Wine Tasting with WSET

January 30, 2020
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Perfect for those just starting to learn about wine, the introduction to New World Classics tasting features some of the signature grape varieties including Argentinian Malbec, South Australian Riesling, Oregon Pinot Noir and Chilean Carménère.

The Financial Services industry has been and continues to face many changes and challenges both from within and without not least of which is a likely Brexit. Overlaying that is an ever developing mosaic of local and global regulations to ensure a better and safer industry for all stakeholders and ensure the industry can be a force for good.

First Thursday Monthly Drinks

February 6, 2020
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm

The Buckingham Arms is a traditional London pub in the heart of Westminster. Proud to be one of only five pubs featured in the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) Good Beer Guide every year for all 47 years of the guide, as you would expect, there’s a great selection of real ales and craft beers. We’re meeting in the area at the back of the venue, look out for the INSEAD signs.

Navigating the mid-career transition to entrepreneurship. Just twenty years ago, entrepreneurship was the career choice of the daring few. Today it’s considered normal that bright young 20-somethings create major global brands, but what if you’re 30, 40 or 50-something with a top-notch corporate CV, but have a deep yearning to build your own enterprise?

Raising Confident Kids

February 13, 2020
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Parenting and relationship coach, author and founder of Happy Confident Me, Nadim Saad (MBA 02J), will share his expertise, based on his latest best-selling book, Raising Confident Kids. During the evening, Nadim will share practical information and effective tools to boost children’s resilience and self-esteem and better prepare them to face life’s challenges

Howard Harrison (MBA 01J) identified a gap in market with the growth of personal technology and the decentralisation of the work force and left corporate life to co-found KNOMO in 2004. Over the past 15 years, KNOMO has grown into a global accessories brand sold into over 50 countries. KNOMO is a multichannel business with an Asian-based sourcing team, UK-based design and marketing and regional offices in London, the US and Germany

Poetry Night

March 4, 2020
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Four poets will entertain you: two of them are INSEAD alumni, who will be joined by two very distinguished poets and there will also be short poems from the floor.

Random Dinners

March 7, 2020
7:00 pm - 11:59 pm

The annual London-based Random Dinners evening is a convivial way to extend your network by meeting alumni from an array of professional backgrounds and making new friendships across promotions. After a dinner party at your INSEAD host’s home, you will join the other 100 or so guests for an exclusive after-party.