Talk by Andy Hunder, President of American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine, 8-02-2016

January 11, 2016 • Educational, Past Events • Views: 1221

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WHEN:

MON 8 February 2016, 7pm

WHERE:

Attlee Suite, Portcullis House, Bridge Street, Westminster SW1A 2LW

Admission:

Spaces are limited.  If you would like to attend, please RSVP to secretariat@britishukrainiansociety.org

unnamedThe British Ukrainian Society is enjoying the success of its new series of lectures on bilateral relations at Portcullis House, House of Commons in London.  Thank you to everyone who attended first two events with speakers Sir Gerald Howarth MP and Lord Macdonald of River Glaven QC.

British Ukrainian Society is delighted to confirm that the next speech will be given by Andy Hunder, President of the American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine, on 8 February 2016 at 7pm in the Attlee Suite, Portcullis House, Bridge Street, Westminster SW1A 2LW.

His talk is entitled: “Tackling corruption and doing business in Ukraine”.

Spaces are limited.  If you would like to attend, please RSVP to secretariat@britishukrainiansociety.org at your earliest convenience.  Due to tight security and the potential for queues, we would advise you to allow at least 30 minutes to enter Portcullis House; a map and further instructions will be sent in due course to those who RSVP.

Andy Hunder is a native Londoner, who over the past two decades has become a recognised leading specialist in public affairs, communications and government relations in Ukraine. On 15 April 2015, he was appointed as President of the American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine.

In 1997 Andy was a TV presenter on a leading Ukrainian television channel.  Then for seven years he headed the Public Relations department at Ukrainian Mobile Communications (now Vodafone Ukraine) and in 2004 was appointed External Affairs and Communications Manager at GlaxoSmithKline with responsibility for Ukraine, Central Asia and the Caucasus.  He later launched the London office of Ukrainian law firm Magisters, and, later, Sayenko Kharenko, where he also headed the Government Relations practice.  The Ukrainian law firms in London served as conduits to service multinational clients investing in Ukraine.

In 2010 Andy was appointed Director of the Ukrainian Institute in London, and was a regular commentator on Ukrainian current affairs in the global media.  During 2014 he was interviewed live more than 100 times on top international TV and radio stations including BBC, CNN, Sky News, Bloomberg TV, ITV, Al Jazeera and others.  He has spoken on Ukrainian current affairs at the House of Commons, House of Lords, Oxford University, London School of Economics and University College London.

Andy studied Philosophy and Theology in Rome, Italy. He speaks fluent English, Ukrainian, Russian and Italian. Andy is married with two sons.

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