Digital Marketing Leadership Academy

Helping you develop smart digital marketing strategies.


In a world where digital transformation is now ‘the new normal’, The Digital Marketing Leadership Academy is here to help.

You will learn not only the skills required, but also gain the know-how and learn the behaviours you need, to reach customers in the moments that matter.

All this will help you accelerate growth and create a sustainable competitive edge.

Through a series of innovative learning and development programmes, we will help you understand how digital solutions can solve your business challenges.

You will then be able to put in place plans, processes and new ways of thinking to accelerate your digital transformation.

The Digital Marketing Leadership Academy will meet quarterly, to gain expert insights and bi-monthly, in round table sessions.

Session Topics

  • Cross industry digital marketing campaign case studies
  • Campaign planning/strategies and execution
  • Platform strategies
  • Customer experience strategies
  • Expert insights into emerging digital marketing technologies
  • Data and analytics
  • Key digital marketing trends

If you would like to be part of the Digital Marketing Leadership Academy then please register your interest here to receive updates:

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Upcoming Sessions

Reinventing Customer Engagement

18th March 2021

Attendees heard from HSBC, Hubspot and Wunderman Thompson and gained insights into how to create the best customer experiences throughout their entire lifecycle.

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Lead and innovate in content marketing

17th June 2021

Gain objective expert leadership insights on content marketing in order to help differentiate your brand and advance your strategy.

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Leading decision making with insights, data and analytics

16th September 2021

Marketing analytics leaders have to leverage customer data to develop and deliver critical decisions. Getting the data you need is critical to marketing analytics strategy and delivering success.

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Getting ahead in Enterprise SEO

9th December 2021

Learn how to further strengthen your organisations’ digital presence and performance with a comprehensive SEO strategy.

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Digital Marketing Videos

“I enjoyed the simplicity of how complex concepts were presented, even to a non-technical audience”


Bharathish Rao

System Owner


DLF bring together opposing examples from different companies about a topic, which helps you to see the differences in interpreting it.


Emma Ledger

Product Owner


The Digital Leadership Forum provide a great way to engage in industry best practice.


Madush Gupta

Product Owner

Lloyds Banking Group

The Digital Leadership Forum bring together a diverse group of Digital Leaders to share their experiences and best practices. 


Sharon Taylor

Digital Client Partner Lead


The Digital Leadership Forum is thought provoking and collaborative. The speakers were very good, they complemented each other very well and brought out some really valuable points.


Mark Jones

Associate Director


I particularly enjoyed hearing about design thinking case studies – it really brought the discussions and presentations to life.


Sophie Harper

Senior UX Designer


I find DLF sessions to be a fun and engaging way to learn about new issues.


Paul Johnson


Baker McKenzie

“The Digital Leadership Forum is a friendly, well-informed community for anyone in the digital industry”


Philip Le Count

User Experience Designer

Highways England

I find the online sessions very informative and full of knowledgeable and passionate people. I always take new learnings and ideas away from the forum.


Lara Cook

Senior PMO Analyst

First Rate Exchange Services

Grant Thornton is supporting clients to accelerate their digital transformations leveraging our industry leading data, intelligent automation, cyber security, cloud, payments, distributed ledgers and technology risk expertise, coupled with our strategic ecosystem partnerships with the most innovative technology firms.

Sandy Kumar

Partner, Head of Financial Services Group

Grant Thornton

As organisations continue their digital transformation journey in a complex, competitive and ever evolving landscape, the ability to understand the strengths and weaknesses of the many facets of enabling effective digitalisation is critical for long term success.

Niresh Rajah

Managing Director, Head of Data, RegTech & Digital Assurance Practice, Financial Services Group

Grant Thornton

“The Digital Leadership Forum brings together a group of individuals from a diverse set of industries and jurisdictions that have a common interest in working out how things can be done differently using digital solutions.”

Andrew Beasley


Clifford Chance

“A great place to hangout with peers and learn new viewpoints. I like the interactive features of the event – polling and panel discussions.”

Anil Tirunagari

Youtube Business Head Vietnam


“A great place to meet like minded people and share knowledge in breakout discussions.”

Derwin Wu

Senior Manager, Digital Transformation

Hyphens Pharma International

“The Digital Leadership Forum is inspiring.”

Daniela Bogoricin

Twitter Next APAC Director