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Keynote Speaker Series - James Alexander

Climate KIC West Midlands and Innovation Birmingham

Tuesday, 4 October 2016 from 17:00 to 20:00 (BST)

Keynote Speaker Series - James Alexander

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A keynote evening with James Alexander experienced entrepreneur and business advisor.

Join us for the first of three specialist keynote events delivered by the Climate KIC project at Innovation Birmingham Campus. 

This entrepreneur focused keynote series will educate and inspire delegates who are looking to grow and develop their business or start-up. These events are free to attend. Registration prior to the event is required.


17:00 - 17:30 - Registration and Welcome

17:30 - 17:40 - Intro by John Cooke, Entrepreneur, Coach and Mentor

17:40 - 18:15 - Speech by James Alexander

18:15 - 19:00 - Q&A with James Alexander

19:00 - 20:00 - Networking with food and drinks 

About James Alexander

James Alexander

James is an experienced entrepreneur and business advisor. He is currently a core team member of, the world’s largest open foresight programme and an advisor to a number of innovative finance payers including Seedrs, Spacehive, LandBay and Tandem. He also advises a number of social ventures and charities including the RSPB (where he was previously a Trustee), the GoodLab, GreenThing and as Chair of Gen Community Ventures.

James was previously a co-founder and Executive Director of Zopa, the world’s first and Europe’s largest P2P lender, and prior to this Strategy Director at Egg.

He has also worked as a growth strategy consultant at both The Foundation and LEK Consulting, where his clients included Tesco, Eurostar, Barclays, HSBC, Save the Children, The Guardian, Redburn, M&S and Just Giving.

James holds an MBA from INSEAD and a 1st class honours degree from University College, London. He is also a birdwatcher and was fortunate enough to be part of a 3-person team who re-discovered three species of bird, previously considered by many to be extinct.


This keynote speaker series is delivered by Climate KIC 
For more information please get in touch or email the team here


Do you have questions about Keynote Speaker Series - James Alexander? Contact Climate KIC West Midlands and Innovation Birmingham

When & Where

Faraday Wharf, Innovation Birmingham Campus
Holt Street
Birmingham Science Park Aston
B7 4BB Birmingham
United Kingdom

Tuesday, 4 October 2016 from 17:00 to 20:00 (BST)

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Climate KIC West Midlands and Innovation Birmingham

Innovation Birmingham Campus; The base for Birmingham’s tech community. The Innovation Birmingham strategy is focused on a service offering for founders of new technology ventures, as well as more established tech businesses. This event is part of the Cleantech for Acceleration programme which is funded by Climate-KIC. 

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