Executive Exchanges - Boardroom Debates

Executive Exchanges - Boardroom Debates

Executive Exchanges brings to you a series of events designed exclusively for executive board members. During our Boardroom Debates guests will hear from a keynote speaker and insights from a panel of executive board directors. The latest KPMG peer-to-peer research will be debated and we will discuss the best tactics to navigate the changing strategic landscape.

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How do executive directors ensure that they have enough information and confidence to make the right choices?

Come along to one of our events to hear and debate

•   How to respond to disruptive influences in the market, such as digital convergence and rapidly changing consumer behaviours  

•   The best strategies for managing vulnerability around your supply chain, data privacy, tax transparency and employer responsibilities  

•   How to assess the implications of risk factors outside of your control which could threaten your business model, such as a potential Brexit.  

Boardroom Debates - come along and hear the debate or share your views

Register your interest for any one of our events

These events will provide you with an opportunity to hear different perspectives from around the boardroom table and to discuss the challenges associated with navigating between opportunity and risk amongst your peers.  

26 May 2016 - Leeds (Rt Hon Kenneth Clarke MP)

13 June 2016 - Glasgow (Sir Malcolm Rifkind KCMG QC)

21 June 2016 - Birmingham (Sir Vince Cable)

22 June 2016 - London (Sarah Montague)

30 June 2016 - Bristol (Sir Vince Cable)


To register your interest at any of these events please contact us and indicate which date/venue you are interested in.

Email: KPMGExecutiveExchanges@kpmg.co.uk

Share your views

Help shape the content of the debate

Whether you are able to attend or not, we invite you to shape the content of the debate by answering five short questions.  Responses will be collated as part of a UK-wide survey to share at the KPMG Boardroom Debate event series.  All answers will be treated in the strictest confidence and will not be attributed to you or your business.

Take part in our survey

Keynote address from Rt Hon Kenneth Clarke MP

Rt Hon Kenneth Clarke MP will share his views to guests at our event in Leeds

The Rt Hon Kenneth Clarke MP who has been a Member of Parliament for Rushcliffe since 1970. He held several Ministerial offices in the Governments of Margaret Thatcher and John Major - as Secretary of State for Health, Secretary of State for Education and Science, Home Secretary and Chancellor of the Exchequer. During a period in opposition he chaired the Conservative’s Democracy Task Force and as Shadow Secretary of State for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform. On the Conservative’s return to Government in 2010 he served as Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice.  In 2014 he became Minister without Portfolio, working to develop key trade relationships on the Prime Minister’s behalf.  He had an advisory brief on the economy and also sat on the National Security Council. He returned to the back benches in July 2014.


Keynote address from Sir Malcolm Rifkind KCMG QC

Executives in Glasgow will hear from Sir Malcolm Rifkind KCMG QC

Sir Malcolm was Minister for Europe at the time of the negotiation of the Single Market so ideally placed to comment on the pros and cons of the EU of today. He has held a number of other key posts including Secretary of State for Defence, Secretary of State for Transport and Secretary of State for Scotland. Sir Malcolm was one of only five ministers to serve for 18 years throughout the whole Prime Ministerships of both Margaret Thatcher and John Major.

Keynote address from Sir Vince Cable

Sir Vince Cable will help drive the debate in both Birmingham and Bristol

Sir Vince Cable was the Liberal Democrat Member of Parliament for Twickenham from 1997-2015 and was Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer.  In May 2010, Vince Cable was chosen by David Cameron to become Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, a post he held until theGeneral Election of 2015. Sir Vince was Knighted in the Dissolution Honours List 2015.

Sarah Montague - broadcaster and journalist

Sarah Montague will be an Independent facilitator for the evening in London

Acting as an impartial chair for the evening will be Sarah Montague, presenter of Radio 4's flagship TODAY programme.  Sarah will facilitate a lively discussion with an event panel formed of executive directors from a range of roles across the executive board. 

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