Manley Hopkinson

Founder of the Compassionate Leadership Academy, Director of People & Performance for Sweet Projects & Former Senior Advisor for McKinsey & Company

Compassionate Leadership: The Proven Path to Better Well-Being and Committed, High-Performing Teams

Compassionate Leadership: The Proven Path to Better Well-Being and Committed, High-Performing Teams

How to hire Manley Hopkinson

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Manley Hopkinson's official speaking topics are listed below: 

  • Leadership in a Crisis
  • How to Gain and Sustain Commitment
  • Collective Brilliance
  • Resilience - Coming Back from Adversity
  • How to Be a Compassionate Leader

Official Feedback from In-Person & Virtual Events

Feedback from In-Person Events:

"I thought Manley's expose was very powerful; a rare combination of wit and real depth. Fantastic. I must now read the book" - PwC

"It was a pleasure to meet you and to hear your presentation. We've had a great deal of positive feedback - people enjoyed it tremendously. We only occasionally treat ourselves to a guest speaker and you really made the day for us" - Martin, Executive Officer to the Serjeant at Arms, House of Commons

"Everybody got a great deal from your presentation yesterday and equally as much from your enthusiasm and energy as an individual and a leader - you have certainly given them a lot of food for thought. I am convinced that your presentation and personal style could benefit and inspire many of our young budding leaders and I am sure we will be in touch in the future for more of the same." - Karl, Project Venture, Barclays Bank Plc

"Wow he was absolutely incredible and suited our overall day perfectly. It couldn’t have gone any better in my opinion." - Volkswagen Financial Services

  • 2022 - Director of People & Performance Sweet Projects
  • 2017 - Senior Advisor of McKinsey & Company
  • 2015 - Founder of the Compassionate Leadership Academy
  • 2014 - People & Performance for Ark Data Centres
  • 2009 - Director of People & Partners for Hewlett Packard Defence & Security
  • 2008 - Associate of the HPO Center
  • 2008 - Director of Organisation People & Partners for Atlas Consortium 
  • 2003 - Winning Team of Race to the Magnetic North Pole, The Polar Race
  • 2001 - Associate for Mission Performance Limited
  • 2000 - Race Skipper in the BT Global Challenge
  • 1981 - Lieutenant in The Royal Navy