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BPFSocial! Professional Networking Event
Thu 20 April 2017, 18:30 – 20:30 BST
Join us for a fun evening of professional networking, mentoring, socialising and listening to our inspirational Speakers and Mentors (within Finance / International Consumer Goods, medical and digital technology) on their journeys to success!
Our inspirational speakers/mentors include:
Akhter Mateen (Finance/International Consumer Goods): Akhter Mateen joined BPF as a Board Member in 2014. He is currently a Non-Executive Director of Great Ormond Street Hospital and CABI. Prior to this he served as Chief Auditor of Unilever plc and Unilever NV. In his 29 year career at Unilever, Akhter worked in various operational and global leadership roles in Pakistan, Bangladesh, Latin America, South East Asia and the UK. He holds an MBA in Finance from the Institute of Business Administration, Karachi.
Dr Kaukab Rajput FRCS FRCP & MSc (Medicine): Dr Kaukab Rajput is an expert in diagnosis of hearing loss in children with complex problems. She has worked at Great Ormond Street Hospital in London for over seventeen years and currently leads the Cochlear Implant Department. In her own words: "I am constantly striving to do the best for my little patients. I firmly believe that every child must be given the opportunity to achieve their full potential despite disabilities such as hearing impairment." She is leading an international study on prevention of hearing loss in children undergoing chemotherapy.
Anj Latif (Digital Technology): Anj Latif is a Co-Founder and Head of Tech at British Pearl who is responsible for the development, design and implementation of a Property Investment Platform. He is passionate about agile development, Cloud and DevOps. Anj is a highly self-motivated and ambitious professional with extensive experience in IT management and networking, with more than 19 years' experience in the SME sector. He has worked with companies in retail, legal, telco, manufacturing, finance and health using technologies from Cisco, WatchGuard, Citrix, VMware and Microsoft. He has a BSc (Hons) in Software Engineering from Oxford Brookes University.
This event will take place at Las Iguanas, Spitalfields Market, 1 Horner Square, London E1 6EW on the 20th of April from 6:30pm to 8:30pm.
Limited tickets available!
This event is sponsored by British Pearl (www.britishpearl.com).