Heads of Government Affairs Roundtable: Export Strategy with Andrew Mitchell CMG, Director General Exports and UK Trade, DIT

This event is intended for 'Head of Government Affairs' and equivalent roles. Numbers are strictly limited to ensure everyone is able to contribute to the conversation.

Attendance is by invitation; the invitees are carefully selected in line with The Whitehall & Industry Group’s charitable purpose, representing organisations from a variety of sectors, to bring a range of views and perspectives.

If you or a colleague would like to be considered for future roundtables in this series, then please feel free to email us on [email protected]

Join the Department for International Trade, and senior representatives across industry, to discuss next steps in developing the UK's export strategy as an independent trading nation. 

  • Andrew Mitchell

    Non-executive Board Director and Director General, Exports and UK Trade

    UKEF and Department for International Trade

    Andrew Mitchell was appointed a Director General at the Department for International Trade in May 2020. Andrew was previously Her Majesty’s Trade Commissioner for Europe, responsible for the Department for International Trade’s work promoting trade and investment with the countries of Europe. Prior to this he held senior positions in the Foreign & Commonwealth Office. Andrew led the government’s international work on Prosperity and was the FCO’s Director for the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Andrew served in Germany and Nepal and was Her Majesty’s Ambassador to Sweden. Andrew’s work in the private sector focused on major international events, including World Expos and Olympic Games. In his current role as Director General for Exports and UK Trade, Andrew is responsible for the department’s work on exports, UK Regions and the Devolved Administrations, and global supply chains.



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