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A former British diplomat who has held a series of positions with the Foreign and Commonwealth Office has joined overseas trade specialist, Chamber International.

Peter Bainbridge (pictured) who was most recently a technology risk consultant with global business services company, KPMG, strengthens Chamber International’s team of export advisers to help Britain expand its global trade after leaving the EU.

Peter Bainbridge’s 15-year diplomatic career included roles such as commercial counsellor at the British Embassy in Bogota; head of the South America regional climate change network at the British Embassy in Brasilia; and deputy director for the Western Balkans. His career started as an export adviser at what is now the Department for International Trade.

He says: “The UK is at the start of an export revival that will see trade routes extend and deepen with the fastest-growing economies in the world. This is a very exciting time to join Chamber International and I’m looking forward to using my overseas business and government networks and market experience to help companies access these high-growth trading countries.”

Chamber International, which has offices in Bradford and London, helps hundreds of new and experienced exporters throughout the UK with a wide range of specialist services to make exporting easier and more cost effective.

Key takeaways

  • Peter Bainbridge, a former British diplomat, has joined trade specialist, Chamber International where he will help the UK strengthen and expand overseas trade.
  • For information and advice on trading overseas, visit the UMi Platform.
Ashleigh Smith
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