35th Anniversary Annual Interview


The Annual Interview is The Whitehall and Industry Group’s flagship event, bringing together leaders from the public, private and not-for-profit sectors to discuss topical issues, under the moderation of a prominent journalist.

For our 35th Anniversary Interview, Sir Mark Sedwill, Cabinet Secretary, Dido Harding, Chair of NHS Improvement, Sir Charlie Mayfield, Chairman of John Lewis, and Lord Gus O'Donnell, Former Cabinet Secretary, will be interviewed by Reeta Chakrabarti, Presenter and Correspondent at BBC News.

This year we will focus on how business and government can work together more effectively, how we can collectively build a stronger economy, and what the forecasts for the year ahead are.

With a select audience of high level professionals from across business, government and the not-for-profit sector, this invitation-only event provides senior civil servants, business and civil society leaders with a forum to debate, engage and find mutual ground on shaping the future. This is a fantastic benefit for WIG member organisations and we are keen to have all our members represented at this senior level discussion. Please get in touch with us by email if you have received an invitation but wish to defer to another senior colleague.

The interview is taking place in Central London, on Thursday 17 October and is kindly being hosted by CGI.


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