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Video: Prof. Frank Gunter discusses his New Book on Iraq

From the Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC): Professor Frank Gunter of Lehigh University gave a webinar on the recently published 2nd edition of his book -- 'The political economy of Iraq, restoring balance in a post-conflict Society' -- interviewed by Lizzie Porter, Senior correspondent at Iraq Oil Report, for the IBBC. In a wide-ranging talk, […]

Musab Alkateeb joins IBBC Advisory Board

Musab Alkateeb, the immediate past CEO of Siemens Iraq, has joined the the Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC) advisory council after 20 years leading Siemens Iraq, Honeywell and championing government reform in Iraq. Musab is well known to IBBC members, to Iraq and the private sector and has a wealth of experience in the issues […]

New Book: The Political Economy of Iraq

The Political Economy of Iraq: Restoring Balance in a Post-Conflict Society (Second Edition) by Frank R. Gunter, Published by Edward Elgar, October 2021   "Frank Gunter has written the definitive account in English of the contemporary Iraqi economy...Following a brief history and overview, chapters cover social indicators, corruption, macroeconomic policy, state-owned enterprises, entrepreneurship, oil, agriculture, […]

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 […]

IBBC Dubai Autumn Conference fields Top Speakers in All Sectors

As a measure of confidence in the global and Iraqi economy, the Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC) is seeing a marked upswing in quality and quantity of speakers at the Autumn Conference at the Address hotel, Dubai 22nd November. The topic, in line with COP26 and the new energy horizon, is one of sustainability. Not […]

IBBC's Autumn Conference - Open for Business Engagement

IBBC's Autumn conference is back with a bang and open for business engagement. On 22nd November this year the overarching conference topic is looking to the future with 'sustainability'- whether in terms of energy and renewables, the Iraqi economy and its diversification, or sustaining finance, logistics and training. Underpinning much of this is the application […]

Al Burhan Group honoured at IBBC Iraq Business Forum

IBBC Iraq Business Forum and the awarding of the Rasmi Al Jabri prize to Al Burhan Group The Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC) hosted over 200 Iraqi SME's in Westminster Central Methodist Hall in London on Monday 27th September at the Business Forum event. The sessions were jointly chaired by Richard Cotton and Muhanad Alkhattab […]