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Company profile

UK Trade & Investment
1 Victoria Street
Tel: +44 (0)207 215 4003

Andrew Bacchus, head, Global Sports Projects Team

Background briefing
UK Trade & Investment is the government department that supports UK companies to trade internationally and helps overseas businesses to set up in the UK.
The Global Sports Projects Team helps overseas event organisers to identify UK suppliers and to learn more about the UK's capability in this competitive field.

Main services
Inward and outward missions, seminars, trade events, briefings and workshops. These focus on helping UK companies identify export opportunities around global sports projects.

Additional services
UK Trade & Investment also offers strategic, impartial advice and research, which is tailored to the specific needs and growth stage of each company.

UK Trade & Investment's Global Sports Projects Team offers an in-depth understanding of global sports events, how they operate, where they will be hosted in the future as well as insight into market trends. Through its global network of commercial teams in 162 locations worldwide, UK Trade & Investment can help companies realise their export ambitions.

Top clients
The Global Sports Projects Team has assisted UK companies in diverse sectors, including architecture, engineering, security and project management to secure work in global sports projects.

Where in the world?
The focus is on the future host countries of major sports events. In particular Brazil, Russia, Qatar, Japan, South Korea, Turkmenistan and Azerbaijan.

Who’s who?
Andrew Bacchus, head
Jason Goddard, senior manager
Martin Olds, senior manager
Simon Brown, senior manager
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