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Leading Inclusive Hybrid Teams

Leading Inclusive Hybrid Teams

The Hybrid Leaders Series – Panel Event

Thank you for attending interactive panel discussion, ‘Getting hybrid right’ – ‘Leading hybrid inclusive teams’ on 2nd December. We hope that you found it insightful, useful and enjoyable.

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Welcome to the latest event in our Hybrid Leader Panel Series.

Join PCA and esteemed panellists from Mastercard, Reed Smith and Novartis as we explore how to lead inclusive, connected teams in our evolving working environment. 

Description summary

In this 60-minute discussion, learn from our esteemed panellists:

  • Kerri Warner, Global Head of Leadership Development & Engagement – Mastercard
  • Alicia Millar, Director of Learning & Development, EMEA, Reed Smith
  • Eric Pardell, Global People and Organization Leader, Novartis
  • Cheryl Stokes, Partner, Heidrick & Struggles, Leadership, Diversity & Inclusion

Around their experience of leading inclusive teams in a hybrid context and the mindset and capabilities required to foster healthy and sustainable productivity.

Time and date

Thursday 2nd Dec 2021
1pm – 2pm GMT 

Why attend?

  • Explore how different businesses are approaching human-centred leadership in a hybrid context
  • Hear lessons learnt and top tips on how to lead inclusive teams
  • Seek advice from our panel of experts

Who should attend?

Leaders within Business, including Leadership Professionals, HR Professionals, Learning & Development Professionals and Transformation Specialists


Free, General Admission

Panellists Bios:

Kerri Warner

Kerri Warner

Global Head of Leadership Development & Engagement – Mastercard

Kerri is the Global Head of Leadership Development and Engagement at Mastercard.  In addition, as an award-winning, internal communications and employee engagement professional, Kerri has worked with global clients across multiple industries in corporate and consulting roles. During her 25-year career, Kerri has held positions at Publicis Groupe, American Express, Deloitte and PwC. Kerri joined Mastercard in 2018 as the global head of employee communications. Kerri is also a certified coach having started her career as a clinical social worker.

Alicia Millar

Director of Learning & Development, EMEA, Reed Smith

Alicia is an award-winning learning and development professional, an acclaimed coach and trained practitioner in the application of psychometric tools. She has spent nearly two decades, in her words, “… growing the human being within all legal professionals.” Alicia has designed management and leadership programmes for partners, attorneys and business professionals.

Outside of L&D, Alicia is widely recognised as an inspirational leader in the world of diversity and inclusion. She sits on the firm’s Diversity Committee,  Responsible Business Committee and she works closely with the leadership team of WINRS – the firm’s global women’s initiative network.

Eric Pardell

Global People and Organization Leader, Novartis

Eric believes people thrive when they are empowered and connected to purpose. During his career Eric has led organization transformation through leadership roles in Talent Management, Leadership Development, and Organizational Development at KPMG, Bank of America and Novartis. Eric integrated Diversity and Inclusion into business and HR practices to achieve greater gender balance, cultivate a culture of inclusion, and enhance employee engagement.

Cheryl Stokes

Cheryl Stokes

Partner at Heidrick & Struggles, Leadership, Diversity & Inclusion

Cheryl is a thought leader and partner in Heidrick & Struggles’ New York office and a member of Heidrick Consulting, focused on leadership, diversity, equity and inclusion and culture shaping.  For more than 25 years she has helped leaders effectively address challenges in the global business environment and build the leadership capabilities required for growth. Cheryl was named one of the 25 Influential Black Women in Business by The Network Journal and one of Paradigm for Parity’s Women on the Rise in 2020.