"Best personal development I have undertaken, ever!"
What WIG does is bring people together in a very, very constructive way.
I honestly think WIG is the best value membership organisation there is.
"An excellent forum for promoting dialogue with government and the private sector especially."
The programme has given me greater insight and awareness of the type of person and leader I am - where my strengths and areas for development lie, in a way I haven't realised before. I have been more deliberate in the type of leader I am – adapting my leadership style to different situations.
"Only since I went on your marvellous course have I truly learnt the tools of the trade."
I think I can speak on behalf of all the WIG members in affirming our appreciation for breadth and depth of the programme that you and the team assemble each year.
The range of views from the public and private sector was incredibly useful. It brought home how all-encompassing cyber and information security threats are. By attending I’ve gained insights into how holistic my organisation’s approach needs to remain
Being a Non-Executive member of the DFID Audit Committee brings with it a great education, an introduction to a diverse network of people, an opportunity to do my bit to help end world poverty and opportunities to share best practice on assurance topics in both directions between DIFD and Shell.
In our busy lives we sometimes miss out on connecting with people. WIG is very good at putting people in touch with each other.
"I am a massive fan of WIG. I joined a [WIG Senior Leaders Programme] learning set 14 years ago in 2002. To this day, we as a group keep in touch and aim to meet every year or so just to swap some of the issues and challenges we’re dealing with."
The SUSA programme helped me to become mindful of my default modes of working and thinking, and in turn enabled me to use that learning by developing a more effective way to interact with others and make decisions. Working alongside people from a variety of backgrounds offered a collaborative space