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Lunch With Matt Hancock and Nick Hulme


Join the Ipswich Suffolk Business Club at the Hangar at Milsoms Kesgrave Hall on Friday 8th March with special guests, Matt Hancock Secretary of State for Health, and Nick Hulme Chief Executive of Ipswich and Colchester Hospitals.

Please join us for this exclusive chance to hear from Matt Hancock, who is a key player in the Prime Minister’s Cabinet and Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, together with Nick Hulme, who is leading innovative work as chief executive of the East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust.

Matt Hancock was appointed Secretary of State for Health and Social Care in July 2018 and has been the MP for West Suffolk since the 2010 general election. He entered Government in September 2012 and served in several ministerial roles under David Cameron, including as Minister for Skills, Minister for Business, and Paymaster General. Under Prime Minister Theresa May, Matt was appointed Minister for Digital & Culture in 2016 and then reappointed Minister for Digital in 2017 and then Culture Secretary in the Department of Digital, Culture Media & Sport in January 2018. Nick Hulme has worked in the NHS and social care for more than 35 years.

Nick was appointed Chief Executive at The Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust in January 2013 and in May 2016 also became Chief Executive of Colchester Hospital University NHS Foundation Trust. Following successful joint working, the two trusts merged on the 1 July 2018 to form East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust, of which Nick is now Chief Executive. He is also leading the Sustainability and Transformation Plan (STP) for east and west Suffolk and north-east Essex.

Lunch takes place at The Hangar at Milsoms Kesgrave Hall on Friday 8th March 12 noon – 2:30 pm


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Toby Kramers

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Toby was brought up in Suffolk and, after a brief spell at University and working in London, returned to Ipswich to work in a legal practice in Ipswich in the 1990s where he has worked ever since as a solicitor specialising in Commercial Property.

Outside of work, Toby enjoys politics (he was Chairman of and remains involved in the South Suffolk Conservative Association), singing (he has performed with the Essex University Choir) and country sports. He is involved in a number of local charities.