CX NextGen Leadership Network Events

Events to enable leaders to make decisions faster and lead change efficiently

2022 Programme

‘The Great Resignation’ is upon us and it begs the question: ‘What is your organisation doing to value and retain your employees?’ In this roundtable discussion, we’ll talk about this in depth – to identify what it means for you and how you can buck the trend that so many other organisations are struggling with.


Matt Cooney, Chief Executive, Community Housing Group

Clare Durnin, Executive Director – Corporate Resources, Platform Housing Group

Lindsey Shorricks, VP of Human Resources, Dovetail Games

Claire Howe, Executive Director – Corporate Services, B3Living

How do you make the transition from director to CEO? There are no handbooks so what now? How would you cope in your first hundred days and make a lasting impact on your organisation. Join Connex NextGen where CEOs from various industries will share their experiences and lessons learnt in their first year as Chief Executive.


Tracy Allison, Chief Executive, West Kent Housing Association

Dorian Leatham, Board Member, Ash Shahada Housing Association


The role of a housing leader is constantly shifting, and this discussion hopes to shed some light on what it looks like in the real world, so we can empower our future leaders to take up the reins. Join us as we hear war stories from esteemed guest speakers, and we come together to learn about what it takes to lead from the front.


Bill Flood, Chief Executive, Mount Green Housing Association

Adrian Lock, Founding Director, Deeper Leaders

Your personal brand can be a significant competitive advantage if you are able to leverage it effectively, and so, in this roundtable discussion, we’re going to help you work on getting that right. We’ll delve deeply into the world of networking to help you nurture authentic professional relationships that can take your career and organisation to the next level.


Bieneosa Ebite, Head of Corporate Communications, Centrica (TBC)

Fiona McDonnell, Former Managing Director – Advertising, Amazon

Violet Pugh, Digital Marketing Manager, Metropolitan Thames Valley Housing

Sarah Nickson, Executive Director of Strategy and Business, Paradigm Housing Group (TBC)