Thursday 6 October 2022

Jim O'Neill and Duncan Johnson

Northern Gritstone

Learn more about this ground-breaking new investment company based in the north of England, founded by the Universities of Leeds, Manchester and Sheffield. Northern Gritstone is dedicated to start-up financing of university spin-out companies in some of the UK’s fastest growing sectors such as advanced materials, energy, health technology and cognitive computation.

Jim O'Neill
Chair and Chief Executive of Northern Gritstone

Jim is a cross bench peer in the House of Lords. He is a member of the panel of Senior Advisors to Chatham House and Chair of Northern Gritstone. His previous roles include, joint head of research at Goldman Sachs (1995–2000), its chief economist (2001–10) and chairman of its asset management division (2010–13); creator of the acronym BRIC; chair of the City Growth Commission (2014); chair of the Review on Antimicrobial Resistance [AMR] (2014-16); commercial secretary to the Treasury (2015-16). He is a board member, and one of the founding trustees of educational charity SHINE.

Jim O'Neill

Jim is a cross bench peer in the House of Lords. He is a member of the panel of Senior Advisors to Chatham House and Chair of Northern Gritstone. His previous roles include, joint head of research at Goldman Sachs (1995–2000), its chief economist (2001–10) and chairman of its asset management division (2010–13); creator of the acronym BRIC; chair of the City Growth Commission (2014); chair of the Review on Antimicrobial Resistance [AMR] (2014-16); commercial secretary to the Treasury (2015-16). He is a board member, and one of the founding trustees of educational charity SHINE.

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