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The guest speaker at Sydney Rotary Club's Consular Corps luncheon at 12:30pm on 21 March will be British Consul General and Director General UK Trade & Investment Australia and New Zealand, Michael Ward, who will discuss BREXIT.
Michael is a career diplomat who has specialised in European affairs and promoting trade and foreign direct investment to the UK.
Prior to this role, Michael was Director, Department for International Trade in France and Regional Director Inward Investment for Europe.
Other roles at DIT include Director, Strategic Relationship Management and Director, Infrastructure and Low Carbon. Michael has also served at at the UK Representation to the EU in Brussels , as a Foreign Policy Advisor at the European Commission and as Deputy Head of Mission at the British Embassy in Budapest.
Previously he was Interim Managing Director for Volume Exports and Investment at the Department for International Trade (DIT), where he led the operation to transform the way DIT supports and serves larger numbers of UK exporters.
Meeting will commence at 12:30pm.