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Pembroke Speaker Series

Pembroke Speaker Series.

Pembroke Speaker Series @ Cambridge Judge in International Finance

This exciting speaker series is a collaboration between Pembroke College and Cambridge Judge Business School featuring some of the most globally prominent experts in the field of international finance and providing key insights on the risks, strategies and opportunities in this sector.

There is also an annual appointment of a prestigious Pembroke Visiting Professorship of International Finance at the Business School, as well as support for Pembroke PhD studentships in the field of international finance.

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Shriti Vadera.

Shriti Vadera, Chair of Prudential

During the inaugural edition of a speaker series Shriti Vadera was interviewed by Lord Chris Smith, Master of Pembroke College and discussed some of the significant challenges facing governments and business in light of COVID-19 and longer-term structural changes in economies and societies.

Shriti Vadera became chair of financial services company Prudential in January 2021, and was previously chair of the board of Santander UK. She was centrally involved in dealing with the 2008-2009 financial crisis and the G20 as a UK government minister in the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills and the Cabinet Office.

Watch the interview with Shriti Vadera

Alistair Darling.

Alistair Darling, former Chancellor of the Exchequer

The United Kingdom faces a 30-year project to level up society by revitalising left-behind areas in ways that go far beyond new transport links, the former Chancellor of the Exchequer, Alistair Darling, told a speaker series co-ordinated by Pembroke College and Cambridge Judge Business School.

Alistair Darling served as Chancellor of the Exchequer in the Labour Government from 2007 to 2010, as a Member of Parliament from 1987 until 2015, and has been a member of the House of Lords in the period since then until his recent retirement in July 2020.

Watch the interview with Alistair Darling