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BDAS: Mike Haigh, Executive Chair, Mott MacDonald

BDAS: Mike Haigh, Executive Chair, Mott MacDonald

Recovery from the global pandemic; the impact of accelerated megatrends
Mike will provide his perspective of the impact of the global health crisis and other megatrends on businesses in the infrastructure sector - particularly on how a global engineering, management and development consultancy is using their purpose to make a positive difference. In this he will consider resilience to future pandemics and the impact of climate change, the energy transition, responses to inequality and the pace and scale of digitalisation.

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Programme
18:00 - Arrival and registration
18:30 - Lecture begins
18:30 – 18:40 - UWE Welcome and Introductions
18:40 – 19:10 - Address
19:10 – 19:45 - Q&A Session
19:45 - Networking and refreshments
This event is taking place in person.

Biography
Mike Haigh is the Executive Chair of Mott Macdonald, a leading global engineering, management and development consultancy, operating in over 100 countries with 16,000 employees. Mike is a Fellow of the Institution of Civil Engineers, a former Chair of the UK Association for Consultancy and Engineering and a member of both the World Economic Forum's Net Zero Carbon Cities Steering Board and the Alliance of CEO Climate Leaders.

His experience working and living in many countries has made him an active campaigner for a more integrated infrastructure industry, underpinned by a diverse, inclusive and digitally enabled workforce. Mike has twice been voted by the Women's Business Council and Management Today as one of 30 Agents of Change for his efforts in tackling gender inequality in the workplace.
*This event is FREE to attend*
Time: 6-9pm

Registration
Registration for this event will open on 22 September 2021.

Attending the event - Staying safe
We're excited to open for events again here at UWE Bristol, but we also want to make sure we help to keep the whole community safe. Therefore, we are retaining some of our COVID-19 measures.

Event Entry and Live Stream
Admission is on a first-come, first-served basis.
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Wed 20 Oct 2021
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