Freda Newton

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 

Price: Complimentary

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. 

Recent accolades:

  • 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

Click here for more details and how to book. When booking please select the ES Member/Guest ticket type 

  • When

    26th February 2020
  • Where

     T9 Lecture Theatre
    Tower Building
    University of Dundee
     DD1 4HN
    United Kingdom