• The British Chambers of Commerce South West have invited guests and experts from fellow Chambers and G7 partners to debate the Challenges and Opportunities presented by the ambition to achieve a Green/Blue Global Economy and what business leaders from around the World are asking of G7.



     08.30am – 08.32am                       South West showcase video sponsored by:

    Heart of the South West LEP

     08.32am – 08.37am                       Opening from the Chair –

    Dr Adam Marshall, former DG of BCC

     08.37am – 08.45am                       A few words from our sponsor,

    University of Plymouth – Kevin Forshaw

     08.45am – 09.00am                       Keynote Speaker – Rt Hon the Lord Sedwill

     09.00am – 10.00am

    Panel 1 Achieving sustainable free and fair international trade – the circular economy

    Panel 2 Driving a green and blue economic recovery

    Business representatives from G7 countries and G7 2021 guest countries

     10.00am – 10.20am                      Feedback from panels from Dr Adam Marshall

    and the University of Plymouth

    10.20am – 10.30am                       Closing comments from Dr Adam Marshall


  • PANEL 1

    Achieving sustainable free and fair international trade – a Circular Economy: Chaired by Dr Adam Marshall

    Ms Karima-Catherine Goundiam        CEO and Founder of B2BeeMatch and Red Dot Digital

    Mr Tom Noad                                       President British Chamber of Commerce for Italy

    Mr Emanuel Adam                                   Executive Director, London, British American Business

    Mr Siddharth Mukne                           Associate Director, UKIBC

    Mr Steve Crane OBE                           CEO and Founder of Export to Japan/Executive Board

    Member of the British Chamber of Commerce in Japan

    Mr Denis Lindsay                                Cambridge Management Consulting

    Mr Kim Conchie                                  CEO Cornwall Chamber of Commerce

    Ms Sarah Hildersley                              Trade and Investment Manager with

    Cornwall Trade and Investment






    PANEL 2

    Driving a green/blue economic recovery: Chaired by Professor Deborah Greaves OBEUniversity of Plymouth

    Mr David McCredie OBE                 CEO of Australia British Chamber of Commerce (ABCC)

    Dr Rutendo Hwindingwi                    Deloitte South Africa

    Mr Ben Butters                                    CEO, Eurochambres

    Ms Nina Skubula                                 Head of Climate Change, Business West

    Mr Stuart Elford                                  CEO Devon and Plymouth Chamber of Commerce

    Dr Frank Eich                                      British Chamber of Commerce Germany

    – Sustainability Group chair

    Michel de Fabiani                              Vice president of the Franco-British Chamber