Diversity in focus at business event

Speakers explore social and economic impact of BAME businesses on city

Hotel du Vin Birmingham hosted a fascinating event themed as ‘Serving the Diverse Community of Birmingham’. Organised by the Royal Bank of Scotland group, it explored the social and economic impact BAME (Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic) businesses have on the city and region. Key speakers included the bank’s CEO Ross McEwan and West Midlands mayor Andy Street.


1 Andy Street

2 Joel Blake, Ross McEwan

3 Gareth Howells, Helen Bates, Steve Brown

4 Alex Yip, Manjit Kang, Jenny Loynton

5 Andy Gray, Ajit Singh

6 Nick Venning, Beverley Nielsen

7 Bhai Sahib Ji, Rashpal Martin, Miles Plumb

8 Paul Faulkner, Ninder Johal, Alex Yip

9 Steve Walker, Lord Digby Jones

Photography by Jas Sansi