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Gavin Poole is chief executive of Here East and sits on the advisory board for Tech London Advocates.
The notebook is a place for interesting people to say interesting things. Today, it's Gavin Poole, CEO of Stratford tech hub Here East
For the first time in the new year – but not for the first time in his premiership – Rishi Sunak delivered a speech against a challenging economic backdrop this week. Growth – and the best way to achieve it – continues to percolate in political and public discourse, with fears of a global recession, [...]
After a rollercoaster year and a half, our economy is preparing to burst back to life. Fuelled by the joint success of the vaccine rollout and our effort in the third lockdown, we are now fighting back against our invisible foe that has, and continues, to wreak havoc around the world. Yet, life as we know [...]
We live in cities because we want to be in the heart of the action. We are often willing to overlook the daily downfalls — expensive rent and overpriced pints to name a few — simply because there is no better place in the world to work, socialise and embrace opportunities than in this city. [...]
Is there a future for tech hubs after Covid-19? Gavin Poole, chief executive of Here East, says YES. For centuries, the success of London’s business landscape has been steeped in the clusters of industry across the city. Companies and entrepreneurs exist side by side, driven by a shared mission and passion, and an exchange of [...]
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