Michael Hayman MBE DL

Co-Founder SevenHills

Michael is an entrepreneur, broadcaster and author. He co-founded the campaigns firm Seven Hills & co-authored Mission (Penguin).

He is chairman of entrepreneurs at the private bank and wealth manager Coutts. He also co-founded the national campaign for early stage enterprise, StartUp Britain.

Michael hosts the TV show The Capital Conversation and is an experienced event host. He has interviewed leaders from business, sports, politics and entertainment.

He is Honorary Professor of the Purpose Economy at the University of London where he also holds an Honorary Doctorate. He is also an Honorary Fellow in Entrepreneurship at the University of Cambridge Judge Business School.

Michael is a columnist for CityAM and is an advisory board member of the National Business Awards.

He was awarded an MBE for services to enterprise and is a Freeman of the City of London.

Notable Interviews:

From business, LinkedIn founder Reid Hoffman, lastminute.com founder Baroness Martha Lane-Fox., then Unilever CEO, Paul Polman, Wholefoods founder John Mackey, Ocado Chairman Lord Rose, L&G’s Dame Helena Morrisey and Monzo founder Tom Blomfield;

From politics, then Prime Minister David Cameron, London Mayor Sadiq Khan, leader of the Liberal Democrats and then Business Secretary Sir Vince Cable, and two former directors of Downing Street Strategy, Alastair Campbell and Steve Hilton;

From entertainment, the singer will.i.am and the Emmy award winning actor Michael Sheen.

From sport, Olympic gold all-stars Jessica Ennis-Hill, Duncan Goodhew and Lord Coe.