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News category archive: Baroness Nicholson

  1. Baroness Nicholson speaks at MENA Debate in the House of Lords

    Baroness Nicholson spoke yesterday at a debate in the House of Lords on the situation in the Middle East and North Africa, in which she noted the difficulties caused by the incursion into Iraq by ISIS. She continued, however, that prospects for both Iraqi and international business remain strong. The resilience of these prospects are exemplified Read More…


    Some of Britain’s most successful businessmen and women will fly to Erbil tomorrow (September 23rd) on a Trade Mission designed to show the UK’s continuing support for the resilience of the Kurdistan region of Iraq’s infrastructure, society and economy. Organised by the Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC), the group will spend three days meeting senior Read More…

  3. British Charity Makes Urgent Appeal to Help Refugees Fleeing Islamic State

    A British-run charity has launched an emergency appeal to help the many hundreds of thousands of people forced from their homes by the Islamic State (IS) fighters in Iraq. The AMAR International Charitable Foundation is one of the only organisations offering help to families as they flee the fighting that has engulfed much of the Read More…

  4. PRESS RELEASE: IBBC Welcomes Appointment of New President

    PRESS RELEASE – 24 July 2014 The Iraq Britain Business Council has warmly welcomed the appointment of Fouad Massoum as Iraq’s new President. The IBBC’s Executive Chairman, Baroness Nicholson, said Mr Massoum was a very senior figure in Iraqi politics and an “excellent choice” for President. “We warmly welcome Mr Massoum to his new post. Read More…

  5. Baroness Nicholson features in the Financial Times

    Below is an article published in the Financial Times 27 April 2014   Preparation is vital to doing business in danger zones By Adam Palin The pursuit of almost any financial opportunity comes with dangers, and investments in post-conflict areas may be accompanied by more than usual. Companies attracted by the economic potential of politically Read More…

  6. Baroness Nicholson of Winterbourne’s Speech to the ‘Investment Forum in Iraq and Kurdistan Region’ 29 March 2014, Rotana Hotel, Erbil

    ‘I am indeed grateful for the privilege of addressing this eminent audience,and I thank most warmly the President of The Kurdistan Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry and President of the Erbil Chamber, Mr Dara Al-Khayat for his kind invitation and for his Federations’s continuing great work. May I thank too the President of Read More…

  7. PRESS RELEASE – Baroness Nicholson hosts Council Meeting followed by Reception and Dinner in the House of Lords

    PRESS RELEASE 5 March 2014 Baroness Nicholson hosts Council Meeting followed by Reception and Dinner in the House of Lords On the evening of the 4th of March, Baroness Nicholson played host to two events of the Iraq Britain Business Council in the House of Lords. Within the prestigious setting of the House of Lords Committee Read More…

  8. PRESS RELEASE – Baroness Nicholson gives French lessons on the IBBC

    PRESS RELEASE 21 February 2014 Baroness Nicholson gives French lessons on the IBBC More than 30 senior representatives of some of France’s biggest businesses were in Paris today to hear the IBBC’s Executive Chairman talk about the organisation’s work and ambitions for the future. Baroness Nicholson was joined by the Council’s COO, Christophe Michels, at the Read More…

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