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ADVANCE CONNECT: A Global Digital Roundtable with Lord Gerry Grimstone of Boscobel Kt, UK Minister for Investment
July 27, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:15 pm AEST
The outlook for UK trade and investment and the opportunity for collaboration and cooperation in the commercialisation of R&D in deep technology and the digital economy.
About our speaker
Lord Grimstone of Boscobel Kt is the UK Minister for Investment jointly at the Department for International Trade and the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy.
Before joining government, his career spanned the private and public sectors. His roles have included chairman of Barclays Bank plc and Standard Life Aberdeen, lead non-executive on the board of the Ministry of Defence, chairman of financial services body, TheCityUK, from 2012 to 2015 and member of HM Treasury’s Financial Services Trade and Investment Board.
Lord Grimstone has held board appointments across many sectors and served as one of the UK’s Business Ambassadors. He also conducted the UK Cabinet Office’s triennial review of the Civil Service Commission, the Cabinet Office’s Review of Public Appointments in the UK, which led to the Public Appointments Code and led a taskforce to establish the new Centre for Public Services Leadership.
He has a particular interest in UK-China and UK-India relations. He has joined several Prime Ministerial visits, including the annual Economic and Financial Dialogues between the countries. He also chaired TheCityUK China Market Advisory Group. Lord Grimstone was knighted in 2014 for public service to defence and business.
Date: 27 July 2020
Time: 5.00pm to 6.15pm (AEST)
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