Antonia Romeo: "Leaders can't have bad days"

Think about the shadow you cast as a leader, says the Permanent Secretary at the Department for International Trade.

by Kate Bassett

Antonia Romeo began her career in the private sector before joining the civil service in 2000 as an economist. She went on to become Her Majesty's Consul General in New York. Now Permanent Secretary at the Department for International Trade, she's tipped to become the first woman to head the civil service.

She recently told Management Today’s Young Women in Business conference about her early influences and career lessons.

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