Challenging and supportive confidential conversations with fellow business leaders, helping members achieve greater success by sharing the highs and lows of leading a business.

Private Managing Director Forums

As the boss, you are in a position of immense power and responsibility. You can do what you want, when you want, and how you want. That is how it’s seen, but rarely is this the reality.

Overcoming daily challenges is what makes the role fulfilling and rewarding. Often you will know exactly what to do, but who do you consult when you’re less sure? Many people will volunteer advice, but who can you trust to provide practical and independent opinions on key strategic and people decisions?

MD2MD is built upon the view that business leaders value most the ideas of other business leaders. We exist to help you develop your thinking through regular confidential discussions with others like you.

Find your group

South Central (Oxford) Group

Oxford Business Leaders

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Managing Directors from Oxfordshire, Warwickshire, Gloucestershire, Buckinghamshire, and Berkshire. The beautiful Cotswolds, the educational heritage of Oxford, and the global mega-projects of Science Vale.
London and Home Counties Group

London Business Leaders

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Managing Directors from Berkshire, Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire, Essex, Kent, Surrey, and Sussex. Also serving the global business hub of London and the surrounding counties.
South East Midlands (Northamptonshire) Group

South East Midlands Business Leaders

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Managing Directors from Northamptonshire, Leicestershire, Warwickshire, Cambridgeshire, and Lincolnshire. A growing population in the automotive and motorsport corridor, with lots of manufacturing and distribution.
Upper Thames Valley (Swindon) Group

Swindon Business Leaders

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Managing Directors from Wiltshire, Gloucestershire, Hampshire, Berkshire and Oxfordshire. Serving the Upper Thames, Cotswolds and the west through a partnership with Village Hotel Club Swindon.

Request a guest invitation

To those who wish to learn with and from fellow business leaders, we extend an invitation to attend a MD2MD meeting as our guest. This is an opportunity to start fruitful relationships, enjoy useful conversations, and gain valuable business insights.

Apply for a guest invitation to a private business leader meeting

What happens at MD2MD meetings?

A typical meeting consists of two main parts:

  • Confidential peer challenge board discussion, where you will debate real business challenges with your fellow business leaders
  • A practical workshop led by a top professional speaker, to develop a specific aspect of leadership best practice

You can read more about the structure of MD2MD meetings here.

MD2MD Speakers

MD2MD meetings typically include a workshop, led by a world-class speaker. These top calibre experts are rarely available to SME business leaders in such small groups.

You can read more about out speakers here.