The Performance Theatre 2020 – Re/Assemble

17 March 2021

The Conversation


In 2020, grounded by the pandemic, The Performance Theatre gathered virtually. With the theme Re/Assemble, we examined the kind of leadership required to come together stronger, driving societies and economies that support everyone.

This podcast summarises and captures key ideas from our 2020 virtual series.




  • Ajay Bangapresident and executive chairman, Mastercard
  • Majora Carterurban revitalisation strategist
  • Katharine Wilkinson, former editor-in-chief, Project Drawdown
  • Sandie Okorosenior VP and group general counsel, World Bank
  • Jude Kelly CBE, founder and director, The WOW Foundation
  • HE Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu, Foreign Minister, Turkey
  • Jeremy Bentham, VP – Global Business Environment and Head of Shell Scenarios
  • Veronica Lie, EVP – Foresight, Xynteo
  • Sue Kelsey, EVP – Global Consumer Solutions, Mastercard
  • Taso du Val, CEO, Toptal
  • Ruth Harper, VP – Global Strategic Communications, ManpowerGroup
  • Rakhee Lalvani, VP – Public Relations and Corporate Communications, IHCL, Tata Limited
  • Santosh Kumar, Product and Sales, OPPi
  • Jeremy Heimans, co-founder and CEO, Purpose
  • Osvald Bjelland, CEO, Xynteo and founder, The Performance Theatre
  • Saya Snow Kitasei, director, The Performance Theatre