"Many thanks for inviting me to speak on a topic that is taking up so much of our time currently. I loved the interactive session." Inga Beale, CEO of Lloyd's of London
"Thank you for having me in this morning. It was great to exchange updates, views and ideas with your distinguished membership."
Tom Lembong, Chairman, Indonesia Investment Coordinating Board (BKPM)
"Delighted to be back at Asia House and to join a most stimulating discussion. All the best to Asia House for your future endeavours."
Carrie Lam, Chief Secretary for Administration, HKSAR
"Thank you for the opportunity to highlight the tremendous potential of Asia. As our world continues to evolve, taking time to engage in thought about the future is crucial."
Steven Ciobo MP, Australian Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment
"I appreciate very much your kind invitation to share a few thoughts about the important role of the World Bank in the global economic system. This is indeed a unique time in history with complex development challenges that can only be resolved through partnership with the private sector. We very much value the opportunity to engage with members of Asia House."
Arunma Oteh, World Bank Vice President and Treasurer
"A wonderful way to stat the day - talking of India's growth story. Thank you Asia House!"
H.E. Navtej Sarna, former High Commissioner of India to the UK
"Thank you for the invitation to speak at Asia House."
H.E. Mr. Lundeg Purevsuren, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Mongolia
"Thank you for your continued support of the Philippines. You have allowed us a channel to reach the opinion leaders of UK industry."
Cesar V. Purisima, Philippine Finance Secretary
"Thank you for giving me and my colleagues the opportunity to engage in such a refreshing conversation with Asia House and its supporters. I look forward to more intensive interaction between EBRD and Asia House in the months and years ahead!"
Sir Suma Chakrabarti, President, EBRD
Asia House Chief Executive Michael Lawrence chaired a private briefing with the President of Indonesia Joko Widodo and a number of senior representatives of Asia House corporate members. Those in attendance at the briefing included Bob Dudley, Group CEO of BP; Stuart Gulliver, Group CEO of HSBC and Sir Henry Keswick, Chairman of Matheson & Co. Later in the morning Mr Widodo made a speech at the UK-Indonesia Business Forum, which was supported by Asia House.
"Thank you for a productive meeting with the CEOs."
President of Indonesia Joko Widodo
"Thank you for the opportunity of a good, frank and interesting exchange on things that matter to all of us and on which - alas - far too little serious discussion and far too much disinformation takes place."
Mauro Petriccione, Deputy Director-General at the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Trade
"Thank you very much for providing this opportunity for me to talk freely with your members. I have got encouragement from the views expressed with regards to the success of the negotiation of the Japan-EU FTA/EPA. I look forward to coming back again in the future."
Yasumasa Nagamine, Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan
"Dear friends of Asia House. Thank you for the opportunity to share with you recent developments in Malaysia. We look forward to working together with you. All the best."
Mustapa Mohamed, Minister of International Trade and Industry, Malaysia
"I wish every success to Asia House!"
HE Liu Xiaoming, Chinese Ambassador to the UK
"Really we are delighted to visit Asia House. Thanks for inviting us."
Mamata Banerjee, The Hon’ble Chief Minister of West Bengal
"It has always been an honour to visit and work with Asia House to promote ASEAN-UK engagement. I am confident that with the activities that Asia House has been undertaking and will undertake, the ASEAN-UK relations of friendship and co-operation will be increasingly enhanced in the mutual interests of our people."
HE Le Luong Minh, ASEAN Secretary - General
"Thank you very much for the warm hospitality! I am looking forward to collaborating with Asia House."
HE Saikhanbileg Chimed, Prime Minister of Mongolia speaks to The Rt Hon Hugo Swire MP at Asia House
"Thanks for your nice lunch and for arranging a meeting with many friends and businesses to increase understanding of Indonesia."
Jusuf Kalla, Vice President of Indonesia
"Thank you very much for the hospitality extended to the Philippine delegation. Your distinguished members have truly demonstrated their kindness and their wisdom. We truly appreciate this and would like to return in the future."
Greg Domingo, Secretary, Department of Trade and Industry, Philippines
Asia House corporate members recognise that the future of business growth and investment will rely heavily on understanding and connecting with Asia. Members are offered special events and exclusive programmes that allow them the opportunity to better understand Asia and engage with senior influencers in Europe-Asia relations.
The Chairman of Hitachi Hiroaki Nakanishi has become the first Japanese business leader to receive the Asia House Asian Business Leaders Award. UK Business Secretary Greg Clark presented Mr Nakanishi with the award at a gala ceremony in London on 1 November 2016.
UK Business Secretary Greg Clark told guests at the Asian Business Leaders Award dinner that the British Government is seeking neither a hard Brexit nor a soft Brexit but rather a “smart Brexit.”
Senior figures from industries including rail, aerospace, technology, infrastructure, financial and professional services, were among the guests at the Asia House Asian Business Leaders Award for 2016 at Banqueting House.
The conference will explore the outlook for the greater inclusion of women in the global economy.
The former UN Under-Secretary-General will outline the prospects for UK-India relations.
Alty will discuss the process of delivering an independent trade policy for the UK once it leaves the EU.
Anthony Gardner gave an exclusive interview on the future of the US administration under Trump.
The UK’s International Trade Secretary outlined trade prospects, particularly in Asia.
Mark Bowman, Director General, International and EU, HM Treasury, briefed corporate members.
Asia House offers a range of corporate services for multinational companies with economic interests in Asia and Europe, centred on unique insights derived from its events and wide network of senior figures from Asia and the West. Asia House also provides corporate members with exclusive opportunities to increase their market intelligence as well as their visibility with thought leaders and decision-makers.
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