The newly formed Surrey Chapter was founded 2023 and regularly meets at the Kingswood Arms for their Monthly social networking evenings.
Nestled in the South-Eastern part of England, Surrey is a county with unparalleled natural beauty. Characterised by acres of rolling meadows and fragrant breeze, a rich history of art and architecture, vibrant market towns, historic castles and the quintessential English villages that look like they have come alive from a picture postcard, the leafiest county located very close to London, Surrey enjoys great connectivity and proximity to city life.
Surrey is a major economic force in present England and boasts of the highest per capital income outside the capital. Owing to the stable economic strength, a large number of multinational companies have opened up their branches in Surrey. Electronics giants like Toshiba, Whirlpool, Philips, Samsung and Canon are housed here. Alongside the pharmaceutical giant Pfizer based off the Dorking road.
The natural beauty of Surrey is well-known. The Surrey Hills Areas have been declared as an Area of Great Natural Beauty (AONB). The ancient heathlands, the highlands of Leith, Box Hills north of Dorking as well as the natural amphitheatre located at Devil’s Punchbowl never disappoint an outdoor enthusiast. A number of sports are available in Surrey as well. These range from horse races at Sandown, Kempton, Lingfield and the queens favourite Epsom derby at the Downs.
Surrey has a significant presence both in England’s history and its popular culture. A county with a thriving music, art and literature traditions, Surrey is a taste of modern England.
The surrey chapter will also be supporting AF&V Launchpad Limited (known as Launchpad). It is a veterans’ charity that provides accommodation and targeted support, with the assistance of specialist providers, to help homeless veterans stabilise their lives and make a successful transition from military to civilian life. To find out more about the work at the team at Launchpad are doing head to www.veteranslaunchpad.org.uk
We are pleased to welcome our newest board member of the Surrey chapter Andy Ulhaq of New Image Communications Ltd- Andy has been successfully running his business within the telecommunications industry for over 15 years. He has received several awards and been recognised for his achievements, winning the best performer award as the Vodafone Business Partner for 3 consecutive years. Andy has been dominant in the B2B industry & provides exceptional expertise in his field.