Please join IoD Hertfordshire and the Hertfordshire Chamber of Commerce on Thursday 14th March for an informative and insightful look at the current state of the economy, how best to prepare for the impact of BREXIT and a forecast for future prosperity.
During the morning we will be hearing from a panel of experts who will be sharing their economic predictions for 2019 and will endeavour to answer your questions and concerns. There will also be a chance at the beginning and end of the event to network with fellow peers.
Confirmed speakers are: Charles Walker OBE, MP for Broxbourne; Malcolm Evely, Head of Mechanical Engineering and Products, Airbus; Allie Renison, Head of Europe and Trade Policy, IoD; Neil Hayes, Executive Director, Hertfordshire LEP; Neville Reyner CBE DL, Chairman, Hertfordshire Chamber of Commerce and Mark Mills-Bishop, Leader, Broxbourne Borough Council.
Date & time: 14 Mar 2019 08:00 - 10:30
Location: The Spotlight Theatre & Conference Centre, Hoddesdon
12.50 GBP + VAT - Member
12.50 GBP + VAT - Member Guest
17.50 GBP + VAT - Non-Member
Ms Liz Langmaid
Malcolm Evely, Head of Mechanical Engineering and Products, Space Systems, Airbus Defence and Space
Malcolm is responsible for mechanical and thermal engineering and products transnationally for Space Systems within Airbus Defence and Space. Malcolm has worked for Airbus Defence and Space (formally Astrium) for 17 years in a variety of engineering and management roles and has teams located across France, Germany and the UK and is personally based in Stevenage, Herts. Allie Renison, Head of Europe and Trade Policy, IoD
Allie is the IoD's Head of Europe and Trade Policy. She is also fondly known as 'Miss Brexit' by leading newspaper and television stations including the BBC, Sky News, The Telegraph and The Guardian.
She routinely devises recommendations and represents the voice of IoD members on EU reform matters and provides the link between business and Government on increasing international trade.Charles Walker OBE, MP for Broxbourne
Charles Walker became the MP for Broxbourne during the 2005 general election. Since being elected, he has been involved in numerous local campaigns and in particular has championed the issue of mental health. He has recently urged MP's to put national interest ahead of party politics.
Walker was appointed an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the 2015 New Year Honours for political service.Mark Mills-Bishop, Leader, Broxbourne Borough Council
Mark Mills-Bishop became leader of Broxbourne Borough Council in 2014. He is also Chairman of the Constitution Working Party.
Neil Hayes, Executive Director, Hertfordshire LEP
Neil has been Executive Director for the Herts LEP since 2011, prior to this post he was Head of the Economic Development Unit at Hertfordshire County Council.
Between 2002-2010 Neil was Head of Partnerships at the East of England Development Agency, where he was responsible for local economic development partnerships across the region.Neville Reyner CBE DL, Chairman, Hertfordshire Chamber of Commerce
Neville was appointed a CBE, in the 2001 New Year Honours, for services to business, holds an Honorary Doctorate from the University of Hertfordshire and was appointed Deputy Lieutenant of Hertfordshire in 2003. He was President of the British Chamber of Commerce (2008-2011) and is now an Honorary President. He is Chairman of the University of Hertfordshire (UH), Business School Advisory Group, Chairman of the Industrial Advisory Group in the School of Electronic, Communication and Technology and is a visiting Professor at the UH School of Learning.