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Keynote Speaker Series – James Alexander
October 4, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pmFREE
Join us for the first of three specialist keynote events delivered by the Climate KIC project at the Innovation Birmingham Campus.
This entrepreneur focused keynote series will educate and inspire delegates who are looking to grow and develop their business or start-up. These events are free to attend. Registration prior to the event is required.
17:00 – 17:30 – Registration and Welcome
17:30 – 17:40 – Intro by John Cooke, Entrepreneur, Coach and Mentor
17:40 – 18:15 – Speech by James Alexander
18:15 – 19:00 – Q&A with James Alexander
19:00 – 20:00 – Networking with food and drinks
About James Alexander
James is an experienced entrepreneur and business advisor. He is currently a core team member of FutureAgenda.org, the world’s largest open foresight programme and an advisor to a number of innovative finance payers including Seedrs, Spacehive, LandBay and Tandem. He also advises a number of social ventures and charities including the RSPB (where he was previously a Trustee), the GoodLab, GreenThing and as Chair of Gen Community Ventures.
James was previously a co-founder and Executive Director of Zopa, the world’s first and Europe’s largest P2P lender, and prior to this Strategy Director at Egg.
He has also worked as a growth strategy consultant at both The Foundation and LEK Consulting, where his clients included Tesco, Eurostar, Barclays, HSBC, Save the Children, The Guardian, Redburn, M&S and Just Giving.
James holds an MBA from INSEAD and a 1st class honours degree from University College, London. He is also a birdwatcher and was fortunate enough to be part of a 3-person team who re-discovered three species of bird, previously considered by many to be extinct.
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