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Meeting Report: IBBC Biannual Council Meeting


Members and IBBC staff who attended IBBC’s second Council Meeting of 2016 included (front row from left): Jones Lindgren, Perkins+Will; Dame Glynne Evans, Restrata; Haider Al-Shamaa, Al Iraqia for Money Transfer Co.; Rasmi Al-Jabri, Basrah Engineering Group; Dr Mark Wharton, Shell; (back row from left) Hani Akkawi, CCC; Amar Shubar, Management Partners; Fethi Kirdar, Moby Group; Richard Cotton, IBBC; Christophe Michels, IBBC; John McGregor Scott, Petrofac; Natasha Saroca, IBBC; Dr Alastair Niven, IBBC; Hadi Nezir, UB Holding; Samer Al-Omari, IBBC; Neil Young, Penspen; Baroness Nicholson of Winterbourne; Brigadier James Ellery, GardaWorld. Image: Gill Aspell

The Iraq Britain Business Council’s (IBBC) second council meeting of 2016 was held at Cumberland Lodge on Saturday 9 July. Chaired by Baroness Nicholson of Winterbourne, IBBC’s Executive Chairman, the Council reviewed the organisation’s activities over the previous six months and discussed future plans. Council members recommended that IBBC organise a trade delegation to Baghdad possibly in September, which might be followed by a conference in Basrah. A draft agenda for the IBBC Dubai conference on Sunday 6 November was discussed in detail.


Baroness Nicholson briefed members on her recent Trade Envoy mission to Azerbaijan and Turkmenistan.