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Left behind or well-placed?

Ben Page

Jason Stockwood

Pete Gladwell

Shelagh O'Neill

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Panel Session

Friday 27th May, Halifax: 10:00 – 10:55

Can remote working revive ‘left behind’ places? What are the opportunities (and risks) from changing patterns of labour and new industries?

  • Ben Page: Ben Page is Chief Executive of Ipsos. He joined MORI in 1987 after graduating from Oxford University in 1986, and was one of the leaders of its first management buyout in 2000. A frequent writer and speaker on trends, leadership and performance management, he has directed thousands of surveys examining consumer trends and citizen behaviour.

  • Jason Stockwood: With over three decades of experience as a technology and now social entrepreneur, Jason Stockwood, has been instrumental in founding and scaling several award winning businesses across a number of sectors. He is also the co-owner and Chair of Grimsby Town Football Club.

  • Pete Gladwell: Pete Gladwell is the Group Social Impact and Investment Director for Legal & General. Pete is heavily involved in local community projects in Harlesden, west London and a Trustee of the Young Foundation, which works to create a more equal and just society through social innovation.

  • Shelagh O’ Neill: Shelagh O’Neill is Director of Regeneration and Strategy at Calderdale Council. She previously worked at Bradford Council for over 17 years, most recently as the Assistant Director for Economy and Development Services.
  • Chair: Adam Hawksbee: Onward

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