L&D in 2023: what matters?
Wednesday 25 January 2023 -
14:00 to 15:00
Online event - GMT time

2023 is here. As we reflect on the learning from 2022 and look ahead to 2023, what are the trends and key priorities for L&D? Join us for this panel discussion where L&D leaders share their areas of focus to drive business growth and retain and attract talent:

  • L&D's impact on recruitment and retention
  • Shaping a learning culture through stakeholder engagement
  • Enhanced learner engagement through innovative learning design
  • Hot training topics for 2023 

<A webinar for HR and L&D leaders>

The speakers

Louisa Bench 

Louisa Bench is Director Global Talent & Development for the British Council where she is responsible for strategic leadership of talent management and succession planning, performance management and learning and development. Throughout her career she has moved between HR business partnering and centre of expertise roles in organisation development, talent management, internal communications, employee engagement, community involvement, and equity, diversity and inclusion. Louisa spent twenty-seven years living in Hong Kong, working and travelling across Asia-Pacific and the Middle East, where she really enjoyed meeting and learning from people from many different parts of the world. 

Zu Hui Yap 

Zu Hui Yap is the Associate Director (People Transformation) for Singtel. He has 12 years of experience in learning development and transformation management in both the Singapore Army and the private sector. He specialises in performance improvement of organisations through learning and organisational development initiatives using design thinking, agile learning design methods, and the adoption of digital technologies to improve learning outcomes. He also writes articles on HR and L&D, featured on Medium. He is a strong believer that everyone has an inherent desire to become a better version of themselves as long as the learning opportunities and incentives are aligned.

Mahmoud Reda  

Mahmoud Reda is Learning & Development Acting Manager for Vodafone Qatar. He has over 14 years’ experience of driving L&D initiatives for multinational organisations in Egypt, India, Jordan and Qatar. His extensive experience of cross-border, cross-functional teams enriches his ability to identify key challenges of organisations and address learning needs. He is passionate about diversity and supporting the growth individuals with different professional and personal backgrounds. 

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