Leading with James Ashton Podcast – Supported by Saxton Bampfylde

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James Ashton is a business writer, speaker and consultant. He was City Editor and Executive Editor at the Evening Standard and Independent titles and before that City Editor at the Sunday Times.


Leading with James Ashton is a leadership podcast that speaks to people at the top of their game in business, charity, the arts and beyond.


Supported by Saxton Bampfylde - each episode features two leaders from very different organisations discussing their take on leading vital causes, famous brand names and multi-million-pound enterprises.

They swap stories of success and failure, the skills they have picked up, the challenges they face every day and the advice they offer to others.

This new nine-part series features CEOs from the Crown Estate, Barnardo’s, the Tate, British Swimming, mobile phone giant O2 and English National Opera.

Earlier episodes with leaders from Heathrow, the Scouts, Mind, Parkrun, English Heritage, Deloitte and Northern Ballet among others are still available on Apple, Spotify and Stitcher.


Episode 1
Stuart Murphy,  CEO, English National Opera &
Mark Evans, CEO,  O2

Episode 2
Dame Janet Beer, Vice Chancellor, University of Liverpool &
Leonor Stjepic, CEO, Montessori St Nicholas

Episode 3
Jack Buckner, CEO, British Swimming & Peter Simpson, CEO, Anglian Water

Amanda Wakeley OBE & Dame Alison Nimmo, CEO, Crown Estate

John Vincent, CEO, LEON & Craig Hassall, CEO, Royal Albert Hall

For more information visit www.leadingpod.com