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Men Leading by Example – Gateshead

15th November 2019 @ 8:30 am - 11:00 am


Gentlemen and Ladies, join us for a morning of networking, storytelling and panel debate – celebrating Internatational Men’s Day 2019, Men Leading by Example.

Hosted by Barclays and Hilton Newcastle Gateshead, arrive from 8.30am for morning refreshments.

From 9am enjoy insight and key lessons learnt from our speakers.

– Paul Lancaster a ‘Super Connector ‘ and founder of Plan Digital UK. With a particular focus on accelerating the growth of tech/digital/creative businesses in the North East of England through Inbound Marketing, Community Engagement & Events, Paul was voted ‘Collaborator of the Year’ at Dynamo North East’s Dynamites awards in 2016 & 2017.

– Chris Lowther Chief Fire Officer from Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service. He was appointed Chief Fire Officer in February 2017, taking up the post in April 2017. Chris has held a number of roles within the fire service, including Station Officer for community safety, during which time he was instrumental in introducing home safety checks which have significantly reduced fires in the home. Policy and collaboration are integral to Chris’s current role and will continue to be a focus going forward. He works collaboratively with Northumbria Police and other key partners, and the implementation of the Integrated Risk Management Plan is an important part of his remit.

Following our speakers, the morning will be wrapped up with a panel debate led by Dr Joanna Berry, Associate Professor in Entrepreneurship at Durham University Business School. Joining the discussion will also be Adam Rowse, Head of Branch-based Banking for Barclays. Adam is responsible for Branch Based Banking, it’s a team of c12,000 colleagues supporting customers across our UK branch estate. Serving over 24m+ Barclays UK Customers.

Close: 11:00am


15th November 2019
8:30 am - 11:00 am


HIlton Gateshead Newcastle
Bottle Bank
Gateshead, NE8 2AR
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