Posted on 06.05.21 by Georgia Sharp

Fantastic Female Keynote Speakers

I’ve recently returned to the office on a part-time basis (hurrah!) and after over a year sat at home, I had the joy of reminiscing in-person with a colleague about our years… Read More

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Posted on 04.03.21 by Adam Harkness

Euro 2021 Keynote Speakers

I think it’s a safe assumption to make that a lot of people found 2020 to be a bit boring. The cancellation of some of the year’s most anticipated events; The Olympics,… Read More

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Posted on 03.02.21 by Suzy Young

Bureaus and Brexit

Many UK businesses held their collective breath in December 2020 while Brexit negotiations went down to the wire, with the EU and UK signing off a Brexit Trade and Cooperation Agreement deal… Read More

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Posted on 04.01.21 by Jessica Mears

Future of the Workplace Speakers

2020, what a year. I don’t need to explain what happened as you were there too. At least we’re out of the days of endless Zoom quizzes and starting emails with ‘I… Read More

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Posted on 15.12.20 by Jethro Fox

White House Insiders

While the outcome of any US election has profound implications for the rest of the world, the impact of President-elect Biden’s victory over Donald Trump promises to be seismic. Keynote speakers and… Read More

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Posted on 13.08.20 by Christine Armstrong

Hybrid work: the new office life

The signs are that schools are going back in September: and so too are many offices, with leaders deciding that working from back bedrooms, surrounded by old playmobile and computer cables, has… Read More

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Posted on 08.07.20 by Carl Miller

Information Warfare

A new gold rush is underway, attracting extremists, adventurers, military officers and politicians. But it’s not gold they’re after: it’s us. Over the last decade, a new world that has been sliding… Read More

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Posted on 01.06.20 by Allan Grant

10 Weeks of the JLA+ Briefings

This is a follow up on the excellent feature by my colleague Adam Harkness, written at the end of April. Adam highlighted some of the initiatives that JLA, as a speaker bureau,… Read More

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Posted on 30.04.20 by Adam Harkness

JLA Speaker Bureau on lockdown

JLA Account Manager Adam Harkness explains what a speaker bureau gets up to when live events are all called off…  As some of you may have noticed, there is a small problem… Read More

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Posted on 15.04.20 by Carrie Wood

Welcome to the ‘jLAB’

During these uncertain times as we all work from home, the thought of the JLA office in central London feels like a distant dream. But in recent months, we have been busy… Read More

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Posted on 23.07.19 by JLA

New Talent Update – Summer 2019

Sacha Romanovitch Former CEO of Grant Thornton, Sacha highlights what it means to lead a company through cultural and process change, to put people at the forefront of the business, and to… Read More

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Posted on 22.05.19 by Danny Lee

Sail on, Sailor

On the eve of his departure on an around the world sailing race, JLA account manager Danny Lee muses on some of the best motivational speakers he has worked with:  One of… Read More

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Posted on 12.03.19 by Matthew Luhn

The Storytelling of Business

It’s one thing to have a great story, but equally important is the art of communicating it. In my corporate presentations, I share ‘behind the curtain’ techniques of how that’s done and… Read More

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JLA Presents

Event - 30/04/2024 - 9:00 am

Speakers Breakfast

Understanding AI Now

Priya Lakhani, Anne-Marie Imafidon, and Neil Lawrence

Please join us in our JLab studio near Oxford Circus at 08:30am on Tuesday 30th April for our next speaker’s breakfast event. Following our sell-out event for IWD back in February, we will be joined by three fantastic speakers for an exploration of the uses, myths and concerns surrounding AI.


JLA, 14 Berners Street, London


Event - 06/02/2024 - 9:00 am

Speakers Breakfast

Looking Ahead to International Women’s Day

Samira Ahmed, Eniola Aluko, Julia Gillard, and Alex Mahon

We were joined by four fantastic speakers to look ahead at International Women’s Day. With the theme of this year’s event being #InspireInclusion, we were lucky enough to hear from four women who have each blazed a trail in their respective fields: CEO of Channel 4, Alex Mahon; the former Australian Prime Minister and Chair of Kings’ Global Institute of Women’s Leadership, Julia Gillard; one of the leading voices in football, Eniola Aluko MBE; and broadcaster and journalist, Samira Ahmed.


Bishopsgate Institute, London