Programme

THE FUTURE FOR CULTURAL AND ECONOMIC RELATIONS BETWEEN RUSSIA AND THE UNITED KINGDOM

Realizing Russia's Competitive Edge
Business Roundtable
Pavilion 4, Conference Hall 4.3

Moderator:
Liam Halligan , Columnist, Telegraph Media Group; Editor-at-Large, Business New Europe

Panellists
Makram Azar , Vice-Chairman of Investment Banking, Barclays
Marina Loshak , Director, Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts
Lord Mandelson , Chairman, Global Counsel LLP
Roger Munnings , Chairman of the Board of Directors, Russo-British Chamber of Commerce
Herbert Moos , Deputy President, Chairman of Management Board, VTB Bank
Mikhail Shvydkoy , The Representative of the President of the Russian Federation for International Cultural Cooperation

Broadcast

Key moments

"The first condition is one of stability and predictability, and that needs to happen first for investors outside Russia to be attracted to invest in Russia".
Makram Azar
"One of the great dangers of doing business in Russia is not to take the time to understand the position of your interlocutor".
Roger Munnings
"Until relatively recently, many investors and people in business really regarded the Russian economy, the Russian market, as a must-be place to be present, that’s capable of changing".
Lord Mandelson