How is business adopting purpose around the world?

Chair: Hetan Shah

Chief Executive, The British Academy

Hetan Shah

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

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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.

Stefan Oschmann

Chairman of the Executive Board and CEO of Merck

Stefan Oschmann

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.

Stefan Oschmann on how business is adopting purpose around the world

Ashley Grice

CEO, BrightHouse Consulting, a Boston Consulting Group company

Ashley Grice

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.

Ashley Grice on how business is adopting purpose around the world

Alan Jope

CEO, Unilever

Alan Jope

Alan Jope 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.

Alan Jope on how business is adopting purpose around the world

Anneliese Dodds MP

Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer

Anneliese Dodds

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.

Anneliese Dodds on how business is adopting purpose around the world

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