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IFT Next Midlands Launch in Birmingham – in partnership with Kroll

IFT NEXT is aimed at professionals who have identified turnaround and business support as their long-term career pathway. Typically, these professionals will have established themselves at a management level within turnaround and restructuring and are now looking to build upon their profile and network.

We have an exciting panel from a range of sectors, bringing you insights from their career experiences. Chaired by Sarah Alton of Gateley, the panel will consist of:

Vijay Merchant – Kroll

James Friar – NatWest

Dan French – Gateley

The panel session will be followed by networking and refreshments.

Spaces are limited. Please email INFO@THE-IFT.COM to register your attendance and make enquiries.

IFT Midlands Event – Manufacturing Supply Chains

The IFT is pleased to announce the upcoming Midlands Members event, Manufacturing Supply Chains, taking place at DLA Piper in Birmingham.

Omar Mirza, from Alvarez & Marsal Europe LLP, will be sharing a presentation and insight into the trends seen in supply chains and their impact on the restructuring market, including:

  • The Midlands supply chain landscape and the high level financial trends seen in the automotive, aerospace and other manufacturing sectors.
  • The trends and factors impacting supply chains.
  • What this will mean for interims and the restructuring market in general.
  • OEM perspective from Andrew Leach, ex Rolls Royce Aerospace Risk Director with 19 years business experience.

Huw Dolphin from IFT Corporate Partner DLA Piper will also provide an overview of the various risks involved in global supply chains.


18:00 Registration

18.30 Presentation

19.30 Refreshments/Networking

IFT Midlands Next Generation Drinks Evening

The IFT Midlands committee will be hosting the Second Annual Midlands Institute for Turnaround Next Generation Drinks Evening.

Date and time: Thursday, 24th October from 5:00 pm until 8:00 pm.

Location: The Alchemist, Colmore Row, Birmingham B3 2DA

This is an opportunity for Midlands turnaround professionals who are developing their careers in turnaround to attend an evening of drinks, canapes and networking with their peers and with some of the Midlands more experienced turnaround professionals. It will also give them an opportunity to meet with some of the IFT’s executive team and to learn more about the IFT, the IFT Academy and becoming an IFT member.

All current IFT members, Corporate Partners and potential future IFT members are welcome. Please invite colleagues in your own firm, or others within the Midlands turnaround community that you think may be interested in attending.

The event is kindly sponsored by Aldermore Invoice Finance, Gateley Legal, Intrinsic Equity, KPMG and Robert Griffiths.