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Business Innovation and Skills Committee takes further evidence on women in the workplace

04 December 2012

The Business, Innovation and Skills Committee will be holding two further evidence sessions on 4 and 6 December for its inquiry into Women in the Workplace.

Tuesday 4 December 2012

Thatcher Room, Portcullis House

Witnesses

At 9.30am

  • Helena Morrissey, Founding Member, 30% Club (and Chief Executive of Newton Investment Management)
  • Liz Murrall, Director, Corporate Governance and Reporting, Investment Management Association
  • Debbie Crosbie, Director of Operations and IT, Clydesdale Bank
  • Tim Ward, Chief Executive Officer, Quoted Companies Alliance

At 10.30am (approx)

  • Dr Ashley Steel, Vice Chair, KPMG
  • Peninah Thomson OBE, the Mentoring Foundation

At 11.30am (approx)

  • Anya Hindmarch MBE, fashion accessories designer and Veuve Cliquot businesswoman of the year 2012
  • Dr Margaret Mountford, lawyer, trustee for the Bright Ideas Trust, which helps young people to set up their own business, adviser on The Apprentice, from 2005 to 2009
  • Marie O'Riordan, freelance consultant, as Editor in Chief of John Brown
  • Heather Rabbatts CBE, first female Non-Executive Director, The Football Association (Joining the panel at approximately 11.45am)

Thursday 6 December 2012

Thatcher Room, Portcullis House

Witnesses

At 11.00am

  • Hilary Devey, Chief Executive Officer/Chair of Pall-Ex, adviser on Dragon’s Den from 2011 to 2012, entrepreneur and commentator
  • Sir David Normington GCB, Civil Service Commissioner and Commissioner for Public Appointments
  • Aurel Ciobanu-Dordea, Director, Directorate D Equality, DG Justice, European Commission

The sessions will be open to the public on a first come, first served basis. There is no system for the prior reservation of seats in Committee Rooms. It is advisable to allow about 20 minutes to pass through security checks. Committee Rooms and timings are subject to change.

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