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At each of our events we are delighted to welcome a diverse and interesting array of speakers with knowledge of the Commonwealth and its countries.  

A selection of their presentations are available below.


Lady Redmond M.B.E.

Lord-Lieutenant of Cheshire

President, Cheshire Commonwealth Association

March 2022

The Square Kilometre Array Observatory: one of the world's largest scientific facilities

Professor Philip Diamond

Director-General, SKA

March 2022

Cheshire: A Commonwealth Clean Industrial Hub?

Professor Joe Howe

Executive Director, Energy Research Institute, University of Chester

March 2022

Higher Education: a successful UK Export

Professor Eunice Simmons

Vice Chancellor, University of Chester

March 2022

Partner with us and Export to the World

Andrew Mitchell

Director General, Exports & UK Trade, DIT

March 2022

Connecting with the Commonwealth

The Rt Hon Anne-Marie Trevelyan MP

Secretary of State for International Trade & President of the Board of Trade

March 2022

Going Global, Staying Local

Sir Phil Redmond, C.B.E.

Television Producer and Screenwriter

March 2022

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Building a Network for Commonwealth Business

David Maisey O.B.E., D.L.

CEO, ICC Solutions Ltd

Chair, Cheshire Commonwealth Association

April 2021

Commonwealth Talks

Gyles Brandreth

Writer, Broadcaster, Actor, Chancellor for the University of Chester and Ambassador for The Royal Commonwealth Society

April 2021

Papua New Guinea: UK Trade Opportunities in the Land of the Unexpected

Keith Scott

British High Commissioner to Papua New Guinea

April 2021

Sweet Success!  India, a great place for sustainable business.

Lyn Pitt

Managing Director, DT&G Limited

Northern Powerhouse Export Champion

April 2021

Why you should grow your business in the Commonwealth Caribbean

Darren Henry, MP

Prime Minister’s Trade Envoy to the Caribbean

April 2021

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