Workings of The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS)

Please note that this is a paid-for event. 

The Whitehall & Industry Group is delighted to announce a unique new offer for our members, which aims to deepen attendees' understanding of BEIS as a department and how best to work with them. Workings of The Deparment for BUsiness, Energy, and Industrial strategy (BEIS) will consist of a series of 3 x 90 minute online workshops commencing 22 September 2020. Each session will be highly interactive including Q&A with speakers and breakout discussions. 

Join us for this unique opportunity to hear directly from a variety of senior BEIS representatives, and key stakeholders. 

  • Session 1 | Tuesday 22 September 15:00 -16:30  
  • Looking at departmental structure, governance, and strategic priorities
  • Session 2 | Thursday 24 September 15:00 - 16:30
  • Focussed on how BEIS utilises tools such as consultations to inform policy, and how business can interact and engage directly with government
  • Session 3 | Tuesday 29 September 15:00 - 16:30 
  • Exploring how BEIS collaborates with other departments, and works with associated arm's-length bodies

Speakers include: 

  • Jaspal Roopra, Deputy Director HR - Diversity & Inclusion, Talent Management and Strategic Workforce Planning, BEIS
  • Julie McLynchy, Deputy Director, Grand Challenges & Sector Deals, Industrial Strategy, BEIS
  • Nader Farahati, Deputy Director, Business Engagement, BEIS
  • Graham Russell MBE, Chief Executive, The Office for Product Safety and Standards, BEIS (tbc)
Workings of BEIS Agenda.pdf


  • Member early bird rate: £250 + VAT (until Friday 11 September 2020)
  • Member standard rate: £350 + VAT
  • Non-member rate: £450 + VAT

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