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In conversation with Chief Executive of Make UK, Stephen Phipson CBE 18 March 2021

18th March 2021 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

As a member of the BLCC, join us for a Council of Foreign Chambers of Commerce webinar with Stephen Phipson CBE, Chief Executive of Make UK.

Make UK champions and celebrates British manufacturing and manufacturersDuring the event Mr Phipson will be commenting on:

  • The strengths, weaknesses, challenges and opportunities facing UK manufacturing
  • Government policy and UK manufacturing
  • International trade opportunities for UK manufacturers & manufacturing in the UK
  • Education/skills requirements for the future of the manufacturing sector
  • & more

Date: Thursday 18th March 2021

Time: 15:00 to 16:00 GMT

To register for this free event, please email Jules Harrison at


Stephen Phipson CBE has been the Chief Executive of Make UK since joining in 2017.

Stephen previously spent 5 years as a senior civil servant holding the position of Head of the Defence and Security Organisation within the Department for International Trade delivering export support to UK defence and security businesses and prior to this Stephen held the position of Director for Security Industry Engagement within the Office for Security and Counter Terrorism at the Home Office.

Before serving in the UK Government Stephen spent 35 years in senior roles in the manufacturing industry including 15 years with Smiths Group plc as President of Smiths Detection where he was awarded a CBE in 2010 for services to the Security industry. Stephen has worked extensively abroad in high technology manufacturing businesses and started his career as an engineering apprentice with the Plessey company.


18th March 2021
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm