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    • Power Lunch with Lord Bilimoria, Founder, Cobra Beer

      Power Lunch with Lord Bilimoria, Founder, Cobra Beer

      Thursday, November 20, 2014 Adam Smith Institute, London

      Why Britain Shouldn’t Shut the Door to International Students

      Lord Karan Bilimoria CBE, DL is the founder of Cobra Beer, Chairman of the Cobra Beer Partnership Limited and of Molson Coors Cobra India, both joint ventures with the global brewing company, Molson Coors. He is the Founding Chairman of the UK India Business Council, a Deputy Lieutenant of Greater London, a former Chancellor of Thames Valley University (now the University of West London); he was the youngest University Chancellor in the UK when appointed. In 2014, he was appointed as the 7th Chancellor of the University of Birmingham.

      Karan is Senior Non-Executive Director of the Booker Group PLC, the FTSE 250 Company of Booker Prize fame; he is one of the first two visiting entrepreneurs at the University of Cambridge; he is a founding member of the Prime Minister of India’s Global Advisory Council.

      In 2006, Karan Bilimoria was appointed the Lord Bilimoria of Chelsea, making him the first ever Zoroastrian Parsi to sit in the House of Lords. In 2008 he was awarded the Pravasi Bhartiya Samman by the President of India. He is an honorary fellow of Sidney Sussex College Cambridge and a Member of the Advisory Board of the Judge Business School, Cambridge University. He qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Ernst & Young and graduated in law from the University of Cambridge. He is also an alumnus of the Cranfield School of Management, the London Business School and the Harvard Business School.

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    • #TENLondon with Lord Flight, Chairman, EIS Association

      #TENLondon with Lord Flight, Chairman, EIS Association

      Thursday, September 25, 2014 London Marriott County Hall, London

      The Wonders of EIS Investing

      Lord (Howard) Flight was appointed to the House of Lords by UK Prime Minister, David Cameron, at the end of 2010. He was the Member of Parliament for Arundel and South Downs from 1997 to 2005, during which time he served as Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury, the support Shadow Minister to the Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer. He led the Conservative Opposition during the Committee stages of 4 Finance Acts and the Financial Services and Markets Act.

      Now, in the House of Lords, he is part of the Conservative working Peers teams covering Europe, Treasury Affairs and Pensions and focuses on British Indian relations. He is a member of the Lords European Union Economic and Financial Affairs Committee.

      Howard has also worked for 40 years in the Financial Services industry, starting his career at Rothschilds as an Investment adviser. He was co-Founder and Joint Managing Director of Guinness Flight, formed in 1986 and acquired by Investec Asset Management in 1998, of which Howard remains a Director.

      Currently, in addition to being Chairman of the EIS Association, Howard is Chairman of CIM Investment Management, Director of Investec Asset Management, Non-Executive Director of Metro Bank, the new UK retail bank; chairman of 4 Investment Funds and a Commissioner (Board Member) of the Guernsey Financial Services.

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    • Power Lunch with Nadhim Zahawi MP, Prime Minister’s Policy Board

      Power Lunch with Nadhim Zahawi MP, Prime Minister’s Policy Board

      Tuesday, July 8, 2014 Adam Smith Institute, London

      A Conservative Plan for Enterprise

      A serial entrepreneur, in 2000 Nadhim founded YouGov, a leading market research company which has since become famous for the accuracy of its political polling. Having started life in an office in Nadhim’s garden shed, YouGov now employs over 400 people on three continents. In 2008, he won the prestigious Ernst & Young, Entrepreneur of the Year.

      In January 2010 Nadhim stood down from YouGov to run for election as Member of Parliament for Stratford-on-Avon. Upon winning the seat, he was elected to the Business, Innovation and Skills Select Committee, which scrutinises the impact of government policy on business.

      In 2013 Nadhim was appointed to the Prime Minister’s Policy Board with special responsibility for business and the economy.

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    • Patrons' Dinner with Michael Fallon, Minister of State for Business and the Minister of State for Energy

      Patrons' Dinner with Michael Fallon, Minister of State for Business and the Minister of State for Energy

      Monday, June 16, 2014 London County Hall, London

      Rt Hon Michael Fallon MP was appointed Minister for Business and Enterprise in September 2012. In March 2013 he was also appointed as Minister of State for Energy. Michael is responsible for competitiveness and economic growth, deregulation and better regulation, as well as regional and local economic development.

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    • Power Lunch with Toby Perkins MP, Shadow Small Business Minister

      Power Lunch with Toby Perkins MP, Shadow Small Business Minister

      Tuesday, June 10, 2014 Room U, Portcullis House, London
      What Can Small Businesses Expect From a Labour Government?

      Toby Perkins MP is Shadow Small Business Minister. He is responsible for issues affecting small firms including access to finance, deregulation and better regulation, business support alongside regional growth and the work of Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs), the pub industry and the Insolvency Service. Before his election Toby set up and ran his own small business supplying rugby clothing and equipment. He worked in the private sector for his entire career prior to entering Parliament.

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    • An Entrepreneurs' Manifesto Launch

      An Entrepreneurs' Manifesto Launch

      Tuesday, March 11, 2014 Committee Room G, House of Lords, London
      An Entrepreneurs’ Manifesto is the flagship project of The Entrepreneurs Network. It sets out a broad programme for policy reform by profiling the ideas of leading entrepreneurs, politicians and members of the Britain’s entrepreneurial community. Speeches include:
        • Viscount (Matt) Ridley – Why entrepreneurs matter
        • Adam Afriyie MP – Why the government should make business experience a national priority
        • Simon Danczuk MP – A small business kitemark for local government
        • George Freeman MP – Why we need to embrace the opportunity of the BRICs and N11 economies
        • Anne Marie-Morris MP – The Importance of definition for micro businesses
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