Baroness Neville-Rolfe and Czech industry and trade minister Jan Mládek at VŠE

On April 4, 2016 Centre of European Studies, University of Economics, in cooperation with the Embassy of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland organized a lecture by UK Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills Baroness Lucy Neville-Rolfe called “Deepening of the EU Single Market: Benefits for business”.

Baroness Neville-Rolfe’s portfolio includes intellectual property, the digital agenda, and supporting UK business, including small and medium enterprises. In the past, she worked for the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (1973-1992) and in the office of the Prime Minister (1992-1994). Between 1997 and 2013, she held various positions at Tesco, where she served as executive director for corporate and legal relations from 2006.

The discussion included digital single market and Baroness Neville-Rolfe and Czech Minister of Industry and Trade Jan Mládek launched a joint UK-Czech vision for online platforms, focusing on priorities in regulation and the role of platforms in deepening the European Digital Single Market.