Date and Time
14 November 2019
5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Derby Grammar School, Rykneld Road, Littleover , DE23 4BX
The David Walker Memorial Lecture
The Old Derbeian Society are proud to announce Jimmy McLoughlin as the special guest delivering the annual David Walker Memorial Lecture, 2019.
As former Special Adviser and Business Director to Prime Minister Theresa May, Jimmy will share with us what really goes on behind the doors of Number 10.
About Jimmy McLoughlin
Jimmy is a former pupil of Derby Grammar School. He left in 2005 to take his place at the University of Birmingham to read Political Science. From University he joined the PR and digital marketing agency Fleishman Hilliard as Account Manager before moving to Bell Pottinger, a multinational PR, reputation management and marketing agency as Associate Partner, and then Associate Director. In 2014 he moved to the Institute of Directors as their Deputy Head of Policy before joining Number 10 Downing Street in August 2016 as the Special Adviser on Business Relations, a key role which liaises between Downing Street and business.
Jimmy was awarded an OBE in Theresa May’s resignation honours for political and public service.
Tickets and timings
Doors open at 5pm and the lecture commences at 5.30pm. Please take your seat for 5.15pm.
The event is open to all. It will be followed by a short Q&A session where you are invited to put your questions to Jimmy.
Wine, soft drinks and canapes are available to all after the lecture.
Reserve your place here
Free parking is available on site.
The speaker this year is Jimmy McLoughlin OD (1999-2005) an ex-pupil of DGS who is now a prominent government adviser.
(Further details will follow)
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