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IoD Berkshire, Buckinghamshire & Oxfordshire with Business Forum: Christmas Lunch with Guest speaker: Simon Halliday

10 Dec 2019
Leander Club, Henley-on-Thames
This event is now full.  Please contact Julie Jones for a booking. 

Christmas Lunch - Inviting all Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Oxford & Business Forum members and guests.

Start your festive season with our very popular IoD Berks, Bucks, Oxfordshire & Business Forum annual Christmas lunch on Tuesday 10th December at the Leander Club, Henley-on-Thames.

Our guest speaker for the event will be Simon Halliday.

Key details

Date & time: 10 Dec 2019 12:30 - 15:30
Location: Leander Club, Henley-on-Thames
CPD Hours:

Prices from

41.50 GBP + VAT - Members & Guests

Event manager:
Mrs Julie Jones
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Join us at the famous Leander Club, overlooking the Thames in Henley and enjoy a delightful Christmas Lunch.  This is one of our most talked of and enjoyable events and is always overbooked - so book your place now!

The price of £41.50 pp (plus VAT) includes a welcome drink on arrival, a three course delicious lunch, coffee,mince pies, wine and Christmas crackers! Bring cash - as there will also be a raffle and auction with some fabulous prizes in aid of Help for Heroes.

This year we are supporting the charity Help For Heroes.


Simon Halliday 

Simon is currently the Chairman of European Professional Club Rugby the governing body for the European Rugby Champions Cup. The former England centre (23 caps)  featured in two England 5 Nations Grand Slams and played in the 1991 Rugby World Cup final.

Alongside his international rugby career Simon spent a successful 20 year career in banking for the likes of UBS, Lehman Brothers and Nomura as well as a stint at the RFU. Simon has worked in rugby both on the performance side as well as within senior leadership teams. This unique skill set and understanding allows Simon to bring a wealth of commercial expertise as well as a genuine understanding of the critical importance to interrelate the business of sport alongside the performance.

Simon is a patron for Help For Heroes.

Help For Heroes Charity

Help for Heroes believes those who serve our country deserve support when they’re wounded.
Every day, men and women have to leave the Armed Forces as a result of physical or psychological wounds; their lives changed forever.
The charity helps them, and those still serving, to recover and get on with their lives by providing physical, psychological, career, financial and welfare support for as long as they need it. It also supports their families, because they too can be affected by their loved one’s wounds.
Help for Heroes receives almost no funding from the Government, which means it relies on the spirit and generosity of the great British public, its partners and volunteers to keep going. It has already supported more than 22,000 people and won’t stop until every wounded veteran gets the support they deserve.




Prices from

41.50 GBP + VAT - Members & Guests


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  • Leander Club
  • Henley
  • Henley-on-Thames
  • RG9 2LP

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