Iraq Britain Business Council, a company registered in England and Wales with company number 06929280
Registered as an NGO in Iraq with registration number 2D76194

SPEAKERS

Welcome Addresses

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BARONESS NICHOLSON

President, IBBC
The Prime Minister's Trade Envoy to Iraq

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JON WILKS CMG

Her Majesty's Ambassador to Iraq

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MICHAEL TOWNSHEND

Regional President, BP Middle East

H.E. ABDULLA AL SALEH

Under Secretary for Foreign Trade & Industry, UAE Ministry of Economy

H.E. BENGAN RIKANI 

Iraq's Minister for Housing, Reconstruction & Public Municipalities

 

SESSION 1 - LOGISTICS

Imports/Exports, People & Goods

Chair: Beverley Simpson, Director of the Department for International Trade - Iraq

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JASON SUTCLIFFE

Marketing Executive - MENA

Rolls - Royce

MIKE DOUGLAS

President & CEO

SKA International Group

PHILLIP MARSHAM

CEO

Basrah Gateway Terminal

BEVERLY SIMPSON

Director for International Trade

 

British Embassy in Baghdad

CHRIS POOK

Managing Director

 

G4S - Iraq

 

SESSION 2 - REGULATORY & FINANCIAL FRAMEWORK

Encouraging International Investment

Chair: Simon Penney, Her Majesty's Trade Commissioner for the Middle East

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DR SABAH MUSHATAT

Investment & Reconstruction Advisor to the Prime Minister

AMAR SHUBAR

Partner

Management Partners

AYMAN ABU DHAIM

CEO

National Bank of Iraq

KAREEM ISMAIL

Resident Representative - Iraq

 

IMF

AHMED TABAQCHALI

Chief Investment Officer

AFC Iraq Fund

 

SESSION 3 - ENERGY

Increasing Production

 

Chair - Vikas Handa, IBBC GCC Representative

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VIKAS HANDA

GCC Representative

 

IBBC

KEVIN KVETON

Director, Iraq Exploration & Business Development

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Tamim Suyyagh

Government & External Relations Manager

Shell

 

SESSION 4 - INFRASTRUCTURE

Rebuilding & Utilities Supply

Chair: Christopher M. Cantelmi, Principal at the International Finance Corporation

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CHRISTOPHER CANTELMI

Principal 

International Finance Corporation

JEAN-CLAUDE NASR

Senior Executive VP 

Siemens - Power & Gas

ROBERT HELME

Business Development Manager

 

Subsea & Export Systems

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FRANK GUNTER

Professor of Economics

Lehigh University

STEVE ROWAN

Managing Director

 

Earth & Marine Environmental Consultants

 

OUR SPONSORS

Together we build Iraq

 

SERCO

Silver Sponsors

Serco specializes in the delivery of essential public services across defence, transport, justice, immigration and healthcare. Serco has a proven track record in successfully delivering projects in Iraq since 2011.  Serco have a team based in Baghdad supported by staff in Dubai and have setup a local company.  Their emphasis is delivering innovation, operational efficiency and strategic transformation of essential public services alongside training and developing Iraqi Nationals.

ROLLS ROYCE

Silver Sponsors

Rolls-Royce designs, develops, manufactures and services integrated power systems technology for use in the air, on land and at sea. Their products have been in use in the region since 1955, with the first Rolls-Royce powered aircraft operated by Iraqi Airways took flight.

SIEMENS

Silver Sponsors

Siemens is a global powerhouse specialising in innovative engineering solutions across a range of sectors. Siemens are working with the Iraqi Ministries of Energy and Oil throughout Iraq to develop and deliver solutions to meet the needs of the Iraqi people.  These include electricity generation, transmission and distribution infrastructure projects such as new CCGT power stations, repowering projects and large scale modernization and upgrades.

SKA INTERNATIONAL GROUP

Lunch Sponsors

KHUDAIRI GROUP

Coffee Break Sponsors

BASRAH GATEWAY TERMINAL

Reception Sponsors