The symposium is an annual event open to all Danish-UK Chamber of Commerce (DUCC) Premier Membership - The Advisory Board's HCOD network and this one time a year also on an application basis the General Membership and their guests and the extended network.

Being inspirational and idea creating symposium with the complexities the environments around us pose to us as individuals, organisations and society.

Operating in dynamic complexity heads the themes of the first symposium. Welcome to the 21st century:  an age of complexity and turbulence where continuous disruption is the norm – where companies and its stakeholders operate in a dynamic complexity. Information is no longer a source of strategic advantage, and agility is fast replacing every other parameter of business success.  Operating in a dynamic organisation provides immense challenges this Symposium will help HR Executives to:

•         understand complexity as a leadership issue

•         develop their cognitive and behavioural ability to lead change in age of complexity

The event will happen under Chatham House rules again to foster an as open a discussion as possible.

Programme outline:

09.00       Registration and coffee

09.15       Welcome by Lani Bannach, HCOD Chair, setting the scene of Operating in a Dynamic Complexity 

09.35       Introduction by our host Cathy Butler, Director  of Programmes, Executive Education – Introducing The Møller Centre and Executive Leadership Programmes

09.45       Leading Change in an Uncertain World, Sudhanshu Palsule, Senior Møller Associate 

The core themes Sudhanshu will explore and develop are:

•         learning to deal with complexity

•         becoming aware of the cognitive and behavioural traps of the industrial age

•         learning to shift your mindset from reactive to mindful

•         building the resources to lead change in times of complexity and change

•         How to inspire others through authenticity and purpose

10.30       Q&A sessions re Sudhanshu Palsule’s findings and place issues in relation to companies/industries attending.

11.15       Break

11.30       Case Study one from Schneider Electric presented by Lone Jacobsen, Analyst Relations Director - Extracts from Schneider Electric’s Thought Leadership Journey.

11.45       Case Study two

12.00       Moderated round-table session with contributors of the day and attendees

12.50       A.o.B. including next HCOD programme - save the date 19th of September.

13.00       Networking lunch

14.00       Approximately – Tour of The Møller Centre for people interested

14.30       End of programme


Normally exclusive for the Chamber's Premier Membership - The Advisory Board, this time it is also open up for others to attend on an application basis only.

The applications is at the discretion of the organisers to ensure right balance of attendance and the Chamber cannot be held accountable to unsuccessful applicants.


The Møller Centre is a Danish designed leadership development and conferencing centre at Churchill College in the University of Cambridge.  The inspiration for the Møller Centre came from the connection between two great leaders, Sir Winston Churchill and Danish shipping magnate Maersk McKinney Møller, whose vision and benefaction in 1992 has created our unique ‘Centre for Excellence’ which for the past 25 years has brought together business and academia.

The Danish UK Chamber of Commerce is a bilateral Chamber of Commerce between the UK and Denmark, promoting trade and investment in both directions and also internationally. Amongst its Premier Membership you will find esteemed companies like Novo Nordisk, Investec, G4S, LEGO, The Møller Centre to mention a few of the total of 26 companies each leaders in their field of industry. The Chamber also have organisations such as UK Trade & Investment and the Danish Trade Council via the Danish Embassy in London part of the membership.

About the Human Capital and Organisational Development Network (HCOD)

This HCOD network is a platform for Human Resource management within the DUCC AB member companies to share under Chatham House rulesorganisational and managerial best-practice, expertise and develop business opportunities in an inspiring way at regular fora and networking events. 

Led by Lani Bannach, Essenta, the HCOD is member driven in terms of contend and direction. Its members are encourage to introduce additional members.

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About The DUCC's Advisory Board

The Advisory Board (AB) is the Chamber's Premium Membership.

The Advisory board represents an exclusive forum which is set out to provide guidance for The Council on the overall strategy and organisation of The Danish-UK Chamber of Commerce (DUCC).

This membership is the most influential and prominent of our memberships. With this AB companies are investing in the future and growth of the DUCC. They are signalling their partners and customers a commitment to creating value and respecting Corporate Social Responsibility to furthering internatioanl trade between the UK and Denmark in either direction.

This premium membership includes all group companies, subsidiaries and their employees across geographies – with one named person on the actual advisory board. 

If you and your company are interested in our Premium Membership and becoming an Advisory Board member please call Gunnar P Larsen +44 207 259 6795. Or visit (link) for an overview of membership categories and benefit.

See who the current AB members are right now here.

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