Do Good Manners & Etiquette Matter?
You are invited to listen to a Princess, a Professor, an Ambassador and a former British Army Regimental Sergeant Major about manners and etiquette in the 21st Century.
Recorded live: 4th March, 2021 – 3:00 PM London (GMT)
The customs and rules governing behaviour that is regarded as correct or acceptable in social or official life have changed. What is it about ‘etiquette’ that makes people comfortable and at ease? Feel free to listen from experts in their field and join in the question and answer session at the end.
1. Her Royal Highness Princess Katarina
HRH Princess Katarina is in the line of succession to the British throne as a descendant of Queen Victoria. Princess Katarina is the senior female descendant of Queen Victoria. Her Royal Highness is the patron of The Royal School of Etiquette and Butlers.
2. Ambassador Dino Patti Djalal
His Excellency Ambassador Dino Patti Djalal is the former Indonesian Ambassador to the United States and served as Indonesia’s Deputy Foreign Minister. The Ambassador now heads up the Foreign Policy Community of Indonesia and is an active supporter of bridge-building and people-to-people diplomacy worldwide.
3. Professor Marie-Catherine Bearden
French-born, Professor Bearden has spent a lifetime in the demanding world of international protocol and higher education. She has taught at prestigious American universities and is the founder of Académie de l’étiquette where she applies her decades of diplomatic and academic experience in world capitals to modern corporate etiquette training.
4. Mr. Darren Robinson
Served as an instructor at The Royal Military Academy Sandhurst and finishing his service as Regimental Sergeant Major (RSM) of the Parachute Regiment Battalion. Mr. Robinson has written extensively on character leadership and leadership behaviours. Currently, Senior Consultant, Leadership and Culture at CCL Coaching Centred Leadership, he has been training students in the Middle East, focusing on leadership and mentoring through military tactics and training.