One of the UK’s most senior trade negotiators, Crawford Falconer, will visit Asia House on 22 February to give a private briefing for Asia House corporate members.
Falconer is Chief Trade Negotiation Adviser and Second Permanent Secretary for the Department for International Trade, and heads the trade negotiation profession within the British Civil Service. He will be speaking as part of the Asia House New Global Trade Order Series.
Falconer will be speaking on the UK’s trade prospects, as well as taking questions from corporate members.
Falconer has considerable experience in working on trade policy and trade negotiations, both inside and outside of government. In an impressive career spanning 25 years, he has held high-profile positions including the New Zealand Chief Negotiator and Adviser, Deputy Secretary (Vice Minister) in the New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, and New Zealand Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the World Trade Organization (WTO) Geneva. He also Chaired the WTO Doha Round negotiations on agriculture and cotton.
He has been a judge on over 15 international trade disputes brought before the WTO, including the long-running Boeing-Airbus dispute, and has written several publications.
This private briefing is for Asia House corporate members only. Corporate membership provides guaranteed access to briefings and events featuring global thought-leaders on trade and investment from the business world and government, and bespoke support from our Research and Advisory services. For more information about corporate membership, please contact Aini Abdullah, Business and Policy Programme Assistant: firstname.lastname@example.org