GM Leaders Plus 4 – We’re off!

The fourth round of Greater Manchester Leaders Plus kicked off in March with a buzzy launch and mentor-mentee meet-up, a central Manchester walkabout and workshop on Connecting with Place and a lovely lunch to start connecting with each other – and that was just the first 24 hours! Two weeks … Read more

Mentor Awards are back – nominate now!

To celebrate the immense and often life-long contribution mentors make to candidates on Future of London and Future of Greater Manchester programmes, we invite you to nominate your favourite(s) for our second mentor awards! We’ll announce the winners at two all-network summer parties – save the dates! London: 7 June … Read more

Future of Greater Manchester appoints Judi Greenwood as programme lead

Future of Greater Manchester, FoL’s new northwest cousin, has appointed Judi Greenwood as programme lead, charged with expanding the non-profit’s acclaimed leadership offer. Future of Greater Manchester is backed by the Greater Manchester Combined Authority and helps urban practitioners connect across sectors, develop their leadership skills and share best practice. … Read more

Redefining Community in Manchester

The best way to get your head around a place is to experience it – with that in mind, a key part of GM Leaders Plus is field trips. We focus on emerging places, innovative ideas and effective cross-sector partnerships, with trips set up by the team and by candidates. See where we’ve gone in 2022…

GM Leaders Plus 3 off to a flying start

The third round of Greater Manchester Leaders Plus got off to a cracking start this month, with every promise of a fulfilling year (well, 9 months) to come. Partners Arup kindly hosted the in-person launch, with nearly all of the candidates and most mentors (see below) able to join the … Read more

Leaders shone through 2021 chaos

The 2021 roller-coaster has tested everyone, including those leading teams who are anxious, overloaded and punch-drunk. FoL salutes everyone doing their best to sustain colleagues – and themselves! – and we wanted to recognise the people who’ve come through our Leaders programmes this year.

Lovell celebrates future leaders

Lovell is FoL’s longest-running sponsor, backing Future London Leaders since 2012 and sponsoring our first Mentor Awards. The developer’s focus on nurturing young people and on diversity starts at home…