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AUDIENCE PROFILE

 

Keynote Speakers


Joe Anderson OBE

Mayor

Liverpool

 


H.E. Nikola Gruevski

Prime Minister

Republic of Macedonia

 

 

The Rt Hon the Lord Heseltine CH

UK Deputy Prime Minister (1995 -1997)

Chairman, Haymarket Group

 


Sir Michael Rake

Chairman

BT Group

 

 

 

 

Speaker Highlights


Luis Alvarez

Chief Executive Officer

BT Global Services


 

John Allan

Chairman

Federation of Small Businesses

 

 

 

Simon Allport

Senior Partner

EY

 

 

 

Lesley Batchelor

Director General

Institute of Export & International Trade

 

 

 

Hon. William A. Bell Sr.

Mayor

City of Birmingham, Alabama, United States

 

 

 

Sir Howard Bernstein

Chief Executive

Manchester City Council

 

 

 

Livio Bettoschi

CEO for UK and New Markets

Business Integration Partners

 

 

 

John Carroll

Managing Director of International

Santander


 

 


John D. Breidenstine

Minister Counselor for Commercial Affairs

United States Embassy in the UK

 

 

 

Peter Budd

Senior Aviation Business Leader

Arup

 

 

 

Crawford Burden

Heat of Transport Transaction Due Diligence

Arup

 


Mark Cliffe

Chief Economist

ING Group

 

 

 

Kevin Ellis

Managing Partner

PwC

 

 

 

Courtney Fingar

Editor-in-chief

fDi Magazine, FT Group

 

 

 

Simon Galpin

Director-General

InvestHK - The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region

 

 

 

Sir Thomas Harris

Vice Chairman, Asia

Standard Chartered Bank

 

 

 

The Rt Hon John Healey MP

Chair

APPG on EU-US Trade and Investment

 

 

 

Rongrong Huo

Head of RMB Business Development, Europe

HSBC Bank Plc.

 

 

 

Sheikh Bilal Khan

UK Catalyst

UK Trade & Investment

 

 


Stephen Kon

Senior Partner & Deputy Chairman

King & Wood Mallesons SJ Berwin

 

 

 

Robert Lloyd Griffiths

Regional Director, Wales

Institute of Directors


 

 

Juergen Maier

Managing Director, UK & Ireland Industry Sector

Siemens

 

 

 

Viktor Mizo

Chief Executive Officer

Free Zones Authortity of the Republic of Macedonia

 

 


Mike Pullen

Partner, Head of International Trade

DLA Piper

 

 

 

Mark Runiewicz

Chief Executive Officer

Trade & Export Finance Limited

 

 


HE Zoran Stavreski

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance

Republic of Macedonia

 

 


Dr Sebastian Seelmann-Eggebert

Global Co-Chairman, International Arbitration Practice

Latham & Watkins LLP

 

 


Max Steinberg CBE FRSA

Chief Executive, Liverpool Vision

Chairman, IFB 2014

 

 


The Lord Storey CBE

Co-Chair of the Liberal Democrats PPC on Education, Former Lord Mayor of Liverpool

House of Lords

 

 

 

James Stewart

Global Chairman, Infrastructure

KPMG

 

 

 

Paul Taylor

Regional Director, Central & Eastern Europe

UK Trade & Investment

 

 


David Thomas MBE

Chairman

COBCOE

 

 

 

Rudi Guraziu

Chief Executive

IBDE

 



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