Tag Archives | Baroness Nicholson

IBBC visit to Iraq, May 14th-20th

From the Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC): The IBBC management team attended an extensive round of meetings with officials in Iraq from May 14th - 20th. Led by IBBC President Baroness Nicholson and MD Christophe Michels, the visit first included the opening of and attendance at the first UK-Iraq Trade Fair at Al Burhan's new […]

IBBC Trade Delegation meets New Iraqi Govt

The Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC) President Baroness Nicholson of Winterbourne supported by Managing Director Christophe Michels, and Board Member Haider Al Shamaa led a delegation of 20 IBBC members to Baghdad to meet the new Government of Federal Republic of Iraq Welcomed by President of Iraq H.E. Abdullatif  Rasheed, and Prime Minister H.E. Mohammed […]

Iraqi President meets British Academics

By John Lee. On Monday, January 23, 2023, the President of the Republic of Iraq, Abdullatif Jamal Rashid met with the Head of the Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC), Baroness Emma Nicholson alongside her delegation from British universities, at the Baghdad Palace. While speaking about Basra, Mosul, and Baghdad universities, His Excellency President Rashid said […]

UK Firm opens new Fertiliser Plant in Basra

By John Lee. Iraq's Minister of Industry and Minerals, Mr. Manhal Aziz Al-Khabbaz, has officially opened a new fertiliser factory in Basra governorate. The plant, with a capacity of 1,500 tonnes per day, is a partnership between the State Company for Southern Fertilizers, and the  UK-based AAA Holding Group. The opening ceremony was attended by […]

Sardar Group honoured at IBBC Spring Conference

By Padraig O'Hannelly. The Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC) has awarded this year's Rasmi Al Jabri Annual Award for Excellence to Sardar Group. At the IBBC's Spring Conference in London's Mansion house, which was attended by nearly 300 delegates, Baroness Nicholson presented the 'Infinity Medallion' to group Chairman and CEO, Mr Sardar al Bebany. Based […]

KRG PM meets President of the Iraq Britain Business Council

The Prime Minister of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG), Masrour Barzani, on Saturday met Baroness Emma Nicholson, President of the Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC). Prime Minister Barzani highlighted the reforms of the ninth cabinet, its bid to diversify the economy and crucially to make the Kurdistan Region a focal point for business. Baroness Nicholson […]

Iraqi Union of Accountants signs Agreement with UK counterpart

On 15th March the Iraqi Union of Accountants and Auditors signed a cooperation agreement with its UK counterpart, the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW). The signature of this  important agreement for both countries was witnessed by IBBC President and UK PM's Trade Envoy Baroness Nicholson, Iraq's Parliament First Deputy Speaker HE […]

Successful IBBC Conference in Dubai

IBBC's 5th Annual Iraq Conference in Dubai - Opportunity in Adversity The Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC) was much praised at its conference on Thursday for pioneering in COVID-19 times by bringing together senior officials from Iraq, the UAE and the UK, prominent international and Iraqi businessmen, bankers and professional advisers as speakers and over […]

IBBC announces SME Award in memory of Rasmi al Jabri

From the Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC): IBBC holds dual dinner in London and Baghdad to celebrate the life of Rasmi AL Jabri and establish an award in his name On Thursday, 14th October, IBBC hosted a single reception and dinner in memory of Engineer Rasmi Al Jabri, our late Deputy Chairman and Founding Member […]

IBBC and AMAR to hold Iraqi CSR Panel

IBBC and AMAR to hold Iraqi CSR panel with major companies on 3rd September. 'HOW COMPANIES AND COMMUNITIES CAN ALL BENEFIT FROM CSR PROGRAMMES, WITH REFERENCE TO AMAR FOUNDATION'S WORK.' The Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC), its YEN (Young Executive Network) and AMAR Foundation, are holding an online panel to discuss CSR -- Corporate Social […]

IBBC Executive Cmte Meeting and Council Mtg

The Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC) held its biannual council meeting on Wednesday 8 July. The meeting was chaired by Bob Phillips (Mott MacDonald), member of IBBC's Executive Committee and was attended by over 30 IBBC member company's representatives. Following a discussion of the present situation in Iraq and the UK, led by IBBC's President Baroness […]