Insights to Action

AESC Virtual Conference September 2021

September 13, 2021 to September 14, 2021
September 13, 2021 to September 14, 2021
11:00 to 14:30

The last 18 months have seen in unprecedented shift in how we live, work, and do business. Organizations require agile and innovative leaders to drive transformation and succeed in the ‘new normal’. This focused event will offer insight into some of the key issues impacting business and how we can translate this insight into action.

Who Should Attend?

  • AESC Members
  • Executive Search & Leadership Consulting Professionals
  • Senior Executives – Board Directors, CEOs, CHROs, etc.

What Your Ticket Includes

  • Access to the premier regional event for anyone invested in the future of leadership.
  • An interactive, engaging experience from the comfort of your home or office.
  • On-demand access to all session recordings.

For Sponsorship opportunities, please contact: Patrick Rooney, Managing Director, APME,


Opening Keynote: The Pandemic & Trust

The global pandemic has had a significant impact on the trust citizens place in business, government, and leaders. Those that have been authentic, organized, and focused have fared well. Others have not coped so well with the crisis. What are the attributes that contribute to high levels of trust and how can we identify these in leaders?

Panel: The Talent Needs of Private Equity

Competition for exceptional talent to lead portfolio companies is intense. A unique set of leadership traits and experience are needed to overcome challenges and maximize value. Executive search firms are well placed to help organizations succeed in this complicated and challenging environment. This panel of leaders will focus on the role of talent in supporting the growth of PE backed organizations.

Why the Rapid Evolution of Asian Business Matters

The Asian economy (on a PPP basis) is now larger than the rest of the world combined, according to the Financial Times. Globally focused Asian enterprises, evolving family businesses, and state-backed companies, have played an important role Asia’s rise. How have they fared during the pandemic, what are the drivers for change, and how can leadership talent drive the next phase of the evolution of Asian business?

Assessment - A Critical Component of Selection, Succession, and Development.

The COVID pandemic has put more of a spotlight on the role of assessment in ensuring the right talent is in place to lead through the opportunities and challenges of a changing world. This session highlights key trends in assessing talent before hearing from Leadership Consultants on how they use assessment for leadership selection, development, and succession.

Panel: Harnessing the Power of Inclusion

The Asia Pacific and Middle East regions are inherently diverse but are organizations fully leveraging the opportunities that this diversity offers. Inclusion is the key. Join us for a conversation with a leading regional Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer on leveraging diversity through inclusion strategies.

Effective Leadership in Turbulent Times

Author Ruchira Chaudhary will unpack the critical role of leadership in turbulent times drawing lessons from interviews with successful leaders worldwide.


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Thank you to our AESC Partners