***This event will feature Minister for International Trade Rt Hon Nigel Huddlestone MP and will be followed by a networking drinks reception***

Join us at techUK as we break down how to enter the US market as a UK tech SME. We will be partnering with a market advisory firm which specialises on US market entry.

The event will follow our previous event on the Atlantic Declaration. 


  • Sabina Ciofu, Associate Director, International, techUK (chair)
    • Frances Moffet-Kouadio, Director (Exports), North America, Department for Business and Trade
    • Doug Johnson, CEO, Circulor 
    • Alison Veryyman, Head of UK - Senior Managing Lawyer, Biztech Lawyers

4:20 – Keynote speech by Minister Huddleston

4:30 – 5:30 – Drinks Reception.

This event is part of the Department for Business and Trade's International Trade Week, but use our website to sign-up

Daniel Clarke

Daniel Clarke

Policy Manager for International Policy and Trade, techUK

Dan joined techUK as a Policy Manager for International Policy and Trade in March 2023.

Before techUK, Dan worked for data and consulting company GlobalData as an analyst of tech and geopolitics. He has also worked in public affairs, political polling, and has written freelance for the New Statesman and Investment Monitor.

Dan has a degree in MSc International Public Policy from University College London, and a BA Geography degree from the University of Sussex.

Outside of work, Dan is a big fan of football, cooking, going to see live music, and reading about international affairs. 

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Sabina Ciofu

Sabina Ciofu

Associate Director – International, techUK

Sabina Ciofu is Associate Director – International, running the International Policy and Trade Programme at techUK.

Based in Brussels, she leads our EU policy and engagement. She is also our lead on international trade policy, with a focus on digital trade chapter in FTAs, regulatory cooperation as well as broader engagement with the G7, G20, WTO and OECD.

As a transatlanticist at heart, Sabina is a GMF Marshall Memorial fellow and issue-lead on the EU-US Trade and Technology Council, within DigitalEurope.

Previously, she worked as Policy Advisor to a Member of the European Parliament for almost a decade, where she specialised in tech regulation, international trade and EU-US relations.

Sabina loves building communities and bringing people together. She is the founder of the Gentlewomen’s Club and co-organiser of the Young Professionals in Digital Policy. Previously, as a member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Shapers Community, she led several youth civic engagement and gender equality projects.

She sits on the Advisory Board of the University College London European Institute, Café Transatlantique, a network of women in transatlantic technology policy and The Nine, Brussels’ first members-only club designed for women.

Sabina holds an MA in War Studies from King’s College London and a BA in Classics from the University of Cambridge.

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+32 473 323 280

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