My noble Friend the Secretary of State for Business Enterprise and Regulatory Reform met the following individuals and organisations during his visit to Moscow between 27 October and Wednesday 29 October.
Sergei Lavrov, Minister for Foreign Affairs
Igor Shuvalov, First Deputy PM
Alexsey Kudrin, Deputy PM and Finance Minister
Arkadiy Dvorkovitch, Assistant of the President
Anatoliy Chubais, CEO, RosNanoTech
German Gref, CEO, Sberbank
Aleksey Mordashov, General Director, Severstal
Evgeniy Yasin, Rector, Higher School of Economics
He also attended a number of events where he met multiple business representatives and organisations across a range of areas. These included British business investors in the Russian market, Russian and British representatives from the financial services industry; economic and political analysts, Russian SMEs, energy companies, academics and others.
Members of the accompanying business delegation were:
Richard Lambert, DG, CBI;
Tim Eggar, Chair and President of the Russo-British Chamber of Commerce (RBCC);
Alex Robinson, Executive Director, Aviva;
Richard Spies, President, BP Russia;
Robert Webb, General Counsel, BA;
Scott Halliday, UK Managing Partner, Ernst and Young;
Tim Burnhope, Deputy MD, JCB Sales;
Tracey Pierce, Head of Equity Primary Markets, LSE;
Simon Chivers, Country Manager, Mace Group;
Peter Hambro, Hambro Mining;
Maurice Topiol, Chairman, Rothschild Russia, NM Rothschild and Sons;
Sir Philip Thomas, Senior Advisor, Shell;
Reas Kondraschow, Group Development Director, Whitbread.