In their first breakfast event, Midlands Business Insider gathered business and political leaders from the West Midlands to look at the impact of devolution, the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) and Midlands Engine, on the economy.
The discussion, which took place in a Question Time style format, explained the potential of the WMCA to the region’s business community on the morning of April 14 at Birmingham University’s Business School.
Expert panellists joined the discussion including:
Leader, Coventry City Council
Director, Greater Birmingham & Solihull LEP
Director of Policy and Strategic Relationships, Greater Birmingham Chambers of Commerce
Chief Executive, Black Country Consortium
Strategic Director for Transport, West Integrated Transport Authority
Dean and Professor of International Business and Innovation, Birmingham Business School
Lead for Devolution, Turner & Townsend
Commercial Director, Birmingham Airport
Partner and Thought Leader on Devolution, Browne Jacobson
An extensive report of the discussion is featured in this month’s issue of Insider which can be downloaded below: