Asia Scotland Institute is delighted to welcome Colin Mayer, a world-renowned expert in corporate governance.
Colin will deliver a lecture entitlted “Corporate Governance Reform Around the World: Lessons for China and Elsewhere in Asia”.
The event is supported by the Confucius Institute at the University of Glasgow and will be held at the Humanities Lecture Theatre in the university’s Main Building. Coffee will be served from 6pm. The talk itself will begin at 6.30pm.
Colin is the Peter Moores Professor of Management Studies at the Saïd Business School at the University of Oxford. He is a Professorial Fellow of Wadham College, Oxford, and an Honorary Fellow of Oriel College, Oxford, and St Anne’s College, Oxford. He is a Fellow of the British Academy, the European Corporate Governance Institute, and the Royal Society of Arts. He is also a member of the UK Competition Appeal Tribunal and the UK government Natural Capital Committee.
Colin was the first professor at the Saïd Business School in 1994, the Peter Moores Dean of the Business School between 2006 and 2011, and the first Director of the Oxford Financial Research Centre between 1998 and 2005. He was a Harkness Fellow at Harvard University, a Houblon-Norman Fellow at the Bank of England, the first Leo Goldschmidt Visiting Professor of Corporate Governance at the Solvay Business School, Université de Bruxelles, and has had visiting positions at Columbia, MIT and Stanford universities.
Chairman of Oxera Ltd. between 1986 and 2010, Colin was instrumental in building the company into what is now one of the largest independent economics consultancies in Europe. He is a director of Aurora Energy Research Ltd. He has consulted for numerous large corporations and for governments, regulators and international agencies around the world.