How is business adopting purpose around the world?
Chair: Hetan Shah
Chief Executive, The British Academy
Hetan Shah was appointed in 2020 and was previously Executive Director of the Royal Statistical Society. He is visiting professor at the Policy Institute, Kings College London, chair of the Friends Provident Foundation and deputy chair of the Ada Lovelace Institute. He is a trustee of St George’s House.
Professor Colin Mayer
Academic Lead, Future of the Corporation
Colin Mayer is the Peter Moores Professor of Management Studies at the Saïd Business School at the University of Oxford. He is a Professorial Fellow of Wadham College, Oxford and an Honorary Fellow of Oriel College and St Anne's College, Oxford.
Chairman of the Executive Board and CEO of Merck
Stefan Oschmann is Chairman of the Executive Board and CEO of Merck. Before taking office at the end of April 2016, he served as Vice Chairman and Deputy CEO, with responsibility for Group Strategy, among other things.
CEO, BrightHouse Consulting, a Boston Consulting Group company
Ashley M. Grice serves as CEO and Managing Director of BrightHouse Consulting, a Boston Consulting Group company. BrightHouse, founded in 1995, is a global creative consultancy helping organisations uncover their timeless purpose so they can grow their people, profits, and social impact.
Alan was appointed Chief Executive Officer in January 2019. As CEO of Unilever, Alan is responsible for leading one of the world’s largest and most geographically diverse consumer goods businesses, with operations in 190 countries.
Anneliese Dodds MP
Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer
Anneliese Dodds is the Labour and Co-operative Member of for Oxford East and the Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer. She was elected in June 2017, and shortly after appointed Shadow Financial Secretary to the Treasury. While in this role Anneliese developed Labour’s ‘Fair Tax Programme’, the Party’s tax avoidance proposals.