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The ‘Quality Leaders Network’ Breakfasts are back and bigger than ever in 2020!

After the success of November’s sold-out event, we’re heading to Leeds for the very first northern edition of our Quality Leaders Network Breakfast! And what better way to kick-off than discussing how to build a culture of quality within your company.

The breakfast will take place at the trendy Avenue HQ from 08:30 am to 11:00 am on March 10th.  

Our panel of tech leaders will be discussing all things Leading Quality, including: 

  • Becoming a leader of quality 
  • How to build a culture of quality 
  • Mastering strategic quality decisions
  • Leading your team to accelerate growth
  • Testing trends for 2020

Our speakers: 

  • Ronald Cummings - John, Global App Testing Co-Founder and Author of Leading Quality
  • Amber Hayward, Test Manager at Burberry
    Amber is accountable for the testing of new IT kit, processes and changes across the global Burberry retail estate. Previously, Amber was a Business Management graduate, spent 6 years working for O2 in similar projects and QA roles, and is a passionate ambassador for Women in Tech. 
  • Mark Bland, Head of Test at Premier Farnell.
    With 15 years of experience in the industry, Mark has worked on everything from large scale platform replacements to small feature delivery on websites and mobile apps. He has managed technical and non-technical teams, both locally and co-located in various locations around the world. 
  • Simon Long, Test Coach at The Very Group and Shop Direct
    Simon is a Test Manager with 12 years testing experience Financial Services , Higher Education , Retail (Food) and Retail Online industries. His most recent achievements include leading the Technical Testing Team at The Co-op, and previously developing and implementing a new testing capability by introducing the concept of formal testing methods, guidelines and processes to the University of Liverpool.

The discussion will be followed by an interactive Q&A session and an opportunity to mingle with the other quality leaders in the room.