Caribbean news. Bryan Treherne a career trade adviser who spoke recently at the CIBN Saint Lucia networking event, has joined CIBN as a member. Bryan received a national award for his work in helping companies break into the export market. Originally from Coulsdon, is the first individual to have been presented with a lifetime achievement award at the International Trade Awards normally reserved for companies.

Bryan is a retired  international trade adviser with UK Trade & Investment (UKTI), the government department which helps UK companies succeed in the global economy. He is now a leading member of the South London Export Club and works closely with Croydon Chamber of Commerce.

A few years ago he was made an MBE for his services to exporting and for his community work. He said: “It was a real shock to receive this award. “I was invited to the House of Lords for the ceremony but I wasn’t expecting anything at all.” Mr Treherne, said he believes the job of getting companies involved in export markets was more important than ever. CIBN welcomes Bryan to the team.

UKTI International Trade Adviser, Bryan Treherne

UKTI International Trade Adviser, Bryan Treherne