FMDQ Hosts Ms. Laure Beaufils, Outgoing British Deputy High Commissioner to Nigeria at Exchange Place
In recognition of the invaluable support from the British High Commission in Nigeria towards the advancement of the Nigerian financial markets and indeed, the economy, FMDQ hosted Ms. Laure Beaufils, the outgoing British Deputy High Commissioner to Nigeria, at Exchange Place on Monday, May 20, 2019.
Ms. Beaufils, in the company of other senior executives of the Commission including Mr. Guy Harrison, Head of Prosperity; Mr. Hamed Kamal, Head of Trade and Investment; Mr. Richard Sandall, Senior Adviser, Department of International Development, were given a tour of the Exchange Place and also the FMDQ Q-Hub, a trading simulation room for FMDQ-Next’s learning and development initiative.
Other major highlights of the ceremony included an ‘In the Spotlight’ talk session which saw the guest of honour, Ms. Beaufils, share her major achievements, challenges and experiences in her time as British Deputy High Commissioner to Nigeria.
Ms. Beaufils, during her special address, expressed her delight and appreciation to FMDQ for the warm reception and for honouring the British Deputy High Commission. She went on to note that “FMDQ and the UK Government share similar visions and objectives for the Nigerian financial market”; a vision for a prosperous Nigeria as well as a globally competitive financial market”.