IoD Liverpool invites you to join us for an audience with Steve Rotheram, Metro Mayor of Liverpool City Region.
In his earlier career, Steve served as a Liverpool City Councillor in 2002 to represent the Fazakerley ward and also as Lord Mayor of Liverpool during the city's European Capital of Culture year of 2008-2009.
In 2010, Steve was elected as the Member of Parliament for the Liverpool Walton constituency. A bricklayer by trade, he'd set up his own company by the age of 22 and later went on to work in various capacities in the construction industry.
Having pursued qualifications through FE College, he studied full-time at Liverpool John Moores University and started a Master’s Degree in Contemporary Urban Renaissance at Hope University. During this time he was employed as a Business Manager by the Learning and Skills Council.
In May 2017, Steve was elected to become the first ever Metro Mayor of the Liverpool City Region – securing 59% of the vote – on a manifesto that is ambitious, fair, green, connected and that works together.
David Wafer, Managing Director of McIver Scott Recruitment will be interviewing Steve. They will discuss his career journey, including the highs and lows, the challenges faced along the way and plans for the future of Liverpool City Region.
08:30 Registration, breakfast and networking
09:00 Welcome introduction from David Wafer, Managing Director of McIver Scott Recruitment
09:05 Interview and Q&A with Steve, hosted by David Wafer
10:30 Further networking
11:00 Event closes
David WaferManaging Director, McIver Scott RecruitmentDavid is the MD of Liverpool’s Recruitment Company of the Year to add to his previous 17 awards in the industry. David is a passionate advocate for high standards in the industry. McIver Scott Recruitment use Psychometric assessments as an integral part of the recruitment process and is another reason to set them apart in the industry. Having grown businesses from scratch to a £10m+ turnover in 4 years coupled with previously working as an Operations Manager and Account Director for a global recruitment business his awarding winning experience is hard to match in the industry. Executive Search coupled with wider commercial recruitment are the areas McIver Scott Recruitment excel in. David’s extensive understanding of the skills and employment landscape is the reason he was chosen as the Skills Lead for the Liverpool City Region in joining the Liverpool Committee of the IoD. David says his biggest achievement is being described by a Global HR Director as being the most “normal” recruiter they have met.
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