Firstly, the challenges of letting go responsibilities for the current leadership generation as it gradually empowers the next generation;
Secondly, the challenge for the next generation in gaining experience and credibility in order to be entrusted with new responsibilities.
Two family speakers will run live cases to show how they managed their succession. They will set out the challenges faced at the start of the process and participants will discuss what they would have done, before hearing what the families actually did. Family business expert Peter Leach (Imperial College London) will facilitate table-sized discussions, make presentations and answer questions. The mini-Forum will be held at The Dorchester, London on Thursday, March 21, 2019.