Roundtable

Director of Government Affairs Roundtable with Amanda Brooks, Director General, Trade Policy, Implementation and Negotiations (TPIN), DBT

This event is intended specifically for Directors of Government Affairs and equivalent roles, attendance is by invitation

Date & time

05 Mar 2024

08:30 - 10:30

Attendance type

Hybrid (Online and In Person)

Where

Central London

Price

Free

Theme(s)

Trade and international affairs

We are delighted to host Amanda Brooks, Director General for Trade Negotiations, for this roundtable with Directors of Government Affairs and equivalent roles, as we reflect on a year of the Department for Business and Trade (DBT). Join us for your opportunity to discuss current strategic priorities with Amanda and your peers across the sectors, and input on where your business is looking to engage with the UK government on trade agreements moving forwards.

Please note attendee numbers at roundtables are strictly limited to ensure everyone is able to contribute to the conversation. Invitees are carefully selected in line with The Whitehall & Industry Group's charitable purpose, to bring a range of views and perspectives.

Speaker

Amanda Brooks became Director General for Trade Negotiations at the Department for Business and Trade (DBT) in February 2023. From 1 June 2021 she was Director General for Trade Negotiations at the Department for International Trade (DIT). She joined DIT in August 2016.

Amanda’s previous responsibilities include:

  • leading the US negotiations
  • bilateral trade relationships
  • multilateral fora on:
    - trade
    - trade remedies and disputes
    - export controls

She is the cross-government senior responsible owner (SRO) for policy learning and skills and head of the DBT Policy Profession.

Prior to joining DIT, Amanda spent much of her career in the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS). She worked on domestic and international economic policy.

Amanda has also served overseas as the Deputy High Commissioner and Director of Trade and Investment in Singapore.

Date & time

05 Mar 2024

08:30 - 10:30

Attendance type

Hybrid (Online and In Person)

Where

Central London

Price

Free

Theme(s)

Trade and international affairs

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