The Rt Hon Greg Hands MP, UK Minister of State for Trade Policy
2020 has presented a raft of new challenges for the Australian and British economies. Yet with the launch of the Australia-UK Free Trade Agreement, the bilateral relationship is entering a new era of exciting opportunities for increased trade and investment.
In partnership with the Australian British Chamber of Commerce, we are delighted to invite you to an exclusive briefing with the Rt Hon. Greg Hands MP, Minister of State for Trade Policy, who will look at how the FTA can play an integral role in strengthening the UK and Australia’s economic relationship following COVID-19.
Minister Hands will also provide an update on the recently completed first round of FTA negotiations and share insights into the UK’s expectations for Round Two, due to commence in September, with a view on the benefits it can bring for businesses working across both markets.
Chamber Members – Complimentary
Guests and non-Members- £20
The Rt Hon Greg Hands MP, Minister of State for Trade Policy
Greg Hands was appointed Minister of State for Trade Policy in the Department for International Trade (DIT) on 13 February 2020.
He was previously Minister of State in the Department for International Trade from 2016 to 2018. He was elected the Conservative MP for Hammersmith and Fulham in 2005, and for Chelsea and Fulham in 2010.
Greg Hands has been a government minister since October, 2011. He served first as the Treasury Whip, 2011 to 2013, and then as government Deputy Chief Whip and Treasurer of Her Majesty’s Household, 2013 to 2015. Following the May 2015 General Election, Greg Hands attended Cabinet as Chief Secretary to the Treasury under the then Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne.
Greg served as a Local Councillor in Fulham, 1998 to 2006. He was elected Conservative MP for Hammersmith and Fulham in 2005, the MP for the redrawn Chelsea and Fulham constituency in 2010 and again in 2015.
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