School for CEOs prepare business leaders for senior roles - purposefully, pragmatically and personally. We do this by discussing the unique insights of our Faculty of over 90 senior leaders at our programmes, who share their personal experiences and challenges as CEOs, Non-Executive Directors and Chairs.

This podcast is designed to share some of those stories with you, inviting a diverse range of speakers from CEOs of some of the UK's most successful businesses, to elite sportspeople and military leaders. 

Previous episodes have featured School for CEOs Managing Partner, David Sole, Faculty members Craig Donaldson, Shaun Kingsbury CBE and Rosemary McGinness, Inclusion & Diversity specialist Sue Pascoe, former Royal Marines Officers Peter MacDonald and Martin Smith CB MBE and Scottish Rugby legend Doddie Weir OBE. Today we are delighted to share our ninth episode, featuring Team GB Olympic prospect Katherine Douglas.

With Tokyo now less than one year away, it seemed fitting to share the journey of one of GB Rowing's Olympic prospects. Having discovered the sport of rowing by chance Katherine shares her personal journey as a professional athlete, offering insights into leadership, teamwork and the mental and physical toll that comes with an unwavering determination to make that boat go faster.

You can also listen to the podcast on Spotify or iTunes.

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Author Bio: Gemma Sole

Gemma is the School for CEOs' lead Partner on Inclusive Leadership and was recently listed in Business Insider's 35 Rising Stars of Scottish Business under 35 for her work supporting inclusion in organisations.