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YRP West Mids: People and Business in Science, Technology, Engineering and Healthcare

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WSP Office The Mailbox Wharfside Street Birmingham B1 1RQ
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6:00 PM
One Africa Network (OAN) in partnership with Young Rail Professionals (YRP) to host a business panel discussion and professional networking on People and Business in Science, Technology, Engineering and Healthcare on Friday 28 February 2020 at the WSP Office, Birmingham.

Topics for discussion:

  • Market trends transforming the industries and opportunities landscape in Tech, manufacturing, healthcare and engineering sectors.

  • Professionalism and careers - Accelerating growth, breaking down barriers, Diversity and Inclusion (D&I), and ethnic minorities in STEM professionals.

  • Developing talent and capabilities of the future: People, cross cultural and interpersonal skills, engineering management technical and leadership skills.

  • Harnessing engineering entrepreneurship, intrapreneurship and innovation to create nextgen market solutions.


18:00 Registration and Networking

18:50 Opening and Introduction

19:00 Panel Discussion

20:30 Closing remarks followed by Networking


Moderator: Eugene Nizeyimana, CEO, SSCG Consulting, Chair of One Africa Network and Programmes Strategy Quality Engineer, BCE, Jaguar Land Rover

Dr. Linus Teku Fon, Senior Advisor, Quality Systems at MTC - Manufacturing Technology Centre and a member of the Chartered Quality Institute (CQP MCQI).

Dr Kenneth Park, Head of Engineering, Systems & Management at Aston University (tbc)

Marcelle Batson-Warner BTech (Hons) MBA MIET CEng, Project Engineer CTO, Lear Corporation, fmr engineer at fmr Engineer at Aston Martin Lagonda, Jaguar Land Rover, RLE International and Futuris Automotive.

Rob Clarke, Vehicle Programmes Launch Manager, Jaguar Land Rover

Mohanad Ismail, Senior Systems Consultant – Intelligent Transport Services (ITS), Next Gen Lead- Intelligent Transport Services (ITS), WSP and National Vice-Chair – Young Rail Professionals

Ashraf Nsubuga, Systems Engineer at Siemens UK - Rail Automation and West-Midlands and Chair, Young Rail Professionals (YRP).

Samuel Elegbede, Telecommunications and Control Engineer at WSP, Mentor at The Association for Black and Minority Ethnic Engineers (AFBE-UK) and Liason officer at The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET)

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Join us to connect with like minded black and African professionals, entrepreneurs, leaders and businesses in Sciences, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Healthcare fields, respective industries of economy and profession in the Midlands to share ideas, perspectives and discuss growth opportunities.

The event is open to members and non-members alike. Limited spaces available. Early registration recommended to avoid disappointment and join us at Birmingham's premier business professional event of the year.

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Who's already attending.


Ashraf Nsubuga

Saad Chaudhry

Inge-Sarah Andersen

Miraan Jothinath


Andre Bigirimana

Prateep Chenna

Simone Dellisanti

Spencer Senda jnr

Khushbukht Alia