Welcome to the British Venezuelan Society

The British-Venezuelan Society & Chamber of Commerce is a non-political, not-for-profit organisation founded with the aim of providing economic and cultural links between the UK and Venezuela. The Society is the UK's specialist forum for informal discussion on Venezuelan issues.

It organises a variety of events of an economic, social and cultural nature. In order to extend its reach, the Society has developed partnerships with UK Trade & Investment's Oil & Gas Team for the Americas and the Caracas based British-Venezuelan Chamber of Commerce.

Recent events

22 October 2020

Venezuela: Is There a Bottom to this Historic Reversal of Fortune?

The latest in our BVS webinar series, we were honoured to be joined by speaker Pedro Mario Burelli, Founder and Managing Director at B+V Advisors and Former Member of the Executive Board of PDVSA who gave us his unique insight into Venezuela's situation and thoughts on the future

Introduction given and Q&A moderated by Peter West, Chairman of the BVS and Economic Advisor at EM Funding

Pedro Burelli

Peter West

15 September 2020

Illegal Mining - Human Suffering and Environmental Disaster

A focus on the socioeconomic and environmental damage caused by illegal mining operations in Venezuela.

 

With panelists Cristina Burelli, Founder and Executive Director of V5Initiative, a nonprofit that advises and connects civil society organisations in the Americas, and Dr. Federica Paddeu, Derek Bowett Fellow in Law at the University of Cambridge who specialises in law of State responsibility and the law on the use of force

Christina Burelli

Dr Federica Paddeu

Vanessa Neumann

Peter West

8 July 2020

Social Development of Venezuela, Beyond Its Borders

Round table with Lala Lovera, Executive Director of Comparte Por Una Vida, Colombia; Roberto Patiño, Founder and Director of Alimenta la Solidaridad and Felipe Muñoz, Advisor to the President of Colombia for the Colombian-Venezuelan Border

Lala Lovera

Roberto Patiño

Felipe Muñoz

Mariana Siblesz de Alvarez

Peter West

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