Key Note Speakers
Lee Rowley, MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State (Minister for Business and Industry)
Lee Rowley was appointed Parliamentary Under Secretary of State in the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy on 17th September 2021. He was elected the Conservative MP for North East Derbyshire on 8th June 2017. As Parliamentary Under Secretary of State (Minister for Industry) his responsibilities include levelling up/ regional growth, skills, infrastructure and materials, aerospace, maritime, constrstucion, rail, defence and supply chains.
Rick Lee, OBE, Chief People Officer Willmott Dixon -
Rick Lee, OBE
Chief People Officer, Willmott Dixon
Rick is Chief People Officer at Willmott Dixon, a privately owned construction and property services company that values innovation, partnership, sustainability and people.
Rick started his career at Shell, working in the Middle East, followed by roles at QA plc and the University of Nottingham.
Rick is passionate about equality and diversity – he is a member of the Women’s Business Council and heads up Willmott Dixon’s Centre for Leadership Excellence, which is developing and promoting outstanding women leaders. Rick was instrumental in securing the RICS Inclusive Employer Quality Mark for Willmott Dixon.
Rick is married with three children – a daughter and two sons.