Australia and the UK: opportunities in a post-Brexit world

Australia and the UK: opportunities in a post-Brexit world

VIC
Sep 26
CEDA welcomes international speaker UK Minister of State for Trade and Export Promotion, Baroness Rona Fairhead CBE to discuss developments in UK trade and investment policy.

Speakers

Baroness Rona Fairhead CBE, UK Minister of State for Trade and Export Promotion

Event overview

What are the opportunities for trade, investment and labour mobility between Australia and the United Kingdom?

Join Baroness Fairhead to discuss important developments in UK trade and investment policy across the world, including the vision for the UK’s new partnership with the European Union, and the emerging opportunities for Australia to forge closer ties with one of its most important trading partners. 

Baroness Fairhead leads the promotion of goods and services abroad. She is also the UK Department of International Trade ministerial lead for technology and smart cities, infrastructure, energy, healthcare and life sciences.

Meet the keynote speaker

Baroness Rona Fairhead CBE
UK Minister of State for Trade and Export Promotion

Baroness Fairhead CBE is the Minister of State for Trade and Export Promotion at the Department for International Trade (DIT). As a former Business Ambassador for UK Trade and Investment (UKTI) with a strong background in global business, Baroness Fairhead brings a wealth of business and economic experience to the department. 

Rona was chairman of the BBC Trust from 2014 to 2017, chairman and CEO of the Financial Times Group from 2006 to 2013, and has held non-executive roles at HSBC Holdings and PepsiCo. In 2012 she received a CBE for Services to Industry.

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