FASCINATING SPEAKERS FROM ALL AREAS OF HUMAN ENDEAVOUR
Our speakers are such experts in their fields and they never fail to inspire some flash of insight. As business leaders and entrepreneurs, we know that it only takes one little spark to lead to our next great idea.
The EAGB meets on the second Thursday of every month for a reception, lunch, and to hear from exceptional guest speakers. We start with Mikado Experience, a guided networking session, which runs from 12:00 until 12:45, followed by a drinks reception at 12:45. Lunch is served promptly at 13:15 and the event closes at 15:15.
Tickets cost £112 for members, £120 for non-members (plus VAT).
Roger Bootle is the founder and chairman of Capital Economics, one of the largest macro-economics consultancies in the world. He is also an Honorary Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries and a regular columnist for The Daily Telegraph. He has written several books, including his widely acclaimed latest book, Making a Success of Brexit, and the prophetic The Death of Inflation, published in 1996.
Roger was a Specialist Adviser to the House of Commons Treasury Committee for twenty years from 1997 to 2017. Under Chancellor Kenneth Clarke, he was appointed to the panel of Independent Economic Advisers, the so-called “Wise Men”. He is a former Group Chief Economist of HSBC and a Visiting Professor at Manchester Business School. In 2012, he was named Economics Commentator of the year and, together with a team from Capital Economics, won the Wolfson Prize.
Barnaby is a marketing and rebrand expert and the founder of The Brand Bucket Company and has over 557 brand launches to his name. We look forward to hearing him speak at our August lunch at Simpson’s on the Strand.
Jane Gunn is a former city solicitor, now a full time mediator with 20 years experience of mediating commercial cases. She has mediated hundreds of disputes and is frequently chosen for her extensive mediation experience as well as her ability to handle complex and emotive cases.
Jane believes that mediation provides a unique opportunity for parties to step away from formal and adversarial modes of communication. Involving both lawyers and their clients in planning the mediation is of critical importance to her in creating the right environment to enable them to communicate and negotiate as effectively as possible.
Accredited in 1996 (CEDR) she is a Mediator Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators a CMC registered mediator and an IMI (The International Mediation Institute) Certified International Mediator.