Day Three: Great Futures

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Friday 6 July – Great Futures

The final day of the Summit will bring together ministers, city region mayors, and council and business leaders, who will discuss the future of the Northern Powerhouse and how businesses across the North of England can ensure an economy that is fit for the future.

Location: Boiler Shop, Newcastle



Registration Opens

10:00 – 12:00 (Session One)

Collette Roche, Manchester United

Nick Forbes, Newcastle City Council

Jake Berry, Minister for Northern Powerhouse & Local Growth

Juergen Maier, Siemens

Emma Kendrew & Helen Waller, Accenture

Panel: A Diverse Powerhouse: – Emma Codd, Deloitte; Rob Mukherjee, Vodafone; Simone Roche, Northern Power Women

12:00 – 13:15


13:15 – 15:00 (Session Two)

Joanna Berry, IOD North East & Durham University

Nicola McGuiness-Brown, LNER

Lynne Corner (National Innovation Centre for Ageing) & Hakim Yadi OBE (Northern Health Science Alliance)

Scot Gardner, Cisco

Elected Mayors Panel (Andy Burnham, Steve Rotheram, Ben Houchen)

Who’s Speaking?

Collette Roche

Manchester United

Steve Rotheram

Liverpool City Region

Simone Roche MBE

Northern Power Women

Andy Burnham

Mayor of Greater Manchester

Jake Berry

Minister for the Northern Powerhouse

Joanna Berry

Durham University Business School

Scot Gardner


Juergen Maier

Siemens UK

Dr Hakim Yadi OBE

Northern Health Science Alliance

Emma Kendrew


Nick Forbes

Newcastle City Council

Helen Waller


Lynne Corner

Newcastle University

Ben Houchen

Mayor, Tees Valley