TLA RetailTech event: The Rise of the Chief of Staff Role

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TLA RetailTech event: The Rise of the Chief of Staff Role

11th November 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm



What is a Chief of Staff and why do Uber, Deliveroo and Spotify have one? Our panel of experts will demystify this critical new role.

About this Event

The Chief of Staff role has become an essential position for scale-ups and has crossed into the mainstream with roles at large Silicon Valley companies like Uber and WeWork, consultancies like PwC and BCG Digital Ventures, to retailers like Ocado and Deliveroo.

But what exactly does the role do? What impact could one have at your company? Is your background a good fit for the position?

Our panel of experts will discuss the origin of the Chief of Staff role, why and how it’s become a prominent role profile, and the different shapes it can take at various organisations.

  • Sam Cave-Penney, Chief of Staf at Kin + Carta
  • Janani Nagarajah, former Chief of Staff at PwC and co-founder of The Adorned
  • Greg Caterer, Head of Commercial at MOVEMEONM
  • Additional Chief of Staff leaders to be announced

Virtual Event: The link for this virtual event will be emailed to registrants 48 hours prior to the event.

Networking: Miss networking? We’ve got you covered! Our virtual event platform has great features enabling private networking chats for groups of two to six. Join early to make the most of this opportunity!

Thanks to Shoosmiths for sponsoring this event.

Shoosmiths has worked for decades with some of the most iconic names in retail, offering specialist expertise from global IP protection to corporate restructuring. The firm has an award-winning venture capital team, regularly advising and guiding both investors and early stage businesses from early stage investment rounds through to exit.


11th November 2020
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm