Colin Mayer Keynote Speaker

  • Professor of Management Studies, University of Oxford
  • Leading expert on the regulation of financial markets
  • Member of the Competition Appeal Tribunal


Colin Mayer is the Peter Moores Professor of Management Studies at the Saïd Business School at the University of Oxford. His research explores the regulation of financial markets and institutions, international comparisons of financial systems and corporate governance, and their effects on the financing and control of corporations.

Colin has had a distinguished academic career. He was a Harkness Fellow at Harvard University (1979-80), a Houblon- Norman Fellow at the Bank of England (1989) and the first Leo Goldschmidt Visiting Professor of Corporate Governance at the Solvay Business School, Université de Bruxelles (2000-01). Since 1994 he has been associated with Oxford University, as: Peter Moores Professor of Management Studies, Saïd Business School (1994-present) and as it’s academic director (1994-99), Director of the Oxford Financial Research Centre (1998-2006) and Peter Moores Dean, Saïd Business School (2006-11).

Colin has served on the editorial boards of several leading academic journals and assisted in establishing the prestigious networks of economics, law and finance academics in Europe at the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR) and the European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI).

Colin was a director of Oxera (1986-2010) and was instrumental in building the firm into what is now one of the largest independent economics consultancies in the UK. He has consulted for numerous large firms and for governments, regulators and international agencies around the world.

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Videos of Colin Mayer

Making the corporation work for us (2013)
Making the corporation work for us (2013)
Why the Corporation is Failing (2013)
Why the Corporation is Failing (2013)

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