Ex Leader Of The Council Sir Edwar Lister To Talk At Putney Rotary Club

Chief of Staff to the Mayor of London will talk on business opportunities in London


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This event is a unique opportunity to discover more about Putney Rotary Club, network and hear a talk by Sir Edward Lister. Putney Rotary Club is holding this special discovery event to invite members of the local business community and those interested in getting to know more about Putney Rotary Club.

The club is a friendly social club that is also active in a number of projects to benefit the local community and internationally. Our members, men and women, come from a diversity of backgrounds and jobs. If you’ve ever thought about looking into becoming a member of Putney Rotary, or would like to meet local people, or would simply like to know more about us, please come to this open evening.

Sir Edward Lister was appointed Chief of Staff and Deputy Mayor for Policy and Planning by the Mayor of London in May 2011. In this role he co-ordinates implementation of the Mayor’s priorities, strategy and policy work, and activities by the Mayoral Team. As the Mayor’s Chief of Staff he leads on GLA budgets and administration. In conjunction with the Head of Paid Service, he has direct responsibility for leading and overseeing operations in City Hall.

Sir Edward advises the Mayor on strategic planning applications and has oversight of the London Plan and Community Infrastructure Levy. He delivers the Mayor’s jobs and growth agenda in this area. Prior to coming to City Hall, Sir Edward served as leader of Wandsworth Council from 1992 to 2011.

As the longest serving council leader in the country, he made Wandsworth 'the most successful value for money local authority in the country' with the country's lowest council tax charge and top satisfaction ratings from its residents (Place Survey 2009). He was honoured with a Knight’s Bachelor in the Queen’s 2011 Birthday honours list.

21st October - 6:30m arrive
30 minutes Networking
Introduction, by Putney Rotary President Jim Madden
Talk by Sir Edward Lister

Book online at:
The price is £15 for the event including 2 course dinner with coffee

The Long Room, London Rowing Club, Embankment, Putney, SW15 1LB

October 11, 2013

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