Last chance to sign up to The Future of Liverpool City Region Networking Lunch

With a thriving city region and strengths in sectors including innovation, health and life sciences, clean growth, and creative and digital this event will consider the strengths and opportunities which surround Liverpool City Region.

Dr Aileen Jones

You can hear from 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 on how the region looks to deliver on its potential and achieve the goal of inclusive economic growth.


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

Colin Sinclair

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.

You can book your place here.

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