Michael Gove is Secretary of State for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs and MP for Surrey Heath. After Oxford University, Michael began a career in journalism, culminating in his role as a columnist on The Times newspaper. Before taking on his current role, Michael served as Secretary of State for Education, Chief Whip and Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice.
Wednesday, February 6, 2019
11:30 AM – 12:35PM
Royal Lancaster London
In a world led by new technology, do we have the right economic system in place to help innovation thrive? Or does capitalism need an overhaul to focus on a tax and regulatory environment that fosters research and innovation for the long-term rather than short-term profiteering? And with the challenges caused by climate change, what risks are societies and cities facing? How is energy use impacting on them? How should we factor these issues within urban planning, especially in developing countries? Which actions can we take for a sustainable development?