North East Times’ breakfast event

North East Times held its first breakfast event of 2017 at Northern Counties Club on January 6. Around 50 clients and guests joined the team at Newcastle’s private members’ club to celebrate the launch of the January issue, while enjoying refreshments and informal networking. The issue’s cover star, Professor Sir John Burn, a genetics’ pioneer from Co. Durham, spoke at the event about his stellar career, the impact of his entrepreneur father and the need for the North East to establish its own voice in life sciences.