Is a Global Britain relevant to a rising ASEAN?

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David Stringer-Lamarre, MD of FortisCL, within his role as Chairman of the Institute of Directors, London Region, was pleased to make some comments at this University of Nottingham and British Malaysian Society event held at White & Case in the  City of London.

Welcome remarks: Peter Lu, Counsel and Head of EMEA China Desk, White & Case LLP

There was a wide consideration of issues including, what was meant by ‘Global Britain’, the capacity of the UK Government to effectively engage with ASEAN as well as other international markets, the need for talent with the UK, the need for British business to understand how to engage with the countries within ASEAN and vice versa and shift of future economic growth to ‘the East’.

The Event Moderator was Sherry Madera – Special Adviser for Asia, City of London Corporation

Panelists were

  • His Excellency Sayakane Sisouvong, Lao Ambassador to the UK and former Deputy Secretary General of ASEAN
  • Professor Graham Kendall, Provost and CEO, University of Nottingham Malaysia
  • Dr Gerard Lyons, Renowned economist and former Economic Advisor to the Mayor of London.
  • Cindy Rampersaud, Senior Vice President for BTEC and Apprentices, Pearson

Closing remarks were delivered by Mei Sim Lai OBE FCCA, British Malaysian Society.