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Talk: The Cambridge Economy

Matthew Bullock, Master of St Edmund's College, will give a talk on Europe's most vibrant technology cluster - Cambridge.
When Nov 01, 2017
from 06:00 PM to 07:00 PM
Where Garden Room, St Edmund's College
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Matthew has had a long and successful career in the financial sector, joining Barclays Bank in 1974, where he rose to become Regional Director in Leeds and Director of Risk Management and Group Senior Executive. Prior to leaving the Barclays Group in 1998, he held a senior position at BZW/Barclays Capital.

From 1998–2011 he was Group Chief Executive of the Norwich & Peterborough Building Society. During this time he was Chairman of the Building Societies Association.

He is a graduate of the Advanced Management Program at the Harvard Business School and a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Bankers.

Matthew also has a long connection with Cambridge and the University, where he read History at Peterhouse.

He was a member of the University's Audit Committee from 1999–2012. He was a founding member of the Judge Business School Advisory Board and its longest serving member (1985–2002), and Chairman of the Centre for Business Research (CBR) Advisory Board from 2001-2013.

He has recently served as a Non-Executive Director and Chairman of the Audit and Business Development Committees of the Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (Addenbrooke's).

In 2013, he was appointed Chairman of Transforming Pathology Partnership, a joint venture between six NHS trusts in East Anglia to combine their pathology services into a single organisation. In the earlier part of his career, whilst at Barclays he was heavily involved in the Cambridge Phenomenon.

Matthew was a member of the UK Cabinet Advisory Committee on Applied Research and Development during the mid 1980s. His experience in the technology sector resulted in his appointment as Chairman of TAP Biosystems plc (1999–2012).

Attendees are also invited to join the Master for drinks following the presentation.

Attendance is free and all are very welcome. No registration is required.

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