12.30 Introduction

  • Lord Spencer of Alresford, Chairman - CPS
  • Chris Hayward, Policy Chairman - City of London Corporation
  • Ian Stuart, CEO - HSBC UK


12.45 Opening Keynote

  • The Rt Hon Michael Gove MP, Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities


13.00 Keynote

  • Baroness Moyo of Knightsbridge, Co-Principal - Versaca Investments


13.20 Panel 1 – Going Global: The International Growth Challenge 

  • Stephen King, Senior Economic Advisor - HSBC
  • Megan McArdle, Columnist - Washington Post
  • Fredrik Erixon, Founding Director - ECIPE
  • Soumaya Keynes, Britain Economics Editor - The Economist 
  • Jeremy Warner, Assistant Editor - The Daily Telegraph (Chair)


14.20 Coffee Break


14.40 Panel 2 – Why Choose Britain

  • Chris Hayward, Policy Chairman - City of London Corporation
  • Andrew Griffith MP, Economic Secretary to the Treasury
  • The Rt Hon Lord Johnson of Lainston, Founding Partner and Chief Executive - Somerset Capital
  • The Rt Hon Sir Vince Cable, Visiting Professor - London School of Economics
  • Charlotte Crosswell, Chair and Trustee - Open Banking LTD. (Chair)


15.40 Keynote

  • Greg Jackson, CEO - Octopus Energy Group


16.00 Coffee Break


16.20 Panel 3 – Sharing the Growth: Solving the Levelling Up Challenge

  • Sir John Peace, Chairman - Midlands Engine Partnership, Midlands Connect
  • Andy Haldane, CEO - RSA
  • Guy Opperman MP, Minister for Employment
  • Julian David, CEO - TechUK
  • Juliet Samuel, Columnist - The Daily Telegraph (Chair)


17.20 In conversation with Tyler Cowen

  • Tyler Cowen, Holbert L. Harris Professor of Economics - George Mason University
  • Fraser Nelson, Editor - The Spectator Magazine


18.20 Closing Remarks

  • Robert Colvile, Director - Centre for Policy Studies