Exclusive Business & Northern Insight

Wynyard Hall

Business Lunch Event  –  Monday March 4th 2019

Business Connections of Value

Speaker – Professor Dr Jane Turner 

Professor Turner is Pro Vice-Chancellor at Teesside University, responsible for the Enterprise and Business Engagement Strategy.

Prior to entering Higher Education, Jane worked in the private sector in motor retailing and telecommunications. Jane is passionate about the North East having grown up here and considers herself to be in her ideal role, enabling her to collaborate with like-minded people to co-create a new future for the region.

Jane is responsible for all knowledge exchange activities which deliver a significant income stream, student and graduate start-ups, strategic partnerships and the employability of Teesside University graduates. Jane considers the latter to be a fundamental responsibility to ensure that Teesside University plays its role in developing a pipeline of talent, leaders of the future with the skills, knowledge and self-efficacy to problem solve and tackle the intractable problems that young people inevitably face.

Jane is the University gender champion, driving gender equality across the region and features in the Northern Power Women Power List in 2018.

Holding a Doctorate in Business Leadership Jane is an experienced and qualified Executive Coach. She is a specialist in authentic leader development and speaks passionately on the subject.

Awarded an OBE in 2017 for her services to Business Engagement and appointed as a Deputy Lieutenant for County Durham in April 2018.

We look forward to covering a variety of subjects with Jane and having some lively debate in the room.

To find out more or make a booking email Linda Hitman

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12:00 - 14.30



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