Tag Archives | Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC)

IBBC holds Women's Group discussion

On Monday, 1st June the Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC) held a well attended Women's Group discussion entitled 'Women in Business: Current Challenges and Future Perspectives' with Ms Samar Thamer Al Mafraji, Managing Director, AMS Iraq chairing the session. Speakers included: Ms Caroline McGarr, Managing Director, Thinkbank; Mrs Faten Issa Alsarraf, Managing Director, Final Fix […]

Iraq 2020: A Country at the Crossroads

Members of the IBBC Advisory Council have published a paper entitled 'Iraq 2020: A country at the crossroads'. The purpose of this extensive paper is to provide insight and advice to the new Iraqi Government. It particularly focuses on the political and economic backdrop to the country, with analysis and solutions from a private sector perspective. The […]

Boosting Iraq's Tech Start-Ups

IBBC Tech Forum hosts investor panel on ' What Iraq can do to boost its Tech Start up Economy' The Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC) has held a well-attended panel discussion on Iraq tech start up economy, with leading investors and practitioners, including : Mohammed Khudairi, partner of Khudairi Group and Co-Founder of Iraq tech […]

IBBC joins World Free Zones (FZO) as Observer Partner

IBBC joins World Free Zones (FZO) as observer partner The Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC) is delighted to announce a new partnership as observers with FZO, the international association of World Free Zones. World Free Zones Organization (World FZO) is the strongest, most active free-zone organization in the world. IBBC and its members can access […]

IBBC contributes to World Bank Iraq Report

IBBC contributes to World Bank launch and assessment on Iraq Economic Monitor Iraq Economic Monitor - Spring 2020 - Navigating the Perfect Storm. The World Bank has released its latest report on Iraq entitled "Navigating the Perfect Storm" with a special focus on "Laying the Foundations for a New Economy in Iraq: Digital Transformation". See […]

IBBC Members Rise to Coronavirus Challenge

By Ashley Goodall. At this challenging time what kind of activities are businesses undertaking in Iraq and how are they doing things differently? In canvassing Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC) members, we found a consistent pattern of adaptation and response across the membership which can be summarized in three headings: Firstly, taking care of staff […]

UK Ambassador addresses IBBC Members via Videoconference

Ambassador Stephen Hickey addresses IBBC members via videoconference Over 50 Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC) members yesterday participated in a video conference call with Ambassador Stephen Hickey, from his office in the UK Baghdad Embassy. The Ambassador updated members on the current situation in Iraq, covering four key areas of interest: COVID 19 response and […]

SKA Energy Keeps Iraq's Essential Fuels Flowing

Despite the combined pressures of a global pandemic, political deadlock, falling oil prices and continued violence against government forces and others, SKA has continued to deliver over 90% of Iraq's imported fuel requirements. SKA's unique partnership with the Ministry of Oil's Oil Pipeline Company (OPC) and the close cooperation of Ministry of Transport's General Company […]

IBBC Meetings and Dinner in Baghdad

IBBC meetings and dinner for members and guests at the Babylon Hotel, Baghdad on 5th and 6th February On Wednesday, 5 February, Christophe Michels, Managing Director, Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC) and Rasmi Al Jabri, Deputy Chairman, IBBC met with Dr Salar Ameen Acting Chairman of National Investment Commission (NIC). They discussed the longstanding cooperation […]