29th April 2009, 11:27am
Lord Victor to give special guest lecture
Lord Victor Adebowale of Thornes CBE The new Chancellor of the University of Lincoln will deliver a special guest lecture.

Lord Victor Adebowale of Thornes CBE, who is Chief Executive of the leading social care organisation Turning Point, will give a talk on Monday 11 May at the University’s Hull campus.

The title is Public Service Reform – Some Turning Point Ideas.

Lord Victor will discuss the drivers behind public service reform, current thinking about the delivery of public services and the impact this may have on service providers, such as Turning Point, and on members of the audience as users of public services.

The lecture will be held in the Saville Lecture Theatre, Derek Crothall Building, George Street, Hull, starting at 5.30pm.

The event, part of the Hull Academy lecture series, is free for the public to attend, although people must register their interest in advance.

Victor Adebowale was appointed Chief Executive of Turning Point in 2001 and in the same year became a member of the House of Lords when he was made one of the first People’s Peers.

He is a patron of the Rich Mix Centre, the Tomorrow’s Project, the National College for School Leadership, the Nursing Council on Alcohol and the CARE International Foundation. He is a member of the National Employment Panel, the policy advisory board of the Social Market Foundation, the board of the National School of Government, and a trustee of Places for People. He also chairs the London Youth Crime Prevention Board.  

Lord Victor became Chancellor of the University of Lincoln in December 2008.

* For more information or to register for the lecture, contact the University of Lincoln’s Events Team by emailing events@lincoln.ac.uk or phoning (01522) 837100.
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