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