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Chamber of Commerce appointment

Adam Austerfield

Adam Austerfield, Director of Projects for LSE Enterprise, has been appointed as Vice President of the British Chamber of Commerce (BCC) in Spain. The 150-year-old BCC is the national body for a network of accredited Chambers of Commerce, supporting British businesses across the world. Adam will be responsible for the Madrid region during his four-year appointment.

Adam says: 'I am delighted to be part of a part of the leadership council of the business community that includes senior representatives of firms such as BT, Barclays, Clifford Chance, KPMG, Herbert Smith, Coutts & Co and many others. My role heading up the Madrid region's activities means putting in place a series of events and platforms for business development and exchange of ideas. These will promote interchange not only between UK business and Spain, but also with the many other companies represented here in specific sectors, such as education, consulting, banking and finance, and energy.'

LSE Enterprise is active in Spain, running a series of projects and collaborations with the national and autonomous region governments and with the private sector. Adam has provided executive education and consulting for LSE Enterprise clients in Spain including Caja Madrid, la Caixa, MAPFRE, BBVA, Santander, the Stock Exchange Institute of Madrid, the Diputacion of Bizkaia, Patronat Catalunya Mon and many others. He also chairs LSE's alumni association in Spain, with over 1000 graduates.

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