"The Times forums brings together industry experts, academics and politicians to discuss a range of topics relating to a sector, region or industry. As well as our featured videos, each forum is reported in full in the following edition of the Times Business Insight North"
Times forum Chair Alasdair Nimmo
Devolution in the North Forum, February 2015
A specially convened Forum on devolution to Super North status, organised by The Times and held at Liverpool Town Hall, with a panel of true political heavyweights in all senses of the term – Lord Prescott and Joe Anderson, Liverpool’s mayor, being just two.
Chaired byMagnus Linklater CBE, The Times
Joe Anderson, Mayor of Liverpool
Tony Reeves, Local government advisory partner, Deloitte
Cllr Simon Henig, Durham County Council
Cllr David Green, City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council
Commonwealth Games Forum, July 2013
The Times Business Forum met to assess the significance of the Commonwealth Games to Glasgow and Scotland.
Chaired by Angus Macleod, editor of The Times Scotland
Liz Cameron, Chief Executive, Scottish Chambers of Commerce
David Coyne, Head of Economic Development, Glasgow City Council
Professor Lorne Crerar, Chairman, Harper Macleod
Sarah Deas, Director, Glasgow Legacy, Scottish Enterprise
David Grevemberg, Chief Executive, Glasgow 2014
Afzal Khushi CBE, Director, Trespass
Douglas Nisbet, Partner, EY
Tommy Mitchell, Technical Director, NVT Group
Ian Reid, Chief Financial Officer, Glasgow 2014
Professor Lesley Sawers, Vice Principal & Pro Vice Chancellor, Glasgow Caledonian University
Co-operative Forum, May 2013
The Times Business Forum met to discuss the co-operative model as an alternative to the existing shareholder-led PLC one.
Chaired by Magnus Linklater CBE
Ed Mayo, Secretary General, Co-operatives UK
Angela Davies, Business Development Manager, The Co-operative Enterprise Hub