Corporate partnerships

corporate partnerships

Collaborations with industry partners ensure industry-relevant outputs that drive change in business practice and public policy.

Organisations have the opportunity to contribute to and work with our exceptional faculty and students. Build your brand by supporting a cause that aligns with your organisation's social values, and enjoy access to influential and cutting-edge business research and thought leadership. 


Your organisation can help us attract the most talented candidates, achieve gender parity, and increase diversity in our programmes. 

  • Support the Rewley Scholarship programme
  • Fund a Rewley Scholar powered by...
  • Fund an endowed, full, or partial named scholarship


Companies can partner with a research initiative or fund a specific project to connect with cutting-edge insights in their sectors.

Oxford Future of Marketing Initiative

Launched in 2016, Professor Andrew Stephen brings together the brightest academic minds with high-level industry partners representing major brands, agencies, and technology companies. Together, they discuss, debate, and address the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead for marketing in our increasingly digitised, socially interactive, and technologically complex world. 

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  • BMC Software
  • Diageo
  • Google
  • JP Morgan
  • Kantar
  • L’Oréal
  • Mars
  • Meta
  • Moët Hennessy
  • Reckitt Benckiser 
  • Teradata
  • Unilever
  • WPP

Oxford Future of Real Estate Initiative

Led by Martin Schmalz, the Oxford Future of Real Estate Initiative was launched in 2018. The initiative investigates the impact of innovation and technology on the global real estate industry. The innovative approach the initiative takes to applied real estate research will create strong, lasting partnerships between academics and industry members. 

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  • Arcadis UK
  • Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner
  • Grosvenor
  • Redevco
  • Second Century Ventures
  • Meta
  • Pictet 

Oxford Initiative on Rethinking Performance

Led by Amir Amel-Zadeh and launched in 2021, the Oxford Initiative on Rethinking Performance seeks to develop a holistic performance measurement and valuation framework. The aim of the project is to encourage and facilitate sustainable business behaviours that benefit the economy, investors, planet and society. 

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  • Asahi Breweries 
  • British Standards Institute
  • Holcim
  • MFS Investment Management
  • Neuberger Berman 
  • Novartis AG 
  • Schroders 

Oxford Future of FinTech Initiative

Led by Professor Pinar Ozcan, the initiative is a collaborative effort between Saïd Business School and industry to explore global changes in business, policy and society in relation to technology disruption in the finance industry.

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  • BMC Software
  • Ripple Labs


Entrepreneurial thinking is key to innovation. Your company can play a vital role in helping entrepreneurs find new ways to address challenges and allocate resources to solve a variety of problems. 


Your support can help us recruit and retain the highest-quality faculty who inspire innovation and creative ideas. 

  • Endow an existing faculty post
  • Endow in perpetuity, or fund a new academic post for 5 years

Student prizes and awards

Recognising academic excellence helps set students apart in today's competitive job market. Your organisation's award can incentivise students to achieve their best and nurture the talent pool in your sector.