Tuesday 21 June


Bouchon, Liverpool, L2 9TN



Single Ticket – £45 + VAT




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TheBusinessDesk.com will be joined by Dr Aileen Jones, Executive Director of Investment and Delivery of Liverpool City Region Combined Authority and Colin Sinclair, Chief Executive at Knowledge Quarter Liverpool & Sciontec Liverpool for an exclusive lunch on 21 June 2022.

Dr Aileen Jones, Executive Director of Investment and Delivery, Liverpool City Region Combined Authority

Colin Sinclair, Chief Executive, Knowledge Quarter Liverpool & Sciontec Liverpool









Aileen Jones joined the Authority in 2018 as Head of Evidence, Research and Intelligence and became Assistant Director of Policy and Strategic Commissioning in October 2019.

With a PhD in public policy, she has split her career between public and private sectors, with previous roles including the Head of UK Public Policy for HSBC, Deputy Director of the Heseltine Institute at the University of Liverpool and spells in Westminster as a Committee specialist.

Aileen will brief attendees about the city region’s growing economy and how innovation in health, life sciences, digital and manufacturing is shaping its future.

Colin is the CEO of Knowledge Quarter Liverpool (KQ Liverpool), which is transforming almost half of Liverpool City Centre into a world-leading innovation district focused on health and education, science and technology, including the £1bn Paddington Village Development.

In 2018, Colin took up the dual role of CEO of Sciontec Developments Limited, a new development company that has been created to bring new investment to the city regions science and tech business facilities, whilst creating a world-leading innovation ecosystem to help commercialise research and grow innovation-led companies.

In addition to this Colin is also the director of Liverpool Science Park.

The lunch will take place at Bouchon, 55 Castle St, Liverpool L2 9TN between 12-3pm.

Tickets are £45 plus VAT and includes a two-course lunch.