Clive Drinkwater

Regional Director, UKTI NW
Clive took up his post in 2006 and is based at UKTI’s Daresbury office,
from where he has responsibility for helping the North West to develop
its international businesses, to grow the number of firms exporting and
increase the region’s presence in the high growth markets of the world.
Before joining UKTI, Clive held the position of Director of International
Trade for the Chambers of Commerce in Staffordshire. This followed
extensive private sector experience in international trade, working in
industry and selling to over 90 countries worldwide. He has particular
experience in Asia having lived and worked in Indonesia, Malaysia and
Clive has a degree in Business Studies, an MBA and Postgraduate
Diploma in Marketing. He is a member of the Institute of Directors, the
Institute of Export and the Chartered Institute of Marketing. He is also a
Non-Executive Director of EA Technology Group Ltd in Capenhurst and
sits on the Advisory Board of the start up YourTV company in Manchester.
He is on various University boards in the North West region at Liverpool,
Lancaster and Chester.