Toggle menu

Business Question Time - Free event for Guildford and Waverley businesses

BQT Guildford and Waverley

Guildford and Waverley businesses are invited to Business Question Time on Monday 3 June at the University of Surrey from 5 until 7pm.

Book your free space (opens new window)

Ask a question ahead of the event

If you have questions on:

  • becoming net-zero
  • business growth, digital
  • funding
  • upskilling your workforce

Send us your questions in advance by emailing

About the event

This is a free networking event for businesses. Come along to get valuable advice and guidance about current issues and opportunities faced by the business sector.

The event will be hosted and chaired by Professor Amelia Hadfield, Associate Vice President for External Engagement in the Department of Politics at the University of Surrey. The keynote speech this year will be given by leading economist Vicky Pryce, Chief Economic Adviser at the Centre for Economics and Business Research, who will set the scene on the national and regional economic forecast for local businesses.

A panel of experienced business leaders from across Guildford and Waverley representing a range of sectors will also be on hand to answer questions from the audience.

Panellists include

  • Rupert Thompson, Managing Director, Hogs Back Brewery
  • Liana Fricker, Founder, Inspiration Space
  • Steve Cuss, Founder, The Gameplan Consultancy
  • Doug Johnson, Director, Mesh Energy
  • Prof. Sophy Smith, Director of Games & Creative Technologies, University for the Creative Arts
  • Dawn Hudd, Joint Strategic Director, Guildford Borough Council and Waverley Borough Council