Being a brilliant team leader

Tuesday 05 March 2024 | 18:30 - 20:30 | Evening Event

This event has been organised by CFA UK's Soft Skills and Careers Working Group 

Do you want to be brilliant boss? Many of us do, but its not as easy as it sounds.

As you develop on your career path, becoming a great leader and effective manager is essential.

Understand the importance of motivation and why culture matters. Discover some tools to improve communication and work with mindfullness to your teams unique perspectives. 

Learn how to motivate your team and create a brilliant workplace culture.

Learning objectives

  • Understand the importance of motivation

  • Communicate well

  • Work mindfully

Registration: 18:00 - 18:30
Event: 18:30 - 19:30
Networking: 19:30 - 20:30


Jenny Segal is a speaker and author, and is passionate about improving workplace culture to motivate employees and help businesses perform.  

She has written three books on motivation at work: Building Better Workplace Culture, Purpose & Hybrid Working and Board Effectiveness & Culture.

She has had a long and varied career in finance, starting her professional life with a mathematics degree from the University of Oxford and going on to qualify as an actuary. Initially working in technical roles as a pensions and investment consultant, she gravitated towards the people side of the business. 

With her flair for management and communication, Jenny has specialised in leading global sales teams for large asset management companies, most recently as Global Head of Distribution for Fidelity International.  

Following a spat with cancer which gave her an interesting perspective on purpose, resilience and the importance of image, she now enjoys a portfolio career, encompassing public speaking, writing, consultancy, non-executive directorships, an ambassador for The Diversity Project, lecturing at King’s Business School and a role as Chief Investment Officer for Nesta Trust. 

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