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Women in Business Networking Lunch


Tuesday 28th September 2021




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£25.00 + VAT 


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The Billesley Manor Hotel Alcester Road Billesley Alcester Warwickshire B49 6NF


Complimentary parking is available at the hotel for all guests

Event Detail

Join us for our Women in Business Networking Lunch at Billesley Manor Hotel & Spa with inspirational speakers lined up for you to hear from, the chance to network with your peers and colleagues from across Coventry & Warwickshire, followed by a delicious networking lunch!

Our September Guest Speakers:

Anne Shaw, Interim Managing Director, Transport for West Midlands
Anne Shaw is the interim managing director of Transport for West Midlands (TfWM) and was previously director of network resilience at TfWM where she was responsible for ensuring residents, businesses and visitors were informed of transport disruption and helped them plan journeys to keep the region moving. 
Prior to joining TfWM, she worked at Birmingham City Council, joining as a junior technician and then working her way up to assistant director of transportation responsible for policy, strategy and delivery.

Claire Lea, Director, Prime Accountants Group
Claire Lea joined Prime in October 2019 as an Associate Tax Director before becoming a Director in July 2020. Claire has 15 years specialist tax experience and heads up our Tax Advisory team, specialising in owner managed businesses. Having Claire on board further enhances the tax offering Prime is able to provide to clients. Working alongside our existing tax team we are able to structure clients’ affairs to meet their business objectives and personal goals.
Prior to her career, Claire studied Mathematics at Warwick University and then after graduating qualified and spent a number of years at EY. Claire has worked for a number of firms within the West Midlands leading her to develop a good understanding of the local business community.

Dal Veysey, Director of Employability (Restart Scheme), Serco
Dal Veysey is Serco’s Director of Employability for the Restart Scheme and is responsible for delivery across Coventry, Birmingham, and Solihull, Hereford, Worcester, Telford, Shropshire, Wrekin and Wales. Her famed personable touch and clear sightedness is the driving force behind her rise from the ranks to a strong female leader of business. And in 2020 she was honoured to win the Leadership ‘Driving Results’ awards.
With 20 years’ experience across the public and private sector, Dal has led Central and Local Government contracts for the DWP, ESF, NOMS and Local Authorities to encourage positive change in Employability and Justice & Skills. She says, “my passion is making a difference to people’s lives; it’s what gets me out of bed in the morning”.

About Billesley Manor Hotel & Spa
Barely a stone’s throw from Stratford-upon-Avon, Shakespeare penned his comedy ‘As You Like It’ at Billesley Manor in 1599. Not content with their illustrious past though, the hotel has just completed an extensive £5.6m refurbishment. The sumptuous interiors coupled by 11 acres of private grounds, an 11th century church and a Victorian-era topiary garden, offer that perfect peaceful sanctuary from the outside world.


12.00pm: Registration, refreshments & networking
12.30pm: Welcome from the Chamber of Commerce & Billesley Manor Hotel & Spa
12.35pm: Guest Speaker: Anne Shaw, Interim Managing Director, Transport for West Midlands
12.55pm: Guest Speaker: Claire Lea, Director, Prime Accountants Group
1.15pm: Guest Speaker: Dal Veysey, Director of Employability, Serco
1.35pm: 2-course Networking Lunch
2.30pm: Event Close

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Should you need to cancel your place, please email [email protected] Non-Members will be charged in full if cancel less than 10 working days prior


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