Lord Sassoon, Chairman of China-Britain Business Council (CBBC), together with senior directors will be visting The University of Nottingham Ningbo China (UNNC) on 24 October 2014. A panel session for interaction among UNNC and CBBC will be delivered, and there will also be a signing ceremony for Sondrel-Nottingham School of VLSI Design.
Lord Sassoon takes over the Chairmanship of CBBC from Sir David Brewer in 2013. He has previously had a long career in finance, and joined HM Treasury in 2002 before acting as Commercial Secretary to the Treasury between May 2010 and January 2013. Lord Sassoon entered the House of Lords in 2010, and is currently executive director of Jardine Matheson Holdings and of Matheson & Co, as well as a director of HongKong Land, Dairy Farm and Mandarin Oriental.