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Past Events

Past EventsThursday, February 26

A Bazaar Life: David Alliance and Ivan Fallon

David Alliance
Ivan Fallon

Ivan Fallon, former business editor of The Sunday Times and co-author of A Bazaar Life, talks to Liberal Democrat peer, captain of industry and philanthropist, David Alliance. Leaving school at 13 to run his own business in Tehran’s bazaar, David Alliance went on to create the largest textile company in Europe. Now eighty, he describes his core philosophy as: “put your heart and soul into whatever you do”, “try to improve on and learn from what you did yesterday”, and…. “Never give up – there's always a way.” This will be a unique opportunity to hear about this exceptional life.

Ivan Fallon is a South Africa-based media executive. He is a former Chief Executive of Independent News & Media and a former business editor and deputy editor of The Sunday Times.

Lord (David) Alliance is an Iranian born businessman, Liberal Democrat politician and philanthropist, serving on many boards and trusts. In September 2015, his name will be adopted by Manchester Business School.


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