Business Breakfast feat. Ben Digby, International Investment and Trade Director, at Confederation of British Industry

Welcome to this roundtable discussion featuring Ben Digby, International Investment and Trade Director at Confederation of British Industry (CBI), on the future competitiveness of the UK, the new trading relationships, and opportunities for British and Swedish businesses.

Ben is currently the International Investment and Trade Director at CBI. He is responsible for the CBI’s work on trade and investment, managing their offices in China, India and the United States and their relationships with the Department for International Trade (DIT), Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO), Department for International Development (DfID), international business organisations and foreign governments.

Prior to this role, Ben worked for three years as Deputy Director, International, and spent three years before that as a senior relationship manager in the Commercial Division. He joined the CBI in 2008 after starting his career at the political consultancy DeHavilland.

Ben represents the CBI on the Group Board of the UK India Business Council (UKIBC) and is a member of the patient advisory committee of Kidney Research UK. He has degrees from the London School of Economics & Political Science and Durham University and is currently studying for the Certificate in Global Management at INSEAD Business School.


08.00 Registration, networking and coffee
08.30 Sit down and welcome by Chair
09.30 End of roundtable and networking until 10.00

Breakfast will be served.

About the Business Breakfast

The SCC’s Business Breakfasts bring together tailored and differently composed, intimate groups for interactive roundtable discussions and great speakers. The format is informal and under Chatham House Rule.

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Please register your interest to attend this event. Participant lists are curated with the theme of each Business Breakfast in mind, for all attendees to get the most out of the discussions. You will be notified if your seat has been confirmed. Payment will be made upon confirmation. By booking, members pay £25 and non-members pay £75.

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Business Breakfast feat. Ben Digby, International Investment and Trade Director, at Confederation of British Industry

21 May, 8:00am - 10:00am

Danske Bank, 75 King William St, London EC4N 7DT

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