Rivers Lecture - Past Presenters

Past Presenters of the Rivers Lecture

2016

Dr. Karl Mackie CBE Chief Executive of the Centre for Dispute Resolution, ‘Tough talk – mediating business strife’.

Tim Haynes

2013

Mr Tim Haynes Headmaster of Tonbridge School What counts as an educated person in this day and age? Click here for text of lecture

2012

Professor Dame Nancy Rothwell DBE FRS President and Vice-Chancellor, Manchester University The Role of Universities in the 21st Century

2011

The Lord Wilson of Dinton GCB Honorary Freeman of the Company; former Head of the Home Civil Service; Cabinet Secretary to Prime Minister Tony Blair Plain Tales from the Hills : Reflections of a former Cabinet Secretary

2010

Lord Levene of Portsoken KBE Former Lord Mayor of the City of London The City and International Business

2009

Ms Judith Hackitt CBE Chair, Health and Safety Commission Leadership in Health and Safety – The Essential Role of the Board

2008

Sir Brian Bender KCB Permanent Secretary, Department For Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Science and Risk Management in Government

2007

Mr Stephen Green Chairman, HSBC Holdings PLC Integrity in Diversity

2006

The Rt. Hon. The Lord Butler of Brockwell KG GCB CVO Master of University College, Oxford Jim Hacker and Sir Humphrey

2005

Sir John Bourn KBE

2004

Mr Richard Bowker

2003

The Rt. Hon. The Lord Baker of Dorking CH

2002

Sir Howard Davies

2000

Mr Ken Livingstone

1999

The Lord Nolan

1998

Mr Bernard Harty