Investing in a Connected North Seminar, 6th Oct, 8am-9:30am

Investing in a Connected North Seminar
Transport and Infrastructure Sector Group

Tuesday 6th October 2015
08:00 – 09:30
Venue: Arup. 6th Floor, 3 Piccadilly Place, Manchester, M1 3BN

Investing in a Connected North
Please join us on the 6th October for our Investing in a Connected North Seminar. Chaired by Ed Cox, Leader of the IPPR North and featuring guest panelists, Sir Richard Leese, Leader of Manchester City Council, and Jon Lamonte, Chief Executive of Transport for Greater Manchester, this seminar will discuss what transport and infrastructure will be needed to support the Northern Powerhouse across the North of England, and critically, how it will be funded and delivered

We are extending our invitations to those we know can contribute to a lively positive debate about the economic benefits of infrastructure investment and what needs to be done to deliver a Northern Powerhouse. There’s strong momentum in Manchester’s growing economy and we want to draw on this to promote support amongst the business community right across the North of England.

To book your place please contact Sam.booth@pro-manchester.co.uk and she will confirm your reservation.

Sir Richard Leese – Leader of Manchester City Council
Richard Leese was born and brought up in Mansfield, Nottinghamshire. After graduating from the University of Warwick, he worked as a teacher in Coventry and as an exchange teacher in the USA before moving to Manchester to take up a post as a youth worker. Read more…
Jon Lamonte – TFGM
Jon Lamonte joined Transport for Greater Manchester as CEO in 2013. His portfolio covers rail, bus, tram, highways, cycling and other forms of active transport. He contributes to the broad community in Greater Manchester through his role with the Wider Leadership Team comprising of Chief Executives of the districts, Chief Constable, Chief Fire Officer and New Economy. Read More…

Seminar Chaired by Ed Cox – IPPR

Ed leads IPPR North, IPPR’s dedicated thinktank for the north of England.
Before joining IPPR in 2009, Ed was policy adviser to the communities and local government secretary. He was previously the director of policy and public affairs at the Local Government Information Unit, and served as a commissioner on the Government’s Commission on Integration and Cohesion. Read More…
To book your place please contactSam.booth@pro-manchester.co.uk and she will confirm your reservation.

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