Developing your workforce: Business Insider Breakfast event

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Tuesday 14 June 2022

08:00 AM - 09:45 AM


Beatrice Shilling Building, Coventry University 5 Gulson Road Coventry CV1 5JH



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Are you looking for innovative solutions for developing your workforce?

Coventry University and Business Insider are hosting a Business Breakfast Event, featuring a high profile panel to discuss the challenges organisations face in developing their people.

Employees are the most important asset for any business, so join us on 14th June 2022 to find out how workforces can be developed from the shop floor to leadership teams.

We have two high profile businesses - Vodafone and Manpower - to show how you can raise your game through working with universities, and we'll get the bigger picture on the impact of people development from Severn Trent, Tarmac and the West Midlands Combined Authority, which now runs the region’s £130m adult education budget.

The discussion in front of a live audience, will also be live streamed online.


Sarah Harris is Head of Academy at Severn Trent, one of the Midlands’ great FTSE 100 companies, and a highly effective professional who’s worked across multiple industries.

Peter Kay is Head of Learning and Development at the Tarmac, the Solihull-based building materials giant, with two decades’ experience in HR , learning and change management.

Dan Pech, regional sales manager at Vodafone UK, who has over 15 years’ experience in the ICT market and leadership roles.

Paul Noon, the Pro Vice-Chancellor Enterprise and Innovation at Coventry University, who has experience in getting results through strategic leadership of staff and effective use of technology.

David Gaughan, Head of Skills Recovery at the West Midlands Combined Authority, has more than 25 years’ experience in education and skills sector. He’s played a significant part in translating government policy.

Jill Bassett, is Operations Director and Talent Solutions Brand Lead at Manpower. She has considerable experience in delivering integrated talent to large enterprise and engineering businesses.

For further information please visit: Business Insider Developing your Workforce