FCO Director briefs Asia House corporate members on opportunities in Middle East

Director for Middle East and North Africa at the FCO Jane Marriott OBE, left, with CEO of Asia House Michael Lawrence, right

Director for Middle East and North Africa at the FCO Jane Marriott OBE, left, with CEO of Asia House Michael Lawrence, right

FCO Director briefs Asia House corporate members on opportunities in Middle East

15/05/15

By Samantha Deave

The recently appointed Director for Middle East and North Africa at the Foreign & Commonwealth Office Jane Marriott OBE joined Asia House corporate members for a private briefing focused on the current political and business environment in the Middle East.

Topics of discussion included the importance of protecting UK business interests in the Middle East and the potential for future commercial opportunities, as well as current conflicts and the future stability of the region and of certain countries in North Africa.

Representatives from Arup, Barclays, GSK, Lloyds Banking Group, PwC and Shell were among those that attended.

samantha.deave@asiahouse.co.uk

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