Programme

RUSSIA–UNITED KINGDOM: TARGETING IMPROVED TRADE AND ECONOMIC RELATIONS FOR A 100-YEAR PARTNERSHIP

Pavilion G, Amphitheatre Hall

Moderator:
Roger Munnings , Chairman of the Board of Directors, Russo-British Chamber of Commerce

Panellists
Daniel Brindle , Vice-President, Government Affairs, Emerging Markets Asia Pacific, GSK (GlaxoSmithKline)
Dr Laurie Bristow CMG , Her Majesty’s Ambassador to the Russian Federation (UK)
Andrey Bugrov , Senior Vice President, Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors, MMC "Norilsk Nickel"; Vice President, Interros Holding Company CJSC
Benjamin Wegg-Prosser , Managing Partner, Global Counsel LLP
Vladimir Padalko , Vice President, Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation
Charles Hendry , Minister of State for Energy (Department for Energy & Climate Change) of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (2010–2012)
Viktor Cherepov , Executive Vice President, Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs (RSPP)

Broadcast

Key moments

You cannot have security at supplying Europe without having security at demanding Russia.
Charles Hendry
In areas like Pharma, FMCG we saw companies maintaining interest to work with Russia and indeed some of them increasing this commitment.
Benjamin Wegg-Prosser
The establishment of ties between British companies and the market of a single economic union is a locomotive for building up the relationship with Russia as well.
Viktor Cherepov