Leaders aren't born - they're recruited, trained, mentored, knocked down and helped to stand up again throughout their careers. So what do we need to be doing now to ensure that we have the leaders we need for public service in future?
Manisha Pathak has driven the success of Cabinet Office's Minority Ethnic Talent Association (META), part of the Future Leaders Scheme. She shares how sponsorship and mentoring has helped create a diverse talent pipeline within the Civil Service.
Anne-Louise Clarke has worked across central and local government, and has been a career-long advocate of talent development and mentoring - now at Audit Wales.
Jean King is passionate about coaching leaders to build diverse and inclusive teams at the Department of Health and Social Care, where she is responsible for ensuring an inclusive employment environment among health employers.