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ICL Talk - The Rise of the Purposeful Entrepreneur



Speaker: Darren Robson

Series: Innovation, Creativity and Leadership (ICL) Talks

The Innovation, Creativity and Leadership (ICL) Talks are a series of seminars hosted by the Centre for Creativity in Professional Practice. The talks take place on the first Wednesday of every month and will cover a wide range of topics linked with innovation, creativity and leadership. The talks are free to attend and open to the public. 

December ICL Talk with Darren Robson

Darren Robson left school with no qualifications. He went on to gain a first class honours degree and a Masters in Innovation from Cranfield.

He has worked for Deloitte and now works with many leading corporate organisations. His final role in the corporate world was as the Director of Innovation for Penna.

He is a serial purposeful entrepreneur and is a leadership role in 3 organisations.

1.DR Arete. Modeling successful people in the corporate world.

2. Association for Coaching. Darren is on the Global Board of the Association for Coaching: The Director of Strategy, Innovation and Partnerships, and the AC's Global Lead for Social Innovation. He is an Honorary Lifetime Fellow of the AC having received the AC Honorary award for 'Influencing the Coaching Community' in 2006. In 2012 he was voted runner up in Coaching at Works 'Coaching Person of the Year'.

3. MOE Foundation (Ministry of Entrepreneurship) helps underprivileged young people through coaching, mentoring and training. In November Darren raised 11k and took 10 Kids Company young people to Devon for a weeks leadership course. This November he is spending 8 days in Tanzania to set up the MOE hub and a social venture in Africa that will help 90 young people, 15 of whom have HIV.

Darren will share his thoughts, ideas and stories on how to identify and lead your version of a life-less-ordinary.


6:00pm - Registration w/Coffee & Tea
6:30pm - Talk starts
7:30pm - Networking with wine & nibbles

We encourage everyone to arrive in good time for the 6:30pm start of the talk. Arriving late is disruptive to the speaker and the audience. So why not join us for a cup of coffee or tea and a bit of conversation before the talk starts.

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When & where

6.00pm - 7.30pmWednesday 5th December 2012

City, University of London Northampton Square London EC1V 0HB United Kingdom

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