In Conversation with James Bardrick - London, 21 October 2015
On 21 October 2015, IBDE organised its 3rd "In Conversation With.." event - a series of high level evening seminars featuring the most influential business leaders, policy-makers and diplomats. Our guest speaker at the event was James Bardrick, Citi Country Officer for the UK. In conjunction with this role, James is also CEO of both Citi Global Markets Limited and Citi International Limited and sits on the Citi EMEA Operating Committee, EMEA Governance and Risk Committees.The events in this series are kindly supported by the European Commission Representation in the UK and hosted at Europe House by Rudi Guraziu, Executive Chairman of IBDE.
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7th International Banking and Finance Forum - London, 26 June 2015
On 26 June 2015, IBDE organised the 7th International Banking and Finance Forum, hosted kindly by Thomson Reuters in Canary Wharf, London.
The Forum was one of the most successful events in this series having brought together some 15 CEO-level speakers and 150 senior delegates. Speakers included, among others; President of Financial & Risk, Thomson Reuters, Chairman of J.P. Morgan Securities, Chairman of the Bank of New York Mellon, EMEA, Barclay's Global Group Head of Regulatory Policy, President of MasterCard UK & Ireland and many more. You can view Events Photos here.
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Our Man in... The Role of Ambassadors and Business Diplomats in the 21st Century Diplomacy
On 14 April 2015, Rudi Guraziu, delivered a public lecture at the London Academy of Diplomacy, "Our man in ... exploring the role of ambassadors and commercial diplomats in the 21st century" diplomacy.
The event was a great success. It assembled over 100 attendees; including Ambassadors, High Commissioners as well as many other senior diplomats and businesspeople from across industries, engaging in a discussion on the commercial, economic, defence, security and political aspects of diplomacy. The event provided an overview of what the role of today’s diplomat should be and an opportunity to encourage London diplomats to become more commercially active in securing more bilateral and multilateral trade and investment both from and in the UK.
You can download the PDF presentation here