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Peter Cheese, Chief Executive, CIPD

Business Leaders Lecture Series - The Changing Context of Work, Workforce and The Workplace - The Need for Different Thinking

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Peter will describe the changing context and critical trends in the nature of work, the workforce and workplace, and organisations. He will discuss the implications for business leadership and thinking, and the future of the profession.

  • From: Wednesday 18 February 2015, 5.45 pm
  • To: Wednesday 18 February 2015, 7 pm
  • Location: Lecture Theatre 4, Newton building, Main Entrance, Nottingham Trent University, City Campus, Goldsmith Street, Nottingham, NG1 4BU
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Peter Cheese joined the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development as chief executive in July 2012 and is leading a significant change agenda for the CIPD and for the future of the HR and Learning professions.

He had a long career at Accenture holding various leadership positions and culminating in a seven year spell as Global Managing Director leading the firm's human capital and organisation consulting and services practice.

After leaving Accenture in 2009 and before joining the CIPD, Peter became Chairman of the Institute of Leadership and Management, was an Executive Fellow at London Business School, and continued with some consulting as well as teaching and writing.

Peter is a member of the Advisory Board of the Open University Business School, a member of the Board at BPP University, and a member of the Council of City and Guilds. He has authored numerous articles, speaks on many platforms, and has authored a book on globalisation and the trends in organisations and people management called The Talent-Powered Organisation. He holds an honorary doctorate from Kingston University, is a Fellow of the CIPD and a Fellow of AHRI, the Australian HR Institute, and a Companion of the Institute of Leadership and Management.


5.45 pm: Registration

6 pm: Lecture

6.45 pm: Q & A

7 pm: Close and Drinks Reception

Booking information

Our Business Leaders Lectures are free to attend, however places are limited.

To book, please contact us by email or telephone +44 (0)115 848 8732.

Tickets are not issued for this event, however a confirmation email will be sent approximately one week prior to the lecture date.

Location details


Lecture Theatre 4, Newton building, Main Entrance


Nottingham Trent University
City Campus
Goldsmith Street

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