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Returning for LDC's first physical event since 2019, hosted by Natwest












Registration / Coffee


Welcome from NatWest, Head of Retail and Leisure


Local Data Company Keynote


CEO, Retail Trust


Industry Panel Q&A


Networking Drinks

Insights from retail leaders

LDC Commercial Director Lucy Stainton and Head of Insight & Analytics Ronald Nyakairu will be joined by a panel of industry experts who will answer your questions and keynote speakers who will share their own insight into what the future holds for the sector as it continues to evolve.

This summit will provide clarity on the current state of the GB retail and leisure market, and what this means for occupiers, landlords, central and local government, investors and changemakers across the industry.

Find out more about our speakers and panellists by clicking on the images below.

Katie Girdwood
Senior Business Development Manager


Lauren Batchelor
Head of Insights

Lauren is Head of Insight, working alongside the sales team to identify the best analytical methods and approaches to meet client’s requirements. Lauren also leads the edge-ucate team, with her primary focus being the development and delivery of edge-ucate projects to education-sector clients and the delivery of demographic forecasting projects to local authorities.
Lauren joined Edge Analytics in 2018 following the completion of her first-class degree in Human Geography at the University of Leeds, where she specialised in service analysis and planning. Lauren previously worked at Edge Analytics in 2016 during her year-in-industry placement, where her responsibilities included a year-long trial of domestic water efficiency devices in collaboration with Yorkshire Water.

Ronald Nyakairu
Head of Insights and Analytics

Ronald has a Masters Degree in Business Analytics which focused on the analysis of consumer habits in the tourism sector. He has worked at the Local Data Company since 2014 and now heads up the insight team which supports our retailer, property, landlord and local authority client base. he has worked on projects on retail redevelopments, planning proposals and appeals, due diligence, pre-acquisition due diligence, market studies and investor strategy. He also works closely with our academic partners at five universities, supporting the development of new research in the retail sector, as well as supporting over 40 PhD, Masters and Graduate students. He has regularly contributed to media coverage and has featured in the FT, The Telegraph, The Guardian and The Sunday Times, as well as speaking at events for Retail Week, Blackrock and RPA.


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Our latest in-person summit, hosted by NatWest

Our recent online events have attracted some of our largest audiences yet, but we are thrilled to be returning to an in-person summit for the first time in three years.

Join us at the NatWest offices on London's Bishopsgate on the 22nd of September 2022 at 2:30pm, as we share our much-anticipated analysis of retail and leisure trends over H1 2022.

Discover our latest analysis, meet our expert panel and network with senior leaders from across the sector.



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