12 Oct, 4pm CEST

Virtual Fireside Chat: “Building a learning culture”

Inside the mind of Lesley White: Deputy VP HR Western European Region, Huawei

So, there are a library of resources, online courses, mentoring programmes, exchange programmes available to employees. But how do you actually build a culture of continuous learning? Where do you begin? How do you create an organizational culture that inspires employees to grow? 

Top Employers Institute will be hosting Lesley White, Deputy VP HR, West Europe at Huawei Technologies, in a virtual fireside chat, with David Plink, CEO of Top Employers Institute. It is an exclusive event where you’ll gain the latest insights on learning and development, building a culture of employee growth and how to build new capabilities in an organisation.  

The fireside chat will be a fun and interactive 45-minute conversation between David and Lesley, who will share stories, insights and challenges in the world of HR. You’ll also be invited to ask any burning questions you may have to leading HR thought leaders. 

In this session, you will learn:  

  • How to build a culture of continuous learning in a remote and digital world.  
  • Distinct strategies to motivate employees to make time to invest in themselves and their growth. 
  • How to facilitate an effective talent exchange. 
  • The learning strategies that Top Employers use to drive cultures of learning.  

The fireside chat will take place on Tuesday, 12 October at 4:00pm to 4:45pm (CET). The speakers will have a conversation for 15-20 minutes. Thereafter you will have the opportunity to ask the speakers question directly – so come ready with any questions you might have!  You can also use the form on the side when registering to insert a question you may have.  

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Date: Tuesday, 12 October at 4:00pm to 4:45pm (CET). 


Lesley White

Deputy VP HR Western European Region, Huawei

Lesley White is an International HR professional with more than 20 years unique experience in the Telecommunications/ICT industry. She has worked in multiple countries including the UK, China and Germany. Her areas of emphasis are talent development and organizational culture for 7000 employees across Europe. This remit includes building an inspiring employee experience to enhance the brand to attract, develop and retain the talent required for now and for the future.

David Plink

CEO at Top Employers Institute

Throughout his career, David Plink has dedicated himself to providing employees with crucial information that guides their career path. As CEO at Top Employers Institute, he has successfully lead the company over the past 13 years, focused on increasing its positive impact on the world of work. Currently, more than 7 00 000 employees of certified Top Employers benefit from audited best-in-class employee conditions. David steers the organisation’s ambition to increase this impact significantly over the years to come. Bringing the purpose of the Institute to life is David’s motivation to get up every morning and continue these efforts with his colleagues in creating a better world of work.