The Lens – connecting current and future business leaders

Welcome to The Lens podcast that brings together different generational perspectives, encouraging participants to debate, engage and challenge each other to work out what responsible business means both now and in the future. It is a podcast by Business in the Community, powered by Fujitsu and supported by McCann. The Lens is proud to partner with One Young World and Bright Network to connect with future leaders around the world.

The Lens podcast
9 October 2019 - 8:00am
Oli Barrett MBE talks to Frances O’Grady, General Secretary at The Trades Union Congress (TUC) and Sasha Howard a Product Manager at Freeformers, a start-up on a mission to change the digital economy. Read more
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10 September 2019 - 8:45am
In this episode, Oli Barrett is joined by Richard Walker of Iceland Foods and Cal Major of Paddle Against Plastic. Read more
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22 August 2019 - 9:50am
Host Oli Barrett is joined by Izzy Obeng, Founder of Foundervine, a start-up that equips minority entrepreneurs for success, and Julie Baker, Head of Enterprise at Natwest and RBS. Read more
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24 July 2019 - 8:00am
Host Oli Barrett meets Nicki Clegg, CTO at Irwin Mitchell and Fadeia Hossian, Lawyer at Clifford Chance. Read more
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9 July 2019 - 9:00am
Lord Mark Price, founder of Engaging Works, joins Oli Barrett and Jenny Costa from Rubies in the Rubble to discuss the importance of a happy, engaged workforce and the future of food. Read more
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29 May 2019 - 8:00am
Richard Iferenta, partner, KPMG joins Mursal Hedayat, co-founder of Chatterbox, to talk about how companies can bring about change when it comes racial equality in the workplace. Read more
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21 May 2019 - 10:00am
Asesh Sarkar, Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer at Salary Finance and Ellie Marshell, Consultant Analyst, Deloitte talk about the impact financial worry can have on our mental health. Read more
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20 March 2019 - 7:00am
In this episode of The Lens, our host Oli Barrett talks to Stewart Steel, CEO of Sedgwick UK and Simon Crowther, Founder of Flood Production Studios. Read more
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28 February 2019 - 6:20am
Oli Barrett talks to Keith Weed, Chief Marketing & Communications Officer, Unilever, and Bozhanka Vitanova, Co-Founder at Entrepreneurial Muscle Lab & I-Corps Instructor at Brandeis University. Read more
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8 February 2019 - 9:00am
In this very special episode of The Lens, our host Oli Barrett interviewed Matt Brittin, Business and Operations EMEA President of Google during his visit to Davos. Read more