BUFDG 2021 > Programme > Monday 15th





CHAIR'S WELCOME - Sarah Randall-Paley, Chair, BUFDG and CFO, Lancaster University


9:40 - 10:45

PLENARY 1 - Universities after Brexit and Covid: What does Government Want?

Prof. Andy Westwood, Professor of Government Practice and Vice Dean for Social Responsibility, University of Manchester


11:15 - 12:15

WORKSHOP 1 - Looking to the Future: Lessons for University Sustainability post-Covid

Prof. Shearer West, Vice-Chancellor, University of Nottingham


WORKSHOP 2 - The Economic Outlook and the role of UK Higher Education

Gerald Moser, Managing Director, Chief Market Strategist, Barclays


WORKSHOP 3 - How Unitemps works as part of Higher Education sector to tackle specific temporary staffing issues whilst bringing proven financial benefits to institutions

David Mason, Head of Finance and Administration, Warwick Employment Group, Unitemps / University of Warwick, Andy Walker, Franchise Relationship Manager, Unitemps, Zara Smyth, Franchise Relationship Manager, Unitemps, Francesca Molina, Franchise Relationship Manager, Unitemps


WORKSHOP 4 - Delivering value and driving efficiencies – Lessons from the US HE sector on what might work, and what might not

June Matte, Managing Director & Ryan Conway, Director, PFM


13:30 - 14:30

WORKSHOP 5 - Transform, or Optimise? Strategy development through disruption

Justine Andrew, Associate Partner - Public Sector, & Sam Sanders, Director - Advisory Lead Higher Education, KPMG


WORKSHOP 6 - Ensuring Your Financial Strategy Adds Up

Austin Jackson, Director, & Quentin Jackson, Director, AccountAbility


WORKSHOP 7 - Responsible Investing: Truly effective change

Sacha Sadan, Director of Investment Stewardship, Legal & General Investment Management


WORKSHOP 8 - Environmental Sustainability is everyone's issue

Sally McGill, Chief Financial Officer, Staffordshire University


15:00 - 15:45

TOPICAL BREAKOUTS - Moderated, informal discussion sessions






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