Notable speakers include Graham Wright, SAID Business School; Lord Evans of Watford, publisher, entrepreneur and philanthropist; Irish golfer Paul McGinley; Ben Hunt Davis, former British Olympic rower and author of Will It Make The Boat Go Faster?; Lord Karan Bilimoria, British Indian entrepreneur and founder of Cobra Beer; and Douglas Alexander, former Labour Shadow Foreign Minister.
Hugh Robertson was a promising schools rugby player when he broke his back in a tackle. He spent nine days paralysed in hospital. While recovering, his behaviour deteriorated and within three months he had been expelled from Ampleforth College, the Catholic private school in North Yorkshire. “I was suddenly not part of a team any more,” he recalled. “I was angry and depressed.”...
Swarovski has tapped architect Daniel Libeskind to redesign a new star to top the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree, the first time it will be replaced in 14 years.
Norwegian construction firm Rosenberg WorleyParsons has been tapped for new platform work for the Gjøa field...Neptune's oil and gas arm was established three years ago by equity funds Carlyle Group and CVC Capital Partners, and now China Investment Corp., to build up a strong position in the North Sea. The company is led by Sam Laidlaw, the former CEO at British multinational utility company Centrica.
With GDPR officially coming into force on the 25th May 2018, all organisations involved in handling data are increasingly under pressure to comply with this new regulatory landscape. But, according to barristers at law, Quentin Hunt and Dean Armstrong QC (co-author of Cyber Security Law and Practice), even those organisations who consider themselves to be up to speed remain at serious risk of falling foul.