Scottish Oil Club - Lecture and Dinner


This Scottish Oil Club Event is held with Eric Hathon, Exploration Director at Cairn Energy, and in partnership with the Watt Club, who have a long-held tradition of recognising James Watt’s birthday each year by "supping" together. 


Event Details

Thursday 24th January @6.00pm

Venue: The Royal Scots Club, 29-31 Abercromby Place, Edinburgh 


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ICBD and ICBS PhD Presentations


For the first time we are bringing together PhD students from the ICBD (Heriot-Watt University) and the ICBS (University of Nottingham) to give presentations on their current work. 

Please join us afterwords for a short networking session, beer and soft drinks will be provided. 

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Event Details

Tuesday 29th January @5.30pm

Venue: Heriot-Watt University, Riccarton, Edinburgh



Art and Business by Professor Benny Higgins


Benny Higgins is one of the UK’s foremost business and cultural leaders. Starting his career as an actuary, Benny has led major organisations in financial services and retail, as well as a range of entrepreneurial interests.


Event Details

Tuesday 29th January @7.00pm

Venue: Roda Al Murooj Downtown Dubai



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The Story of Tesco Bank


Tesco decided to launch a bank to serve their loyal customers. How did they do it and why was it successful? Its founding CEO, Benny Higgins, who led the Bank for ten years, tells its story and explains how customer-led organisations will always be the way forward. 


Event Details

Wednesday 30th January @2.00pm

Venue: Edinburgh Business School, Heriot-Watt University, Dubai


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