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INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY

The Biz Club supports and promotes International Women’s Day. If you don’t already have International Women’s Day 2024 marked in your calendar, there’s still time to get organised before 8 …

Biz Club Lunch with Rupert Mathews – PCC

with Guest SpeakerRupert Matthews Conservative Police and Crime Commissioner [PCC] for Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland Our 16th February Luncheon  Rupert has been Police and Crime Commissioner for Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland …

Martin Gilbert

Born in Malaysia, Martin was educated at Robert Gordon’s College, Aberdeen, and the University of Aberdeen and has an LLB in Law and a MA in Accountancy. Martin is Vice …

The Rt Hon Mark Harper MP

The Rt Hon Mark Harper MP is the Member of Parliament for the Forest of Dean. First elected in 2005, Mark served as the Government Chief Whip from 2015-2016. Mark …

Karen Freer

Karen was brought up on Charnwood Forest and attended Coalville High School. After graduating from the University of Cambridge with an Engineering Degree and a Masters in Manufacturing Technology, she …

Tim Stimpson

Tim Stimpson enjoyed a career in top-flight for some of Europe’s most dominated clubs. Perhaps best known for his spell at Leicester Tigers, Tim played an elemental role in the …

Peter Bone MP

Peter was born in Billericay in Essex in 1952 and was educated at Westcliff-on-Sea Grammar School. He lives in Wellingborough and is a chartered accountant by profession, having qualified in …

Roger Bootle

Roger Bootle is one of the City of London’s best-known economists. As well as running Capital Economics, which he founded in 1999, Roger is also a Specialist Adviser to the …

Rupert Matthews MEP

Rupert Matthews became MEP for the East Midlands in July 2017 following many years of campaigning on behalf of local people across the East Midlands. Prior to his election, Rupert …

Sir Graham Brady MP

Sir Graham Brady MP Member of Parliament for Altrincham and Sale West Graham Brady was born in Salford in 1967. He was educated at Altrincham Grammar School and Durham University …

Pumela Salela

Pumela Salela is the Country Head for the United Kingdom (UK) under Brand South Africa, the custodian of the South Africa Country Brand. Her role is to market South Africa …

Andrew Rosindell MP

Andrew Rosindell is the Conservative Member of Parliament for Romford. He is proud to have been born and educated in his constituency and has devoted the majority of his working …

Sir Mark Worthington OBE

Sir Mark Worthington was Private Secretary to former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher from 1992 until her death in 2013.  He also served as Director of her Private Office and …

John Cridland CBE

John Cridland CBE joined Transport for the North in November 2015 as the organisation’s independent Chair. He plays a leading role in transforming northern connectivity, working with business leaders and …

Imogen Cox

Imogen’s exceptional client care skills allow Imogen to guide clients through the often daunting court process in a way that they immediately know that they are in safe hands. Imogen …

Squadron Leader Robert Sutton

In October 1972 Robert joined the Royal Air Force as airman in Air Traffic Control, ranking as Leading Aircraftsman, his main duties were answering the telephone and making tea for …

Biz Club Award 2017 – Naomi Morgan

Naomi Morgan from Oakham, is the outstanding winner of a prestigious local award that celebrates enterprising business people in Rutland. Judges from The Biz Club in Uppingham were impressed with …

Professor Tim Congdon CBE

Tim Congdon is an economist and businessman, who has for over 30 years been a strong advocate of sound money and free markets in the UK’s public policy debates. Tim …

Robert Thorogood

Robert Thorogood is the writer and creator of BBC1’s ‘Death in Paradise’. Robert went to Uppingham School before going on to Cambridge University, where he was President of the Cambridge …

Neil O’Brien OBE

Neil O’Brien OBE, was selected in May 2017 as the Conservative candidate for Harborough, where Sir Edward Garnier was standing down. Neil grew up in Huddersfield, West Yorkshire and took a …

Godfrey Bloom

Godfrey Bloom began his City career in the investment department of Matthews Wrightson in 1967. His subsequent 35 years were extremely varied, probably impossible now in a very much more …

Nicola Horlick – CEO Money&Co

Nicola read Jurisprudence at Balliol College, Oxford. In 1983, she joined S.G. Warburg as a graduate trainee. She worked with Leonard Licht, one of the leading fund managers in the …

Rt Hon Peter Lilley MP

After some years as an Economic consultant, working particularly on Aid and development programmes in Africa and Asia, Peter went into the City as a financial analyst specialising in investment …

Martin McEvoy

Martin McEvoy is a professional Opera Singer, Vocal Coach and Broadcaster. He has performed with New Sadlers Wells Opera, The Royal Opera Covent Garden, Opera North and Scottish Opera. He …

William Sharman

William is a British athlete who specialises in the 110 metres hurdles. He started his career as a junior high jumper and decathlete, but focused entirely on hurdling after a …

Mike Kirsopp

Mike Kirsopp  Chief Executive Officer – Cambridge & Counties Bank Mike has spent over 30 years working in the Financial Services industry with much of this in the commercial lending …