Simone Roche MBE

Simone Roche MBE

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About Simone:

Simone Roche is founder of Northern Power Women, managing director at event curation company Events 1st, director at the Association of Women Travel Executives, and licensee for TEDxWhitehallWomen. Simone has developed a specialist network of impactful women and men and curated a portfolio of events, including the Northern Power Women conference & awards, Women 1st events and the Shine Awards. She joined the Royal Navy at 18 as a radio operator, scaling the ranks up to Lieutenant, before roles including conference manager at Aintree Racecourse,, head of sales at Blackpool Pleasure Beach, deputy general manager of operations for the build of the new Echo Arena in Liverpool, looking after sponsors for London 2012 as a client services manager and then director for Women 1st. Simone is passionate about gender diversity and championing female talent.

After six years of driving the gender agenda from London – Simone felt the need to change the geography and champion good positive action from the north and launched Northern Power Women campaign in March 2015 with a high profile conference including ministers, leaders and future talent. Northern Power Women campaign was born as a legacy following the conference she created for IFB2014 – Women Inspiring the Economy.

NPW awards which have been open to men and women, has been launched to recognise, showcase and celebrate the exceptional role models across the Northern powerhouse.

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