Entrepreneurial Masterclass with Freda Newton MBE in Dundee
Event type: Entrepreneurial Masterclass with Freda Newton MBE
Public Event - Open to all - Students, Staff, Alumni, ES Members & General Public
Time: 13:00 - 14:00
Date: Wednesday 26th February 2020
Event type: Masterclass
Location: T9 Lecture Theatre, Tower Building, University of Dundee, Nethergate, DD1 4HN Dundee, United Kingdom
This event is in collaboration with the Centre For Entrepreneurship, University Of Dundee
'Entrepreneur – nature or nurture?'
Freda Newton is the owner and managing director of leading cruise tour experience Loch Ness by Jacobite. Since 2002 she has grown the business to become a must-do activity for tourists across the globe. Last year the company welcomed over 300,000 visitors to the loch. In 2019, Freda opened An Talla by Loch Ness at Dochgarroch Lock – a brand new 90 seat restaurant and retail destination on the banks of the Caledonian Canal.
Awarded MBE for services to Economic and Community Development in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland, 2017.
Received the Silver Thistle award at the Scottish Thistle Awards 2017 for her pivotal role in the region’s tourism industry.
Presented the SCDI Highlands & Islands Chair's Award for Outstanding Business Achievement, 2017.
Appointed as a non-Executive Director Highlands & Islands Enterprise September 2018
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26th February 202013:00
WhereT9 Lecture TheatreTower BuildingUniversity of DundeeNethergateUnited KingdomDundeeDD1 4HN