The geopolitics of energy: Energy’s role in securing UK advantage

30 April at 08:15 09:45 BST

Our Geostrategy Forum convenes and connects prominent stakeholders for monthly breakfast discussions on key geostrategic issues and foreign, defence and international trade policy matters. A keynote speaker discusses a prominent topic before invited guests exchange their views and ideas in a roundtable format.

The Geostrategy Forum takes place once a month at the In and Out Naval and Military Club. Events are by invitation only and take place strictly off the record.

Keynote speaker

Andrew Bowie MP

Parliamentary Under Secretary of State (Department for Energy Security and Net Zero)

Andrew Bowie MP is Parliamentary Under Secretary of State (Nuclear and Renewables) at the Department for Energy Security and Net Zero. He was previously Parliamentary Under Secretary of State (Minister for Exports) at the Department for International Trade. He is the MP for West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine, elected in 2017 as the first Conservative MP for the seat since its creation in 1997.Before being elected as an MP, Andrew Bowie served as an officer in the Royal Navy for 3 years, and studied at the University of Aberdeen.

Honorary chair

Dr Carl Stephen Patrick Hunter OBE

Honorary Chair, Geostrategy Forum

Dr Carl Hunter OBE is Chairman of Coltraco Ultrasonics, a high-exporting advanced manufacturer. He is also: Chairman of the British Exporters Association; Director-General of the Durham Institute of Research, Development and Invention; Director of the Centre of Underwater Acoustic Analysis; Professor-in-Practice at Durham University Business School; Visiting Fellow of the Royal Navy Strategic Studies Centre; and Fellow of the Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology.


In and Out Naval and Military Club

4 St James’s Square
London,SW1Y 4JUUnited Kingdom
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