Brexit and Finnish Business
REQUEST AN INVITE
Thursday, March 8
8:30 - 10:00 AM
The British Ambassador's Residence, Itäinen Puistotie 15, Helsinki
Head of UK Governance Group and Permanent Secretary
Department for Exiting the European Union
Philip Rycroft was appointed as Permanent Secretary at the Department for Exiting the European Union in October 2017. As Permanent Secretary, he will have responsibility for supporting the department in the negotiations to leave the EU and establishing the future relationship between the UK and the EU.
Before taking up this role, he was Second Permanent Secretary at DExEU.
Philip was appointed Second Permanent Secretary, Head of UK Governance Group in the Cabinet Office in June 2015, with responsibility for constitutional and devolution issues, and retains this role.
British Embassy in Helsinki
Tom Dodd arrived in Finland as Ambassador designate in January 2018. His career has spanned roles in the Cabinet Office, FCO and Home Office and House of Commons, principally in inter-agency co-ordination, security and analysis. His previous postings include Kabul (as Chargé and Deputy Ambassador) and Basra (Deputy Consul General). Tom has degrees in history and in international relations.