On this podcast, Maanda Tshifularo interviewed Jon Foster-Pedley, Dean and executive director at Henley Business School. Jon unpacked Leadership, creativity & Corporate activism (PACE framework). He recommended three books and gave a fantastic challenge for our audiance
Jon is Dean and Director of Henley Business School, Africa, part of the University of Reading. For 15 years prior to joining Henley, he was the faculty member for strategy and creativity at the University of Cape Town, Graduate School of Business for the MBA and other programmes. He is Visiting Professor in Creativity and Innovation for the Namibian Business Innovation Centre and Polytechnic of Namibia, and consults and advises numerous companies in Africa and internationally.
Formerly an airline pilot, examiner and aerobatic competitor in Europe and South Africa, he later sold airliners in Africa and the Middle East for British Aerospace, before completing an MBA at Ashridge in 1990. He then began teaching strategy and international business part-time, and joined Airbus Industrie in Toulouse as Marketing and Education Director of a JV to train European aerospace executives in commercial skills. Jon has worked internationally for 30 years, principally in Europe, Africa, Middle East, Australasia and North America.