Bristol Distinguished Address: John Allan CBE, President, CBI and Chair, Tesco PLC, Barratts Developments PLC

Date: 16 January 2019
Venue: UWE Bristol, Bristol Business School, North Entrance, Frenchay Campus, Filton Road, Bristol, BS34 8QZ
Venue Location: http://www1.uwe.ac.uk/about/visitus/campusmapsandinformation/frenchaycampus.aspx
Time: 18:00-21:00

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Britain - what does the future hold

John will address the key changes that will impact on Britain and the British economy in the next decade or so. This will include but not be limited to: Brexit, changes in global power and influence, demographic changes in the UK, the Irish question, devolution, renewable energy, autonomous vehicles, the influence of technology, the future of retail and e-commerce.

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Programme

  • 18:00 - Registration and refreshments
  • 18:30 - Lecture
  • 19:30 - Networking

Registration

Please register here. These events have been reaching full capacity so we advise registering in advance otherwise a place may not be guaranteed on the evening of the event.

Biography

John is Chairman of Tesco plc, Barratt Developments plc and President of the CBI. He is also Chairman and Co-Founder of J&A Mentoring Partners Ltd.

Previously, amongst other senior roles, he was Chairman of London First and a non-executive director at Worldpay, where he was formerly Chairman. He was Chairman of Dixons Retail and later Co-Deputy Chairman and Senior Independent Director of the Dixons Carphone. He was Chief Financial Officer and a Board Member of Deutsche Post DHL, and Chief Executive of Exel, the global supply chain company. He was also previously Chairman of Care UK Health & Social Care. He has been a non-executive director at Royal Mail, PHS Group, the Home Office Supervisory Board, National Grid, Wolseley, Hamleys, 3i and Connell.

His early career was spent with Lever Brothers, Bristol-Myers Company and Fine Fare. John is a graduate and now a Regent of the University of Edinburgh.

About the Bristol Distinguished Address Series

The Bristol Distinguished Address Series provides a unique opportunity to hear about the challenges, issues and decisions being made at the highest level of strategic leadership.

The series is delivered by the Bristol Business School in partnership with ACCA, Bristol City Council, Bristol Junior Chamber, Bristol Law Society, Bristol Media, Business Leader, Business West, CBI, CIPD, CIPFA, CMI, FSB, IoD, ICAEW and the West of England Combined Authority.

Continuing Professional Development

We are delighted to inform you that we are now a Continuing Professional Development (CPD) member and we are pleased to announce that this lecture series has been certified in principle by the CPD Certification Service.

For delegates who wish to obtain a CPD Certificate of Attendance, please register your details with a member of the events team after each lecture. Please note that we will not be able to administer any retrospective certificate requests.

Subject to each lecture being certified, you will receive a personalised CPD certificate direct from CPD up to 28 days after the event.

If you have any queries relating to CPD please contact events@uwe.ac.uk.

Podcasting

We will aim to make all addresses available as a podcast one week after the lecture, subject to approval of the speaker and no technical difficulties with the recording. Podcasts can be viewed on our previous address archive.

Media queries

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Accessibility

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Cost: Free
Contact: Events Team
Telephone: +44 (0)117 32 84517
E-mail: events@uwe.ac.uk

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