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10-11 SEPTEMBER 2020
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AGENDA
HIGH GROWTH NATIONWIDE

Across two-days of digital discussions and presentations, High Growth Nationwide will provide unrivalled insight on how growth businesses and growth capital investors can respond post-COVID-19. Hear intelligence from GPs, advisers, entrepreneurs, politicians, policy makers and other industry authorities.

There will be a range of discussions focused on specific themes focused on growth that apply nationwide, as well as special sessions dedicated to local ecosystems.

Full agenda and speaker lineup to be announced in the coming weeks.

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DAY 1 - 10 Sept 2020
DAY 2 - 11 Sept 2020
AGENDA / DAY 1
Full agenda and speaker lineup coming soon
10 SEPTEMBER 2020 / VIEW PDF AGENDA
09:00

WELCOME

MICHAEL MOORE
DIRECTOR GENERAL, BVCA


09:10

WHAT NEXT FOR THE UK’S GROWTH COMPANIES?

Panel discussion

Moderated by DARREN HART
HEAD OF GROWTH CAPITAL, SANTANDER CORPORATE & COMMERCIAL BANKING

AMY CROFTON
SENIOR INVESTMENT MANAGER, FORESIGHT

NICKI BOYD
PARTNER, APIARY CAPITAL


09:30

GUEST SPEAKER

09:40

GUEST INTERVIEW

IAN CONNATTY
MANAGING DIRECTOR – FUNDS, BRITISH PATIENT CAPITAL

Interviewed by GURPREET MANKU
ASSISTANT DIRECTOR GENERAL, BVCA


09:55

BREAK

10:00

SUPPORTING BUSINESSES AFTER THE CRISIS

Panel discussion

Moderated by MALCOLM MACDOUGALL
PARTNER, STEPHENSON HARWOOD

SARAH LEDWIDGE
INVESTOR, BGF

HENRY SALLITT
CO-MANAGING PARTNER, FPE CAPITAL

ALPESH UNALKAT
CEO, AURA FUTURES


10:20

BUILDING BACK BETTER: ESG AND GROWTH BUSINESSES

Panel discussion

Moderated by LEON DE BONO
ASSISTANT DIRECTOR GENERAL, BVCA

GEORGE POTTS
INVESTMENT DIRECTOR, NORTHEDGE CAPITAL

EMMA THORNE
INVESTMENT DIRECTOR, SUSTAINABLE GROWTH FUNDS, BRIDGES FUND MANAGEMENT


10:40

STATE OF THE NATION: NORTHERN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND NORTHERN IRELAND

Presentation

HENRY WHORWOOD
HEAD OF RESEARCH & CONSULTANCY, BEAUHURST


10:50

BREAK

+ STREAM 1

NATIONWIDE FOCUS: NORTHERN ENGLAND

+ THE ENTREPRENEURS VIEW: BUSINESS DURING COVID

SOPHIE LAWLER
CEO, TOTAL FITNESS

+ BUSINESS IN NORTHERN ENGLAND

Panel discussion

Moderated by JAYNE MOULD
CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER AND HEAD OF FINANCE, BVCA

RICHARD MUCKLE
INVESTMENT DIRECTOR, AUGUST EQUITY

SOPHIE LAWLER
CEO, TOTAL FITNESS

+ CLOSING REMARKS

JAYNE MOULD
CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER AND HEAD OF FINANCE, BVCA


