Antonia Romeo, British Consul-General in New York and Director General Economic & Commercial Affairs USA, to Deliver Keynote Address at BrexitCon™
New York, NY, August 9, 2016: Momentum Events, the organizer of BrexitCon™ in partnership with The Wharton School’s Knowledge@Wharton, Lauder Institute and BritishAmerican Business, is pleased to announce that Antonia Romeo, British Consul-General in New York & Director-General Economic & Commercial Affairs USA, will deliver a Keynote Address at BrexitCon™ taking place on September 27, 2016 at Interface in New York City.
Appointed Her Majesty’s Consul-General in New York and to the newly created role of Director General Economic & Commercial Affairs USA in July 2016, Ms. Romeo is the first woman to serve in the position. As Consul-General, Ms. Romeo is responsible for promoting the UK’s economic profile, foreign policy, and national security priorities in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Connecticut’s Fairfield County. As Director General Economic and Commercial Affairs USA, she directs the business and prosperity work of the UK Government across the United States, including oversight of the North American operations of UK Trade & Investment, the foreign commercial arm of the UK Government.
Hosted by Michelle Caruso–Cabrera, CNBC’s Chief International Correspondent, and co-chaired by Mauro Guillen, Dr. Felix Zandman Professor, Professor of International Management, Director, The Lauder Institute, BrexitCon™ will seek to provide strategic insights and best practices on how US companies can effectively manage the uncertainty arising from the Referendum vote and its downstream impact.
To review the current agenda and confirmed speakers, please visit our BrexitCon event page.
About BritishAmerican Business:
BritishAmerican Business (BAB), the leading transatlantic business network, is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to helping companies connect and build their business on both sides of the Atlantic. Our members are the world’s leading multinational and middle-market companies and include many of the major American and European players in finance, law, insurance, real estate, pharmaceuticals, airlines, technology and media. By providing access to practical, measurable business opportunities through our exclusive networking and targeted marketing platforms, the companies in our membership are able to sustain, grow and celebrate their businesses. The product of a merger between the American Chamber of Commerce (UK) and British-American Chamber of Commerce (US), we serve our members as the single, pre-eminent transatlantic business organization. More information can be found online at www.babinc.org.
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