2/16/2009

Death Announced of Jan Winkler, Czech Ambassador and CBCC Patron

The Czech British Chamber of Commerce was greatly saddened by news of the sudden death of Jan Winkler, Ambassador of the Czech Republic to Great Britain and Northern Ireland and Patron of the Czech British Chamber of Commerce.



Our condolences go to his family and we will greatly miss his energy, drive and friendship. He saw the CBCC as a great opportunity for strengthening Czech/British bilateral business ties and worked tirelessly with the other member of the steering group to make it a reality.  

He was the first patron on the CBCC, but according to the chamber’s constitution, all future Czech Ambassadors will be invited to hold this position.
 
The CBCC was originally conceived by HE the Ambassador of the Czech Republic to the United Kingdom, Mr Jan Winkler, and the Czech Embassy have been instrumental in the creation of CBCC.
Ladislav Hornan, The Chairman of CBCC sent and an official letter to the Embassy of Czech Republic in London to Mr Petr Urbanek, The Commercial Counsellor.
 
 

12/4/2021
CBCC interview with…His Excellency Nick Archer, British Ambassador to the Czech Republic

His Excellency Nick Archer, British Ambassador to the Czech Republic since 2018 and now CBCC Patron, shares why he joined diplomatic service, his views on the business relations between the UK and the Czech Republic after Brexit, how we individually can contribute to tackling climate change, and so much more…
More here

7/31/2021
CBCC webinar: current and future visa requirements between the EU and the UK

Don't miss the opportunity to hear from Laura Devine, a renowned UK immigration lawyer, on the developing visa and migration requirements for EU nationals in the UK.
More here

5/9/2021
CBCC member interview - Michael Prokop, a British businessman

Michael Prokop talks about his beginnings in the UK in 1968, his business activities, views on Brexit, supporting entrepreneurs as a business angel, beating a European champion in table tennis and so much more...
More here

4/19/2021
CBCC interview with…Michaela Chrtova, Head of Economic and Commercial Section, Embassy of the Czech Republic in London

On her arrival in the UK during lockdown, first impressions about London, the pandemic impact on her job, Brexit and so much more…
More here

3/23/2021
In conversation with Shanker Singham, 23 March 4:30 pm

We had the pleasure to host an inspiring discussion with Shanker Singham, Chief Executive Officer of Competere, Chairman of Global Vision and an academic fellow to the IEA, on the UK-EU Trade and Cooperation Agreement and its implications.
More here

More news