Join this roundtable discussion with Helen Dickinson, Chief Executive at British Retail Consortium (BRC), about current trends and the future of the retail industry in the UK, its transformation going forward and opportunities ahead.
Helen leads the team and sets the strategic direction of the BRC. She joined in January 2013 and has been working with retailers for over 25 years. In 2016 she was awarded an OBE for Services to Retail.
Helen is passionate about diversity and inclusion in retail, acting as the BRC’s Social Mobility Commission ambassador. She is participating in the Timewise Innovation Unit, looking to support more flexibility in jobs, particularly at senior levels, and is supporting the Everywoman Retail Ambassadors Programme. She has previously been the Chair of Working Chance, a charity helping women offenders find employment.
Helen believes retail can make a strong contribution to communities, and is also on the advisory board for Pennies, a charity which offers digital charity boxes to businesses. Helen was previously UK Head of Retail at KPMG, driving and developing the retail practice and leading relationships and audits for many clients.
08.00 Registration, networking and coffee
08.30 Sit down and welcome by Chair
09.30 End of roundtable and networking until 10.00
Breakfast will be served.
About the Business Breakfast
The SCC’s Business Breakfasts bring together tailored and differently composed, intimate groups for interactive roundtable discussions and great speakers. The format is informal and under Chatham House Rule.
Please register your interest to attend this event. Participant lists are curated with the theme of each Business Breakfast in mind, for all attendees to get the most out of the discussions. You will be notified if your seat has been confirmed. Payment will be made upon confirmation. By booking, members pay £25 and non-members pay £75.
Terms & Conditions
Bookings are non-refundable, but at the discretion of the organiser, you can change the name of the person attending. For this, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.