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2019 Windsor Leadership Debate

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The Royal Institution of Great Britain

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Windsor Leadership’s 2019 Debate provides an opportunity to hear leadership insights from a diverse panel of speakers. Join our chair for the evening, Sandy Nairne, for a lively discussion on the challenges of strategic leadership, and enjoy post-debate networking with fellow alumni.

  • Arts - Sandy Nairne CBE FSA (Chair) - Trustee, National Trust and former Chair, Clore Leadership

  • Government - Dame Sue Owen DCB

  • Faith - Rabbi Joseph Dweck, Senior Rabbi, The S&P Sephardi Community


Sandy Nairne CBE FSA has been Chair of the Clore Leadership Programme since September 2014, having succeeded Sir John Tusa. He had previously been Director of the National Portrait Gallery from 2002-2015. 

Sandy’s early career included experience at the Richard Demarco Gallery in Edinburgh, the Museum of Modern Art in Oxford and Tate Gallery. He was Director of Exhibitions at the Institute of Contemporary Arts, and then co-created the innovative television series and book, State of the Art, for Channel 4. 

From 1987 to 1993, Sandy was Director of Visual Arts at the Arts Council, with responsibility for key policy developments in relation to cultural change and diversity. He re-joined Tate in 1994, as Director of Programmes, which included supporting the development of Tate Modern and leading the creation of the Centenary Development of Tate Britain, as well as new initiatives in learning and digital engagement. 

He was formerly a governor of Middlesex University and a member of the Councils of the Royal College of Art and the British School at Rome, and is currently Chair of the Fabric Advisory Committee at St Paul's Cathedral, supports the Maggie's Cancer Care Centres as Chair of the Maggie’s Art Group, and is a Trustee of the Courtauld Collection. 

Sandy has been awarded honorary doctorates from Middlesex University, De Montfort University and the University of London. He is a Senior Fellow of the Royal College of Art and an Honorary Fellow of University College, Oxford.


Dame Sue Owen, DCB became a Trustee of Windsor Leadership in 2016. Until April 2019 Sue was Permanent Secretary at the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, and the Civil Service Diversity Champion. After working as an academic economist, Sue moved to HM Treasury, then No 10, before moving to Washington DC as the Economic Counsellor at the British Embassy. Returning to HM Treasury, Sue was the UK deputy on the EU Economic and Finance Committee. In 2006 she became Director General of corporate performance at the Department of International Development, and in 2009 Director General for Strategy at the Department of Work and Pensions before being promoted to Permanent Secretary at DCMS in 2013. Sue was the straight ally champion of the Civil Service LGB & TI community.


Rabbi Joseph Dweck is American born and has lived in Los Angeles, California and Brooklyn, New York. He studied in Jerusalem at Yeshiva Hazon Ovadia under the tutelage of former Sephardi Chief Rabbi Ovadia Yosef z”l. He also studied Psychology and Philosophy at Santa Monica College in California and received a BA degree in Liberal Studies from Excelsior College. Joseph received his Semikha (rabbinic ordination) from Rabbi Ovadia Yosef under the auspices of the Sephardic Rabbinical College of Brooklyn, New York. He received a Master of Arts degree in Jewish Education from Middlesex University at The London School of Jewish Studies.

Joseph served as Rabbi of Congregation Shaare Shalom, a Syrian Sephardi synagogue of over 700 members, in Brooklyn, New York from 1999 to 2014 and also served as Headmaster of Barkai Yeshivah, a large Jewish day school in Brooklyn from 2010 to 2014. He has an eclectic taste in music and has received training as a hazzan in the Oriental Sephardi tradition by Rabbi Rephael Elnadav z”l and Cantor Moshe Habusha.

In his capacity as Senior Rabbi, Joseph has the honour of being the Deputy President of the LSJS; a President of The Council of Christians and Jews and Ecclesiastical Authority of The Board of Deputies of British Jews. He also serves as a member of the Standing Committee of the Conference of European Rabbis.

Joseph is an alumnus of Windsor Leadership having participated in the 2018 Strategic Leadership Consultation. He resides in London with his wife and five children.

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