Bynum Tudor Lecture

All are welcome to join us for the Bynum Tudor Lecture, which will be given by Lord Bilimoria CBE, the Founder and Chairman of Cobra Beer and Chancellor of the University of Birmingham. The lecture is entitled, ‘The Brexit sword hanging over our universities’, Lord Bilimoria will talk about Brexit, its impact on our universities, their academics and students as well as the future of international students in the UK.

All are welcome to attend this free lecture which will take place in the Kellogg College Hub. Refreshments will be served at 17:00. The lecture will start at 17:30.

Booking is required, please email bookings@kellogg.ox.ac.uk and please supply the names of any guests you wish to bring.

About the Bynum Tudor Fellowship

The Bynum Tudor Fellowship is named after the late Bynum Tudor, a great friend of the College. It aims to establish new approaches to sharing, integrating and developing professional and academic knowledge. The Fellows are dynamic and innovative thinkers from the worlds of politics, education, business, and the professions, who as members of the College are able to influence the extent and quality of Oxford’s involvement in the world of professional learning. The first Fellow was appointed in 2004. Previous holders include Nobel Prize Winner Archbishop Desmond Tutu; UN Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UN Women, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka; film producer Lord David Puttnam; Chairman of L’Oréal UK and Ireland, Lady Sylvia Jay; Chairman of Motorola, Sir David Brown; and, most recently, Dr Marcy McCall MacBain, Director of the McCall MacBain Foundation.

Speaker

Lord Bilimoria CBE DL is the founder of Cobra Beer, Chairman of the Cobra Beer Partnership Limited, a Joint Venture with Molson Coors, and Chairman of Molson Coors Cobra India. In the Monde Selection, one of the most prestigious quality awards in the world for beer, the Cobra range have collectively been awarded a total of 94 Gold medals since 2001, making it one of the most awarded beers in the world.

Lord Bilimoria is the Founding Chairman of the UK India Business Council, a Deputy Lieutenant of Greater London, a former Chancellor of Thames Valley University (now the University of West London); he was the youngest University Chancellor in the UK when appointed. Karan was a former Senior Non-Executive Director of the Booker Group PLC (2007-2016); he is one of the first two visiting entrepreneurs at the University of Cambridge; he was a founding member of the Prime Minister of India’s Global Advisory Council. In 2006, Karan Bilimoria was appointed the Lord Bilimoria of Chelsea, making him the first ever Zoroastrian Parsi to sit in the House of Lords.  In 2008 he was awarded the Pravasi Bharti Samman by the President of India. He is an Honorary Fellow of Sidney Sussex College Cambridge and Chairman of the Advisory Board of the Judge Business School, Cambridge University.  He qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Ernst & Young and graduated in law from the University of Cambridge. He is also an alumnus through executive education of the Cranfield School of Management, the London Business School and the Harvard Business School. In July 2014, he was installed as the seventh Chancellor of the University of Birmingham, making him the first Indian-born Chancellor of a Russell Group University in Great Britain, and he is the President of the UK Council for International Students Affairs (UKCISA). Lord Bilimoria is the Bynum Tudor Fellow at Kellogg College, University of Oxford, for the 2017-18 academic year.