Russia’s war against Ukraine: A conversation with H.E. Vadym Prystaiko

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14 December 2022 at 08:15 09:45 GMT

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

H.E. Vadym Prystaiko

Ukrainian Ambassador to the United Kingdom

H.E. Vadym Prystaiko is Ukrainian Ambassador to the United Kingdom (since July 2020). Previously he was Ukraine’s Deputy Prime Minister (European Relations) in 2020 and Foreign Minister from 2019-2020. He joined the Ukrainian Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 1997 where he held multiple diplomatic positions, including the Ukrainian Ambassador to Canada (2012-2014) and Head of Ukrainian Mission to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (2017-2019).

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.


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