Corporate Partner Briefing by Colin Smith CBE HonFRAeS, Chair, Aerospace Growth Partnership (AGP)

22 March 2017

No.4 Hamilton Place, London

Corporate Partner Event

16:30 - 19:00

Means of Ascent - Securing the Future of the UK Aerospace Industry

Please note:  Attendance at this Corporate Partner Briefing is strictly exclusive to Royal Aeronautical Society Corporate Partners.

In light of the Government's Green Paper on Industrial Strategy, this briefing will focus on working together to secure the future of UK aerospace.  What is the AGP and the strategy to maintain and grow the industry for the next 20 years and beyond?


16.30 hrs Registration and refreshments
17.00 hrs Briefing and discussion
18.00 hrs Reception
19.00 hrs Close

Speaker Details

Colin Smith CBE HonFRAeS, Chair, Aerospace Growth Partnership (AGP)

Colin Smith HonFRAeSColin was announced as Chair of the AGP at Farnborough Airshow 2016.  The AGP is the collaboration between the aerospace industry and the Government with a joint ambition to sustain the prominence of UK aerospace in the world market.

Colin is currently the Group President for Rolls-Royce and is a Fellow of the Royal Society, the Royal Academy of Engineering, the Royal Aeronautical Society and the Institution of Mechanical Engineers.  He is also a member of the Council for Science and Technology and a member of the Government's Advisory Group review of UK Research Councils.  In June 2012 he was awarded a CBE for services to UK engineering.

To register

Attendance at Corporate Partner Briefings is a complimentary benefit of RAeS Corporate membership. To register you must be employed by a company or an organisation that is a Corporate Partner of the Royal Aeronautical Society.


No.4 Hamilton Place, London

Royal Aeronautical Society Headquarters
No.4 Hamilton Place

Hotel accommodation 

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Gail Ward, Corporate & Society Events Manager
Tel: +44 (0)1491 629 912