Ron Emerson & Colin Mayer in conversation: 'Private financing levelling-up: an idea of its time'

19 November 2021

Portrait of Professor Colin Mayer CBE FBA

with Professor Colin Mayer CBE FBA
Peter Moores Professor of Management Studies at Saïd Business School

Colin Mayer is the Peter Moores Professor of Management Studies at the Saïd Business School at the University of Oxford. He is a Fellow of the British Academy, the Centre for Economic Policy Research and the European Corporate Governance Institute, a...

The UK has the most extreme regional inequalities in the OECD and one of the most centralised governance and financial systems all controlled from London.

How can the finance and banking world help level the playing field and shift all focus and control away from London? When it comes to finance and banking - why are they so important to levelling up? What has gone wrong with local access to finance? And what is needed to resolve this problem?

Join Ron Emerson, Chairman of Bank North, & Professor Colin Mayer, Lead Researcher on the Oxford Martin Initiative on Regional Levelling-up, as they discuss the above and in what ways does Bank North’s business model address these needs?

In association with the Oxford Martin Initiative on Regional Levelling-up; Blavatnik School of Government and The Royal Society for Arts, Manufactures and Commerce (RSA)