We are delighted to present world-renowned political leader Gordon Brown, former British Prime Minister, Chancellor of the Exchequer and Leader of the Labour Party, in conversation with Dr Adam Marshall, Director General of the BCC.
In this wide-ranging conversation, we will hear Gordon Brown discuss the big universal challenges:
• a new way to trade as we move into new future international trade relationships;
• future tech-driven industries and a need for relevant skills,
• climate change;
• diverse representative leaders;
• the UK’s continued competitiveness; and
• its role as a global leader.
There will also be an opportunity for attendees to put questions to Gordon Brown.
Former Prime Minister, Chanceller of the Excehequer and Leader of the Labour Party | British Chamber of Commerce
James Gordon Brown HonFRSE is a British politician who was Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and Leader of the Labour Party from 2007 to 2010. He served as Chancellor of the Exchequer from 1997 to 2007. Brown was a Member of Parliament (MP) from 1983 to 2015, first for Dunfermline East and later for Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath.
Director General of the BCC |
Dr Adam Marshall has been Director General since October 2016. He was previously Executive Director for Policy and External Affairs at the British Chambers of Commerce. Charged with representing the interests of many thousands of companies, Adam works at the highest levels of business, government, and the media to tackle many of the key issues facing firms in Britain today. Prior to joining the BCC, Adam helped start up the Centre for Cities, build commercial links between industry and universities, and worked in the broadcast media. He holds a BA from Yale University, and MPhil and PhD degrees from the University of Cambridge.