Monthly archive for May 2015

Parliamentary copyright images are reproduced with the permission of Parliament.  Photography by Roger Harris.

State Opening of Parliament

The State Opening of Parliament is a very grand occasion. The Queen’s Speech is written by the Government and sets out the…

Claes Jacobsson, Managing Director of Scania and Ambassador Nicola Clase

Scania Grand Opening in Inverness

It was a great pleasure to travel to Inverness to be present at the grand opening of the new Scania depot. The…

Sweden wins Eurovision Song Contest

Sweden did it again. On Saturday the Swedish singer Måns Zelmerlöw won the Eurovision Song Contest with the great tune ‘Heroes’. As…

Caroline Moorehead, Sarah Helm, Jane Caplan, Anne Sebba, Selma van de Perre, Nicola Clase

If This is a Woman

Earlier this year I attended the launch of Sarah Helm’s outstanding book If This is a Woman – Inside Ravensbrück: Hitler’s Concentration…

Johan Karlström, CEO of Skanska

Industrial Forum

It was a real pleasure to have Johan Karlström, CEO of Skanska as the key note speaker at Industrial Forum. Karlström gave…