Date of release: Thursday, February 21, 2013

Dr Michelle HarrisonNearly a century of business innovation is the subject of a free talk at the University of Greenwich on Wednesday 27 February.

Dr Michelle Harrison is the main speaker at the latest event in the Big Picture seminar series, hosted by the university’s Business School. Her talk, How an 80 year old brand has kept innovation at the heart of its brand, takes place between 5pm and 7pm.

A current Whitehall advisor, Dr Harrison has sat on numerous public bodies and commissions. She was previously Director of The Henley Centre, where she worked as a consultant to businesses and government. 

Dr Harrison is also CEO at the social research agency TNS-BMRB. The agency provides knowledge that helps government, the private sector and the voluntary sector plan and care for society. In 2007, she launched the Institute for Insight in the Public Services, a think-tank which aims to develop research to help improve public services.

The event takes place in King William Court, Room 315 at the Greenwich Campus and is open to all.

The Big Picture seminar series allows speakers to share their expertise with staff, students and the public on a range of topics, from entrepreneurship, leadership and management to financial forecasting, economics and media.

To register for the event, use the online booking form:

For more information on the Big Picture Seminar Series:

To find out more about studying business at the University of Greenwich:, email or call 020 8331 9000.

Story by Public Relations

Picture: Dr Michelle Harrison.