WEBINAR: The role of International Trade in COVID-19 recovery
30th July 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Join this Medilink Midlands webinar to hear from Ian Harrison, Head of Exports – Midlands Region. Ian will be talking about how the Department for International Trade is supporting companies post coronavirus in recovery and international opportunities available to Life Science companies.
Attend to find out about:
– Trade support available
– Bounceback support
– FTA Agreements
– COVID 19 Support
Plus the opportunity to ask your questions in a Q&A session
Ian Harrison, Head of Exports – Midlands Region, Department for International Trade
Ian’s main responsibilities are to lead on the promotion and delivery of International Trade services of behalf of the Department for International Trade (DIT) across both the East and West Midlands, work closely with and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and the UK’s overseas network spanning some 108 countries, liaise with Ministers, and lead a programme of events and an expert team of International Trade Advisers. Ian also represents the DIT Midlands Engine team on Trade matters in Whitehall.
Ian has over 25 years’ experience of dealing with publicly funded business support and has worked in several organisations in roles that have provided advice and expertise to all sizes of business. Before joining DIT Ian worked within the Department for Business, Innovation Foreign & Skills (BIS) where he was an Assistant Director for Business Engagement responsible for areas covering the Government’s Industrial Strategy, business support, Innovation and access to finance agendas.