Lunch with... Justin Urquhart Stewart
19th August 2012
Justin will provide us with a tour around the globe and an economic update in his usual straight talking and amusing style.
With talk of a double dip recession, Justin will share his view that it is not all doom and gloom and in fact there are some very successful Companies currently, especially in the manufacturing sector and in our City region. Biography on Justin A. Urquhart Stewart Having trained as a barrister, Justin took up corporate finance, working in both Africa and Singapore. He then returned to the UK and helped in the developments towards Big Bang in 1986 in London which led to him helping to found Broker Services in 1986. Broker Services went on to become Barclays Stockbrokers, where Justin was Corporate Development Director. In early 2001, he co-founded Seven Investment Management, an investment management business that innovated the UK investment market with the introduction of the first Sterling Investment Wrap Account. Seven Investment Management now manages and administers around £3.5 billion on behalf of professional financial wealth managers and intermediaries. Justin has a keen interest in developing the investment market to break down as many of the traditional barriers as possible for both private investors and smaller companies. As part of this he was involved in the original development of the AIM market and the investor educational company, Proshare. He writes regularly for national magazines and newspapers, and is a frequent commentator on television and radio, both in the UK and abroad. He is married with one daughter, two cats and a motorcycle, with an interest in archaeology and writes short stories on the Roman Empire. Venue: Sheffield Cathedral, Church Street, Sheffield, S1 1HA Times: 12.00-2.30pm Cost: £23+VAT