Given by The Right Honourable The Lord Mayor Alderman Charles Bowman at The Mansion House on Wednesday 17th October 2018.

Simon H King, The Rt Hon Dr Liam Fox (Secretary of State for International Trade and President of the Board of Trade) Jason Knights and Paul Grover

It was my pleasure to attend this inaugural Banquet recognising the importance of The City – better known as ‘the square mile’ – and its connections with the Department for the International Trade and the President of the Board of Trade.

It was super to represent the North As a Northern Powerhouse Champion and Board of Trade award winner (Haith’s) along with my friends and colleagues, Paul Grover (Arup) and Jason Knights (Blue Kangaroo), also Board of Trade award winners 2018.

Speakers at the banquet included The Lord Mayor, The Rt Hon Dr Liam Fox, MP, and Roberto Azevedo, Direct-General of the WTO.