Common Purpose Leadership Development

We run programmes which give people the skills, connections and inspiration to become better leaders, both at work and in society.

Homepage image

Upcoming events

Meridian 2016/17 (Dublin)

03 November 2016
We welcome early applications for 2016/17 programme beginning in November.


What we do

Heydi Foster

Heydi Foster, Chief Executive, Misean Cara, Dublin, talks about her experience of taking part on the Meridian programme.

Brian Fahy

Brian Fahy, Director, Action Recruitment talks about his experience on the Meridian programme.


"Of all the leadership programmes that I know of, those run by Common Purpose are by far the best... Civil society in a wide range of countries has benefited hugely."

Professor Charles Handy
Writer and social philosopher

Where we are

Common Purpose is operating in Germany, Hong Kong, HungaryIndia, Ireland, South Africa, Turkey, the UK.

image of the world


of Common Purpose alumni report they had a positive personal experience on our courses