In conversation with the Rt Hon Kwasi Kwarteng MP, Secretary of State for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy

Join us for a Council of Foreign Chambers of Commerce in the UK virtual event with the Rt Hon Kwasi Kwarteng MP, Secretary of State for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy, on developing and delivering the UK´s industrial strategy, maintaining the UK´s lead in research and innovation, and tackling climate change through sustainable energy supplies. 

The RT Hon Kwasi Kwarteng is Secretary of State at the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy and has held several roles within both the public and private sector. Kwasi was previously the Minister of State at the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, and has also served as the Parliamentary Under Secretary of State in the Department for Exiting the European Union. He was elected the Conservative MP for Spelthorne in 2010, having previously worked as an analyst in financial services. From 2010 until 2013 he was a member of the Transport Select Committee, and then joined the Work and Pensions Select Committee where he was a member until 2015.

The conversation with the Secretary of State will be followed by a Q&A lead by Stephanie Flanders, Senior Executive Editor for Economics & Head of Bloomberg Economics, Tara McGeehan, President UK at CGI, and Ulrika Wising, Global VP Customer Solutions Renewables & Energy Solutions at Shell. The conversation is moderated by Mark Mardell, Former Radio 4 Presenter & BBC’s Chief Political Correspondent & North America Editor. The event takes place virtually and follows the Chatham House Rules.

About the Council of Foreign Chambers of Commerce (CFCC)

The CFCC is an independent non-political organisation representing the shared interests of its member foreign Chambers of Commerce in the United Kingdom, and the respective memberships of the CFCC members (of which the Swedish Chamber of Commerce is one of the founding members). It promotes multilateral trade, commerce, industry and other business activities, services and relations between the United Kingdom and the CFCC members.

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Stephanie Flanders

Stephanie Flanders
Senior Executive Editor for Economics, Bloomberg LP

Mark Mardell

Mark Mardell
Former Presenter, Radio 4, and Chief Political Correspondent & North America Editor, BBC

Tara McGeehan

Tara McGeehan
President UK, CGI

Ulrika Wising

Ulrika Wising
Global VP Customer Solutions Renewables & Energy Solutions, Shell

In conversation with the Rt Hon Kwasi Kwarteng MP, Secretary of State for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy

4 May, 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Virtual, London

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