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Saqib Bhatti MP

Conservative MP for Meriden

In the Day 1 Keynote, Saqib will be providing an overview of the current EU/UK negotiations, specifically the risks and opportunities offered by Brexit.
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A chartered accountant by profession, Saqib was elected as a member of parliament on 12 December 2019. Before he became an MP he was the youngest ever President of the Greater Birmingham Chambers of Commerce and a voice for over 3,000 businesses in the West Midlands.

Saqib is the former President of the Asian Business Chambers of Commerce. By profession he is a chartered accountant based in Birmingham. Saqib qualified at Deloitte and is a director in his family’s accountancy firm. Saqib Bhatti is a strong voice for business and believes in business as a force for good.

Saqib was on the National Board for Vote Leave and campaigned to give ethnic minorities a voice on the Leave side of the debate; he is currently Deputy Chair for the Andy Street 2020 Campaign.

Saqib is a board member of the West Midlands Reserve Forces and Cadets Association. In 2019 he received an honorary doctorate from Aston University in Business Administration and has been a guest lecturer at Birmingham City University, Warwick University and University College Birmingham. 


Title Keynote Brexit
Day 18 August
Time 10:10 - 10:40

Saqib will provide an overview of EU/UK negotiations, specifically the opportunities and the risks offered by Brexit. His presentation will be followed by a question and answer session.

Saqib Bhatti MP, key note speaker at ICAEW Virtually Live 2020

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