​​​​​​Meet the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy​

​23 May 2018

Source: UK Parliament

​​About the event:
In November 2017, the UK Government published its Industrial Strategy, a wide-ranging plan for creating an economy that boosts productivity and earning power across the UK, and remains globally focussed and open to the world.  This luncheon will bring together Heads of Mission alongside senior representatives from Whitehall and corporate partners to discuss the industrial strategy with Greg Clark, Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy. The discussion will be held under the Chatham House rule.


Chair: Senior Representative, IBDE
Welcome remarks: Bill Michael, Chairman and Senior Partner, KPMG UK
Guest speaker: Rt Hon Greg Clark MP, Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy 
Date​​: 23 May 2018
Time: 13:00 - 15:00
​​Location: KPMG, Number Twenty, Grosvenor St, London W1K ​​


AttendanceInvitation only

Contact:
​Louise Telot
Events and Membership Manager
events@ibde.org 
The Rt Hon Greg Clark was appointed Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy on 14 July 2016. He was elected Conservative MP for Royal Tunbridge Wells in 2005.​ Greg was Director of Policy for the Conservative Party from March 2001 for 3 successive leaders - William Hague, Iain Duncan Smith and Michael Howard - before being elected as an MP in 2005. He was appointed Shadow Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change in October 2008, having previously been Shadow Minister for Charities, Social Enterprises and Volunteering. He then took up the position of Minister of State at Communities and Local Government, with responsibilities for decentralisation and planning policy. Greg served as Minister for Cities from July 2011 until September 2012, and as Financial Secretary to the Treasury from September 2012 until October 2013. He was Minister of State at the Cabinet Office from October 2013 until March 2015 and Minister for Universities and Science from July 2014 until May 2015. He served as Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government from May 2015 until July 2016.