They are being organised by the Institute of Directors and Heritage Insurance Brokers because of the significance locally of such issues, including wealth creation, entrepreneurship and employment and skills.
The lunchtime series, which Heritage Insurance is sponsoring for a further two years, starts on Friday 12 February with Treasury and Resources minister Gavin St Pier updating the business community on the island’s economic performance and his vision for the States for the next 10 years.
That is followed on 15 April with John Cross, the managing director of specialists Glemham Underwriting, coming to the island to provide an update on cyber security, which is rapidly becoming a major reputational problem for businesses with client data online.
Grant Mitchenall, managing director of Heritage Insurance Brokers said:
'We are delighted to sponsor the IoD lunches because they are key events in the Guernsey business calendar and provide an opportunity for us to help raise matters of significance to the business community.’
IoD president Richard Le Tocq said that the Guernsey branch had around 750 members and was grateful for Heritage Insurance’s support in airing these topics and was look forward to the debate that the speakers would trigger.
The lunches are held on Fridays over eight months and are expected to include a States departmental president, newly elected under the revised system of government.