Topic:&Women on Boards and Empowering women & Education
Award Name:&Women of the Decade in Enterprise and Leadership
Timing & Date:Day-1, 20th June 2018 – Wednesday (10:00am – 11:00am)
Beverley was the first female director of West Midlands headquartered FTSE-250 manufacturer, AGA Rangemaster plc, the first female MD of Fired Earth, first female Retail Director of AGA, the first female director of CBI West Midlands and the first female Mayoral Candidate in the West Midlands. She is a multiple entrepreneur having started or been instrumental in launching around 40 businesses. Her experience spans business, academia and politics at the highest levels and she has been recognised as Midlands Business Woman of the Year, West Midlands Business Ambassador of the Year, and awarded an honorary Masters from Coventry University. She remains Associate Fellow at the University of Warwick’s renowned WMG and is Director and Associate Professor at IDEA Institute Birmingham City University.