Dilys Maltby

Senior Partner, Circus


Dilys has enjoyed a career with consumer brands – both as a consultant and as a client. She is Senior Partner at Circus – a company she co-founded quite some time ago.


Circus is a boutique management consultancy – specialist in Purpose and Proposition. Circus believes that ideology should inspire both the customer and the colleague experience, and accelerates sustainable, commercial growth.


Dilys is a practitioner and has led engagements for The White Company, Covent Garden, B&Q, Virgin Atlantic, Selfridges, Viacom and Microsoft, amongst many others.
Prior to Circus, Dilys was General Manager, Brand and Marketing, for The Body Shop International working for the late Anita Roddick. Earlier in her career, she held marketing roles at Habitat with Terence Conran and at Bonhams Auctioneers. Her consultancy experience started in advertising, with Directorships at Fitch and Imagination – the international design groups.


Dilys has been a Board Advisor for Wiggle; a trustee for Contemporary Applied Arts, and a mentor. She is currently a Non Executive Director for Responsible Travel – the activist travel company- and leads the cultural programme for the Circus Gallery.


Dilys has two children, one dog and her husband, Nick Maland, is an award winning children’s book illustrator.


More information: http://www.circuslondon.com

Putting Purpose at the Heart of your Business

Purpose is a useful construct for rethinking the very role of business, and for providing meaning and impact for colleague and consumer, for investor and the world at large. This session will explore the Circus Double Double® – four key tenets for Purpose; together with learnings on how to codify Purpose as a systematic tool for leadership.

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