The Importance of SMEs to the Local Economy

The Importance of SMEs to the Local Economy

Watt Hepburn Lecture: The Importance of SMEs to the Local Economy with Nathan Bostock, CEO of Santander UK

The Watt Hepburn Lecture series was established by a generous donation from the late Ann Sants in memory of her father, Aberdeen businessman, William Watt Hepburn. Each year, the University hold a Watt Hepburn Lecture under the theme of entrepreneurship.

The University of Aberdeen Business School is delighted to welcome Nathan Bostock & panel members to explore the importance of internships, entrepreneurship and SMEs to the local economy.

Nathan Bostock was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Santander UK plc on 29 September 2014. He has served on the UK Government’s Financial Services Trade and Investment Board since 2015.

The Watt Hepburn Lecture will be hosted by Fiona Stalker, BBC Scotland News Reporter.

Panel members joining Nathan are Professor Martin Meyer, Head of School, University of Aberdeen Business School, Dr Leslie Moyo, Director Optimal and Graceann Robertson, Big Partnership and Alumni of the University of Aberdeen Business School.

We look forward to welcoming you to the sixth Watt Hepburn Lecture.

Nathan Bostock, CEO of Santander UK
Hosted by
University of Aberdeen
King's Conference Centre

For more information on this event please contact Lucia Giuntoli at or call 01224 272733.

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