panel: thurs 26 Nov, 14:30 – 15:30

The Midlands, an Engine for Investment

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The Midlands is the economic heartbeat of the UK, a region of excellence in connectivity – regionally, nationally and internationally. Join our panel of investment industry leaders as we explore the Midlands from East to West across 5G test beds, advanced manufacturing, e-commerce, fintech and life sciences, and learn more about how initiatives like the Midlands Engine Investment Fund are accelerating growth and driving innovation.

Speakers
Aanisah Begg
Aanisah Begg
Head of Structuring – Investment
West Midlands Combined Authority
Alexis Toft
Alexis Toft
Head
Minerva Business Angels
Lewis Stringer
Lewis Stringer
Senior Manger, UK Network Team
British Business Bank
Poppy Dowell
Poppy Dowell
Head of 5G Acceleration for 5PRING
Wayra
Ray Harris
MEIF Principal
Foresight Group
Roger Wood
Roger Wood
Director
Midven
Sandy Reid
Investment Director
Mercia Asset Management