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Answering the call

Distinguished Speaker Seminar

As Chair of our School Board, Paul is committed to exploring how business education can address the most significant global challenges.

Answering the call

As Chair of the Saïd Business School Board, Paul is committed to exploring how business education can address the most significant global challenges.

Paul was appointed to the UN Secretary General’s High-level Panel that developed the Sustainable Development Goals and has since played a leading role in highlighting the business case for the 2030 development agenda.

 

Event Schedule

  • 17:30 - Registration and pre-talk drinks
  • 18:45 - Event starts
  • 19:45 - Close

 

About the Speaker

Paul is Co-founder and Chair of IMAGINE, a benefit corporation and foundation accelerating business leadership to achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals. He was CEO of Unilever for 10 years where he demonstrated that a long-term, multi-stakeholder model goes hand-in-hand with good financial performance. During his tenure, Unilever was one of the best-performing companies in its sector, delivering ten years of consistent top and bottom line growth.

Paul was appointed to the UN Secretary General’s High-level Panel that developed the Sustainable Development Goals and has played a leading role since in highlighting the business case for the 2030 development agenda. He also Chairs the International Chamber of Commerce, The B Team, and is Vice-Chair of the UN Global Compact. As Chair of the Saïd Business School Board, Paul is committed to exploring how business education can address the most significant global challenges.

 

 

Preregistration is essential

All events are oversubscribed due to dropout rates, please only register if you are sure you can attend. Access to the main room on the day is on a first come first served basis for those electronically registered and via on-site check-in. Please arrive as early as you can to be sure of a seat in the main room. We have an overflow room for late-comers and those not preregistered. The event will be beamed from one room to the next.