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Nigel Fine, Institution of Engineering and Technology

Business Leaders Lecture Series - Engineering Innovation: Meeting Our Greatest Challenges

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Nottingham Business School invites you to attend a lecture by Nigel Fine, Chief Executive of the Institution of Engineering and Technology.

  • From: Thursday 28 January 2016, 12 am
  • To: Thursday 28 January 2016, 12 am
  • Location: LT 4, Newton building, Main Entrance, Nottingham Trent University, City Campus, Goldsmith Street, Nottingham, NG1 4BU
  • Booking deadline: Friday 27 January 2017, 12.00 am
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Engineering Innovation: Meeting Our Greatest Challenges

In this lecture, Nigel Fine will outline how engineering and technology have been responsible for some of our biggest innovations – and the potential they have to address some of the big challenges we still face today. The lecture will also cover the opportunities this presents for the economy, for business, and for the next generation of engineers and business leaders.

About Nigel Fine

Nigel Fine was appointed Chief Executive and Secretary of the Institution of Engineering and Technology in June 2009.

Nigel graduated from University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology in 1978 with a BSc (Hons) in Civil Engineering and received his MBA from the London Business School in 1984. He is a Chartered Engineer and a Fellow of the Institution of Civil Engineers and Institution of Engineering and Technology.

His professional career has been with Experian Plc where he was a member of the Global Operating Board and Managing Director for all operations in Europe, Middle East, Asia and Asia Pacific. Before joining Experian, he was an Associate Partner at Andersen Consulting (Accenture), responsible for setting up and running Business Process Outsourcing operations in Procurement and Logistics. His early career was spent with John Laing and International Paint.

Nigel is a Board Member of EngineeringUK. He chairs the Professional Plenary Forum of the Chief Executives of all 36 licensed professional engineering institutions.



  • 5.30 pm - Guest registration
  • 6 pm - Business Leaders Lecture: Engineering Innovation: Meeting Our Greatest Challenges
  • 6.45 pm - Q and A followed by a drinks reception
  • 7.30 pm - Close

Booking information


Our Business Leaders Lectures are free to attend, however places are limited. We recommend booking your place(s) at this lecture as early as possible to avoid disappointment.

To book your place(s) please register online. To book online, please add the event to My basket, go to basket and book event.

Alternatively you may contact us by email or telephone +44 (0)115 848 8732.

Tickets are not issued for this event, however a confirmation email will be sent approximately one week prior to the lecture date.

Location details


LT 4, Newton building, Main Entrance


Nottingham Trent University
City Campus
Goldsmith Street


There is no parking available at the University itself, but there are many car parking facilities within a couple of minutes walking distance. The nearest car park is Talbot Street Car Park. If using this please exit onto Chaucer Street.

Travel Info:

If you are travelling to Nottingham by car the fastest and easiest way to get to the Newton building is by using the city's park and ride tram service. NET Trams depart every ten minutes from the Phoenix Park and Hucknall sites and take you directly into the city within 20 minutes. The tram is also convenient if you are travelling by train. Trams depart from Nottingham Train Station at ten minute intervals. You can alight at either the Royal Centre or Nottingham Trent University tram stop as they are equidistant to the Newton building.

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