COVID-19/Coronavirus

The CIPD Festival of Work - updated 27 March 2020

In light of restrictions on events due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), the CIPD and Haymarket Media Group (who deliver events on behalf of the CIPD) are exploring all the available options, with regards to this event.

We appreciate this is a difficult time for all. Our intention is to offer you support and keep you updated on the event’s position during these unprecedented times, whilst we continue to work to deliver the best event experience for you.

If you have any questions, please contact us.

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Sean Penistone

Sean Penistone

SpecialityLeadership, Learning and Talent Director, BT

Sean is a seasoned leader in Talent, Capability and Leadership with significant experience in delivering people transformations for leading organisations ranging from Global corporate enterprises to UK FTSE 200 businesses. Sean’s experience spans multiple industries having worked in Healthcare with GSK and Astellas Pharma, Technology with Xerox and now BT and Banking with HBoS.

Sean is now playing a key role in supporting BT as it transforms its company culture and becomes a ‘Beyond Limits’ technology company. This work involves truly innovative leadership development programmes, embedding company values and encouraging employees at all levels to go beyond what they thought possible. 

Recently he supported GSK’s digital transformation activity through an agile team of Recruitment, Reward, Org Design and Talent specialists with great effect. Previously he has helped organisations to globalise, transform their go to market sales models, effectively deploy and embed company values and build talent pipelines of ‘role ready’ executive leaders. 

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