The Dark-side of Personality: Overcoming Performance Risks in Leadership

March 12, 2024 – Oslo 

An exclusive peer-to-peer learning and networking event 

Wonder why certain leaders succeed while others fail? Dive deep into the world of dark personality traits – hidden culprits behind leadership missteps. Discover the key to decode these traits, refine executive hiring, and craft stellar leaders. Join us for our Executive Briefing that can reshape your HR perspective. Grasp these insights, elevate your HR strategy, and see your organisation truly flourish. 

Agenda topics include: 

  • What are dark-side personality characteristics 
  • How to identify derailers in leaders 
  • How to refine executive hiring 
  • What impact do dark-side personalities have on teams and organisations 
  • How to mitigate performance risks 

This exclusive Executive Briefing is an intimate peer-to-peer roundtable discussion meeting for a select group of senior executives, heads of HR, leadership development, talent development, organisational development, learning, and operations to share knowledge and best practices, debate key developments and their impact on organisations, and network with peers and leadership development experts. The presentations and discussion are followed by a cocktail reception to carry on the debate. 


15:00 – 15:30Registration and Welcome Coffee
15:30 – 15:40Welcome & Introduction
Jesper Bedinger, Senior Consultant, Summit
15:40 – 16:10Deciphering Leadership’s Hidden Dark Traits 
Katja Friederichs, Senior Consultant, Summit
16:10 – 16:40Mitigating Performance Risks
Stig-Rune Reese, Managing Partner, A´HEAD 
16:40 – 18:00Roundtable Discussion: 
Moderator: Jesper Bedinger, Senior Consultant, Summit
18:00 – 19:00Networking Reception

Speakers & Discussion Contributors

Katja Friederichs

Senior Consultant, Summit 

Stig-Rune Reese

Managing Partner,      A´HEAD 

Jesper Bedinger

Senior Consultant, Summit 

Margrethe Hillesland

Owner, People & Organisational Developer, HiPOTENTIAL 


Note: If you do not see a confirmation email in your inbox after signing up, please check your junk email folder.


The Thief 

Landgangen 1,

0252, Oslo, Norway 

Tel: +47 24 00 40 00



If you have any questions regarding the event or need further information, please contact us at or +45 45 85 15 15.