In Conversation with Lord Grimstone of Boscobel KT
|Description: ||Bookings will be closed on 14th December.
Join us for a Council of Foreign Chambers of Commerce in the UK webinar with Lord Grimstone of Boscobel KT, Minister of State for Investment at the Department for International Trade and the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy.
The online event will provide an opportunity for Lord Grimstone to share insights on the importance of international trade and investment post Covid-19, as well as the trends that will shape the world coming out of the crisis. He will also give an update on the UK Government's progress of current and planned bilateral trade talks.
The conversation with Lord Grimstone will be followed by a curated Q&A session.
The event will be held under the Chatham House rule.
Lord Grimstone of Boscobel Kt was appointed unpaid Minister for Investment jointly at the Department for International Trade and the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy on 18 March 2020.
Before joining government, his career spanned the private and public sectors. His roles have included:
Lord Grimstone has held board appointments across many sectors and served as one of the UK's Business Ambassadors.
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.
Minister for Investment
The Minister for Investment's responsibilities include:
The minister does not have a formal area of policy responsibility in the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS).
He works to ensure BEIS policy and sectoral engagement is aligned with DIT's investment objectives.
2:00pm to 3:00pm, Wed 16th Dec 2020||Venue:
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