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E2E & IWG #ScaleUp2Success London with Lord Karan Bilimoria CBE, DL, Co-Founder of Cobra Beer, Vice President of CBI and Board Director at E2E and Lord Howard Leigh, Senior Partner at Cavendish

November 25, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

E2E & IWG #ScaleUp2Success London with Lord Karan Bilimoria CBE, DL, Co-Founder of Cobra Beer, Vice President of CBI and Board Director at E2E and Lord Howard Leigh, Senior Partner at Cavendish

Wednesday, 25 November 2020

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About the Event

Are you in the process of scaling up your business? Do you have access to the right support to help you successfully achieve this?

If not, then you should attend our #ScaleUp2Success reception and have the unique opportunity to talk to and learn from the Founders that form the UK’s impressive business landscape. You will discover proven strategies to increase your revenue and will leave with invaluable connections to help your business continue to succeed and grow in 2020.

You will have the chance to hear from our expert panel of Lord Bilimoria, CBE DL FCA and Lord Howard Leigh.

Lord Bilimoria, the British Indian entrepreneur, is the founder and Chairman of the popular global beer brand, Cobra Beer.  Now a joint venture with Molson Coors, he is also the Chairman of Molson Coors Cobra India.

Lord Bilimoria of Chelsea is a life peer in the House of Lords and was elected President of the CBI in June 2020.

He is the founding Chairman of the UK India Business Council, was a former Senior Non-Executive Director of the Booker Group, now Tesco plc and the youngest University Chancellor in the UK when appointed at Birmingham.

Lord Leigh of Hurley is a Senior Partner at Cavendish Corporate Finance.

Following qualification as a Chartered Accountant with Deloitte Haskins & Sells, Howard established Deloitte’s Mergers and Acquisitions Group and developed an expertise in company sales.

In May 1988 he left to set up Cavendish Corporate Finance LLP and is currently the Senior Partner.

Cavendish is the UK’s leading specialist sell-side adviser to owners of mid-market businesses, having acted in over 500 transactions.

In December 2018, Cavendish merged with finnCap and the new group – finnCap Group plc – was listed on the London AIM market.

In September 2013 Howard was elevated to the Peerage as a Lord.

They will be alongside our joint hosts: Richard Morris, CEO of IWG UK, the world’s largest serviced office supplier and Shalini Khemka, E2E’s Founder and CEO, Deal Maker for the UK Government’s Department of International Trade and a Member of the Mayor of London’s Business Advisory Board.

Why should you invest your time in this event?

You will…

  • Learn how to scale your business effectively with the opportunity to address your current business challenges, hearing opinions that matter.

  • Connect with our inspirational speakers and an entrepreneurial community of Founders, CEOs, Chairman and investors across the UK.

  • Access E2E’s ecosystem of support by becoming an E2E Ambassador, which will result in invitations to our exclusive events, access to our £50m financing facility developed exclusively for SMEs and many more corporate services at discounted rates.

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Meet your Speakers

Lord Karan Bilimoria CBE, DL

Co-Founder of Cobra Beer, Chancellor of Birmingham University, Vice President of CBI and Board Director, E2E

Lord Karan Bilimoria CBE, DL is the founder of Cobra Beer, Chairman of the Cobra Beer Partnership Limited, a Joint Venture with Molson Coors, and Chairman of Molson Coors Cobra India. Lord Bilimoria is the Founding Chairman of the UK India Business Council, a Deputy Lieutenant of Greater London, Chancellor of the University of Birmingham, and a former Chancellor of Thames Valley University (now the University of West London) – the youngest University Chancellor in the UK when appointed and a Board Director, E2E.

Karan was a former Senior Non-Executive Director of the Booker Group now TESCO PLC (2007-2016); he is one of the first two visiting entrepreneurs at the University of Cambridge; and a founding member of the Prime Minister of India’s Global Advisory Council. In 2006, Karan was appointed the Lord Bilimoria of Chelsea, making him the first ever Zoroastrian Parsi to sit in the House of Lords. In 2008 he was awarded the Pravasi Bharti Samman by the President of India.

Lord Bilimoria was elected President at the CBI Annual General Meeting on 16 June 2020

Lord Howard Leigh

Senior Partner, Cavendish Corporate Finance,

Following qualification as a Chartered Accountant with Deloitte Haskins & Sells, Howard established Deloitte’s Mergers and Acquisitions Group and developed an expertise in company sales.

In May 1988 he left to set up Cavendish Corporate Finance LLP and is currently the Senior Partner.

Cavendish is the UK’s leading specialist sell-side adviser to owners of mid-market businesses, having acted in over 500 transactions.

In December 2018, Cavendish merged with finnCap and the new group – finnCap Group plc – was listed on the London AIM market.

In September 2013 Howard was elevated to the Peerage as Lord Leigh of Hurley.

Meet your Hosts

Richard Morris

CEO – IWG UK

Richard is the CEO of IWG UK. He joined in 2014 following his role as CEO of G4S’s UK & Ireland Division. IWG UK is the world’s largest provider of flexible workspace solutions offering a fast growing global network of 3,000 locations in 120 countries. Since joining, Richard has consistently delivered year on year growth for Regus’ UK division.

Shalini Khemka

Founder & CEO – E2E, Member of the Mayor of London’s Business Advisory Board, Deal Maker – UK Government

Shalini founded E2E in 2011. Her mission was to develop the largest and most active entrepreneurial community in the UK to enable extraordinary connections for entrepreneurs.

Under Shalini’s guidance E2E has become a trusted entrepreneurial community which has one objective: to unlock the full potential of ambitious entrepreneurial businesses by enabling extraordinary connections. It has developed into an exciting and thriving powerhouse of international entrepreneurs, investors and entrepreneurial non-execs, coupled with access to globally leading corporate services. E2E’s ecosystem has ambition and innovation at its core.

Shalini is also a Deal Maker for the UK Government, a Member of the Mayor of London’s Business Advisory Board, a Non-Executive Director of UK Export Finance (UKEF), a Fellow of Burton & South Derbyshire College and a Judge for The Great British Entrepreneurial Awards. Before establishing E2E, Shalini co-founded the world’s first bank to bank trade finance platform. She was an Investment Director at LDC, the private equity arm of Lloyd’s Banking Group and held finance related roles at Deutsche Bank, Bankers Trust, Natwest Bank and Coopers & Lybrand.

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Disclaimer: Please note that event timings and dates are subject to change. Our event is designed for founders of growing businesses and business leaders. We try where possible to keep exclusivity. Should E2E deem your position as not suitable for our event, one of our team will remove you from our attendee list and you will be notified. Overt selling will be frowned upon.

Details

Date:
November 25, 2020
Time:
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

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