The British Consulate-General San Francisco invites you to
A Fireside Chat with the Rt Hon David Willetts MP, UK Minister for Universities & Science, and Richard Waters, West Coast Editor of the Financial Times
"Opportunities for High-Tech Innovation"
With welcome drinks reception and followed by a Q&A session
Hosted by Silicon Valley Bank
David Willetts was appointed as the UK's Minister for Universities and Science in May 2010. He has served in a range of roles, including Shadow Secretary of State for Trade and Industry, Shadow Secretary for Education and Skills, and Shadow Secretary for Innovation, Universities and Skills. He has also worked at HM Treasury and in the Number 10 Policy Unit. He has written widely on economic and social policy. In 2011 he published a book, ‘The Pinch: How the baby boomers took their children’s future – and why they should give it back’.