If you do not step forward, you will always be in the same place

Ian Dormer, CBE, Director at Rosh Engineering, inspired and entertained members of The Economics Society, as he talked about a few of the great leaders he has met during his career. From Dame Mary Perkins, founder of SpecSavers, to Andy Bird, former chairman of Walt Disney, Ian focused on their character and had interesting stories to tell about each! Ian’s schooldays at a Gateshead comprehensive shaped his future career. As he said, there are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.