We are delighted to let you know that Hiroshi Matsuura, Japan’s Envoy Extraordinary, Minister Plenipotentiary in the UK & Chief Negotiator, UK-Japan Free Trade Agreement and His Excellency Paul Madden CMG, British Ambassador to Japan are among the latest confirmed speakers for the UK-Japan Free Trade Summit: A Shared Political, Economic and Financial Vision for Mutual Benefit (20 January).

Trade Finance Global is pleased to be supporting this high-profile conference, which is a must-attend event for British firms thinking of entering Japanese market for the first time or expanding their presence in Japan.

The conference will offer an analysis of the new and existing business opportunities in key industry sectors, both in terms of export potential and direct investment and will provide you with actionable insights and guidance from top experts with practical knowledge of the Japanese market.

Use code JFT1TFG to get 30% off the booking fees and click here to find out more:
UK – Japan Free Trade Summit

UK – Japan Free Trade Summit

Confirmed speakers include:

The Rt Hon Elizabeth Truss MP, Secretary of State for International Trade and President of the Board of Trade and Minister for Women and Equalities
Mr Graham Zebedee, Chief Negotiator, UK-Japan Free Trade Agreement; Director, Continuity Negotiations and Development, UK Department for International Trade
Hiroshi Matsuura, Japan’s Envoy Extraordinary, Minister Plenipotentiary in the UK & Chief Negotiator, UK-Japan Free Trade Agreement
His Excellency Paul Madden CMG, British Ambassador to Japan
Sir David Wright GCMG LVO, Chair, TheCityUK Japan Market Advisory Group; Global Advisor, SMFJ and Former UK Ambassador to Japan
Mr Kevin Shakespeare FIEx, IOE&IT Director of Stakeholder Engagement, Institute of Export and International Trade
Mr Paul Alger MBE, Director, International Business, UK Fashion and Textiles Association
Ms Amanda Tickel, International Tax Partner, Deloitte
Mr Keiichi Aritomo, Executive Director, FinCity.Tokyo
Mr David Bailey, Executive Director for International Banks Supervision, Bank of England
Mr Steve Crane, Founder & CEO, Business Link Japan Ltd, CEO, Export to Japan, NPO
Jim Walker, Managing Director, Walkers Shortbread
Ms Katharine Braddick, Director General for Financial Services, HM Treasury
Mr Andy Burwell, Director of International Trade and Investment, CBI
Mr Mike Cherry OBE, National Chairman OBE, The Federation of Small Businesses
Ms Michelle Chivunga, Founder & CEO, Global Policy House
Ms Charlotte Crosswell, CEO, Innovate Finance
Mr Julian David, CEO, TechUK
Mr Ben Digby, Head of Global Trade Policy, Group Public Affairs, HSBC Holdings plc
Mr Dominic Goudie, Head of International Trade, Food and Drink Federation
Junko Kubokawa, Representative Director, President, Croda Japan
Dr Adam Marshall, Director General, British Chambers of Commerce
Dr Minako Morita-Jaeger, International Trade Policy Consultant and Fellow,The UK Trade Policy Observatory, The University of Sussex
Mr Robert Sheasby, Chief Executive, Agricultural Industries Confederation
Mr Nick von Westenholz, Director of EU Exit and International Trade, National Farmers’ Union

Delegate Fees
Standard Delegate Fee:
£250 + VAT
Trade Finance Global Discounted Delegate Fee:
£175 + VAT (use code JFT1TFG)
Small Company Delegate Fee: £95 + VAT*

*“Small Company” relates to an organisation with less than 50 employees or a group with less than 50 employees.