The UK defence exports strategy

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9 January 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

James Cartlidge MP

Minister of State for Defence Procurement

James Cartlidge is the Minister of State for Defence Procurement in the Ministry of Defence. He was first elected to Parliament in 2015 and after the 2017 General Election was appointed as the Parliamentary Private Secretary to the Health Minister. In April 2023, James was appointed a Minister of State in the Ministry of Defence.

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.

Venue

In and Out Naval and Military Club

4 St James’s Square
London,SW1Y 4JUUnited Kingdom
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Our members get preferential invitations to our Geostrategy Forum. To find out more about our membership packages, please visit our memberships page.

For further information about the Geostrategy Forum, please email John Dobson, Policy and Events Coordinator, at: [email protected].