Date & Time: 
Wed, 2018-03-07 10:00
Venue: 
House of Commons London
United Kingdom
GB
Registration Link: 
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South Africa has been renowned as the gateway to Africa, despite political uncertainty – South Africa remains to be the continent’s leading FDI destination.

The Department for International Trade (DIT) and IA-BCA are delighted to be hosting; South Africa 2018: Politics and Business event, which will focus on the UK-SA relationship, investment opportunities and political risks following ANC leadership election. The event will provide critical assessment of market environment, incentives and showcase case studies of investor experiences in South Africa. 

Meet our speaker:

Graham Stuart, Minister for Investment at the Department for International Trade

Graham Stuart was elected Conservative MP for Beverley and Holderness in 2005 and more recently, appointed Minister for Investment at the Department for International Trade.

Whilst reading Philosophy and Law at Cambridge University, Graham founded ‘What’s On in Cambridge’ and soon developed a successful career in publishing. Following his time as Chair of the Cambridge University Conservative Association, he was elected as a member of the Cambridge City Council in 1998, where he served until 2004. 

Graham’s Parliamentary career has seen him serve as Chair of the Education Select Committee (2010-15) and as Assistant Government Whip with responsibility for the Department of Health, and later for HM Treasury and the Ministry of Defence.

In his role as Minister for Investment at the Department for International Trade, Graham focuses on encouraging foreign investment into the UK economy and promoting overseas investment opportunities to British companies.

Please note: All IA- BCA members please contact Susan Jones on susanjones@ia-bca.com for code to register.