The role for businesses in cracking the productivity challenge w/ Nick Chism, Director General, Enterprise, BEIS

In this lunch briefing you will hear how the public and private sector can collaborate to enhance productivity. You will hear from government, business, academia and the not for profit sector, and get insight into how they are addressing the productivity challenge.

The session will begin with an introduction from Nick Chism, Director General, Enterprise at the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy. You will then hear a cross sector perspective in a panel discussion with:

-        A senior  representative from Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

-        Professor Nigel Driffield, Professor of International Business at Warwick Business School and Deputy Pro Vice Chancellor for Regional Engagement

-        A large business

-        A SME

About the Speaker:

Nick Chism is Director General, Enterprise at the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS).

Nick was previously Global Chair of Infrastructure, Government and Healthcare at KPMG. As Deputy Head of Global Clients and Markets, he was also responsible for KPMG’s sectors programme.

Throughout his career, Nick has promoted better collaboration between the public and private sectors around the world. His professional background is in corporate finance. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales, and an Associate Member of the Institution of Civil Engineers.