Seminar Online

The ScaleUp Landscape

by CIOB West Yorkshire

Event details

  • Online
  • 08 June 2023
  • 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM BST

Event fees

CIOB Member





Join APS and CIOB as we talk to Irene Graham OBE, Scale Up Institute, to discuss scaling up in the Construction and Safety Industry.

Join APS and CIOB as we talk to Irene Graham OBE from the Scale Up Institute, during this session we’ll look as the ScaleUp Institute, their work, and barriers to growth.

Lesley McLeod, APS CEO, will be joining to interview Irene, as they discuss scaling up and growth in the Construction and Safety industries, including a showcase of a recent industry case study.

Members: gain 3 CIOB CPD points when you reflect on the ethical aspects of your learning from this activity.


Irene Graham OBE is the founding CEO and a board director of the ScaleUp Institute, a private sector, not-for-profit company focused on making the UK the best place in the world to scale up a business.

She is a former senior banker at Standard Chartered where she held both European and global managing director roles. She set up, ran and scaled several of the bank’s key client and product businesses across its corporate and institutional bank and led several global M&A activities.

During that time at the height of the financial crisis was seconded to work across the banking industry where she lead the Business Finance Taskforce and Better Business Finance which was responsible for, amongst other initiatives, the founding of the Business Growth Fund, SME Finance Monitor, and leading on developments in Open Banking, and the Small Business Act.

She is a Visiting Professor of Entrepreneurship at Strathclyde University and holds a variety of non executive director and advisory roles across the creative, business and finance communities.



Kirsty Barker - Member Services and Events Coordinator, Yorkshire

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