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Prospects and challenges for 2020

23 January 2020 - Lunch meeting - Login for venue

Panel discussion,

A stimulating first Industry Forum meeting of 2020 addressed the impossibly broad agenda of Prospects and Challenges for 2020 at FleishmanHillard this week. Andrew Smith, Economist, led on the UK economic outlook  and steps to an EU trade deal, followed by Bim Ofolami MP on possibilities for transformation of the UK’s trade and industry. Matt Houlihan gave a perspective on Brexit and trade prospects from CISCO the networking giant, and Dr Alan Whitehead MP focussed attention on the big issue of the decade, possibly the century, the climate emergency.

Speakers included:

Economic outlook – Andrew Smith, Chief Economic Adviser, Industry Forum

How UK trade and industry could be transformed – Bim Afolami MP

Brexit and business – Matt Houlihan – Director, Government Affairs, Cisco

Climate emergency – Dr Alan Whitehead MP, Shadow Energy and Climate Change Minister

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