Members’ Day Special Guest Speaker: Wayne Clarke from The Global Growth Institute

We would like to extend a warm welcome to Mr. Wayne Clarke. Distinguished leader, renowned author, and founder of the World Class Manager™ platform is our special guest speaker at the 2024 NAS & IOC Members’ Day & AGM. With a wealth of experience and a track record of transforming management practices globally, Wayne brings invaluable insights that have left a lasting impact on leaders across various sectors.

As the visionary behind The Global Growth Institute and the author of “How to be a World Class Manager: Skills and Insights for Unleashing Your Leadership Potential,” Wayne’s presence promises an enlightening session. His dedication to enhancing company performance through effective people engagement and his extensive background working with Fortune/FTSE 100 companies, governments, and NGOs make him a beacon of wisdom in the realm of leadership.

A prominent figure in the field of management and leadership, his significant contributions include training over 35,000 managers in 30 countries. His focus lies in highlighting the positive impact of effective management on employees, customers, shareholders, and society.

The Global Growth Institute

As the founder of The Global Growth Institute, Wayne oversees a team based in the UK, Netherlands, Turkey, Bahrain, and Mongolia. He has authored a book titled “How to be a World Class Manager: Skills and Insights for Unleashing Your Leadership Potential,” which was released in March 2023. The book draws on exclusive data gathered from over 15,000 managers worldwide, sharing lessons and stories from Wayne’s more than two decades of experience in improving company performance through effective people engagement.


In 2011, Wayne Clarke received the honour of being made an Ambassador for JCI at the United Nations, a recognition previously given to notable figures such as the past UN Secretary General Mr Ban Ki Moon. He is also a visiting lecturer at Bayes Business School and The University of Kent. Wayne has consistently been acknowledged as a Top 25 Most Influential Thinker for five years by HR Magazine. His career journey began at Arthur Andersen/Deloitte, and he later led employee engagement for BDO, the fifth-largest accounting network. Subsequently, he ran the advisory arm of Best Companies, known for producing The Sunday Times Best Companies to Work For list.

Members’ Day

We are excited to have Wayne share his expertise, providing members with a unique opportunity to glean insights that can propel their businesses to new heights. Wayne will focus on driving commercial success by fostering quality cultures in organisations and by building world class management capability.

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