Speaker for this first October breakfast meeting will be Roger French OBE, Brighton & Hove Bus and Coach Company.
Roger French began his long career over 39 years ago as a bus conductor when a student and has remained in the industry ever since. He moved to Brighton in 1982 and has been at the helm of the city's buses for the last 27 years. He was part of the management buy-out team of the Brighton & Hove Bus Company in 1987 and its subsequent sale to the Go-Ahead Group six years later.
He is an active participant in the community being involved in numerous committees, forums and partnerships including chairman of the city's Local Strategic Partnership, the Brighton & Hove Business Forum, the Hove Business Partnership and the Martlets Hospice.
He has been a member of the Chamber of Commerce Executive Committee for over 15 years as well as a member of Hove Business Association's Management Committee. He was awarded an OBE for services to public transport in 2005, an Honorary MA by the University of Brighton in 2007 and became a Deputy Lord Lieutenant for East Sussex in 2007.
For more details visit the Chamber website or call on the number given below.
Book online at: http://wwwbusinessinbrighton.org.uk/event/october-breakfast-two.
Venue: Carluccio's, Jubilee Street|
Cost: £10pp members, £20pp guests - includes breakfast.
Contact: The Administrator
Telephone: 01273 719097
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