With the announcement of the agreement in principle by Prime ministers Boris Johnson and Scott Morrison on 15 June 2021, the focus now turns to how to maximise the benefits of the agreement and the future of Australia-UK services trade.
Industry participants from TheCityUK, the UK Professional and Business Services Council, Universities UK and the Australian Services Roundtable will participate in an interactive business discussion on the prospects for enhanced trade relations under the agreement.
The event was held over two sessions, on 21 June and 6 July.
Gabriel Gari, Reader in International Economic Law, Queen Mary University of London
Elisabeth Bowes, Chief Negotiator for Australia, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (21 Jun)
Peter Harrington, British High Commission, Canberra (21 Jun)
Ben Rake, UK Department for International Trade (6 Jul)
Stephen Dietz, First Secretary, Australian High Commission, London (6 Jul)
John Cooke, TheCityUK
James Angus Bond, President, Australian Services Roundtable (Citi)
George Riddell, UK Professional and Business Services Council (EY)
Jane Drake-Brockman, Director, Australian Services Roundtable (IIT)
John Richardson, Director, Australian Services Roundtable (Cox)
Stephanie Harries, Universities UK (UUK)
Event co-hosted by
Queen Mary University of London
Institute for International Trade, The University of Adelaide
UK Professional and Business Services Council
Australian Services Roundtable