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IoD East of England: Introducing our 90 Minute Leadership Webinar Series

21 Jan 2021
Online webinar, Online
Over the course of the next six months IoD East of England will be running a series of bitesize leadership events, covering a variety of topics to help develop your role as a director.

At this opening event, we will be joined by IoD East of England Regional Chair, Biplab Rakshi, IoD Norfolk Interim Chair, Leona Barr-Jones and IoD Norfolk Ambassador, Judeline Nicholas.

This first session will be an interactive and engaging forum, an opportunity to reflect on the past 12 months and looking ahead to a brand new year.

To benefit from this series of events, we would encourage you to book all six, however you are welcome to register for stand alone events. These events are open to both members and non-members with a small nominal charge for non-members.

Details of the other events in the series can be found below:-

18th February     - Leadership in Troubling Times - 90 Minute Series
18th March         - Leadership in Emotional Intelligence - 90 Minute Series
15th April            - Leadership - Building Better Resilience - 90 Minute Series
20th May            - Inclusive Leadership - 90 Minute Series
17th June           - Leadership - Planning Ahead - 90 Minute Series

In order to keep these sessions personable, we are limiting the number to just 25, therefore please book early to avoid disappointment.

This event will take place virtually on Zoom. Once you have registered to join this webinar, you will be sent a link to connect and to add to your diary.

We hope you enjoy this webinar series. If you are interested in taking the next step in your professional development journey we would be delighted to advise on the best options for you, your board and your organisation. All of our development programmes are mapped to our Director Competency Framework and qualify as accredited CPD. Our internationally-recognised Chartered Director qualification is the gold standard in good governance and leadership. To find out more go to: or email the team:

Key details

Date & time: 21 Jan 2021 09:30 - 11:00
Location: Online webinar, Online
CPD Hours:

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0.00 GBP + VAT - Member
0.00 GBP + VAT - Member Guest
20.00 GBP + VAT - Non-Member

Event manager:
Ms Caroline Kearney
Contact phone:
07917 699 498


Judeline Nicholas of Judeline Nicholas Associates and IoD Norfork Ambassador - works with organisations to enrich opportunities to develop their people to be the best they can be.  With over 30 years’ experience of supporting clients in public, private and charitable sectors, she provides consultancy services and courses in the UK and US.  Her passion is People Skills with her niche being - equity, diversity, and inclusion matters: reviewing policy and working practices, designing, and facilitating learning programmes, and drawing on her experiences as a Lay Panel Member of Employment Tribunals.  

Judeline was highly commended for her work on EDI by the Institute of Directors and is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development.  She also coaches C-Suite, Boards and aspiring leaders through challenging conversations to achieve their personal and business aspirations.  Why she does this?  Judeline believes in Accentuating the Positive and Releasing the potential ….and she does exactly that!

Leona Barr-Jones, Focus7 International Ltd and Interim Chair of IoD Norfolk – Leona has spent over 30 years in the Military, 21 years as a Regular Army Officer serving in Germany, Bosnia, Kosovo and South Africa. She has worked with the Royal Artillery and Royal Signals and in Personnel and Training policy and command roles including Army HQ and 5 years in MoD Head Office working on Strategy and Defence Diplomacy and International Policy and Planning.  She has served for the last 9 years in the Army Reserve and is currently Colonel Commandant of Essex Army Cadet Force (ACF).

Leona has experience in Project, Programme and Portfolio Management, the highlight of this was working with TfL and ODA as the Programme Manager for the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Transport Operational Readiness and Testing Programme.  

She is currently co-founder and Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Focus7 International Ltd, a leading purpose-led, brand and digital marketing agency in Hertfordshire where they offer a Think, Create, Deliver approach to creative marketing and business growth solutions. She also deliver strategy, direction and inclusive leadership training to boards of Directors and Trustees.

As well as a Fellow of IoD, Leona is a Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute (FCMI) a Fellow of the Institute of Leadership and Management (FInstLM), holding CMI Level 7 and Level 8 Leadership and Management qualifications. Leona was also an IoD Director of the Year 2019 winner and has recently been awarded a Soldiering on Award for her long term work on inclusive leadership in Defence.



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0.00 GBP + VAT - Member Guest
20.00 GBP + VAT - Non-Member


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