The future of global trade negotiations
This panel discussion will examine the current global trade environment and its implications for geopolitics, covering the UK's post-Brexit trade negotiations, the US trend towards isolationism, Chinese tariffs and trade pacts, and free trade in the EU.
Richard Burn is Her Majesty's Trade Commissioner for Europe, having previously served as Her Majesty's Trade Commissioner for China. He was once an advisor to British Prime Minister Sir Edward Heath, before founding the public affairs company Batey Burn Ltd in China, which went on to become part of APCO Worldwide. He later became corporate relations director for Diageo in the Asia-Pacific region.
Professor John Ryan is a Fellow at LSE IDEAS at the London School of Economics and Political Science and a Network Research Fellow at CESifo, Munich, Germany. He is a Senior Partner at a consultancy which advises private and public sector organisations on Brexit. He previously was a Fellow at St Edmund’s College, University of Cambridge, and the German Institute for International and Security Affairs, Berlin, Germany.
Jordan Buck, WCIB Liveryman, will chair the event.
A joint event with the Worshipful Company of International Bankers.
Monday 21st September