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35. Mark Segal – Original Founder of the Gay Liberation Front – Lifelong Activist and Advocate

Mark Segal is a social activist and author, who participated in the Stonewall riots and as one of the original founders of the Gay Liberation Front where he created the Gay Youth Program.  He was the founder and former president of the National Gay Newspaper Guild, and has won various journalistic awards.  He is a lifelong activist who organized the first Gay Pride parade in 1970 and remains an active advocate today. 

BONUS Episode: Avivah Wittenberg-Cox: Higher for Longer is not just for markets – Preparing for the 100 year and 4 Quarter life

In this bonus episode we meet with fellow INSEAD alumna Avivah Wittenberg-Cox advocates for new thinking in generational and gender balance. She is a consultant, coach and speaker on the rising impact of longevity on the people and on the workplace and provides advice to help businesses thrive. She is the author of seven books on gender, leadership and longevity and the host of the podcast 4-Quarter lives, where she applauds podcasts as a way to create “real conversations in a very noisy world”.  

248. Brent Mattis of the Cleveland Clinic Investment Office: Off the Beaten Path in Investments and in Life

Brent Mattis is a Principal at the Cleveland Clinic Investment Office. He specializes in idea generation, manager selection and financial modeling for the investment portfolio and likes to look “off the beaten path” for opportunity. Prior to joining the Cleveland Clinic in 2017 he worked for 6 years in a family office in NYC with a particular focus on alternative assets, direct private investments and public equitie

11. David Hilton: Lessons and Learnings from a Life in Politics and the LGPS

David Hilton is currently council member at Sunninghill & Ascot Parish Council. He was previously an elected representative for the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead representing Ascot, where he was Lead Member.  He was lead member for finance on the council and involved in the pension fund panel, which he sat on for 16 years. Prior to his role in local government he worked in industry. 

Ray Tierney – Cybersecurity Expert: On Security, Safe Spaces and Life Hacks

Ray Tierney is a cybersecurity specialist who was formerly a paramedic.  Prior to that she was a Security Forces Security Specialist. We chart her path through school and into a series of professions that were explicitly intolerant towards LGBTQ identities and discuss how she was “outed” initially by a polygraph test, which contained particularly intrusive questions.

209. Paul Guilliotti of Richmond and Wandsworth Council: From Pooling to a League 2 Football Team: The Life and Times of a Real Life Ted Lasso

Paul Guilliotti is Assistant Director – Financial Services – at Richmond and Wandsworth Councils.  He has had a long career in local government and is a frequent participant in discussions around leveling up and LGPS pooling. Our conversation starts with Paul’s childhood where he spent some time in Zambia during his early school years.  We speak about any take-aways from that time and then dig into the origins of his unusual name a little.

208. Betsy Cohen of Cohen Circle: Creating Impact through Fintech and Beyond – a Life of Seizing Opportunities

Betsy Cohen has built financial businesses for her whole career. She is the Co-Founder and Chairman of Cohen Circle, a growth stage investment firm focused on the fintech and impact spaces.  She was previously CEO at The Bancorp Bank, which she founded in 2000 and previously worked at Jefferson Bank for 26 years. She sits on numerous boards and has received several awards being named a Forbes 2022 Most Powerful Self-Made Woman, 25 outstanding women bankers and many more.

Susan Ahern – Arbitrator: The Sporting Life – The Changing World of Sports Law

Susan Ahern who is a barrister, international arbitrator and accredited mediator with a specialization in sports law and regulation. She is currently Chair of the Sports Law Bar Association of Ireland, and formerly was General Counsel for World Rugby/ Rugby World Cup limited. She has over 25 years experience as an iNED including RTE, World Wheelchair Rugby, UCI Cycling World Championships, Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board and the Residential Tenancies Board. 

Laura Walker: Fear, Confidence and the Psychology of Mid-Life

Laura Walker is an award-winning researcher, author and experienced practioner whose book “Dancing with Fear and Confidence: How to Liberate Yourself and Your Career in Mid-life” was published in November 2020.  She runs her own business which blends consulting, writing and coaching.  She previously held director level positions for businesses across six sectors including retail (John Lewis partnership), pharmaceuticals (GSK), insurance (Aviva), oil and gas (Centrica), defence (BAE Systems), Luxury goods (Burberry).

3. Tony Watts, OBE: Putting the Action into Action on Age – A Study of a Life’s Work

Tony Watts, OBE, is MD at Hartley Watts Communications, a director of EngAgeNet.org.uk, Director of RetireEasy.co.Uk, co-founder of the Age Action Alliance and co-author of The Midlife Review. He built his career as a writer, communicator, campaigner and strategist in the areas of PR, journalism and marketing and is now focusing increasingly on later life issues.