Heather McGregor, Dean of Edinburgh Business School at Heriot-Watt University, joins the podcast to share details newly announced Panmure House Prize, an annual award in honor of pioneering economist Adam Smith for the best research into long-term investing. McGregor also discusses Herion-Watt’s recent focus on decarbonization research, and her 15+ years writing as the Financial Times’ “Mrs Moneypenny.”

To learn more about the Panmure House Prize and Adam Smith’s Panmure House, visit

About Heather

Dame Heather Jane McGregor DBE FRSE is a British executive, journalist, and academic. She is the Provost and Vice Principal of Heriot-Watt University Dubai since 1 September 2022.

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One of UK’s largest academic prizes launches to capture vision of Adam Smith for modern age

22 February 2021 - Applications are now open for the Panmure House Prize, named in honour of the former home of the eighteenth century Scottish economist, Adam Smith Heriot-Watt University announces internationally-renowned panellists to judge submissions, including James Anderson, partner...

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Going Long Podcast: Nitin Nohria, Harvard Business School

22 February 2021 - Nitin Nohria joins the podcast to discuss why the HBS approach is becoming the norm in the form of stakeholder capitalism (18:00) and greater awareness of ESG issues. We also explore the lasting impact of the work of Adam Smith on the heels of the announcement of the new Panmure House Prize.

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An Interview with Theresa Whitmarsh: Executive Director of WSIB

2 August 2017 - Matthew Leatherman, Director of Research at FCLTGlobal, speaks to Theresa Whitmarsh about her commitment to longer horizon investing, corporate governance and the importance of being challenged by your board. Theresa Whitmarsh is Executive Director of the Washington State Investment Board,...

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