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Join Oli Barrett MBE for episode 14 of series two of The Lens podcast

In the latest episode of The Lens, the last full episode of Season 2, Unipart Chairman and Group Chief Executive, John Neill CBE and the Founder and CEO of Spark Inside, Baillie Aaron join our host Oli Barrett MBE for a conversation.

Our guests discuss judgement and policy when employing people who have been through the criminal justice system, the ways in which the charity and corporate realms intersect and how each can best support, influence and inform the other and, how to prepare for a burgeoning digital revolution.

We explore the story of the Unipart U, corporate universities and learning from the factory floor. Listeners are granted a behind-the-scenes view of John’s journey in becoming one of Britain’s youngest Managing Directors. John and Oli also cover the importance of coaching, coding, authenticity and how to ‘learn at 10 and do at 11’.

Baillie, the Founder and CEO of Spark Inside, a not-for-profit organisation providing valuable coaching support in prisons to encourage rehabilitation and reduce reoffending, describes her passion for entrepreneurship, diplomacy and development. She, Oli and John discuss the UK criminal justice system, politics, leadership and human-centric language.

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