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Leadership for Success

May 18, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

‘Leadership for success’ How can you self-lead and build a successful team? Come away with tools and templates to support your leadership

About this Event
Oxford Innovation has lined up a trio of key speakers to help enhance your leadership development of not only yourself but also that of your team.

In an everchanging environment, understanding ‘how you think and how you react’ whilst also understanding what Clarity you have around your Purpose, is key to driving leadership success in yourself and your business.

During the afternoon you will get a mix of thought leadership, practical advice and takeaways that you can apply to yourself and your team to help you be more successful.


2.00 – 2.15pm Aimee Skinner – Welcome and intro

2.15 – 3.00pm Neil Griffin – Founder mindset, self leadership and success

3.00 – 3.45pm Dave Jarman – Entrepreneurial alignment and finding founder fit

3.45 – 4.30pm David Nettleton – ‘What comes first, you or your business?’ Group Workshop


Neil Griffin – Innovation Director and Performance Coach, Oxford Innovation

Neil is a Business and Innovation strategist with Oxford Innovation based in Essex as well as having his own Coaching and Consultancy business.

Having led both large and small teams he specialises in providing practical and strategic business support for the Innovation Centre in Colchester Start-up, Scale-up and tech community, whilst connecting people with like-minded individuals through networks within Essex and Oxford Innovation.

He is an enabler and connector across the Eastern region and helps with supporting businesses to grow and innovate.

He has a strong record of leadership and reaching peak performance whilst blending academia and current trends with the real world to achieve results in all aspects of business. As a licensed Mindspan Coach Neil shows how Psychology around mindset is key to success.

His overall goal is to help Entrepreneurs, Intrapreneurs and Businesses with breakthroughs to truly problem solve and succeed.

Dave Jarman – Senior Lecturer in Entrepreneurship

Dave is a Senior Lecturer in Entrepreneurship at the multi-award-winning Centre for Innovation and Entrepreneurship at the University of Bristol.

When he’s not lecturing Dave moonlights as a freelance coach, consultant, educator, charity trustee, and elected councillor.

Dave’s main interests are in creativity, emergent ideas and ventures, entrepreneurial side-projects, and transformational mindsets.

www.davejarman.co.uk, www.bristol.ac.uk/innovation

David Nettleton – Leadership and Business Coach

David is a Leadership and Business Coach who is well travelled on the founder’s path, leaping from a former world of science to 14 years at the helm of his clean technology company Clear Water Revival Ltd. He has a deep understanding of the challenges in balancing scientific advancement and R&D with the commercial success of a scaling business.

David is your torch-bearer in finding a confident purposeful voice as a leader, alongside driving the growth and impact of your business. He brings a creative blend of leadership coaching and business strategy tools to all he works with, energizing and creating positive change at a profound level in you the individual, your business and the community it serves

Who is this event for?

Entrepreneurs, Innovators, Tech founders Leaders and CEOs

Please note this will be an INTERACTIVE webinar, and your name will be visible to other participants, feel free to leave your camera off. Please also ensure you are muted for the duration of the meeting and if you wish to speak, you raise your virtual hand or put any questions into chat.


May 18, 2021
2:00 pm - 4:30 pm


Virtual event, register to attend


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