NELSON MANDELA’S LEADERSHIP
with Conrad Guelke, Chair of the Council of Elders of the David Suzuki Foundation
Reflections for the Workplace
Nelson Mandela will go down in history as one of the leading statesmen of the 20th Century. His recent passing has resulted in a renewed focus on his legacy. Nelson Mandela’s leadership was both measured and strategic. How does his leadership relate to ethical practices in the workplace? Conrad Guelke will lead a discussion to explore that question, drawing on examples from the life of Nelson Mandela.
Date: Wednesday, May 14, 2014 — 7:15 – 8:30 am
Location: BC HYDRO Building
333 Dunsmuir Street, Vancouver
2nd Floor, Auditorium
(Check-in at Security Desk – Main floor lobby)
Cost: Members – $7.00 Non-Members – $10.00
– muffins, tea and coffee included
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About Our Speaker:
Conrad Guelke spent his formative years in South Africa and was educated by an Anglican Church school, which laid the foundation for his values and understanding of compassion and hope.
He earned his Master’s of Science in Engineering at the University of Cape Town, and was active in the YMCA, and organization which provided leadership during the troubled early days of South Africa’s apartheid regime.
In 1965 Conrad moved to Vancouver where he secured a thirty year career with BC Hydro. After Hydro, he established a consulting business with a focus on strategy, planning and communications.
He has served as Director, International Board of The Strategic Leadership Forum, and as Director, Association for the Promotion and Advancement of Science Education. He is currently Chair of the Council of Elders of the David Suzuki Foundation.