UK-Liberia High-Level Business Briefing

5th December, London

EVENT SYNOPSIS 

Join us for the first in a series of high-level engagements between UK and Liberian governments. This business briefing will highlight Liberia's exciting invesment potential and ambitious FDI Agenda alongside discussions with distinguished government Ministers and leading business executives for high-profile networking opportunities. 

 

DRAFT PROGRAM 

9:00-10:00 - Registration and Welcome Refreshments 

10:00-10:15 - Opening Remarks 

  • Atam Sandhu, Chief Executive, DMA

  • HE Gurly T. Gibson Schwarz, Liberia Ambassador to the United Kingdom 

  • HMA David Belgrove, OBE, British Ambassador to Liberia 

10:15-11:30 - Session 1: Economic Overview 

  • Chair: Simon Tonge, Director, DMA

  • Hon. Nathaniel F. McGill, Minister of State for Presidential Affairs

  • Hon. Samuel D. Tweah, Minister of Finance and Development Planning

  • Hon. Emmanuel O. Sherman, Deputy Minister for Operations Ministry of Lands Mines and Energy

  • Private Sector Speaker

  • Private Sector Speaker

11:30-11:45 - Carla Senatore, Senior Business Origination Officer, UK Export Finance

11:45-12:15 - Networking Refreshment Break  

12:15-13:30 - Session 2: Investment-Ready Projects

  • Chair: 

  • Hon. Professor Wilson K. Tarpeh, Minister of Commerce

  • Hon. Eugene Fahngon, Deputy Minister for Public Affairs, Ministry of Information, Cultural Affairs and Tourism

  • Hon. Maria G. Harrison, Comissioner, Engineering and Technology, Liberia Telecommunications Authority 

  • Hon. C. Mike Doryen, Managing Director of the Forestry Development Authority

  • James Strother, President, Liberian Business Association 

  • Private Sector Speaker

  • Private Sector Speaker

13:30-13:45 - Closing Remarks 

  • Keynote Speaker