Minister to speak at Business of Yorkshire conference

Graham Stuart, Minister of State for Energy Security and Net Zero, will deliver a keynote speech at the Business of Yorkshire conference on November 2.

Mr Stuart has been a minister in the Department for Energy Security and Net Zero since February 2023.

His previous ministerial roles include Investment and Exports within the Department for International Trade, and he has also served in the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy. He has represented the East Yorkshire constituency of Beverley and Holderness since 2005.

Mr Stuart joins West and South Yorkshire mayors Tracy Brabin and Oliver Coppard among the political leaders lined up to speak at the full-day conference, at The Queens Hotel, Leeds.

Economists and business leaders will also share their insights at the conference, which is build around the themes of Place, Productivity and Prosperity and supported by Lloyds Bank and Knights.. Yorkshire editor Andrew Staples said, “This is a must-attend event for any Yorkshire business leader. You’ll gain insights into the future of Yorkshire’s business ecosystem from policymakers, experts and key figures across a wide range of sectors.

“Just as important are the opportunities to engage with speakers and with fellow attendees, a broad swathe of our region’s business people, investors and entrepreneurs, many of whom are key leaders and influencers in their own right.

“You’ll leave the conference with a deeper understanding of Yorkshire’s economic development plans, infrastructure projects, and initiatives, and of our economic strengths, challenges, and potential growth areas.

“These key strategic insights will help you identify opportunities for your business, enabling you to position yourself for growth.”

For more details on the Business of Yorkshire conference, including agenda and speakers, and to book your tickets, visit the dedicated conference website.


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