Leadership and the importance of honesty and transparency

Leadership lecture series
The King's Fund

About this event

An evening with Michael Woodford – the first CEO in history to become a whistleblower and report on his own company.

This story is extraordinary. Michael Woodford, the newly-appointed president and then CEO of Olympus, wakes up to find that nobody is telling him the truth, facing an accounting fraud on a massive scale, approaching $2 billion. Even the chairman and the Head of Compliance and Governance are suspected of being in on it.

Read our blog on this event: Transparency and honesty: a whistleblower's story

About the leadership lecture series

This is the second in a series of three lectures on leadership in the NHS taking place in the run up to our annual NHS Leadership and Management Summit. These free to attend lectures are designed for clinical and managerial leaders in health care and each lecture will explore a different concept of leadership.