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Jo Valentine's blog

Baroness Jo Valentine is chief executive of business lobby group London First.She joined London First in 1997 as managing director, becoming chief executive in 2003. Her role centres on representing to national and local government the most pressing issues affecting London’s leading businesses.London First’s mission is to make London the best place in the world in which to do business. Its members include leading retailers, investment banks and propertycompanies.

Transport must make London competitive

Posted by Jo ValentineWed, 11 May 2011

London’s continued success as a leading centre for world trade and commerce is critically dependent on free-flowing, frequent and predictable travel.

Aviations review mustn’t begin by ruling out potential solutions

Posted by Jo ValentineThu, 10 Mar 2011

London’s links to the world are one of its greatest assets. Critical to business, high quality air travel is key to its continued success. But with no current prospects of increasing aviation capacity, London’s success faces clear dangers.