Leadership – From War-room to Boardroom

Monday, 3 February
Location will be disclosed to registered guests (Oxford Circus)

FBCC Member Beyond Business would like to open this event for FBCC members and friends:

Leadership – From War-room to Boardroom

Join us for an evening of stimulating conversation with distinguished speaker Seumas Kerr CBE who will share leadership lessons learned over his 40+ year career in both the military and in the boardroom.

Seumas joined the Army for a £5 bet in 1971 after circumnavigating the world in the Merchant Navy and retired as a Major General. Since leaving the military, Seumas has worked on senior roles leading and delivering on large scale infrastructure projects and is the MD of a proprietary expert and influence network, with contacts developed over 25 years.

Topics of the discussion will be: 

  • Allocating and managing capacity for large operations
  • Navigating complex organisations and delivering results
  • Leadership development and the recruitment and retention of troops


6.30-7.00pm – Arrival drinks
7.00-8.00pm – Talk & Q&A
8.00-8.30pm – Drinks mixer

Event Information:

Monday, 3 February
Location will be disclosed to registered guests (Oxford Circus)


 Early Bird: £25 until Jan 30th
Click here to register via Beyond Business Website.

About Seumas Kerr CBE: 

During his 35-year army career, Seumas commanded the 102 Logistic Brigade and the 4th Division, serving during the Troubles in Northern Ireland (1995) for which he was awarded a CBE (Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire).  He also served during the Iraq War (2002).

After retiring from the military in 2006, Seumas’ civilian career included senior roles such as Chief Operating Officer for Doha Development Company (2006-2007) and Director of Carillion (2007-2018) Carillion Director. In 2018, he became Managing Director of The D Group and Strategy International. His Non-executive director portfolio includes being Strategic Adviser Lockheed Martin.

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