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Founder Member No. 0049

  • Member Since August 2020
  • Managing Director | CEO - Playdale Playgrounds Ltd
  • member since Jan 1970
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  • WHY should we ‘be authentic’ as a business leader? Ivan Baldwin explains this so well right here – have a watch!
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    Self belief, and do not limit your beliefs! An absolutely fantastic nugget by Alex O’Keefe that we should all take on board no matter where we are in our career.
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About me

Barry Leahey MBE

CEO at Playdale Playgrounds Ltd

Barry is CEO of Playdale who are the UK’s leading manufacturer of children’s playground equipment, and has distributers in 50 countries. Playdale have won national Manufacturing and export awards, Barry personally receiving an MBE for services to International Trade on the Queen’s Birthday Honours list in 2017.  In 2018 Barry was named IoD ‘Global Director of the Year’ and ‘Cumbria Business Person of the Year’, featuring in the ‘Telegraph’s Top 50 Most Ambitious Business Leaders’ and ‘The Manufacturer Top 100 people in Manufacturing’, he is currently the Chair of the Institute of Directors in Cumbria and a Honorary Professor at Lancaster University Management School.

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