Safety & Health Expo is proud to welcome Nicky Moffat CBE, formerly the British Army’s highest ranking female officer, to deliver a fascinating and highly practical talk titled, ‘What Good Leadership Looks Like’.
As Europe’s most dedicated health and safety event, Safety & Health Expo 2018 is proud to continue its heritage of attracting inspirational speakers to change perceptions, drive excellence and pioneer new-age leadership. The announcement marks the first of three keynote speakers in The 2018 Inspirational Speaker Series, with the remaining two yet to be announced. All three speakers will be taking centre stage at the Safety & Health Expo Keynote Theatre, which is supported by Safety Media.
With over 30 years’ experience in leadership roles within the Army, Nicky has successfully led diverse groups in an organisation both steeped in tradition and subject to rapid and significant changes of policy, technology and resources. Having taken leading roles in administration, planning and training, including instructing officers in the art of leadership.
Her keynote will offer an educated perspective on strong leadership as well as tangible, tried and tested methodology in driving inclusive change and optimum performance, undoubtedly offering safety & health professionals the ideas they need to change perceptions and establish organisational culture.
Joining the Army as a second lieutenant, Nicky rose quickly through the ranks of the Adjutant General’s Corps to the rank of Brigadier. As Company Commander in the Army Training Regiment, Nicky lead a team of instructors responsible for the induction of recruits into the Army before moving into management and training for all Army Land Forces across the world. She moved to the Ministry of Defence where as well as strategy, policy and finance roles, she worked as Private Secretary to Secretary of State for Defence Geoff Hoon. She formulated and communicated the Government agenda on defence, including on operations in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Sierra Leone.
As Training Unit Commander, Nicky delivered leadership, management and technical training to Army personnel and civilian staff. She designed and implemented system and process improvements in training, staff development and career management for staff from all backgrounds, at all levels, and spread across the country. She was also responsible for officer promotion, appointment and career management.
As well as leadership, Nicky also addresses training, career development, and women in leadership roles and in organisations more generally. She advised Army Board members on the retention and progression of female talent and now offers practical advice for employers who are looking to attract, develop and retain diversity of talent.
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