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HRH Prince Michael of Kent GCVO
visit to Finland, 25-28.09.2017

Promoting Trade and Investment
between Finland and the UK

At the invitation of the British & Commonwealth Chamber of Commerce in Finland, HRH Prince Michael of Kent will visit Finland from 25 to 28.09.2017 along with business delegation from the UK. 

Prince Michael of Kent GCVO KStJ (Michael George Charles Franklin; born 4 July 1942) is a cousin of Queen Elizabeth II, being a grandson of King George V and Queen Mary. Prince Michael occasionally carries out royal duties representing the Queen at some functions in Commonwealth realms outside the United Kingdom.

Otherwise, he manages his own consultancy business and undertakes various commercial work around the world. He has also presented some television documentaries on the royal families of Europe. He is named after Grand Duke Michael Alexandrovich of Russia, the younger brother of Tsar Nicholas II of Russia, and first cousin of three of his grandparents. 

Prince Michael will undertake this visit as Patron of the Genesis Initiative to promote trade and investment between Finland and the UK, and within the Commonwealth. 


Speakers and Hosts

Peter Vesterbacka
Elina Lepomäki
Member of the Finnish Parliament
Harri Jaskari
Member of the Finnish Parliament
Anna-Kaisa Ikonen
Chairperson of the City Council, City of Tampere
David Harvey
NED Chair Global Family Firm Institute
Anne-Marie Martin
Chief Executive, COBCOE
Michael Lake CBE
Director, The Royal Commonwealth Society
John May
Chairman, The Genesis Initiative
Cristina Andersson
Entrepreneur, Airo Island ry
Niclas Ahlström
Garry Parker
Chairman, The B3CF
Kaj Kunnas
Finnish sports commentator

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Vladislav Dobrokhotov, Executive Director
Mob.: +358 (0)44 2094942