Join our first in-person Firm Foundations event
The Built Environment and Young People: Time to dismantle the myths will convene organisations from across the Built Environment (BE) as they myth bust common misconceptions about working in the industry.
Hosted at the Dixon Hotel, based in London Bridge, Southwark, the event is free and open to anyone in the Built Environment.
The inaugural in-person event since the campaign launch last Autumn, this networking opportunity is for BE businesses interested in engaging more effectively with the future workforce.
Attendees will hear a keynote speech from Wesley Ankrah, Director of Social Value and Community Investment at Dominvs Group.
Founder of social value consultancy SeerBridge, Wesley joined Dominvs Group last year. The move made Dominvs one of the first real estate developers to hold a director-level team member responsible for integrating social value into all phases of development.
- When: 20 April 2022, from 8:30am to 12:00pm
- Where: The Dixon, 211 Tooley Street, Tower Bridge, SE1 2JX
- The format includes breakfast, networking, speaker & panel discussions (full panel TBC)
If you would like to attend the event, email RSVP@mayorsfundforlondon.org.uk to book now and reserve your place.
What is the Firm Foundations campaign?
London’s Built Environment (BE) is of strategic importance to the capital, yet young people from lower socioeconomic backgrounds are struggling to get into the industry.
Young people from under-represented communities are either unaware of the full range of opportunities within the Built Environment industry, or not being afforded the chance to engage with them – so we’re trying to change that.
Launched in 2021, our Firm Foundations campaign offers a unique opportunity to help transform the life chances of thousands of young Londoners whilst creating a stronger and more inclusive BE industry.
The campaign is supported by an active social media campaign and be delivered in collaboration with our industry partners (including representatives from BE companies and trade bodies), the Greater London Authority and young Londoners.
We are inviting everyone who has a role to play to join us and change the future of the industry for the better.