Strategy Implementation Institute’s Biennial Conference 

The Great Implementation

Hands-on SIR Tools and Tips

23RD MAY, 1.30-5 CET  |  24TH MAY, 9-12 CET

The Great Implementation Conference Brochure
Institute Inaugural Awards Brochure

Implementing strategy is a rare skill set many organizations seek.

The Great Implementation is the Strategy Implementation Institute’s biannual conference that will provide you with hands-on tools and tips around our Strategy Implementation Roadmap (SIR).

This year’s conference emphasizes live participation with speakers presenting in a TED talk-like format of 17 minutes. The remaining time will feature discussions, debates, and dialogue on the great implementation challenge.

Institute Members:

The conference is complimentary as part of your membership and log in details will be sent out on the day of the conference by e-mail.


Please register at: Tickets are US$135 or alternatively become a member of the Institute today for only $90  and have complimentary access to the conference.

Our Emcee

Ricky Nowak

The Institute’s second international conference will again be hosted by the talented emcee, Ricky Nowak. With over 20 years’ experience on the corporate platform as a professional speaker and trainer, Ricky provides equal measures of value, knowledge, and energy to events and facilitation.

To bring this event to life, Ricky ties together all the conference elements and ensures delegates receive the best possible experience.

Our Presenters

We are delighted to have the following global thought leaders as presenters:

Paul Leinward

Paul Leinward is a thought leader on strategy, growth, and capability building for Strategy& and PwC’s strategy consulting group. He is the author of Strategy That Works: How Winning Companies Close the Strategy-to-Execution Gap and Beyond Digital: How Great Leaders Transform Their Organizations and Shape the Future.

Paul hosts the conversation on the leader’s role in strategy implementation.

Leeran Gold

Leeran Gold is a registered psychologist with Google in Singapore. This Australian is the president of Asia-Pacific Association of Threat Assessment Professionals (APATAP). Her expertise includes medico-legal and forensic psychological assessment and report writing, and mental health crisis management in her work with high-risk and high-needs clients.

Leeran hosts the conversation on organizational wellness for employees.

Des Dearlove & Stuart Crainer

Des Dearlove and Stuart Crainer are the cofounders of Thinkers50. Des is a former columnist for The Times (London), contributing editor to Strategy+Business, and co-editor of the bestselling Financial Times Handbook of Management. Stuart has been an editor, speaker, writer, and columnist for more than 30 years.
Des and Stewart host the conversation on what it takes to be an implementation thought leader.


And that’s just Day One.

On Day Two, we announce the “2023 Strategy Implementation Institute Inaugural Awards”.

It is hard enough to craft the right strategy for an organization and even tougher to deliver on strategic promises through successful implementation. That’s why we are drawing attention to stellar accomplishments through the Institute’s Inaugural Awards.

The winners will be announced on the second day of our biannual conference on May 24th.

Corporate Award Shortlist

This award honors companies that have announced their strategy and are successfully implementing it. From a list of companies, three have made our shortlist. They are:

Individual Award Shortlist

These are individuals who stand above their peers in demonstrating their implementation capabilities. From the list of individuals, we have identified three are on our shortlist. They are:

So-Young Kang

Founder & CEO, Gnowbe

Ben Robinson


Badr Burshaid

Aramco Program Director, President of Project Management Institute, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

The winners will be announced on the second day of our biennial conference on May 24th.

The final session of the conference is a highly interactive discussion hosted by Institute cofounders Antonio Nieto Rodriguez and Robin Speculand on the future of the Great Implementation. Inputs from this discussion will be published in a white paper.

Don’t miss this rare discussion on strategy implementation with expert global thought leaders.

Antonio Nieto Rodriguez 

Robin Speculand

“If in a strategy meeting you don’t experience discomfort, you are not doing strategy.
Strategy is painful.”

– Antonio Nieto-Rodriguez & Robin Speculand