London | RBCC Winter Forum 2019

Tuesday 3 Dec 2019. 16:30pm-21:00pm

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Come and celebrate the festive season with the RBCC at our annual Winter Forum (formerly known as the Christmas Cocktails). The event will take place on Tuesday 3 December at The Royal Society of Chemistry, Piccadilly.

This is one of the Chamber’s two large annual events and a key Christmas event for the Russo-British business community in London. The evening will bring together 150 RBCC members and partners for a panel discussion and an interview followed by a drinks reception during which HRH Prince Michael of Kent GCVO makes a short speech.

The RBCC Winter Forum is a also chance to network with RBCC members and Russia focused business professionals and to hear leading Russo-British business leaders share their expertise, perspectives and insights.

On Stage One-on-One Interview:

Topic title: My path

Guest Interviewee: Tara Cemlyn-Jones, Founder & Principal Advisor, TCJ Fintech Advisory

Tara Cemlyn-Jones will the tell the audience how she succeeded in a male-dominated industry and give her insights into the relevance of these lessons to business profitability and the wider business community.

Panel Discussion and Q&A:

Topic title: Equality = Profitability: The UK Russian Experience

By way of a panel discussion up to 6 panellists will examine the differing experience of senior Russian and British business women and what we can learn from each other.

We are delighted to announce that our confirmed panellists include:

Emily Olson, Vice President, BP Russia;

Alisa Grafton, Partner, Cheeswrights;

Alya Samokhvalova, Deputy CEO, Petropavlovsk;

Yulia Chekunaeva, Director Capital Markets and Strategic Initiatives, En+ Group;

Tara Cemlyn-Jones, Founder & Principal Advisor, TCJ Fintech Advisory

Moderator: Ayuna Nechaeva, Head of Europe, Primary Markets, London Stock Exchange Group


16:30 Registration, Tea & Coffee (Council Room)

17:15 On-Stage Interview/Conversation with Tara Cemlyn-Jones

17:50 Panel Discussion and Q&A

18:45 Networking Drinks & Canapés Reception

19:25 Speeches

19:45 Canapés & drinks resume

21:00 Carriages

Dress: Lounge Suit

RBCC Member : £50.00 + £14.49 (VAT. & FEE) *
Non-Member : £100.00 + £28.39 (VAT. & FEE) **

*Please note that when buying an RBCC members only ticket your membership status will be checked and we reserve the right to cancel any members-only tickets purchased by non-members

**Fee: Payments for non-member tickets are subject to a service fee levied by eventbrite


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When & Where

03 Dec 2019


Royal Society Of Chemistry, Piccadilly, London, UK