Leading Professionals: Power, Politics, and Prima Donnas


New book exposes the insecurities and paradoxes of leading professionals

Leading Professionals: Power, Politics, and Prima Donnas was launched officially in the UK on 4 October 2017 with an event at Cass Business School, London.

Author Professor Laura Empson introduced the major themes of the book to an audience of senior professionals, academics, Cass alumni, and students.

Watch the video of her speech here:


Management writer and Visiting Professor of Practice at Cass Business School Stefan Stern then chaired a panel discussion with Margaret Cole, Chief Risk Officer and General Counsel, Board Member, PwC; Sir Gerry Grimstone, Chairman, Standard Life Aberdeen; Deputy Chairman & Senior Independent Director, Barclays; Independent Non-Executive Board Member, Deloitte NWE LLP; and David Morley, previously Global Senior Partner, Allen & Overy.

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