KPMG’s new high profile appointment Ed Prior is the final confirmed speaker for the Tech Barometer event on September 12th.

As revealed yesterday by BusinessCloud, Prior has been recruited by KPMG as associate director in the North West corporate finance team with a remit to lead on advising tech businesses.

He’s previously spent nearly eight years at GP Bullhound and is one of the most respected names in the Northern tech scene.

Prior held a series of roles during his time at GP Bullhound, including as an investment banker and vice president.

One of his first public appearances will be speaking at the Tech Barometer event on September 12th

The 4th Tech Barometer event, which is organised by tech specialist Fairmont Recruitment and BusinessCloud, will also discuss the changing trends in tech and recruitment.

Prior joins KPMG from GP Bullhound

The event will be hosted by award-winning journalist Chris Maguire.

Prior will join a stellar line-up of speakers, including Martin Bryant, founder of UK startup newsletter PreSeed Now and technology and media consultancy Big Revolution.

He’ll be joined by Tom Eggleston, CEO of ProofID, which raised £15m in investment in May 2022 from Maven Capital Partners.

Others speakers include Jennifer Atkinson, former chief executive of Chester-based ITC Travel Group,

They’ll also be joined by David Levine, principal of Manchester Angels Network; Chelsea Slater, founder and CEO of InnovateHer and Jack Donohue, CEO and founder of Fairmont Recruitment.

It’s free to attend but spaces are strictly limited so register here

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