Event Host: Karen Patterson
Karen Patterson is a well known face on the BBC. She regularly presents BBC Newsline bulletins and anchors Good Morning Ulster on BBC Radio Ulster. Karen hosted the event and chair the Q&A session.
Conor Lambe: The Economic Context
Conor Lambe is the Chief Economist at Danske Bank, acting as the Bank’s spokesperson and a trusted subject matter expert on all UK and Northern Ireland economic and related matters. Conor discussed the recent performance of the Northern Ireland economy, Danske Bank’s latest forecasts for economic and employment growth and the latest developments in the Brexit process.
Feargal McCormack: Culture & Performance
Feargal McCormack is Founder and MD of FPM Accountants. Feargal shared the culture & performance secrets of a local business that has enjoyed sustained growth and continues to win awards across the UK and Ireland.
Aine Brolly: The Future of Work
Áine Brolly is CEO of Cpl NI and is Founder & Director of Ardlinn, Cpl’s executive search brand. Áine explored the ‘future of work’ and set out how organisations can futureproof their businesses by embracing the rapid changes to the workplace, the impact of technology and most importantly through their people.
Patrick Leggett: Technology as an Enabler
Patrick has worked in the ICT industry for over 30 years and Group Director of Xperience Group. Patrick outlined how technology is increasingly becoming an enabler allowing organisations to unleash the full potential of their people.