Past Events

Guest speakers at past meetings:

  • 17th June 2022: ‘Implications of the Ukraine War for ESG and Defence Stocks’ with Henning Gebhart, Deputy Chair of the Supervisory Board, SFC Energy AG; Stephen Cheetham, Senior Consultant at Fidelio Partners
  • 25th February 2022: ‘Key Drivers in the Property Market in Germany and the UK’ with Susanne Eickermann-Riepe, Chair of European World Regional Board RICS; Duncan Owen, Chief Executive Officer at Immobel Capital Partners; Simon Prichard, Chair of RICS UK and Ireland Board
  • 14th January 2022: ‘EU Green Deal and Innovation – Potential for Collaboration with the UK’ with Saori Dubourg, Member of the Board of Executive Directors of BASF SE
  • 3rd December 2021: ‘The Role of the Board & The Future of Work’ with Gillian Karran-Cumberlege, Partner at Fidelio Partners, and Stephen Cheetham, Senior Consultant at Fidelio Partners
  • 22nd October 2021: Tony Cocker, Senior Independent Director of SSE plc, Mike Lewis, Chief Executive Officer of E.ON UK, and Juergen Maier, Chair of Digital Catapult and former CEO of Siemens UK
  • 8th October 2021: Matthias Barner, Director of the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung
  • 17th September 2021: Andy Burnham, Mayor of Greater Manchester
  • 9th July 2021: Philine Erfurt Sandhu, Academic Director of the Strategic Competence for Women on Supervisory Boards Certification Programme, the University of Economics and Law Berlin & Gabriele Apfelbacher, Senior Counsel at Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLPs
  • 11th June 2021: David Smith, Economics Editor of The Sunday Times
  • 14th May 2021: Dr Hans-Christoph Hirt, Executive Director, Head of Hermes EOS
  • 16th April 2021: Juergen Maier, Chair of Digital Catapult and former CEO of Siemens UK
  • 12th March 2021: Minister Oliver Schramm, Head of Economics and Global Affairs at the German Embassy in London
  • 12th February 2021: Sir Sebastian Wood, former British Ambassador to Germany (2015 – 2020)