This workshop will explore the issues and challenges of achieving Inclusive Growth in Bath and North East Somerset (BANES). It is intended to gather momentum to support the development and implementation of an Inclusive Growth Strategy for BANES.
Chaired by University Vice President (Corporate Engagement), Professor of Management Studies, and Dean of the School of Management, Professor Veronica Hope Hailey, Professor Nick Pearce (IPR), John Wilkinson (BANES), and Professor Allister McGregor (Sheffield Political Economy Research Institute) will address the challenges of inclusive growth, the BANES Inclusive Growth vision, and how this fits in wider regional and national industrial strategy contexts. Following their presentations, discussion will be opened up to the floor.
Professor Allister McGregor is Visiting Professor at the IPR and Professor in Political Economy at the Sheffield Political Economy Research Institute.
Professor Nick Pearce is Professor of Public Policy and Director of the IPR at the University of Bath.
John Wilkinson is Director of Economy and Growth for BANES.