Special Guest

Renate Halton MIEx has more than 25 years’ experience in international trade. Renate is well known in the UK and overseas business support network promoting UK companies in foreign markets. She has a proven track record of delivering international services and outstanding performance in working with and delivering EU and UK funded projects for both the public and private sector.

Renate has delivered training projects in the provision of Information and Research Services in Laos, Cambodia, Thailand, Vietnam, Brazil and Turkey and has led UK government funded trade delegations to Hong Kong, China, Taiwan, South Africa, Mauritius, Brazil and the Czech Republic.
Renate previously held the position of Head of an International Trade at Sheffield Chamber of Commerce/South Yorkshire International Trade Centre (SYITC).

Halton International was formed in July 2010, working with and supporting companies for the benefit of economic growth in the Sheffield City Region providing international trade solutions customised to individual companies’ needs. Her client portfolio ranges from large corporate companies to SMEs, as well as having established a leading al International Trade Forum and having worked with the Sheffield City Region Manufacturing Forum until recently.

Renate is a full member of the Institute of Export, Federation of Small Business, as well as a member of the Barnsley & Rotherham Chamber of Commerce, where she is also an elected member of the Representation Council.