Corporate Wisdom Series: An evening with Caffe Nero UK's CEO Will Stratton-Morris

On Monday 20 May Leeds University Business School hosted an engaging talk followed by a Q&A session with Will Stratton-Morris, CEO of Caffe Nero UK and proud alumnus of the University of Leeds.

The event was a unique platform for attendees to gain valuable insights from a seasoned industry leader and to network with fellow professionals.

With a diverse audience of over 50 participants - including alumni, business connections, University colleagues, and MBA students – the discussion focussed on Will’s extensive experience and insights from spearheading one of the UK's leading coffee brands, as well as his career path to date.

During his talk, Will shared the challenges and opportunities he has encountered in his career, offering practical advice on leadership, innovation, and navigating the complexities of the retail and hospitality sectors.

Will commented: “I was delighted to be part of the Corporate Wisdom series this week in Leeds and feel the enthusiasm and engagement of the audience.”

Catherine Thristan, Director of External Engagement at the Business School commented:

The Business School is proud that the Corporate Wisdom series continues to bridge the gap between the University and industry, providing its community with opportunities to engage with leaders who are shaping the future of business.

Find out more about how the Business School is working with businesses here.