MENA Political and Economic Overview

What is next for the Gulf?

Classification: SBC Knowledge Series
Date & Time: Tuesday, 16 April 2019, 18.30 hrs – 20 hrs
Venue: Rosewood Hotel, Al Maryah Island, Abu Dhabi


Dear SBC Members and guests,

The Swiss Business Council Abu Dhabi is pleased to be co-hosting an informative session on MENA Political and Economic Overview with the Economist and other Abu Dhabi Business Groups with guest speaker Mr. Robert Willock, Director MENA, The Economist Corporate Network.

robert willockMr Willock will share his insights into the region and report on its growth prospects, as well as the risks for companies operating in its key markets.

Mr. Willock is a business journalist, editor and publisher with nearly 25 years of experience in Europe and the Middle East, covering a wide variety of sectors, including hospitality, retail, construction, energy and transport, and has a particular interest in human capital management. He works closely with C-Suite executives to help inform their business strategies through political, economic and operational insights.


Order of events:

18.30 hrs | Registration

18.45 hrs | Presentation, followed by Q&A

19.30 hrs | Networking

Entrance fee:
SBC members AED 160
Non-members AED 210
Event fee is including Canapes and Drinks.

To register your attendance please click the below button or send an email to

Best regards,

Charoline Engel
Executive Director


Joint event

AmCham  |  Australian Business Group  |  Benelux Business Council  |  British Business Group  |  Canadian Business Council  |  Indian Business & Professional Group  |  Pakistan Business & Professional Council  |  Swiss Business Council

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