LIFE Offsite 16-18 November 2018, Versailles, France

12:00 16 November 2018 - 12:00 18 November 2018

Trianon Palace, Versailles

Offsite attendance is restricted to Premium Members and any such other members who have reached the level of Managing Director or equivalent and have 15 years of finance experience.

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Our Leadership Offsite 2018 will take place during the weekend of November 16th - 18th at the Trianon Palace, Versailles, France.

As we near our 10th anniversary, this Offsite represents a unique opportunity for LIFE’s senior-most members from around the world to discuss LIFE’s strategic direction through panel discussion, open forums and breakout sessions.
It also gives us an opportunity to address the trends and challenges faced by us all active in various fields of finance in a manner that is leveraged by our individual experiences. 
We also plan plenty of time for free networking and enjoyment and as such, partners and families are of course welcome for a memorable stay adjacent to the historic Chateau de Versailles and its majestic gardens.
Please see agenda below:

Khoi Tu, Senior Client Partner at Korn Ferry Hay Group, and Karim Jalbout, Consultant at Egon Zehnder, will be moderating this year’s LIFE Leadership Offsite. Having successfully moderated last year’s offsite, Khoi and Karim's knowledge of LIFE will further ensure that we reach this year’s objectives.

Khoi has worked extensively on leadership, team and organizational development in Financial Services with Corporate and Investment Banking, Wealth Management, Hedge funds and Private Equity for over 20 years.
He is a Board member of the Jamie Oliver Group and an Ambassador for the British Red Cross. He is also a lead advisor to a Venture Capital firm focused on building a better food and agriculture system. The firm integrates social impact and Silicon Valley’s best practices at the core of the investment process to deliver both high returns to investors and a positive sustainable contribution to society.
Khoi previously co-founded a leadership and strategy consulting firm with Booz Allen Hamilton. He has worked in strategy consulting as a Global Account Manager with Monitor, co-headed the European Strategy practice at digital agency razorfish and spent 7 years at Shell including roles in Asia, Africa and Europe in marketing, strategy, HR and as a regional advisor for Asia Pacific to the Committee of Managing Directors.
He is the author of the bestselling book “Superteams” and has contributed as a strategic leadership and teamwork specialist on CNN, Bloomberg, Management Today, Business Life, the BBC, and the Financial Times.

Karim, based in London, is active in Egon Zehnder’s global Technology Practice. He applies his broad management experience to advise large corporations and both private equity and venture capital firms on pure play, marketplaces, hospitality, travel, publishing, financial tech, telecommunications and retail. Karim also leads Egon Zehnder’s internal data platform for powering the talent search process, generating insights and building stronger predictive capabilities.
Prior to joining Egon Zehnder, Karim held the role of Global Head of Propositions & Sales at Sony Ericsson Mobile, where he was the driving force behind early investments in the Android platform. Before that he gained more than a decade of FMCG experience with Diageo. Karim launched his career at Guinness, initially in brand management in Canada and then moving to London to work as a Brand Controller for Guinness and Malta Guinness in Africa and later managing Baileys in the U.K. market and serving as the Marketing Director for Guinness beer across Europe, including Ukraine and Russia.
Karim earned a Bachelor’s of Commerce from Queen’s University in Canada and completed the Executive Education Program at the Stanford Graduate School of Business. He has addressed NOAH in Berlin and London and CogX AI on “HR Data Science”, “Leadership Potential in Entrepreneurs” and “Culture - How Can Founders Get It Right”.