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Join the Birmingham Architectural Architectural Association on June 25th at 4pm for the launch of “Resilience”, a brand new series which hears from special guest speakers from across the world.
This new series of talks will hear from business and industry leaders as they discuss how they are working to overcome the challenges they face daily. Sharing knowledge and explaining unique tactics being used to out manoeuvre and adapt to a world wide pandemic. With economic impacts that that are widely predicted to be worse than the 2008 crash, our Resilience series will help you to navigate this global pandemic and economic storm and economic storm.
This June, the Birmingham Architectural Association will be talking with from Diane Hoskins. Diane is one of two Gensler Co-CEOs whose collaborative leadership is fundamental to setting the company apart as a leading design firm. For her innovative leadership, Diane, along with Co-CEO Andy Cohen, ranks on Business Insider’s elite “Creators” list, a who’s who of the world’s 100 top creative visionaries.
As a hands-on leader, Diane oversees Gensler’s global platform and its day-to-day operations, some 6,300+ people networked across 50 offices, serving clients in 120+ countries. Diane is focused on Gensler’s global talent strategies, performance, and organizational development to ensure that we serve our clients with the world’s top talent. She is Board Chair of Gensler’s Board of Directors and the catalyst for Gensler’s Research program, for which Diane is committed to delivering value to clients through strategies and innovations like Gensler’s Workplace Performance Index® (WPI).
A registered architect, she graduated from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and holds an MBA from the Anderson Graduate School of Management at UCLA. Diane received an Outstanding Impact Award from the Council of Real Estate Women and is both a Regent of the American Architectural Foundation and a Fellow of the American Institute of Architects. Her insights have appeared in the Financial Times, Harvard Business Review, the Washington Post, and The Economist; and she was a featured speaker at Bloomberg Businessweek’s CEO Conference.
In her role, Diane serves as a key contributor to what is acknowledged, by its peers, as the most admired and largest architecture firm in the world, pioneering project types and design innovation strategies for the next century and acknowledged by Fast Company as one of “The World’s Most Innovative Companies.”