Beginning Tuesday, 13 February 2018 09:00
End Tuesday, 13 February 2018 10:00
Location Boulevard Bischoffsheim 11, 1000, Brussels, Belgium
Event fees British Chamber members: €0.00 (incl. VAT)
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Philip Rycroft, Permanent Secretary for DExEU will be giving an update on the Brexit negotiations when he visits Brussels.

Also attending the meeting will be James Roscoe, Communications & Stakeholder Director for DExEU, who will be available to answer your questions. 

Due to the proximity of the briefing and at the request of the speakers team, numbers are limited so invitations to the briefing are limited to chamber senior stakeholders such as Board members, Council and Brexit Working Group. 

To register please e-mail Kelly-Ann.

This event is held under Chatham House.


Permanent Secretary (Department for Exiting the European Union) | Department for Exiting the European Union (DExEU)

Philip Rycroft was appointed as Permanent Secretary at the Department for Exiting the European Union in October 2017. As Permanent Secretary, he will have responsibility for supporting the department in the negotiations to leave the EU and establishing the future relationship between the UK and the EU. Before taking up this role, he was Second Permanent Secretary at DExEU. Philip was appointed Second Permanent Secretary, Head of UK Governance Group in the Cabinet Office in June 2015, with responsibility for constitutional and devolution issues, and retains this role. From 2012 to 2015 he was the Director General in the Deputy Prime Minister’s Office, supporting the Deputy Prime Minister across the full range of his policy interests. Prior to that, he was Corporate Affairs Director at Hutchison Whampoa (Europe) Ltd. Previous roles have mainly been in government, including: Director General, Innovation and Enterprise and Chief Executive of the Better Regulation Executive in the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills Director General, Education in the Scottish Government Head of the Enterprise, Transport and Lifelong Learning Department in the Scottish Executive. Philip also spent time on secondment from government with Scottish & Newcastle plc and in the Cabinet of Vice-President Leon Brittan in the European Commission.

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