One fine Friday in June 2016, the London, Paris and Munich offices all descended upon Hurtwood Park Polo Club for the first ever “L.E.K. Europe Great Summer Fete” - it did not fail to live up to the hype! On arrival we were treated to a delicious breakfast, then a series of interesting talks through the morning from teams around Europe about case work and related activities, in particular data analytics.
In the afternoon, the sun came out and the activities rolled in. Balloons were pierced by arrows, shins were kicked in life-sized table football and one-handed mini-golf was mastered by many (the other hand was needed for ice-cream, of course). Most had the chance to try their hand at polo, either on horseback or Segway. Somehow this was accomplished without any injuries, though there were a few Segway tumbles.
The day was rounded out with a glorious barbeque alongside a charity auction and a professional polo match. It was a fantastic opportunity to meet everyone from the European offices face to face, and I don’t think anyone would disagree that it was an amazing day out - and hopefully the start of a long running tradition!