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Swansea Development Plans 2017

Monday, 24th April 2017 @ 1530hrs - 1900hrs

The Guildhall, Swansea,

Swansea Development Plans 2017 | Event

Swansea Development Plans 2017







Attend this event to hear the Swansea Development Plans – Informing you are FOUR of Swansea’s leading development figures who will be presenting their investment/development plans for the next few years!

Join us at Brangwyn Hall in Swansea on Monday 24th April to hear the Development Plans for Swansea over the next few years and network with peers from the Construction & Property Industry!

In attendance will be Architects, Surveyors, Engineers, Project Managers, Business Development Managers, Solicitors, Lawyers and many more Construction and Property Professionals, there to hear about the Development Plans for Swansea and network with like-minded individuals.

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Swansea Development Plans Event Format

  • 1530 – 1600; Registration
  • 1600 – 1645; Networking with Wine, Beer and Soft Drinks
  • 1645 – 1815; Speaker Presentations
  • 1815 – 1900; Networking with Hot Food, Wine, Beer and Soft Drinks
  • 1930 – 2200; After Event Speakers Dinner (VIP TICKET HOLDERS ONLY)

Swansea Development Plans VIP Tickets

We have an exciting new opportunity for you – buy a VIP ticket to this event and come to dinner straight after the event with the speakers who have accepted an invitation, see below.

Great food, good wine and excellent conversation.

Swansea Development Plans VIP Ticket Privileges

  • FREE attendance at Speakers Dinner
  • Reserved seating in the front two rows at the event
  • Guaranteed tickets at Sold-Out events
  • Only 15 VIP Tickets available at each event
  • VIP Name Badges
  • Maximum two VIP Tickets per Company

Swansea Development Plans VIP Dinner Venue – Morgans Restaurant

Come to dinner and join:

  • Phil Roberts – City and County of Swansea
  • Dr Jane Davidson – University of Wales Trinity Saint David
  • Tess Blazey – Tidal Lagoon Power
  • Richard Harris – Tidal lagoon Power
  • Other to be confirmed

Swansea Development Plans Speakers

Phil Roberts, Chief Executive Officer; City and County of SwanseaSwansea Development Plans 2017 - Phil Roberts



Dr Jane Davidson, Associate Pro Vice-Chancellor; University of Wales Trinity Saint DavidSwansea Development Plans 2017 - Jane Davidson

Dr Jane Davidson is Associate Pro Vice Chancellor for External Stakeholder Development and Engagement and Director of INSPIRE at the University of Wales: Trinity Saint David. Jane is also a member of Senior Directorate and the Senior Management Team of the University.

Formerly, she was Minister for Environment and Sustainability in Wales from 2007 to 2011 where she was responsible for the Welsh Government agreeing to make sustainable development  its central organising principle, the development of the 870 mile Wales coast path and the introduction of a charge on single use carrier bags.

Prior to that she was Minister for Education and Lifelong Learning where she introduced a new Foundation Phase for 3-7 year olds, the Welsh Baccalaureate and Education for Sustainable Development and Global Citizenship (ESDGC) into the Welsh curriculum.

Jane is passionate about the environment and resource effectiveness and has been given a number of accolades for her work. She was the third most influential environmentalist in the UK for the Independent on Sunday in 2009 and has been Resource magazine’s no 1 and 2 in 2009 and 2010 for her work on waste which has seen Wales come from behind the rest of the UK to be the lead recycling country in Britain.

She holds honorary fellowships from CIW (Chartered Institute of Waste) and CIWEM (Chartered Institute of Water and Environmental Management) and is Patron of CIEEM (Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management) and TFSR (Tools for Self Reliance Cymru). She is a member of WWF’s UK Council of Ambassadors, Vice-President of Ramblers’ Cymru and has been awarded an honorary doctorate from the University of Glamorgan for her work.

Tess Blazey, Director of Engagement; Tidal Lagoon PowerSwansea Development Plans 2017 - Tessa Blazey

Tess joined Tidal Lagoon Power in 2012 having previously spent some 20 years delivering world class events on the international stage including The AEGON Championships and The World Super Series Finals. She headed up the engagement team on the Swansea Bay project and was instrumental in supporting Tidal Lagoon (Swansea Bay) Plc through the consultation and public examination periods, alongside developing the associated programmes to ensure the long-term legacy of this new industry benefits those that live in the region.

As Director of Engagement she leads engagement on the future lagoon fleet and establishes a cross business development strategy to ensure delivery of an integrated vision for each future development, whilst leading the strategic thinking behind all regional benefits and opportunities from development through to construction.

Richard Harris, Head of Project Finance; Tidal lagoon PowerSwansea Development Plans 2017 - Richard Harris



Swansea Development Plans 2017 | Details



Monday, 24th April 2017
1530hrs - 1900hrs
£65 – £1000


The Guildhall, Swansea