+ STREAM 2

NATIONWIDE FOCUS: SCOTLAND

+ ENTREPRENEUR’S EXPERIENCE SINCE THE CRISIS

+ BUSINESS IN SCOTLAND

Panel discussion

Moderated by MICHAEL MOORE
DIRECTOR GENERAL, BVCA

MIKE REID
MANAGING PARTNER, FROG CAPITAL

+ CLOSING REMARKS

MICHAEL MOORE
DIRECTOR GENERAL, BVCA


+ STREAM 3

NATIONWIDE FOCUS: NORTHERN IRELAND

+ ENTREPRENEUR’S EXPERIENCE SINCE THE CRISIS

JIM DARRAGH
CEO, TOTALMOBILE

+ BUSINESS IN NORTHERN IRELAND

Panel discussion

Moderated by LEON DE BONO
ASSISTANT DIRECTOR GENERAL, BVCA

JIM DARRAGH
CEO, TOTALMOBILE

GEMMA HAMILTON
INVESTOR, BGF

JEREMY HAND
MANAGING PARTNER, HORIZON CAPITAL

+ CLOSING REMARKS

LEON DE BONO
ASSISTANT DIRECTOR GENERAL, BVCA


AGENDA / DAY 2
Full agenda and speaker lineup coming soon
11 SEPTEMBER 2020 / VIEW PDF AGENDA
09:00

WELCOME

AMY ABBOTT
DIRECTOR, EVENTS & TRAINING, BVCA


09:10

DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION POST COVID

RACHAEL HOLTZBERG
DIGITAL OPERATIONS PARTNER, TDR CAPITAL


09:20

INTERNATIONALISING BUSINESSES: WHAT’S CHANGED?

Moderated by DANIEL GLAZER
PARTNER, WILSON SONSINI

ALEXIS ALEXANDER
GENERAL COUNSEL, LIBERIS

ITXASO DEL PALACIO
PARTNER, NOTION CAPITAL

LAURENCE GARRETT
PARTNER, HIGHLAND EUROPE


09:40

WHAT NEXT FOR BUSINESSES AFTER BREXIT?

SEAN LONGSDALE
MANAGING DIRECTOR – STRUCTURED FINANCE, SANTANDER CORPORATE & COMMERCIAL BANKING


10:00

GUEST INTERVIEW

KEN COOPER
MANAGING DIRECTOR, VENTURE SOLUTIONS, BRITISH BUSINESS BANK

Interviewed by GURPREET MANKU
ASSISTANT DIRECTOR GENERAL, BVCA


10:15

BREAK

10:20

YOUR TALENT POOL: WHERE DO YOU GO FROM HERE?

Panel discussion

Moderated by LEON DE BONO
ASSISTANT DIRECTOR GENERAL, BVCA

HAZEL CAMERON
HEAD OF NETWORK, GROWTH CAPITAL PARTNERS

CORDELIA DOLAN
HEAD OF TALENT, INFLEXION

SARAH HUNT
CEO & FOUNDER, EQUITYFD


10:40

STATE OF THE NATION: MIDLANDS, SOUTH WEST & WALES AND SOUTH EAST

HENRY WHORWOOD
HEAD OF RESEARCH AND CONSULTANCY, BEAUHURST


10:50

BREAK

+ STREAM 4

NATIONWIDE FOCUS: MIDLANDS

+ ENTREPRENEUR’S EXPERIENCE SINCE THE CRISIS

+ BUSINESS IN MIDLANDS

Panel discussion

Moderated by JAYNE MOULD
CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER AND HEAD OF FINANCE, BVCA

+ CLOSING REMARKS

JAYNE MOULD
CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER AND HEAD OF FINANCE, BVCA


+ STREAM 5

NATIONWIDE FOCUS: SOUTH WEST AND WALES

+ ENTREPRENEUR’S EXPERIENCE SINCE THE CRISIS

+ BUSINESS IN SOUTH WEST AND WALES

Panel discussion

Moderated by AMY ABBOTT
DIRECTOR, EVENTS & TRAINING, BVCA

+ CLOSING REMARKS

AMY ABBOTT
DIRECTOR, EVENTS & TRAINING, BVCA


+ STREAM 6

NATIONWIDE FOCUS: SOUTH EAST

+ ENTREPRENEUR’S EXPERIENCE SINCE THE CRISIS

ALPESH UNALKAT
CEO, AURA FUTURES

+ BUSINESS IN SOUTH EAST

Panel discussion

Moderated by LEON DE BONO
ASSISTANT DIRECTOR GENERAL, BVCA

ALPESH UNALKAT
CEO, AURA FUTURES

+ CLOSING REMARKS

LEON DE BONO
ASSISTANT DIRECTOR GENERAL, BVCA