Member Connect at Siemends IA and DT | EEF

Member Connect at Siemends IA and DT

In Partnership with Lombard

This Member Connect event demonstrates how businesses can drive and sustain a culture of operational excellence to achieve outstanding performance and competitiveness.

Hear from award winning engineering and technology business Siemens IA & DT about their inspiring journey of excellence.

Find out how through strong leadership, positive role modelling and the BQF (British Quality Foundation) approach, they have created a culture of operational excellence where employee motivation is at an all-time high.

Hear also from BQF (British Quality Foundation) about how you too can benefit from the BQF model to drive improved business performance.

This event also includes a site tour.

Who Should Attend?

  • Chief Executives
  • Managing Directors
  • Senior Manufacturing Operations and Business Improvement Managers/Leaders

Why Attend?

“Winning the UK Excellence Award is a fantastic achievement for any organisation. By demonstrating exceptional organisational excellence, Siemens Industry Automation and Drive Technologies has now joined the elite club of UK Excellence Award winners.”

Joe Goasdoué, Chief Executive, BQF

At EEF we put the hard work into Networking. Our Member Connect events are designed exclusively for EEF members enabling senior-level personnel to share best practice, enable opportunity and collaborate. 

Benefits of attending

  • Network with your peers
  • Share practice, expertise and know-how on relevant issues and challenges
  • See first hand how Award Winning Siemens IA & DT is sustaining a culture of operational excellence to achieve outstanding performance and competitiveness
  • Get connected with operational excellence advice and support
  • Site tour 

Capacity limit: 30

Please note that we reserve the right decline attendance of those who may be viewed as being competitor organisations to the host site.

Book your free place here or email Maureen Cliffe at or call us on 0845 293 9850.


  • Juergen Maier, Managing Director, Siemens UK Industry Sector
  • Joe Goasdoué, Chief Executive, BQF
  • Andy Tuscher, Region Director, EEF


09:00 Registration, coffee and networking

09:15 Welcome and introductions

Andy Tuscher, Region Director EEF, the manufacturers’ organisation

09:20 Siemens IA & DT journey of operational excellence: the role of the BQF model in our success

Juergen Maier, Managing Director Siemens UK Industry Sector

10:20 Coffee

10:40 Identifying and deriving the benefits of the BQF approach and the Levels of Excellence programme

Joe Goasdoué, Chief Executive, BQF

11:00 Open forum discussion

11:30 Site tour 

12:15 Lunch and networking

12:30 Close

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