International Women's Day - Internationalisation: shaping your organisation and your mindset to trade internationally
One of a series of online events from Alliance Manchester Business School in celebration of International Women's Day. At this event, we will be joined by Emma Sheldon, Non-Executive Director and Business Consultant, Jyoti Mehan, Health Care Leader, Kellie Noon, founder of Onno, and Ian King, Business Presenter for Sky News.
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- 8 Mar 15:30 - 8 Mar 16:30
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Alliance Manchester Business School are holding a series of online events on 8 March to celebrate International Women's Day. These events will showcase powerful female voices, from Manchester, the UK and across the globe, bringing insight and expert knowledge from a wide variety of industries.
Internationalisation: shaping your organisation and your mindset to trade internationally
At this event we will be joined by Emma Sheldon, Non-Executive Director and Business Consultant, Kellie Noon, founder of Onno, and Ian King, Business Presenter for Sky News.
Over the past 20 years, Emma has built businesses internationally and led cross-functional teams in marketing, sales, operations and research and development. She participated in a management buy-out of a healthcare business in 2015.
Emma now works as a coach and consultant, with recent projects including the development of an international commercialisation strategy designed around Internationalising Healthcare. The main sectors in which she operates are healthcare tech, pharmaceuticals, med-tech, AI and digital. She is also a Group Board member of UK India Business Council, and sits on the board of the Growth Company and Future Everything. She has recently been appointed Chair of the charity Odd Arts.
Emma achieved her Global Executive MBA from Manchester Business School in 2016 and was awarded her MBE for Services to Exporting in 2018. Emma promotes international trade, digital transformation space technology and investment.
Emma has her own consulting and coaching business, focusing on growth, innovation and commercialisation. She is a qualified coach and mentor, working with the SpaceHub to mentor advanced technology businesses.
Jyoti is a highly experienced health care leader, with over 18 years of experience in transforming health care within the UK and combining this with international best practice she is regarded an expert in her field.
Currently the CEO of Health Care First, a General Practice at Scale serving over 32,00 patients across 7 sites, she is focusing on transforming and growing the business.
An ex-big four consultant with specialist skills in motivating teams to design, deliver and run complex, never-been-done-before programmes of work.
Jyoti has a strong track record of developing a pipeline and translating this into revenue streams across strategy consulting and private equity clients.
She has a passion for innovation combined with an entrepreneurial spirit and a never-say-no attitude.
Kellie Noon is the founder of Onno, a UK-based consultancy specialising in global communications and business. Kellie strongly believes in the importance of developing lasting connections through real understanding of local differences and genuine engagement.
A linguist and trainer who has worked with organisations across the globe, Kellie works on international business development which includes cross-cultural management and ‘International English’ training.
Kellie also works as an assessor for the Institute of Translation and Interpreting and regularly supports the charity RefuAid.
Ian King has been Business Presenter for Sky News since April 2014, during which time he has interviewed two-thirds of the FTSE-100’s chief executives, along with countless other leading figures from the world of business, finance and economics. Prior to that, he was Business & City Editor of The Times and, during 25 years as an award-winning financial journalist on national newspapers and television, has also worked for The Daily Telegraph, The Sun, The Guardian and The Mail on Sunday. Prior to becoming a financial journalist, Ian worked as a business analyst for the Midland Bank Group (now HSBC UK) in the City of London for three years.
Brought up in Bristol and in Devon, Ian has an honours degree in History from The University of Manchester and a postgraduate diploma in newspaper journalism from City, University of London. During his time at Manchester, he took a year out from his studies to serve as the elected Editor of Mancunion, the University of Manchester Students Union newspaper.
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