chance to share issues, opportunities and challenges with the group and gain support, advice and feedback from others in similar situations. All Forum end with the chance to network over a complimentary lunch.

For more information on ella or either of these Forum please contact Membership Director Phil Thompson, or 07703 291737.

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