Calderdale Business Conference 2013 – First Speaker Announced!

Chris Hopkins, managing director of Ploughcroft, one of the UK’s leading specialists in energy efficient home improvements including roofing, extensions, loft conversions and insulation systems. Chris is a member of the Government’s Green Construction Board.

Born in Yorkshire, Chris was bullied at school, having dyslexia and a stammer. He chose to fight back by becoming a bodybuilder and took part in his first competition at the age of 16.

At the same time, Chris left school and became a labourer before joining his father’s roofing and electrical company at 19.

In 1997, he launched Ploughcroft Building Services Limited which became a hugely successful solar panel business following investment.

In September 2012 Chris won Entrepreneur of the Year at the Institute of Directors (IoD) Yorkshire and Humber Director of the Year Awards.

Chris lives in Halifax, is married and has two daughters. He has an amazing story to share with Calderdale Business Conference 2013 delegates and is one not to be missed!

As ever, all delegate places are FREE and can be Booked Now. The whole purpose of Calderdale Business Conference 2013 is to encourage our businesses to trade with each other more and hence create a stronger local working economy.

If you have any queries on any aspect of Calderdale Business Conference 2013 please call Ploughcroft on on 01924 284 524.


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