Emerging Leaders Programme

At Berwick Partners we are committed to proactively supporting the development of individuals who aspire to progress in their career by connecting them with professionals who can help guide them. Our Emerging Leaders Programme is specifically focused on developing future talent and giving high potential candidates an experienced sounding board and network to support them through the next stage of their career.

Supporting future leaders

Never before has the business world been subject to such disruptive change. To succeed in this environment strong leadership is critical. The Berwick Partners Emerging Leaders Programme has been designed to inspire, inform and encourage the personal and professional development of future leaders from businesses across the UK. Our twelve-month programme is for high performing individuals aspiring to Executive and Board level positions.

About the programme

The programme runs from January to December each year and consists of quarterly sessions chaired by prominent business figures and experts in leadership development. To support their personal development each participant will be partnered with a mentor, who will provide advice and guidance specific to the individual’s needs.

Previous speakers have included Anthony Fletcher, CEO of Graze, emotional intelligence experts, Roche Martin and John Henderson, Chief Executive of Staffordshire County Council.

The benefits

We aim to support future leaders from a diverse range of backgrounds, developing their full potential through:

  • Receiving ongoing advice through peer relationships developed within the programme;
  • Learning from, and engaging with, prominent business leaders;
  • Evaluating their strengths, development requirements, and priorities as a leader;
  • Effective career planning and development & guidance.


The programmes alumni include participants from:

  • Kodak
  • Boeing
  • Mars incorporated
  • Kent County Council
  • Gatwick Airport
  • Kings College London
  • Tiffany & Co
  • Bupa
  • Manchester Airport
  • Scottish Ballet


I found it a fantastic programme with great networking with a interesting and diverse group of people. The topics selected were all very relevant at this point in my career. I wish it could somehow continue - four sessions not enough!

2019 Participant from Sir Robert McAlpine

Berwick Partners did an excellent job in facilitating a first-rate Emerging Leaders Programme. Coordination and communication was of the highest standard as was the Programme content. External speakers provided breadth to the Programme and the Programme was a tremendous success!

2019 Mentor from JGW Global Consultancy Ltd

The programme brought together some fascinating people and my mentee was a great choice. We learnt a lot of each other quickly and I feel we both got something of huge value from our participation.

2019 Mentor - Darren Campbell

Get involved

There are several ways for you to get involved with the Emerging Leaders Programme, from speaker and mentor opportunities to becoming a participant yourself.

To find out more, please contact Corin Lynch.

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