When: Monday, 13 May 2024, 10.00am for 10.15am start until 11.30am

Where: Embassy of the Czech Republic, 26 Kensington Palace Gardens, London W8 4QY

RSVP: Please register your attendance here by Wednesday, 8 May 2024,

Places are limited to 25 AERL Members (first come, first served)

Dress: Business Attire

The AERL has the exclusive opportunity to meet with The Rt Hon Greg Hands MP, Minister of State for Trade Policy, for a roundtable discussion to hear the Conservative Party’s economic and trade priorities for the UK ahead of the General Election as part of the AERL Election Series.

Greg Hands was appointed Minister of State for Trade Policy in the Department for Business and Trade and Minister for London on 13 November 2023. He was previously Minister without Portfolio at the Cabinet Office between 7 February 2023 and 13 November 2023. Since 2016, he has served on three occasions as Minister of State for Trade Policy at the Department for International Trade and as Minister of State at the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy. He was elected the Conservative MP for Hammersmith and Fulham in 2005, and for Chelsea and Fulham in 2010, 2015, 2017 and 2019.


10.00am  Registration
Please present photo ID at the registration desk
10.15am Welcome and Opening Remarks
by Marcus Rothen, Co-Chair AERL
10.20am Roundtable Discussion with Minister of State for Trade Policy, Greg Hands Discussion 
moderated by Michaela Chrtovà, Co-Chair AERL 
11.00amNetworking Reception