18th May – Simona Miculescu, Romania’s UN Ambassador
We are also honoured to announce that Simona Miculescu will be joining us in June. Simona is a Romanian diplomat, currently as ambassador to the UN – the first woman in Romania’s diplomatic history to be granted this rank.
20th July – Caroline Plumb (OBE), Chairman at FreshMinds
Caroline set up Freshminds in 2000 as a graduate entrepreneur with classmate Charlie Osmond, after graduating in Engineering from Oxford. As CEO she grew it to the business it is today. Caroline now works with Freshminds as a non-executive director, and is also the CEO of our sister company, the insight and innovation consultancy, FreshMinds.
Caroline is a member of the Regional Growth Fund Advisory Panel and a UKTI Business Ambassador for Professional Services and Creative Industries. She is passionate about entrepreneurship, innovation, skills and talent management and business strategy, and is a frequent speaker on innovation and research. As a mother of 3 young children her hobbies outside of this now mainly revolve around duplo, trains and parks!
Upcoming events in 2017 – stay tuned for dates!
Jo Stella, Artistic Director at Frieze Art Fair & Council Member ICA
Eyedea Eyedeal Entrepreneurs Series Vol. 2
Susie Wolff, worlds’ only female Formula 1 driver, MBE
As the world’s only female Formula 1 driver, Susie Wolff knows everything about making it in the male dominated industry. Read more about her in The Gentlewoman’s interview.