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Lord Victor Adebowale CBE

Lord Adebolwale - Chief Executive, Turning Point visits De Montfort University to give a free lecture as part of the Distinguished Lecture Series 2011.

Victor is Chief Executive of Turning Point, the health and social care not for profit business providing services to individuals with a learning disability, mental health, substance misuse difficulties and in employment and criminal justice. Today Turning Point provides services to over 140,000 people from 250 services across England and Wales, employs 2000 people with a turnover of £85 million.

Victor is a champion for the cause of those affected by poverty, mental ill health, drugs, alcohol addictions, a learning disability and those with cross cutting and complex needs. He has driven forward government policy, been instrumental in negotiating significant change within large organisations, chaired regeneration projects and managed large organisational budgets. He is one of the country’s top sector leaders in the policy and delivery of health and social care. He is a Visiting Professor and Chancellor at the University of Lincoln and holds numerous honorary doctorates as well as being an associate member of the Health Service Management Centre at the University of Birmingham.

In 2000, Victor was awarded the CBE in the New Year Honours’ List for services to the New Deal, the unemployed, and homeless young people and in 2001, he was appointed a cross bench member of the House of Lords.


Lord Victor Adebowale CBE | talks


Date and Time:

16 March 2011 at 6:00 pm


1 hour



Hawthorn Building, De Montfort University
De Montfort University
The Gateway
0116 257 7452
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Places must be booked in advance as there are limited spaces. To book a place, or for more information email Daniel Jones on djones@dmu.ac.uk or telephone 0116 257 7452.

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