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Marie Macklin speaks at the launch of Barclays Thriving Local Economies

18 June 2019

Marie Macklin CBE, Founder and Executive Chair of The HALO, spoke recently at the launch of Barclay’s Thriving Local Economies initiative in her hometown of Kilmarnock.

The launch saw Barclays CEO Jes Staley detail how Barclays will introduce bespoke actions for children and adults in the town over three years. The aim of the initiative is to boost aspirations and skills and help the people of Kilmarnock to be ready for the future world of work, and match the skills that businesses nationwide are seeking.

Marie’s speech was focused on History, Aspiration, Inspiration and Heart. You can watch Marie's speech in full here