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  • Fri, 17 Jun 2016, 12:00-16:00
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  • Aspire, 2 Infirmary Street, Leeds, LS1 2JP

IRO Area

Event Details

Join IRO members and guests from across the industry at this year’s Members’ Lunch in Leeds.

Members' Lunch

The event will be held at Aspire, an award winning venue located in the city centre that is committed to producing stunning food. This year’s bespoke menu has been specially created by TV & Film Head Chef, Abi Cope and Masterchef finalist, Tom Rennolds who is Aspire’s new Executive Chef.


David BrownWe are delighted that this year’s Guest Speaker is David Brown, Chief Executive, Transport for the North (TfN).

David Brown is a prominent leader in northern transport, with over 25 years’ experience in both the public and private sectors covering all modes of public transport.

As Chief Executive of TfN, David is responsible for transforming regional connectivity and driving economic growth in the region. He will oversee the development of TfN into a statutory organisation by 2017, bringing together the northern transport authorities to allow the North to speak with a single voice on the big transport decisions which will benefit the region as a whole, driving growth and successfully securing its position as a true Northern Powerhouse.

David joined TfN from his post as Chief Executive/Director General at Merseytravel and Head of Paid Service of the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority (LCRCA.) Prior to this David was Director General of South Yorkshire Passenger Transport Executive.


  • £55 per person (including VAT)
  • Tables of 10 are available at £550 (including VAT)

To book please download a booking form by clicking the link below:

If you would like to book using the online shop please ensure you are logged in to the IRO website and click here. Please note that all payments made by card will incur a 3% transaction fee.

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Added on the website on June 17, 2016