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Trowers & Hamlins’ Annual Public Sector conference - Steps to Growth

Trowers & Hamlins’ Annual Public Sector conference - Steps to Growth

London - April 2014

Whilst economic data indicates a growth in GDP, the full impact of austerity on local government finances is still to be felt. It is certain that further challenging times yet await authorities and a drive to secure local economic growth will be key.

A number of authorities are leading the way in taking the necessary steps to secure growth; Trowers & Hamlins' annual public sector conference will bring together national and regional experts to share their insight and lessons learnt on how growth can the secured in challenging economic times.

The free event is aimed and chief executives, leaders and key decision makers in the public sector and their private sector investment partners.

Running of the day:

The presentations and debate will cover:

  • Working with partners, both public and private sector, to deliver growth
  • Key ingredients that are required to help drive efficient and effective project delivery
  • How employee ownership can flourish in local economies
  • How development and investment can stimulate local economies
  • Local government's role in leading economic growth
  • Examples of successful case studies and lessons learnt for the future

Confirmed speakers:

  • Martin Reeves - Chief Executive, Coventry City Council
  • Hayley Miller - Head of Construction, Cabinet Office
  • John Van der Laarschot - Chief Executive, Stoke City Council
  • Miguel Coelho - Senior Economist, Institute for Government
  • Iain Hasdell - Chief Executive, Employee Ownership Association
  • Richard Kenny - Head of Strategic Development, Birmingham City Council
  • Nicolas Guerin - Managing Director, Bouygues Development
  • Dr Andrew Bass - CEO, BassClusker Consulting
  • Charlie Seward - Director of Growth and Prosperity, Cheshire West and West Chester

Event details:

Registration is from 9.00am with the first session starting at 9.30am. The conference will end at 1.00pm and will be followed by a networking lunch where you will have the opportunity to meet the speakers and other delegates.

To register for this free event, please email Eleanor Thomas at Trowers & Hamlins at