At the invitation of the British & Commonwealth Chamber of Commerce in Finland, HRH Prince Michael of Kent will visit Finland from 25 to 28.09.2017 along with business delegation from the UK.
Prince Michael of Kent GCVO KStJ (Michael George Charles Franklin; born 4 July 1942) is a cousin of Queen Elizabeth II, being a grandson of King George V and Queen Mary. Prince Michael occasionally carries out royal duties representing the Queen at some functions in Commonwealth realms outside the United Kingdom.
Otherwise, he manages his own consultancy business and undertakes various commercial work around the world. He has also presented some television documentaries on the royal families of Europe. He is named after Grand Duke Michael Alexandrovich of Russia, the younger brother of Tsar Nicholas II of Russia, and first cousin of three of his grandparents.
Prince Michael will undertake this visit as Patron of the Genesis Initiative to promote trade and investment between Finland and the UK, and within the Commonwealth.