WEBINAR: COVID-19 Sector Updates: Retail with Nick Lakin, Kingfisher and Helen Dickinson OBE, British Retail Consortium

Places are limited, please apply now to secure your spot on this live webinar. Sign up as usual using your WIG account, an invitation to register on the webinar platform confirming your place will be sent out a week ahead of the session.

As COVID-19 cases continue to rise across the globe, and governments take radical steps to tackle the outbreak, it is having a huge impact on every part of industry and the economy. In order to communicate the challenges across the public, private and not-for-profit sectors, WIG has launched a special series of webinars to hear from key voices across the sectors. In this webinar you will hear from Nick Lakin, Group Director of Corporate Affairs at Kingfisher. He will provide a perspective on the likely impacts and implications.

By tuning into this webinar you will:   

  • Get the perspective of Kingfisher on the impact COVID-19 is having on the retail sector
  • Learn where there are opportunities for the retail sector to work with government
  • Get the opportunity to put your questions directly to Nick in a special Q&A session designed to enhance communication and collaboration   
  • Nick Lakin

    Group Director of Corporate Affairs, Kingfisher

    Nick is responsible for External Communications, Government Affairs and Sustainability, including Community Involvement, at Kingfisher, the international home improvement company whose businesses include B&Q, Screwfix and Castorama. Before joining Kingfisher in 2013, Nick held senior international communications and corporate responsibility roles at Brewer, Molson Coors, and the energy company, E.ON. He is also co-author of a book – Corporate Community Involvement: The Definitive Guide.

  • Helen Dickinson

    Chief Executive, British Retail Consortium

    Helen leads the team and sets the strategic direction of the BRC. She joined in January 2013 and has been working with retailers for over 25 years. She is also a judge of the Everywoman Retail Ambassadors Programme and was previously Chair of Working Chance, a charity helping women offenders find employment between 2012 and 2016. Helen was previously UK Head of Retail at KPMG, driving and developing the retail practice and leading relationships and audits for many clients. Helen was awarded the OBE in 2016 for Services to Retail.

 

Places are limited, please apply now to secure your spot on this live webinar. Sign up as usual using your WIG account, an invitation to register on the webinar platform confirming your place will be sent out a week ahead of the session.

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