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Event Details

Webinar: Brexit – What does it mean for Australia and New Zealand?

12:30pm – 1:30pm

Member - Complimentary 
Non-Member - $15

1 hr

Brexit is making headlines on a daily basis and with only a few weeks remaining before the UK is scheduled to leave the European Union on 29 March, there is still a lot of uncertainty about what will happen between now and the end of March.

Join us for an update on the latest political and economic developments and what this means for Australia and New Zealand in terms of trade and impact on financial services.

We will be joined by Simon Culhane, CEO, Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (CISI) from the UK and Australian British Chamber of Commerce’s CEO David McCredie

Speaker bios

Simon Culhane, Chartered FCSI - Chief Executive, Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (CISI)

Simon was appointed Chief Executive of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment in May 2004, having previously worked both with a number of blue-chip financial companies and in Central Government. His previous role was at Deutsche Bank, where he worked as Director, Chairman's Office, Global Investment Banking. 

For three years prior to this Simon was Deputy Director, Prime Minister's Efficiency Unit, Cabinet Office, where he was responsible for the Unit's work in a number of major Government Departments. 

Simon spent his early career with Lloyds Bank plc in a number of roles including Senior Group Manager, Retail Banking for the Kensington area and in Chicago, USA. 

A Chartered Fellow of the CISI and Member of the Institute of Financial Services, he was educated at St Paul's School, London and the University of Surrey. He is married with four children and his interests include sailing and supporting AFC Wimbledon.

David McCredie, CEO, Australian British Chamber of Commerce

Since joining the Australian British Chamber of Commerce in 2010, David has lead the Chamber’s broad program of events; Sponsor and Member services, and increasing connectivity within the public and private sectors across Australia. During his tenure, the Chamber has expanded its operations and tripled its turnover. 

David is currently a member of the British Prosperity Partnership Board, and over the last ten years has held roles both as an advisor and as director of a number of not for profit organisations. He received a Scholarship for the Commonwealth Studies Conference (UK Trust) in 2015, and an MBA from the University of Newcastle in 2009.

Prior to joining the ABCC, David worked in both policy and member focussed roles at the Hunter Business Chamber.