In May 2021, ICAEW will release its latest Business Confidence Monitor™ report, one of the largest and most comprehensive quarterly reviews of UK business confidence providing a regular snapshot of the economy informed by senior business professionals running all types of businesses across the UK. This, in conjunction with a regional summary from the Bank of England for East and your opportunity to input into local discussions makes this event one not to be missed as local professional leaders drive the sustainable economic recovery across the East of England.
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CambridgeshireChair: Steve West, Chair of ICAEW East of England Regional Strategy BoardPanellists:1. Jane Paterson-Todd, CEO, Cambridge Ahead2. Vic Annells, Chief Executive, Cambridgeshire Chambers of Commerce3. David Cleevely, CBE FREng4. Linn Clabburn, Programme Director, Cambridge Norwich Tech Corridor
SuffolkChair: Luke Morris, ICAEW East Anglia Ipswich City HeadPanellists:1. Doug Field OBE, CEO, East of England Co-Op2. Tom Hunt, MP for Ipswich.3. Mark Ling, Orwell Ahead4. Mark Taylor, Acting Chief Executive, Freeport East
NorfolkChair: Andrew Dawson, ICAEW East Anglia Council MemberPanellists:1. Chris Sargisson, Chief Executive, Norfolk Chambers2. C-J Green, Chair, New Anglia LEP3. Duncan Baker, MP for North Norfolk
EssexChair: Simon Medcalf, ICAEW South Essex PresidentPanellists:1. Professor Neil Kellard, Dean of Essex Business School, University of Essex2. Alison Shadrack, IOD Essex Interim Chair3. Richard DeNetto, Associate Director, CBI
HertfordshireChair: Julian Daly (BBH President, FD Olim Property and former leader of St Albans Council)Panellists:1. Bim Afolami MP for Hitchin & Harpenden2. Neil Hayes, Chief Executive, Hertfordshire LEP3. David Bisoni, Senior Vice President, Business Affairs & International Development at Warner Bros Studios Leavesden
Buckinghamshire and BedfordshireChair: Philip Fenn, Partner, Mercer & HolePanellists:1. Lewis Stringer, Senior Manager, UK Network â€“ East & South-East Midlands, British Business Bank2. Hilary Chipping, CEO, South East Midlands Local Enterprise Partnership (SEMLEP)3. Ben Everitt, MP for Milton Keynes North
Funding PanelChair: Paul Sullivan, Senior Manager, UK Network, East of England, British Business BankPanellists:1. Matthew McLoughlin, Senior Investment Manager, Foresight Group2. George Neville Jones, Local Director, MetroBank3. Amelia Armour, Partner, Early Stage Fund, Amadeus Capital4. Chris Tilley, Director, Strategic Solutions, Coutts
SkillsChair: Dr Hilary Lindsay, Patterns of LearningPanellists:1. Anne Bailey, CEO, Form the Future2. Olga Tregaskis, Head, Norwich Business School, University of East Anglia3. Fiona McGonigle, Director, Workforce Transformation Solutions Lt4. Laraine Moody, West Suffolk College
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