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Future of the Corporation Corporate Advisory Group

The Future of the Corporation Corporate Advisory Group is a group of senior business leaders that meet regularly to consider the research developments of the project and advise on future plans.  They provide a direct insight into the latest thinking within a range of businesses, including finance and investment, law, retail, energy, technology, pharmaceuticals, consulting and professional services.  They challenge and advise, helping to ensure that the approach of the project and the research are grounded in the challenges facing business and society. 

The Future of the Corporation Corporate Advisory Group is listed below: 
Mohamed Amersi 
Chairman, The Amersi Foundation; Trustee, Prince's Trust International; and Member of the Global Leadership Council, Saïd Business School, University of Oxford 
Cyrus Ardalan   
Chair, OakNorth Bank 
Julia Balogun
Dean, University of Liverpool Management School
Mike Barry 
Former Director of Sustainable Business, M&S 
Eric Benedict
Managing Director, Alix Partners
Julian Birkinshaw FBA  
Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship and Deputy Dean at the London Business School 
Beatrice Bondy  
Senior Advisor, Investor AB 
Omar Cordes 
CEO, Ownership Capital 
Juliet Davenport 
CEO and Founder, Good Energy 
David Davies  
Partner, Bates Wells
Richard Gillingwater    
Chairman, SSE 
Bethan Grillo   
Director, PwC 
Hans-Christoph Hirt  
Executive Director and Head of Hermes EOS, Hermes Investment Management 
Ingrid Holmes   
Associate Director - Policy, Hermes Investment Management 
David Jackson 
Former Company Secretary, BP 
Mark Lewisohn 
Vice Chairman, UBS Group AG 
Warner Mandel 
COO, Rothschild Group 
Colin Mayer FBA  
Saïd Business School, University of Oxford (Chair) 
Peter Norris 
Chairman, Virgin Group 
Lucy Parker     
Partner, Brunswick Group 
James Perry   
Founder and CEO, Cook Foods 
Stuart Roden 
Former Chairman, Lansdowne Partners 
Carine Smith Ihenacho 
Chief Corporate Governance Officer, Norges Bank Investment Management 
Simon Thompson 
Chairman, Rio Tinto 
Phillip Ullmann 
Chief Energiser, Cordant Group 
Daniela Weber-Rey 
Attorney and Member of the Government Commission for the German Corporate Governance Code 
Harlan Zimmerman 
Senior Partner, Cevian Capital London 

Future of the Corporation

The Future of the Corporation is a major new initiative by the British Academy that is addressing the purpose of business and asking what its role in society should be.