Wokingham Positive Difference+

Wokingham Positive Difference + is a forum for business leaders in the Wokingham areawokinghamp to meet, share and collaborate on matters of the day for the benefit of their own businesses and the Wokingham Community.

Next Meeting

15th November 2019 at Wokingham Town Hall 2018 from: 7:30am – 8:50am

Venue: Wokingham Town Hall, Market Place, Wokingham, Berkshire RG40 1AS

Come along to the next meeting of ‘Wokingham Positive Difference’ on 15th November 2019 at Wokingham Town Hall. Network with like-minded business leaders and decision makers over a light breakfast.

Our speaker this month is the new CEO of Wokingham Borough Council Susan Parsonage, who will speaking about how her team is working to help businesses, voluntary groups and the wider public make Wokingham a better place to live.  Susan will share her vision to help us all build a stronger borough.

“Vision and Strategic direction for the Future”

Susan ParsonageSusan Parsonage has been Chief Executive for Wokingham Borough Council since April 2019 and is collaboratively setting the vision and strategic direction for the future, consolidating after much change and also driving a commercial council. Leading and working with officers and partners on setting shared ambitions and high performance, unlocking issues and celebrating what’s already been achieved.  

Prior to coming to Wokingham, Susan was Chief Executive of Lancaster City Council focussing on turning vision into reality and leading regeneration of the city and wider district increasing partnership working across sectors, in particular businesses & Lancaster University.

When Director of Safer Communities and Housing at the London Borough of Ealing, she transformed services, maximised cross-organisational working and problem solving.  An approach which resulted in increased enforcement, crime reductions, and more effective tackling of anti-social behaviour and private sector housing issues at the same time as securing substantial efficiency savings.

The event includes open networking, a buffet breakfast (bacon rolls, croissants, fruit, etc) and news updates from the team, local businesses, government and community groups in addition to our key note session..

Start time 7:30am for networking, followed by speakers from 8:10am till 8:50am


We look forward to seeing you there.

Where: Wokingham Town Hall, Market Place, Wokingham, RG40 1AS.
On: 15th November 2019
From: 7.30am - 8.50am (open networking until 9.15am)
Cost: £11 Members (discount will be automatically deducted at the checkout) to cover refreshments and room contribution.  Non-members £18
Car Parks: Cockpit Path RG40 2HD: Denmark St. Library Car Park RG40 2BB
Future Meetings: we meet on the 3rd Friday of each month from at 7.30am until 8.50am.


Event Properties

Event Date 7:30 am 15-Nov-19
Event End Date 9:15 am 15-Nov-19
Capacity Unlimited
Cut off date 7:30 am 15-Nov-19
Individual Price £18
Location Wokingham Town Hall
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