Strategy in Action: How To Own, Develop & Execute Your Strategy

Recent research shows that among large-scale US companies, 57% expect the amount of time and effort they will spend on strategy will grow (vs only 2% that will shrink). Many use strategy consulting companies, and while most companies believe this work is of great quality (66-71% in a 4-year period), not so about its value (37-42%). Why that?

Cost might be an issue, but quite often might be down to the company’s inability to leverage the strategy work to its full potential.

Should a company ‘own’ its strategy? Most would agree, but, could it do so by fully outsourcing it? Could an in-house strategy team produce the same quality output? What would be the impact of being able to fully leverage high-quality strategy? … more importantly, if so, how can all of this be done?

“Strategy in Action”, based on c.20 years of both in-house and external strategy development experience across small and large multinational banks, is a ‘starter-for-ten’ on this path.


Dr Angel Gavieiro is founder and managing partner of AG Strategy & Partners, a London-based strategy consulting & advisory service for the financial services industry, with a special focus on digital and climate finance.

He has more than 25 years of senior executive experience as a banker and strategist in Corporate & Investment Banking and Retail & Commercial Banking. He has worked based in the UK, UAE and Spain, covering North America, EMEA and Asia-Pacific.

Former divisional head of strategy & business development for Wells Fargo EMEA region (18-20), Lloyds’ Wholesale Banking & Markets and Corporate Banking divisions (08-12) and Barclays’ International Retail & Commercial Banking division (04-07). He also ran business P&L as head of domestic corporate markets for Al Hilal Bank (14-15) in the UAE and Agency Treasury Services and Corporate Finance for Lloyds’ Financial Institutions unit (08-09). His career foundation was management consulting at McKinsey & Co (01-04) and debt capital markets at SocGen (94-00) in Spain.

Angel has an MBA from Duke University (02) and Ph.D. in financial economy from the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (04). He is a Fulbright scholar, Fuqua scholar, liveryman of the Worshipful Company of Int’l Bankers at the City of London, and board member of the Thames Festival Trust.

Wednesday, 19 July 2023

11:00 - 11:45 BST


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    Dr Angel Gavieiro
    Founder & Managing Partner
    AG Strategy & Partners