An Audience with Tony Danker, Director-General, CBI

An Audience with Tony Danker, Director-General, CBI An Audience with Tony Danker, Director-General, CBI

30 April 2021


15:30 - 17:00



An Audience with Tony Danker, Director-General, CBI

Join the new CBI Director-General, Tony Danker at this exclusive event for senior business leaders in the South West, brought to you in collaboration with our strategic partner, Lloyds Bank. 

Focusing initially on the importance of a long-term economic plan for the UK and then on the value of ‘reviving regions’ in delivering this planTony will provide first-hand intelligence from his engagement with government as well as his unique insights on the economic and business landscape and what future developments could mean for your business. 

The twin shocks of COVID-19 and Brexit coupled with structural changes driven by the transition to net-zero and technology offer an opportunity to deal with persistent challenges around productivity and regional and social inequality head on. 

In these unprecedented timesan unprecedented response is required. Join us to hear from Tony Danker, CBI Director-General and Scott Barton, Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking Managing Director, Corporate & Institutional Coverage (CIC). Followed by a fireside discussion with Tony, Carmen Peacock, David Willock and Ben Rhodes.

Key topics that will be discussed include: 

  • The need for an economic vision to create a globally competitive economy  
  • Reviving regions, South West priorities  
  • 3-point plan 
  • Regional score cards.  

We will be collating questions pre-session, therefore, please email with questions you have for our Q&A.

How will you benefit from this event? 

  • Get up to date with the latest insights, from some of the most important stakeholder engagements, the CBI is having 
  • Join expert led conversations that will tackle the challenges affecting business 
  • Access up-to-the-minute intelligence 
  • Connect with like-minded individuals that are experiencing similar challenges in today’s business environment 
  • Ensure your voice is heard at the highest levels of the CBI by sharing your personal views and experience.

We are delighted to be working with Lloyds Bank as our strategic partner for this event. We will be joined by Scott Barton, Carmen Peacock and David Willock, bios below.

Scott Barton, Managing Director, Corporate & Institutional Coverage (CIC), Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking. Scott joined Lloyds Bank in 2017 and is responsible for the CIC business which leads with a sector and relationship focus. Scott is also the sustainability lead for the Commercial division.

Carmen Peacock, Director and co-Head of the South West, Corporate & Institutional Coverage, Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking. Carmen joined Lloyds Bank in 2019 and has delivered over 75 corporate debt transactions across the UK, focused on the Consumer, Healthcare and Tech sectors. Carmen is an active member of the CBI Regional Council in South West and also sits on the Bristol Beats Cancer Business Board for Cancer Research UK.

David Willock, Head of Origination & Sustainability, Real Estate & Housing and co-Head of the South West, Corporate and Institutional Coverage, Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking. David has over 15 years’ experience and is responsible for driving the sustainability agenda, at Lloyds Bank. He is on the Executive Committee of the Next Generation Sustainability Benchmark for Housebuilders and is currently studying a Masters in Interdisciplinary Design in the Built Environment (IDBE) at the University of Cambridge.

Strategic partner, Lloyds Bank

  • Lloyds Bank

Get in touch

Janie Harper

Janie Harper

Events & Sponsorship Manager - South West


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