Breadcrumb Home Multimedia Nick Timmins in conversation with Victor Adebowale This content relates to the following topics: System leadership Share this content Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Share on LinkedIn Share on Email Print this page Article information Posted:Wednesday 20 May 2015 Nick Timmins talks to Victor Adebowale, Chief Executive of Turning Point, about some of the challenges facing system leaders, the skills it takes and the qualities that are needed, and the advice he would give to other leaders.Related contentReportThe practice of system leadership: Being comfortable with chaosThis report draws on the experiences of 10 senior leaders to look in depth at the skills needed to be a system leader. The 10 individuals are from different backgrounds and work in different contexts, and give some very candid reflections on their successes and failures. System leadership viewpoints We speak to 10 senior leaders about what motivates them, the challenges they've faced, and the skills that are needed to be a system leader. The interviews are taken from our report on the practice of system leadership.VideoNick Timmins in conversation with Ruth Carnall Nick Timmins talks to Ruth Carnall, managing partner at Carnall Farrar, about her experience as a chief executive in NHS London, the barriers facing system leaders, and whether system leadership can be taught. Comments Add your comment Your name Email (your email will not be made public) Your job/role Organisation Comment Post comment You may also be interested in Paid event Ninth annual leadership and management summit Long read The NHS long-term plan explained On 7 January, the NHS long-term plan was published setting out key ambitions for the service over the next 10 years. In this explainer, we set out the main commitments in the plan and provide our view of what they might mean, highlighting the opportunities and challenges for the health and care system as it moves to put the plan into practice. Blog Working beneath the surface: supporting leadership in complex times As a newly-appointed co-director of our Top Manager Programme for senior leaders in health and social care, Mandip Randhawa shares her insights into why this type of programme is increasingly necessary and relevant in today’s context. Video Matt Hancock at The King's Fund annual conference 2018 Rt Hon Matt Hancock MP, Secretary of State for Health and Social Care gives the ministerial address at our 2018 annual conference.