We have running a guest lecture series since 2014 and have hosted a wide range of speakers from policy-makers and politicians to prominent business figures.
Below is a list of guests who have been invited to speak as part of our lecture series;
|Dr Mike Walker
'Why is Competition Policy Becoming so Difficult?'
|Chief Economist, Competition Market Authority (CMA)|
'The Terrorist Hunters'
|Writer, broadcaster and security analyst|
'What would Machiavelli do about Cyber Security'
|Director General Cyber Security GCHQ|
'Place, partnership and power: local leadership and local growth'
|Permanent Secretary for DCLG|
|March 2016||Jeremy Wright
'Making law and politics work together at the centre of government'
|Attorney General for England and Wales|
|March 2016||Dr Kanayo F. Nwanze
'Connecting the dots: how development grows peace and stability'
|President of The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)|
|February 2016||Professor Franceso Giavazzi
'The Macroeconomic Effects of Fiscal Adjustment Plans: Disaggregating Taxes and Spending'
|Full Professor of Economics at Universita Bocconi|
|January 2016||Sir Vince Cable
'Are we heading for a fresh economic crisis'
|British politician who was the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation, and Skills.|
|November 2015||Vicky Pryce
'Britain and the EU – the economic case for staying in.'
|Greek-born British Economist, Business Consultant and author of 'Greekonomics'|
|October 2015||Sir Nicholas MacPherson
'The Global Economic & Financial Crisis: What we have learnt 7 years on'
|Permanent Secretary, HM Treasury|
|February 2015||Minouche Shafik||Deputy Governor, Markets & Banking at the Bank of England|
|February 2015||Professor David Soskice||LSE Professor of Political Science and Economics|
|January 2015||Dr Kanayo Nwanze||President of The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)|
|December 2014||Jonathan Portes||Director of the National Institute of Economic and Social Research|
|March 2014||Right Reverend James Jones||Former Bishop of Liverpool|
|March 2014||Alexander Stevenson||Co-founder of Rse Consulting, a public sector consultancy specialising in strategic services for local government|
|February 2014||Faisal Islam||Award-winning English journalist and economics editor for Channel 4|