Add to Calendar Europe/London DD/MM/YYYY 27/3/2017 18:3027/3/2017 21:00View from the topPrince Philip House, 3 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5DG

The View from the top series feature leading engineers and industrialists giving their personal perspectives on key engineering issues. Academy Fellow, Warren East CBE FREng, Chief Executive of Rolls-Royce, will deliver the next lecture, entitled Engineering the future.


6.00pm  Registration
6.30pm  Welcome address
  Professor Dame Ann Dowling OM DBE FREng FRS, President, Royal Academy of Engineering
6.45pm Lecture

Warren East CBE FREng, Chief Executive, Rolls-Royce

7.25pm Question and answer session
8.00pm Drinks reception
9.00pm Close


Warren East CBE FREng became Chief Executive of Rolls-Royce in July 2015. He was appointed a Non-Executive Director in 2014 and served as Chairman of the Science and Technology Committee, as well as being a member of the Audit Committee and Nominations and Governance Committee.

Warren is a Non-Executive Director of Dyson Limited. He is a Chartered Engineer, educated at Oxford and Cranfield Universities. He is a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering, a Fellow of the Institute of Engineering and Technology and a Distinguished Fellow of the BCS (The Chartered Institute for IT).

Prior to joining Rolls-Royce, Warren worked for ARM Holdings plc and was CEO from 2001-2013. He has also served as a Non-Executive Director on several boards of Engineering and Technology companies. In 2007, Warren was named Business Leader of the year at the National Business Awards and was named in Barron's list of the world's best 30 CEOs in 2011 and 2013. He was made CBE in the 2014 New Year Honours list for services to Engineering and Technology.


Tickets for the lecture cost £18.00 inc. VAT.

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