Webinar: Reflections on the G7 summit with Jonathan Black, G7/G20 Sherpa
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Following the UK's successful hosting of the G7 2021 summit in Carbis Bay this June, WIG is delighted to welcome Jonathan Black, the Prime Minister's G7 & G20 Sherpa, for a webinar reflecting on the crucial discussions that took place.
This session offers you the opportunity to:
- Learn more about the topics that were top of the G7 summit agenda, such as global COVID recovery, trade, climate change and biodiversity
- Understand the key takeaways in terms of commitments and agreements reached
- Discuss next steps for the UK's G7 presidency
The Prime Minister's G7 & G20 SherpaCabinet Office
Jonathan Black is the Prime Minister’s G7/G20 Sherpa. His portfolio covers international economic issues, including the global economy, international trade, climate change, development, economic security, global health, technology, and related policy issues. Jonathan acts as the senior Cabinet Office interlocutor with Whitehall departments on international economic policy issues.
Prior to this, he was Director General and Deputy Head of the Europe Unit at the Cabinet Office and one of the UK’s principal EU exit negotiators. He has also held a number of roles at HM Treasury, including Press Secretary and Private Secretary to Chancellors of the Exchequer. He also served as the UK Director of the European Investment Bank and Alternate Director at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development.