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Waterside - One Year In

Waterside - One Year In

Tuesday 24th September 2019 at 18:00 (GMT)


Brampton Heath Golf Centre
Sandy Lane
Church Brampton


Chaired by Mike Willis, CEO of The Business Club Northants


Guest speaker: Nick Petford, Vice Chancellor of The University of Northampton

"Waterside - One Year In"

Professor Nick Petford is Vice Chancellor and CEO of the University of Northampton. Nick is a former Royal Society University Research Fellow and Fellow of Churchill College, Cambridge. A geologist by training, with a DSc from the University of Liverpool, he has worked in industry and on academic and commercial research projects throughout the world. He has held visiting research appointments at the Universities of Michigan and Vermont and NASA and is currently visiting professor at Macquarie University, Australia. He is a graduate of Harvard Business School.


A year on from the University’s move from Park Campus, Kingsthorpe to their brand new £330 million campus in Northampton on the banks of the River Nene, Nick will be giving us an update and report on the University’s first twelve months and its vision for the future and its impressive adaption to 21st century teaching.


Dinner is provided from 6.00pm with the networking meeting starting at 6.30pm.


Come along to our relaxed networking event, as it is in the evening, it doesn’t affect your working day.


The meeting is free for Members and a £15 entrance fee is charged for Guests, this can be paid online when clicking on the yellow ‘non-members book now’ button.

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