Join us on campus on Thursday 23rd November for our first 'Leadership Matters' event of this academic year, to learn how business leaders manage the effect of crisis on their business.

'Leadership Matters' is an event series run by the Aston Business School Alumni Relations Team, providing guests with an opportunity to network, as well as hear from a panel of business leaders on 'best practice' and challenges. The first event in the series focuses on ‘Leading through crisis’.

The event, which will begin with a panel discussion and will conclude with a networking session, will be hosted by Lauren Traczykowski (Senior Lecturer, Aston Law School and Director of External Engagement, Aston Crisis Management Centre).


  • Richard Stevens – Vice President Strategy & Analytics, Aston Villa Football Club
  • Simon Evans – Group Chief Strategy Officer, The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust & Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust
  • Kate Cooper – Executive Director, Birmingham Food Council
Dates, times and locations
Date: 23/11/2023
Time: 18:00 to 21:00
Susan Cadbury Lecture Theatre, Aston Business School, Aston University, Birmingham, B4 7ET.
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