What does it take to be a great CEO? Are leadership skills something you’re born with, or can they be learned and developed over time? Our cover star this month Angus Kennard took years, and the completion of an MBA, before he felt he was ready to take on the executive role with his family’s business Kennards Hire. He’d proven himself as a hands-on, coalface worker, he was innovative and bright, but it wasn’t until recently that he decided to put his hand up. Now he’s putting his stamp on the company and evolving it for the future, while keeping the core values that have historically led to its success. We hope you enjoy the read.