TIME: 18:00 - 20:30
VENUE: Hotel du Vin, Cambridge
The next Chair Dinner will take place on Thursday 8 March at Hotel du Vin, Cambridge, for an invited group of Chair/NEDs from the growth technology sector.
Our guest speaker is Pam Garside and discussion over dinner will be chaired by Simon Calver.
Pam Garside is a Cambridge Angel, Fellow of the Cambridge Judge Business School and sits on the Investment Committee of Cambridge Enterprise. She is a board member of the International Women’s Forum Leadership Foundation in Washington DC and an Adjunct Professor at Imperial College Business School. Pam runs her own management consultancy, Newhealth, specialising in organisational strategy and development in healthcare. She advises new entrants to the UK health market including digital and start-up companies and works extensively with the boards of a wide range of healthcare organisations. Pam founded and co-chairs The Cambridge Health Network, a membership group of senior players in UK health. In 2016, she was named one of the 100 most influential leaders in Health Tech by Hot Topics.
Simon Calver is a Partner at BGF Ventures, investing in early stage entrepreneurs with bold ambitions. He is perhaps best known for his 7-year tenure as CEO at LOVEFiLM, one of the successes of the UK venture industry – leading the eventual exit to Amazon in 2011. Simon went on to become CEO of Mothercare plc, kickstarting the turnaround plan and accelerating international expansion in over 30 countries. Before this he worked at multi-nationals such as Unilever, led PepsiCo in the UK, and was General Manager at Dell. He is also currently chairman of Moo.com and chemistdirect.
This event is hosted on International Women’s Day.
The Chair Dinner is organised and hosted by Bailey Fisher Executive Search in partnership with Silicon Valley Bank and Taylor Vinters.