Keynote Presentations

Mission Excellence founder and author of The Business of Excellence, Justin Hughes, is a renowned speaker on high performance, operational excellence, leadership, decision-making and risk, and behavioural safety and safety culture.

Justin brings the Mission Excellence high-performance model to life with insights from his own experience as a fighter pilot, together with examples from the military, sporting and corporate worlds, in addition to a video case study of the Red Arrows’ fast learning techniques.

Who’s it for:  Any meeting or event, including after-dinner engagements

Time:  30 mins – 2hours

Justin invariably tops the feedback scores of any event where he presents.  Benefits include:

  • Tools and techniques which can be implemented immediately
  • An inspired and engaged audience

Delivery is possible worldwide.  In addition to conferences and management meetings, other examples of the breadth of material and type of event include:

  • Leaders in Dubai
  • Institute of Directors’ Annual Convention
  • London Business School Senior Executive Programme (Building High-Performance Organisations)
  • Henley Forum for Organisational Learning and Knowledge Strategies (Leading Change:  A Contact Sport)
  • Kuwait International HSE Conference and Exhibition (Building Resilience for Low-Impact High-Consequence Events)
  • Private client event (Ambiguity, Imperfect Information and Decision-Making)

Relevant Insights
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BBC World Business Live

Justin Hughes interviewed on BBC Business Live reviewing current events

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