Focus Dinner with David Harrison, True Potential

20 March 2018, 18:30 - 22:00

Close House, Heddon-on-the-Wall, Northumberland NE15 0HT

One of the North East’s leading entrepreneurs, David Harrison has over 40 years of experience in business, employing well over 1,000 people.

In 1997 David founded financial advice firm Positive Solutions. He grew the business to become the largest in the country, representing 1,900 independent financial advisors and generating a turnover of £114m, with profits in excess of £1m a month.

Following its sale, David became managing partner of True Potential, a financial services and technology organisation which reaches 2m clients, works with close to 20% of UK financial advisers and has £52bn of assets under administration.

Never one to rest on his laurels, 2017 has been one of David’s busiest yet. Co-founder of northern business think tank Policy North, David also set up the Harrison Centre for Social Mobility, to give local people a hand-up towards achieving their potential.

Business Executive of the Year and North East Entrepreneur of the Year, while True Potential joined the Deloitte ‘Technology Fast 50’ list and was crowned European Business of the Year.

EXPLORE how a focus on technology and innovation will lead to business success.

LEARN about David’s plans to transform the social and economic issues holding the North East back.

GAIN new ideas and insight from one of the region’s leading entrepreneurs.

The Small Print - This event is exclusively for entrepreneurial members of the Entrepreneurs' Forum and costs £75 +VAT, payable in advance. Unfortunately we are not able to reimburse this cost if your place is cancelled within 72 hours of the dinner.

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