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BEI – UPCOMING EVENTS
Join us for a round table discussion with Dr Khatiwada, Nepal Finance Minister and the CEO of the Investment Board of Nepal, Mr Maha Prasad Adhikari as they share economic updates and information on business opportunities for UK Business in Nepal with a focus on a range of sectors including; Infrastructure, Energy and Tourism.
Department for International Trade Eastern Europe and Central Asia network representatives:
Jane Grady, Deputy Trade Commissioner for Eastern Europe and Central Asia region and Head of Director for Trade & Investment, Turkey
John Lindfield, Counsellor, Director for Trade & Investment, Russia
Edmund Marler, Director for Trade & Investment, Kazakhstan
Cathy Cottrell, 1st Secretary Energy Policy and Head of Commercial Section, Ukraine
Steve Smith, Head, Energy, Trade & Investment, Azerbaijan
Martyn Warr OBE, Consul General to Kurdistan
Our guest speaker Martyn Warr OBE will brief us on the current situation in the Kurdistan Region, and will provide economic and political updates as well as potential opportunities for UK Business in Kurdistan.
Harriett Baldwin MP, Minister of State for Africa at the Foreign & Commonwealth Office and Minister of State for International Development
Harriett Baldwin was appointed Minister of State for Africa at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and Minister of State at the Department for International Development on 9 January 2018. Her previous brief was Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Ministry of Defence from July 2016 to January 2018.
Paul Irby, Director of Corporate Finance at King & Shaxson Limited
Jonathan Mitchell, Ex Diplomat and Regional Consultant, Kosovo and Macedonia
Anthony Monckton, Chief Operating Officer, ViennEast
Jadranka Dervisevic Kitaric, Head of the British Serbian Business Club
Michael English, General Secretary, British Croatian Business Club
The Balkans is a region with opportunities for UK Business, although not a region we have focused on in the past, with increasing UK government support it’s a region worth exploring – we hope you can join us.
Middle East Access Group invites you to join us as we host HE Mr Khaled Al-Duwaisan GCVO, Kuwaiti Ambassador at a Reception on Tuesday 5th March 2019.
Following on from the success of our first International Women’s Day celebration from last year, we’re proud to mark the occasion with a drinks reception on 6th March. This year, we will work in with our associate art gallery, D Contemporary to host an exhibition by Kazakh, Uzbek, Kyrgyz and Tajik artists to mark this occasion.
Chris Carter, DFID Deputy Head Europe Department and EU Exit Team Leader, DFID
DFID have reiterated that they are working to ensure continuity in their trading arrangements with developing countries; looking at the impact on overseas networks and Territories; and providing financial assurance to UK development organisations. Join us as Chris Carter, DFID Deputy Head Europe Department and EU Exit Team Leader provides an update on DFID’s preparations for a No Deal Brexit scenario and its impact on suppliers.
Join our third UK Trade Mission to Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. It is an early transition country with significant Investment needs in professional services, information technology, renewable energy, education, infrastructure, tourism, mining and agribusiness sectors.
The 2019 ADB Business Opportunities Fair
The UK Department for International Trade, in partnership with British Expertise International, is organising a business mission to Manila leading up to the annual ADB Business Opportunities Fair. The Mission will be from 24 to 29 March 2019 and we hope you can join us.