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Trusted Executive Foundation Interview with Bob Holt OBE, Executive Chairman, Sureserve Group Plc

The Sureserve Group employs over 2,300 people, delivers award-winning projects across the UK in building, improving, maintaining and developing buildings and services for social housing, schools and colleges. The company generates annual revenues of £299.5m. In this interview, The Group CEO, Bob Holt OBE, talks about the importance of trust as the foundation for strong leadership to help businesses recover from past failure.

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Trusted Executive Foundation Interview with Ciaran Bird, UK Managing Director, CBRE

Ciaran was appointed UK Managing Director of CBRE in January 2013. CBRE offers a broad range of integrated services, including facilities, transaction and project management. Ciaran played rugby for London Irish for ten years as a back row and professionally for three years. In this interview, Ciaran talks about his beliefs about trust as a sportsman and as a business leader,

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Trusted Executive Foundation Interview with Peter Jackson, CEO of Hill Dickinson LLP

Peter was elected as Hill Dickinson’s first CEO in 2016 having been Managing Partner since 2006. Hill Dickinson is an international commercial law firm with more than 840 people, including 175 partners and legal directors. The firm acts as trusted adviser to businesses, organisations and individuals across the world and from a wide range of market sectors.

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Trusted Executive Foundation Interview with Howard Kerr, CEO of BSI Group

Howard was appointed Chief Executive of BSI Group in January 2009.  He has played a leading role in developing a new generation of standards to help organizations become better governed and more responsible.  In 2017, for the 18th consecutive year, BSI achieved record revenue of £473m and an operating surplus of £59.5m.

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Trusted Executive Foundation Interview with Andrew Selley, CEO, Bidfood UK

Andrew Selley is the CEO of Bidfood UK who are a leading foodservice wholesale distributor and the preferred supply partner for over 60,000 customers across the UK. Andrew is also a Commissioner on the RSA’s Food, Farming & Countryside Commission. In this interview with the Trusted Executive Foundation, Andrew highlights the critical importance of trust in supporting the transformation at Bidfood UK.

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