Putting the spotlight on trust

Hello and welcome to the first of three blogs that I am writing as the 690th Lord Mayor of the City of London, giving me an opportunity to share with you all my theme for the year:  The Business of Trust, which I launched in November 2017. Each Lord Mayor gets to choose the subject … Continue reading Putting the spotlight on trust

How trust is coming home – through the power of clear and honest storytelling

I don’t know how it’s been for you – but for me, the past three-and-a-half weeks have seen football come home like never before. I’ve found myself deeply engaged by England’s World Cup odyssey, not least Gareth Southgate’s compelling journey from his penalty miss in Euro ’96 to lauded England manager, leading a team with … Continue reading How trust is coming home – through the power of clear and honest storytelling

How should business leaders approach the issues of job transformation and displacement?

Q&A series with Tracey Groves, founder and director of Intelligent Ethics, on AI and ethics I prefer to think it’s more about job augmentation rather than job displacement.  AI will be able to enrich our lives through the optimisation of the best of technology, and the creation of more skilled jobs in areas such as … Continue reading How should business leaders approach the issues of job transformation and displacement?

How can we trust AI if we don’t know how it works?

Q&A series with Tracey Groves, founder and director of Intelligent Ethics on ethical leadership: I don’t know how to fly an aeroplane, but I still travel by air when I need to, with the plane primarily being flown by a computer programme and with minimal human intervention.  I trust the system, processes, procedures in place, … Continue reading How can we trust AI if we don’t know how it works?

What might ethical leadership look like in practice when it comes to AI and other advanced technologies?

Q&A series with Tracey Groves, founder and director of Intelligent Ethics on AI and ethics: In practice, ethical leadership will look far more inclusive by nature.  When it comes to embracing AI and other advanced technologies, ethical leadership will consider the diverse needs and requirements of a variety of different stakeholder groups. This includes not … Continue reading What might ethical leadership look like in practice when it comes to AI and other advanced technologies?