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Going Global For Good: Entrepreneurs and Business Owners

29 October 2020 | 12:30 pm 1:30 pm

Business & Entrepreneurship Event with Department for International Trade and Foreign Office

Going Global For Good: Entrepreneurs and Business Owners
Event Details

Date: Thursday, October 29,2020
Time: 12:30-13:30 hrs BST/18:00-19:00 hrs IST
Register: RSVP by email to renuka.chettur@fco.gov.uk

Join Department for International Trade (DIT) on Thursday- October 29,2020 for an invigorating discussion with GEP deal maker Alpesh Patel and Aniruddha Sharma – Co-founder & CEO Carbon Clean Solutions on the opportunities for entrepreneurs to grow their business in the UK. The Keynote and Introduction will be delivered by Minister for Investment at Department for International Trade and Department for Business Energy and Industrial Strategy Lord Gerry Grimstone and Head of Entrepreneurship – Capital Investment and Entrepreneurship Directorate at Department of International Trade Derek Goodwin. This will be ideal for City Hindus members running their own business or thinking of doing so. Those involved in cleantech as professionals or entrepreneurs and for everyone wishing to network with Dept for International Trade, Foreign Office, interested in the UK – India corridor.

Speaker Details
Lord Grimstone
Lord Grimstone is the Minister for Investment jointly at the Department for International Trade and the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy on 18 March 2020. Lord Grimstone has held board appointments across many sectors and served as one of the UK’s Business Ambassadors. Before joining government, his career spanned the private and public sectors. His roles have included: Chairman of Barclays Bank plc and Standard Life Aberdeen, lead non-executive on the board of the Ministry of Defence, Chairman of financial services body, TheCityUK, from 2012 to 2015 member of HM Treasury’s Financial Services Trade and Investment Board.

Derek Goodwin
Derek has spent more than 20 years creating, developing and leading strategic global innovation initiatives on behalf of the UK Government and the private sector. After a successful spell in the US, Derek set up DIT’s Global Entrepreneur Programme in 2004.