Hosted by Shevaun Haviland, Deputy Director of the Business Partnerships Team in the Cabinet Office and Lead for the IEP and Edie Lush, co-host for Global Goals podcast and former Economics and Political Correspondent, Bloomberg, the six series podcast will discuss some of the most pervasive issues in our society including financial inclusion, inequality and mental health, and how business, government and society can get together to solve these problems.
Podcast guests will comprise business leaders and activists including Steve Murrells, Chief Executive of the Co-Op Group, Nazir Afzal, the prosecutor of the Rochdale grooming gang and Emma Howard-Boyd, Chair of the Environment Agency, discussing what the future looks like post COVID around the UK.
The podcasts will launch alongside nine digital roundtables being hosted in regions across the UK from Glasgow and Belfast to Cardiff and London, designed to listen to the challenges faced by communities up and down the country. The roundtables will bring together lived experience voices, Government ministers, CEOs, business leaders and innovators to provide a national picture of the unique challenges and opportunities facing the City Regions.
You can listen to the podcasts on AudioBoom, Apple and Spotify here.