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A time to pay tribute

We have lived through a remarkable few days. Surely, we will never again in our lifetimes see the accession of a new Prime Minister and a new monarch in the same week.

Whatever our political or regnal views, we can all agree that...

Preparing for a zero-carbon future in Aerospace

Harry Malins, Chief Innovation Officer at the Aerospace Technology Institute (ATI), argues that although achieving Net Zero flight by 2050 is an enormous challenge, it is possible.

The topic of a zero-carbon future in aviation...

Interim Insights: A conversation with Meena Kishinani

This month we spoke with Meena Kishinani who is currently working as an Interim Director of Transformation for a Local Government client via our Partner, Jes Ladva.

1. Meena, why did you decide to become an interim manager?

In a...

State of the nation: charities proudly standing firm

Charity CEOs are having to innovate and dig deep at a time of talent shortages and a squeeze on donations, says Louise Beales, Consultant, Charities.

It’s been a tough couple of years for the third sector. Charities are...

Green and profitability: are they mutually exclusive?

Chris Jones, Principal, Industrial and Transportation, says companies should treat sustainability as a business opportunity rather than approaching it as another hurdle to overcome.

With COP26 disappearing into the rear-view...

The Commonwealth Games: a medal-worthy effort by local government

Jes Ladva, Partner, Local and Central Government, says that Birmingham City Council deserves plaudits for its central role in delivering a hugely successful global sporting event. 

Although 6,500 international athletes and...

Rising Interest Rates: choppy waters ahead for financial services

Last week’s 0.5% rise in interest rates means banks and building societies face some difficult decisions, says Odgers Interim principal consultant in financial services, Richard Plaistowe.

When the UK inflation rate hit a 40-year...

The war on talent: helping a Ukrainian refugee meet her potential

Our Principal Consultant for Business Services & Life Sciences, Ross Gordon and his family invited a 21-year-old refugee from Ukraine to live with them – and the experience has had a positive effect on their own wellbeing.

Lisa...

Lessons Learned on Driving change in Housing: a conversation with Kate Still

Recent reputational challenges bring into question how much the housing sector has grasped the principles and skills needed for effective transformation. Annaliese Rogers, Odgers Interim Principal for Housing, talks to Kate Still,...

Neurodiversity in the workplace: sweeping away the barriers

StoneTurn partner, Tracy Groves, recently spoke at an event on embracing neurodiversity in the workplace hosted by Odgers Interim Consultant for Financial & Professional Services, Becky Mackarel, who is also a member of our...

Will we have blackouts this winter?

Odgers Interim Principal Consultant for the Energy, Utilities & Renewables Practice, Terry Noble and Odgers Berndtson Principal for Industrial Practice, Jonathan Rossotto, warn that the lights may go out if we don’t accept greater...

Interim Insights: A conversation with Tony Barker

This month we spoke with Tony Barker who is an Interim Digital Transformation Programme Director at Smith+Nephew.

1. Tony, why did you decide to become an interim manager?

I didn’t consciously make a choice to start an interim...

Exciting New Opportunity: Interim Prime Minister

The current Conservative Party Leadership contest is also the de facto Interim Prime Minister selection process. Consequently, it throws up many parallels for interim management in general.

The circumstances leading up to the...

NTT DATA UK: driving digital engineering to new heights

Paul Wright, Head of the Technology and Telecoms Practice at Odgers Interim, talks to Simon Williams, until recently CEO of IT services provider NTT DATA UK about core leadership lessons, mid-market growth hacking to hire over...

Authentically leveraging the menopause: a catalyst for growth

Sarah Shaw, Partner, Education, says the menopause should neither be a cause for embarrassment nor trigger a brain drain. It’s time to champion and let loose the power.

The ‘M word’ came out from under the taboo pile only a few...

Lessons Learned from Abri: taking people with you in post-merger integration

Major housing provider Abri was created by the 2019 merger of Radian and Yarlington. Annaliese Rogers speaks to Andy Skarzynski, Executive Director, Strategy at Abri about the challenges of cultural integration and striking a...

Battling Inflation: agility in an era of surging prices

Consumer-focused businesses across FMCG, retail and hospitality must explore fresh ideas and react quickly to meet the challenge of high inflation, says Odgers Interim consumer consultant Zoe Wakeham.

The cost of living crisis...

Pride Month at Odgers Interim

June is Pride Month. Here at Odgers Interim, we recognise that this is an opportunity to celebrate and educate about all matters related to LGBTQ+ Communities. We have long marked Pride Month and we thought that it might be...

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