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List of the Coalition’s business ambassadors

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In November 2010, David Cameron, the prime minister, announced the Coalition government’s new business ambassadors. Here is the full list, with hyperlinked biographies.

The business ambassadors are:

In specific terms, the role of business ambassadors will:

  • When travelling on business, carry out priority meetings at the request of UK Trade & Investment (UKTI), for example lobbying to remove barriers to market access or leading events for SMEs;
  • Undertake dedicated overseas visits or lead missions in agreement with UKTI;
  • Brief UK Ministers and Ambassadors on key business priorities and interests as they might arise;
  • Meet overseas Ministers and inward missions;
  • Provide insights into how UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) can best deliver for business;
  • Contribute to Government-to-Government dialogues with China, India, Brazil, Russia, Vietnam, Eastern Europe and other key markets.

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