A Meeting of Minds - Advisory Distributors

Tylney Hall Hotel & Gardens, Ridge Lane, Rotherwick, Hook, RG27 9AZ

22 June 2023

A Meeting of Minds Advisory Distributors - June 2023

A Meeting of Minds Advisory Distributors - June 2023

  • 22 Jun 2023

    Tylney Hall Hotel & Gardens

    Tylney Hall Hotel & Gardens, Ridge Lane, Rotherwick, Hook, RG27 9AZ

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This Meeting brings together the CEOs/MDs, who set the overall strategy for the firm - be it a national, network or consolidator, and those key individuals who are involved in setting their firm’s proposition strategy in terms of the products and funds they market to their clients. Its goal is to address the key strategic issues affecting these businesses and the industry as a whole.  

The Benefits of Participating:

  • Strategic engagement - Share best practice.
  • Meet your peers - Virtual networking at the highest level.
  • Hear new thinking and explore the latest trends.
  • Inspiring insights from external keynote speakers.
  • Platform for change - An opportunity to work through the key challenges facing both your business and the industry, with a view to finding collective ways of driving change forward
  • Bespoke and tailored - An opportunity to build your own itinerary enabling you to participate in three roundtables focusing on those subjects which matter to you.
  • CPD accredited

How does it work? 

A Meeting of Minds is a day long forum with a networking dinner and drinks the evening beofre and is a blend of:

  • Keynote sessions geared to encouraging new thinking – typically from outside of the industry
  • Roundtables – small facilitated groups addressing a carefully researched agenda. The whole day is Chatham House and therefore participants are able to speak openly and freely
  • Plenty of networking opportunities including a formal seated luncheon

In summary, your time is precious and our goal is to ensure that if you spend it with us, you spend it in the company of your peers, you address the subjects which matter to you, and all in a time efficient manner. 

Who will be Participating?

This event will bring together the Chief Executive Officers and Managing Directors - those who set the strategic direction for the business - and those key decision makers who are involved in designing the firm's investment strategy and client proposition.

What does it cost? 

The Meeting is by invitation only and therefore free to attend.


Participation at A Meeting of Minds Advisory Distributors is by formal invitation only. 

For further details please contact John Hall on johnhall@owenjamesgroup.com.


Sponsors & partners

Charles Stanley

Fidelity International

Hymans Robertson


Nucleus Financial Services

Goldman Sachs Asset Mangement



Dimensional Fund Advisors

Aviva Investors

For more information about sponsoring the event, please get in touch

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  • Nastaran Tavakoli-Far

    Nastaran Tavakoli-Far

    Journalist and Radio Host

    Nastaran is a journalist and radio host who is fascinated by the intersection of the economy, business and psychology. She has reported on topics such as meritocracy, corruption and the gender dynamics in leadership. She also increasingly carries out investigative work and large projects. These have included looking into a women's wellness company where there are abuse allegations, with this investigation serving as a bigger exploration of the medical establishment's dismissal of women's health concerns, leading to a booming wellness industry. She also recently explored a $350 million tech investment into Las Vegas which delved into Silicon Valley's interest in community building and happy workplaces, and has just put out a podcast exploring the collaboration between the British and French engineers who built the remarkable Concorde plane. She studied Economics at the LSE and attended Columbia Journalism School, and also speaks Farsi.

  • Pippa Crerar

    Pippa Crerar

    Political Editor, The Guardian

    Pippa has covered Westminster and international politics for more than two decades, reporting on six general elections, seven prime ministers and too many major news stories to mention, from the Iraq war and the financial crash to Brexit and parliamentary scandals. Pippa is a warm, witty and authoritative speaker who has long experience of chairing, presenting and speaking at events in the political world and beyond. She has trusted contacts right at the heart of government, across Whitehall and in the main opposition parties so has a deep insight into what is going on in British politics and society. Pippa is Political Editor of The Guardian, previously holding the same role at the Daily Mirror where she exposed the Partygate and Barnard Castle scandals. Before that she covered politics at the London Evening Standard.

  • Claire Fox

    Claire Fox

    Director of the Academy of Ideas and a member of the House of Lords

    Claire Fox is the director of the Academy of Ideas, which she established to create a public space where ideas can be contested without constraint. She convenes the yearly Battle of Ideas festival and initiated the Debating Matters Competition for sixth-formers. She also co-founded a residential summer school, The Academy, with the aim to demonstrate ‘university as it should be’. In May 2019, she was elected as an MEP for the North West England constituency of the UK in the European Parliament elections. In 2020, she was made a visiting professor in professional practice at the University of Buckingham. In September 2020, Claire became a member of the House of Lords as Baroness Fox of Buckley. Claire is frequently invited to comment on developments in culture, education, media and free speech issues on TV and radio programmes in the UK such as Newsnight and Any Questions?


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