L4P is a three-year leadership and management programme developed for the House of Commons in conjunction with our Partner Organistion on the programme, Carter Corson. Keynote Speaker event will be held at Westminster Business School on Thursday the 31st of January as part of our Leading for Parliament programme (L4P).

As part of the programme, we have regular Keynote Speaker events and the first of which will be held at our Marylebone campus on Thursday the 31st of January 2013 at 6:30 pm.  Dame Janet Gaymer will be our first speaker for the event.

Drawing on her experience in both the private and public sectors, Dame Janet will be speaking about diversity and effective Boards.
Dame Janet Gaymer is an eminent employment lawyer with both public and private sector experience. She is currently one of the independent lay members of the Speaker’s Committee for the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority and a member of the Board of the Financial Ombudsman Service. She is also the Co-Chair (together with Sir Mark Potter) of the Consultation Steering Panel for the Legal Education and Training Review, set up by the Bar Standards Board, Solicitors Regulation Authority and Institute of Legal Executives Professional Standards (IPS).

Between 2006 and 2010, Dame Janet was the Commissioner for Public Appointments in England and Wales and a Civil Service Commissioner. During the previous five years she was the Senior Partner of Simmons & Simmons, a top international law firm, based in the City of London.

The event will start at 6:30 pm in the Chiltern Hall and the speech will run for 40 minutes. We expect approximately 45 attendees from the House of Commons from a range of departments.

Kindly RSVP to the event by emailing Nihal Salah on n.salah1@westminster.ac.uk no later than the 20th of January 2013.

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