Israeli Ambassador Mark Regev visited Birmingham and during a hectic day met with the Lord Mayor and City Councillors, visited the Pro Vice Chancellor of University of Birmingham and Jewish students. The Ambassador also met with Faith Leaders and addressed the Jewish Community at a meeting chaired by Representative Council President Sir Bernard Zissman, who presented the Ambassador with a copy of his book “Herzl’s Journey”.
Sir Bernard is presented to HRH The Duke of Cambridge on the occasion of the Official Opening of the stunning Remembrance Centre at the National Memorial Arboretum in Staffordshire. Sir Bernard has been a member of the successful Appeal Council which together with so many others raised £12M to complete this unique project of remembrance
Sir Bernard is pleased to have returned in a non executive role to his clothing roots having been appointed Chairman of Lambton Tailoring. The Leeds based company has an international reputation for producing for the trade custom / made to measure bespoke tailoring and shirts.
Sir Bernard joined a group from the Global Group plc supporting an international convention addressing the topics of BIG DATA and CROWDFUNDING. During the visit the delegation met and were welcomed to Guiyang capital of Guizhou Province by Party Leaders and other Municipal dignatories when Sir Bernard extolled the virtues and spirit of enterprise of the City of Birmingham and Birmingham International Airport.