THE EXECUTIVES' ASSOCIATION OF GREAT BRITAIN
CREATING BUSINESS TOGETHER SINCE 1929

The EAGB exists to help each other.  If that sounds like a philosophy you can support, come to a meeting.

 

Meet other business leaders in a relaxed but professional environment to forge the relationships that will help you to grow personally and professionally.

May 10, 2018

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THE RUNNING ORDER

 

12:00 The Mikado.

This is our facilitated networking time, allowing you to learn some skills at the same time as meeting everyone in the room.

 

12:45 Reception

 

13:15 Lunch

 

15:15 close

 

Why not join us?

 

£98 +VAT for members

£110 +VAT for non-members

 

Full list of coming dates and Speakers

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PATRICK DUNNE

 

 

Patrick has extensive experience of working with boards in Europe, Asia and North America. He is currently Chairman of board consultancy Boardelta, the charities The EY Foundation and ESSA - Education Sub Saharan Africa - and a Trustee of the Chartered Management Institute as well as Chair of its Board of companions. Patrick is also member of the advisory boards of Bridges Social Entrepreneurs Fund and the FT NED club, and a former chairman of smart materials business D3O. 

 

Patrick has written many books on the subject of boards and the skills directors need to be effective.   He established a training programme that became widely recognised as a model of adding value and a leader in best practice. As a member of the Higgs review in 2003 Patrick has also played a role in shaping governance policy for UK listed companies.

 

Thursday, May 10

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Meet other business professionals in a friendly environment

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THE FORMAT

 

12:00 The Mikado, our unique networking workshop, opens the afternoon.  It offers a mix of one to one discussions, tips, and a chance to ask for help, advice or specific introductions.

 

12:45  At our pre-lunch Drinks Reception, 30 minutes of open networking offer the chance to meet or catch up with more exceptional people.

 

13:15 A superb 3 course meal with wine is served.  With planned seating and small tables, there are more opportunities for introductions and discussion.

 

14:30 (appox) We have first-rate speakers who share their knowledge with us.  The talks are like mini master classes and you can always take away a little nugget of information.

 

15:15 Close

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THE VENUE

 

We meet at the beautiful Dorchester Hotel on Park Lane in London. 

 

With its elegant rooms, delicious food, and central location, it provides the ideal environment for a relaxed meeting.

 

The service is impecable, and the ambience is relaxed.

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THE SPEAKERS

 

We have a terrific variety of speakers from the world around us, and not just business.  In the past year alone, we've had someone from a think tank, a foremost economist, an artist, restaurateurs, an aquaculturalist, and a scientist who grows marijuana for a living.

 

Here is who we have lined up for the coming months:

 

April 12 - Andrew Priestley

 

May 10 - Kresse Wesling MBE

 

June 14 - Patrick Dunne

 

 

More...

 

 

 NON-MEMBERS ARE WELCOME TO ATTEND TWICE

THE NEWEST MEMBERS

ADRIAN COX

HUMBOLDT SOLUTIONS

 

Alpa Shingadia

 

 

 

Adrian is an experienced software development manager and consultant, skilled in translating business needs into technical decisions and communicating this to all involved. He founded Humboldt Solutions in 2001, which provides software development services and advice, specialising in the web and mobile apps.

 

BINA BRIGGS

PLAIN TALKING HR

 

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Plain Talking HR Ltd was born in 2009 and after a fruitful 8-year business partnership, I’m flying solo as Director of the company. My clients tell me that they like the warm and human approach to HR that I and my team portray together with our passion and enthusiasm.

 

A member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, I am commercially experienced in supporting various businesses in industries such as education, aviation, manufacturing, engineering, charities, global merchandising, IT, medical and dental, to name a few.