Women's Leadership Careers

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Start Date: 15 Mar 2016

Start Time: 6:00 PM

End Time: 9:00 PM

Duration: 3 hours

Capacity: 50

Venue: CMI, 77 Kingsway , London, WC2B 6SR › View map

Event Partner price ?: Free

Member price: £5.00

Non-member price: £10.00

Event Capacity: Full


Join us for a special evening as Ann Francke, CMI CEO and author of the FT Guide to Management: How to be a Manager Who Makes a Difference and Gets Results, shares the secrets and successes of becoming an accomplished leader in business.

Marking International Women’s Day, Women in Management London and SE are launching a year-long project encouraging members to focus on progressing their careers.  Find out how CMI can support your journey through the ranks.

Meet women at various membership grades and speak to Chartered Managers to hear about what the accolade has done for them and their organisations.

This event is hosted by Women in Management London and SE, all are welcome.


6.00pm    Registration and teas/coffees
6.30pm   Welcome and introductions
6.45pm   Ann Francke, CEO, CMI
7.30pm   Panel Discussion with Chartered Managers
 8.00pm   Networking and refreshments
 9.00pm   Finish


Ann Francke NEW

Ann Francke CMgr CCMI FIC

Ann Francke, CEO of Chartered Management Institute (CMI) and Author of: Financial Times Guide to Management: How to Make a Difference and Get Results.
Ann is a transformational leader with vision, pace and proven ability to deliver profitable revenue growth and build organisational capability in professional services, media, retail and consumer sectors. At CMI, she uses her experience in leading organisations to promote best practices in management and leadership, and improve management standards across the UK and beyond. Ann has been named in the top 100 women to watch in the 2015 Female FTSE report from Cranfield and is an expert on current challenges facing women in the workplace.
Ann is also Strategic Advisor to Tongal, a member of the CRUK Women of Influence Board; member of WACL and an Advisory Board member of Lancaster Management and the Open University Business Schools.
Prior to CMI Ann was Global General Manager at the British Standards Institution, held executive board positions at Boots and Yell and was European Vice President at Mars. Ann began her career at P&G and managed a variety of international brands including Pampers, Always and Olay before rising to global general manager.
Ann holds a BA with Distinction from Stanford, an MBA/MS from Columbia and an Honorary Doctorate in Business Administration from UWE.
Ann and her husband live in West London; she has one daughter.

Additional Information

Light refreshments will be provided.

There is disabled access, please contact us if you have specific requirements.



  • Evening event
  • Refreshments provided
  • Disabled access

Enquiries contact

Questions about this event should be addressed to Networks Support at networks.support@managers.org.uk or by telephone on 01536 207394.

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