Think Big: A Conversation with Dr Grace Lordan

Thursday 23rd September 2021 9:00am to 10:00am Add to my calendar
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We’re delighted to welcome Dr Grace Lordan to discuss her latest book, Think Big: Take Small Steps and Build the Future You Want. This event will be hosted by Margot Von Aesch who is a Partner at Redburn and WIBF Senior Business Leaders member.

To achieve your goals, you need to take action and make small changes every day but what does that mean in practice and how can you do it? Drawing on cutting-edge research from behavioural science, Dr Grace Lordan offers immediate actionable solutions and tips that will help you get closer to your dream future, every day. Focusing on six key areas - your time, goal planning, self-narratives, other people, your environment, and resilience - Think Big provides a practical framework to keep you moving in the right direction towards any goal.

Dr Grace Lordan is the Founding Director of The Inclusion Initiative, Director of the MSc in Behavioural Science and an Associate Professor in Behvioural Science at London School of Economics and Political Science. You may also recognise Grace from our recent Market Opening event where she spoke about her research - the GOOD FINANCE Framework - as part of Accelerating Change Together (“ACT”) Research Programme designed and led by WIBF in partnership with The Inclusion Initiative at LSE and The Wisdom Council.


9.00am - Welcome and fireside chat with Dr Grace Lordan

9.45am - Audience Q&A

10.00am - Close

Dr Grace Lordan

Grace is the Founding Director of The Inclusion Initiative (TII), Director of the MSc in Behavioural Science and an Associate Professor in Behavioural Science at the London School of Economics and Political Science.

An economist by background, her research is focused on understanding why some individuals succeed in life and others don’t. She is an expert on the effects of bias, discrimination and technology changes.

Grace is an expert advisor to the UK government sitting on their skills and productivity board. Her academic writings have been published in top international journals in economics and the broader social sciences.

Think Big, Take Small Steps and Build the Future you Want is her first book.

Margot von Aesch

Margot is a financial services professional who has spent more than 20 years working for investment banks and stock brokers such as Cazenove, BNP Paribas and Societe Generale, in Paris and London. She is a dividend specialist and has more recently turned her focus on sustainability and ESG. Margot is a partner at independent equity research provider Redburn and co-manages Redburn Purpose, the company’s ESG initiative. Margot is a Dutch national, a mother of two amazing daughters and a member of WIBF as well as the WIBF Senior Business Leaders group.

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