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UK Export Finance briefing to the Iraq Britain Business Council, Tuesday 25 April 2017

UK Export Finance (UKEF) gave IBBC members a finance briefing at the Foreign & Commonwealth office (FCO) on Tuesday 25 April.

Members were given detailed access and information to the UKEF’s new fund to support UK businesses in Iraq. This was followed by a Q & A session with the government officials and tea and coffee was provided for members following the meeting.

UKEF and FCO officials present included:

Richard Simon-Lewis – Head of Civil, Infrastructure & Energy and Head of International Business Development, UK Export Finance

Tim Palmer – Business Manager, Infrastructure, UK Export Finance

Trevor Boyce – Senior Underwriter, UK Export Finance

Gursharan Sikand – Underwriter, UK Export Finance


Jon Dean, Head of Iraq Team, MENAD, FCO

Tom Young, Deputy Head of Iraq Team, FCO

Ahmed Patel, Political and Prosperity Officer, Iraq Team, FCO

Claudia Brett, Iraq Team, FCO

Deloris Sterling, Iraq Team, FCO

Katie Baxter, Emerging Markets, Global Economics, HM Treasury

Andy Mackowski, Economic Advisor, Iraq Team, Department for International Development

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