Built Environment Leaders Group 10th September 2020 | 15:30 – 22:00 Spencer House, 27 St James’s Place, London, SW1A 1NR The Built Environment Leaders Group has been created to allow main board members of companies in the built environment sector to meet, talk, learn, develop and influence together. One of our aims is to become the foremost thought leadership, influencing and lobbying group representing the built environment in the UK and we’ll be working with our members to develop and achieve further aims. We’re committed to creating a diverse group and to be reflective of the society that we work in. When your main board joins Built Environment Leaders Group we will also provide five complimentary places for your younger leaders to join our new Built Environment Young Leaders Group. We’ll be meeting monthly at London’s most magnificent eighteenth-century aristocratic palace, the prestigious Spencer House in St James’ Place, whilst guest venues throughout the year include the House of Lords in December – hosted by Lord Kerslake. At each of our meetings we have guest speakers including: CEBR, Vicky Pryce, Economic AdvisorWeb Science Trust, Dame Wendy Hall, MDPagabo, Gerard Toplass, Executive ChairmanRSBGi, Rupert Robinson, Managing DirectorCenter for European Reform, Charles Grant, DirectorBritish Antarctic Survey, Simon Garrod, Director of Operations & EngineeringSpace Flight Academy, Angela Richardson, Managing DirectorBank of England, Rob Elder, Bank of EnglandEngland’s Economic Heartland, Martin TugwellDirector, Institute of Business Ethics,Philippa Foster Back CBENetwork Rail, Sir Peter Hendy, ChairIpsos Mori, Ben Page, CEOBritish Land, Roger Madelin, Head of Canada WaterFuturist Speaker, Tom CheesewrightUK2070 Commission House of Lords, Lord KerslakeZaha Hadid Architects, Patrik Schumacher, Principal of ArchitectureScottish Government, Kat Feldinger, Head of InvestmentBritish Ports Association,Richard Ballantyne, CEO And we’ve also invited numerous guest clients such as: Sladen Estates, Rachel Wood, Managing DirectorNottingham City Council, Chris Henning Corporate Director for Development and GrowthNottingham Trent University, Professor Nigel Wright, Deputy Vice-Chancellor – Research and InnovationUK Major Ports Group, Tim Morris, Chief ExecutiveDoncaster Sheffield Airport, Liz Askam, Property ManagerConnect Housing, Helen Lennon, Chief ExecutiveArden Cross Consortium, Ben Cross, Project DirectorCroydon Council, Saheed Ullah, DirectorDepartment for International Trade, Naisha Polaine, Senior AdvisorHilton Hotels, Elliot Newton, Investment ManagerQuintain, Fareen Lalani, Development DirectorRoyal Town Planning Institute, Victoria Hills, Chief ExecutiveTritax Symmetry, Andrew Dickman, DirectorEcoWorld International, Stephen Brett, Land DirectorNewcastle University, Iain Garfield, Director of Estates and FacilitiesNorth West Business Leadership Team, Emma Degg, Chief Executive Membership of the Built Environment Leaders Group is available to companies for only £5,000 plus VAT for a 12 months. Current Members Guest Speakers and Attendees September Speakers During this monthly event we’ll hear from three VIP Guest Speakers who’ll bring insightful knowledge and thought-provoking ideas to those within the room which will ignite the discussion. They will cover a wide variety of subjects relevant to the construction and property industry, and the VIP Speakers will be able to expand on their topics as they sit down and enjoy the exceptional three-course meal with all of those attending. Peter Elliott,Chief Digital Officer, Special Appointment to the Mayor of London Call Keith Griffiths on 07590751638 or email email@example.com for further information or to secure your place as a founding member of the club. Built Environment Leaders Group Each Monthly event will follow similar timings and agendas to ensure you can maximise the opportunities our Members Only event represents. With senior board representatives from some of the UK leading firms in one room there will be a exceptional opportunity for networking, managed conversation and thought provoking speaker content. Programme 15:30 Doors open & networking16:30 Guided tour of Spencer House16:45 Sit down for dinner16:45 Speaker17:15 Starters served17:45 Speaker18:15 Main course served19:00 Managed conversation around the table19:45 Dessert served20:15 Speaker21:00 Premier networking opportunities22:00 Close Call Keith Griffiths on 07590751638 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for further information or to secure your place as a founding member of the club. Testimonials “What a great evening I had at the inaugural Built Environment Leaders Group dinner at Spencer House; great venue, great food and great company; very interesting Q&A session and I think the balance of casual dining, debate and conversation was just right. Looking forward to the next one.” Gerard Toplass, Chair, Pagabo “Good tight forum of top executives to network with, and enjoy a very relaxed and cordial evening. Top economic and procurement “free & easy” debates and Q&A followed by informal and very informative speakers.” Lance Taylor, CEO Gallagher Group “A very appropriate setting for an interesting discussion on the current issues faced by the built environment. It offers a great chance to share insights and experiences as well as ask questions of other business leaders.” Stuart Pratt, Development Director, Godwin Developments Call Keith Griffiths on 07590751638 or email email@example.com for further information or to secure your place as a founding member of the club. Venue Information Spencer House is London’s most magnificent eighteenth-century aristocratic palace. Built between 1756-1766 for John, first Earl Spencer, an ancestor of Diana, Prince of Wales (1961-1997) it is London’s finest surviving eighteenth-century town house.From its conception the House was recognised as one of the most sumptuous private residences ever built in London and a building of unique importance in the history of English architecture. Designed by John Vardy and James ‘Athenian’ Stuart, the State Rooms are amongst the earliest and finest neo-classical interiors in Europe. Call Keith Griffiths on 07590751638 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for further information or to secure your place as a founding member of the club.