Location & Date

Four Seasons Hotel
120 E. Delaware Place
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Thu. April 24, 2014
11:15 Reception

Contact & Other Information

Victoria Arnold
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Guests: 100 to 500

  Lecture with Lorna Smith, First Lady of the BVI  
Hosted By: The English-Speaking Union



First Lady of the BVI

Ms. Smith currently chairs the Financial Services Business Development Committee, a

twelve person group appointed by Cabinet to advise the Premier's Office on the

promotion of financial services as well as on new international business opportunities

for the territory. She is also the co-chair of the Health and Wellness Committee and a

member of the Road Town Development and Management Committee. Most recently,

Ms. Smith accepted an assignment from the Government of the Virgin Islands (British)

to promote the territory’s interests in Asia by launching BVI Asia House in Hong Kong.

As the Interim Director, Ms. Smith secured office premises in Central Plaza, established

BVI ties with various Asian public and private sector entities, represented the BVI at

China Offshore Summit, 2013, facilitated the visit to the BVI of a delegation from

China’s Shenzhen province, and organized the first BVI Trust Seminar in Hong Kong.

Ms. Smith has been awarded the Order of the British Empire by Her Majesty Queen

Elizabeth II for her contribution to Public Service in the British Virgin Islands and was

made a Paul Harris Fellow by the Rotary Club of Tortola for her contributions to the club

and to the BVI.


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