Lunch with Philippa Rodseth: delectable duck and working together to solve problems
John Fraser talks industrial revival with the executive director of the Manufacturing Circle at Old Ducky French Café
I remember chatting to now long-departed Anglo director Leslie Boyd about the steel industry, and the old-world Scotsman said that he loved it, because it was such a man’s industry.
Despite some progress, steel, the rest of manufacturing and the rest of business remain a male-dominated preserve. So it is always refreshing and encouraging to chat to Philippa Rodseth, an impressive, witty, feminine and far from intimidating woman — who would nonetheless have had Leslie Boyd for breakfast. Fortunately for her, she had me for lunch instead...