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Gillian Ashley Joins Leaders Council Podcast Alongside Lord Blunkett

Thursday 30 July 2020

Leaders Council of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

The Leaders Council of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is currently in the process of launching a podcast, and talking to leadership figures from across the nation in an attempt to understand this universal trait and what it means in Britain and Northern Ireland today.

Gillian Ashley, Interim CEO of the British Dyslexia Association was invited onto an episode of the podcast, which also included an interview with Lord Blunkett. Host Matthew O'Neill asked both guests a series of questions about leadership and the role it has played in their careers to date.

In this episode, Gillian discusses her views on leadership, as well as the impact of Covid-19 on education, screening and the work of the British Dyslexia Association.

Matthew O'Neill commented:

‘Hosting a show like this, where you speak to genuine leaders who have been there and done it, either on a national stage or within a crucial industry sector, is an absolute honour.’

Lord Blunkett, chairman of The Leaders Council of Great Britain and Northern Ireland said:

‘I think the most informative element of each episode is the first part, where Matthew O'Neill is able to sit down with someone who really gets how their industry works and knows how to make their organisation tick. Someone who’s there day in day out working hard and inspiring others. That’s what leadership is all about.’

Listen to the full podcast on YouTube.

Find out more about Gillian Ashley through the Leaders Council website.