13 April 2022

Baroness Karren Brady CBE joined the Mayor of London Sadiq Khan and UEL's vice-chancellor and president, Professor Amanda Broderick at a special event hosted by the Royal Docks School of Business and Law (RDSBL) chaired by the Dean Professor Mohammad Ali.

"Re-imagining the Future of Business and Law: an East London Perspective" took place at the University Square Stratford (USS) campus on Tuesday 29 March where RDSBL announced the launch of two new spaces at USS for business and law students: a strategy and ​analytics lab (sponsored by Amazon Web Services) and a Mock Court Room.

UEL sat down for an exclusive interview with Baroness Karren Brady CBE who spoke about:

  • her journey in business which started at the tender age of 23
  • the future of women in business and changes that she would like to see such as closing the gender pay gap to ensuring working mothers had ​affordable childcare
  • her role as Vice-Chair of West Ham Football Club and the move of the West Ham stadium to the Olympic Park and the new opportunities that became available as a result
  • top tips for students pursuing careers and business ideas.

Watch the full interview

Baroness Karren Brady CBE