GST XV - First Speakers Announced

20 June 2019

Consalia is pleased to announce the first speakers for the GST XV (Global Sales Transformation) conference scheduled for October 15th 2019 at the London Stock Exchange. The Theme of this years Conference will be “Pushing the Boundaries”. This conference series has become a “must-attend” event for Sales Leaders wishing to get inspired on their sales transformation path. It also is a great event for finding out about the latest research in the field, as well as being a superb opportunity for networking.


Be Inspired

Be inspired by purpose and resilience through the endeavours of Barry Gray, ex Royal Marine,  preparing for a record-breaking trek unaided across the entire Antartica continent. Barry will attempt the incredible 1,800-mile trek, aiming to become the first person to cross via the South Pole, unsupported.

Here are some of the incredible records Barry aims to break along the way:

•    First ever Solo, Unsupported and Unassisted crossing of the Antarctic Continent

•    Full coast-to-coast crossing via the South Pole, including the permanent ice

•    Longest ever Solo, Unsupported and Unassisted journey in Antarctica

•    1800 miles in a target time of 100 days during the Antarctic summer of 2018 – 2019

•    No resupply or use of kites

•    First Solo, Unsupported trek from McMurdo Sound to the South Pole via the Shackleton Glacier


Women hold just one in five senior sales leader positions according to  Gartner (2018 ). Gain insights on the qualities required to succeed at the highest levels of sales achievement. Samantha Wessels will be talking about how she has pushed organisational and geographic boundaries as she progressed from a sales account manager  role to VP of Sales, Elastic EMEA .


Learn from Practitioner Research from our Masters Alumni on sales leadership and sales transformation practices

Monic van Aarle, alumni of our Masters Leading Sales Transformation programme, now director of SAP in Netherlands  will be sharing her research on the ‘habits’ required for sales leaders to run incredibly successful sales teams.


Also get the latest updates on the Government apprenticeship initiative to promote sales professionalism

Stephen Kerr  ex Kimberley Clark ( member of the Trailblazer Group that created the BSc in B2B sales ) now Conservative MP and leading the All-Party Parliamentary Group researching what can be done at government level to promote sales – particularly with Small Medium Businesses (SMB).

BT and Royal Mail will be  sharing their experiences and learnings of the impact that the B2B sales apprenticeship is having on their respective businesses.

More details on further speakers and how to book your place at the event will follow.

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