Business Alliance Dinner

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Join us, and fellow Business Alliance members, for the first Business Alliance Dinner of 2022 at Cliveden House Hotel. 



Phil Smith CBE, ex Cisco UK & Ireland CEO


We are delighted to kick off the 2022 Business Alliance programme on February 1st at the gorgeous Cliveden House with  Phil Smith CBE, a seasoned, influential, innovation and technology industry leader.

Phil is currently Chair of IQE plc, an AIM-listed semiconductor manufacturer, the digital payments company Streeva, and AppyWay an innovative kerbside management solutions business. He is Co-Chair of the Digital Skills Partnership, and is on the Advisory Boards of Lloyds Register, The National Theatre and Be the Business.

From 2011 to 2018 Phil was Chair of Innovate UK (the UK’s Innovation agency). Phil was also previously Chair of The Tech Partnership, the network of employers championing digital skills for the UK.  Until early 2018, Phil Smith was Chair of Cisco for the UK & Ireland.

Phil has received many accolades including Orange Business Leader of the Year, member of the Wired 100, listed in the 50 Kindest Leaders in 2018 and awarded a CBE in the 2019 Queen’s Birthday Honours List for his services to technology, business and skills.

Join us to hear Phil’s thoughts on technology trends, prospects for the UK technology sector post pandemic and the future role of pioneering technology in delivering healthcare and mobility. 

Please note that this event is exclusively for Business Alliance Members only

More about Cliveden

For the past four centuries Cliveden has been a hub of entertainment and socialising. Guests visiting the estate have received the highest level of generosity; with fine dining, country walks and entertainment at their fingertips.

From Queen Victoria to Charlie Chaplin – celebrities of every ilk have enjoyed Cliveden’s hospitality.

Set in 376 acres of National Trust grounds, this Grade I listed stately home blends the grandeur of a private estate, with the sociable warmth of a much-loved host.

If you are interested in attending the event, please contact our Business Alliance Account Managers David Saab and Adrian McMahon

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    Cliveden House, Cliveden Rd, Cliveden Road, Taplow, MAIDENHEAD, Berks, SL6 0JF
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