Viewing entries in
British Expertise

Round Table with HM Ambassador to Lebanon, Chris Rampling MBE

Round Table with HM Ambassador to Lebanon, Chris Rampling MBE

British Expertise International (map)

HM Ambassador to Lebanon, Chris Rampling MBE

Join us for a roundtable discussion with, H.E. Chris Rampling MBE, UK Ambassador to Lebanon as he shares the latest economic and political updates, including insights on opportunities for UK businesses. Opportunities for UK businesses exist in the following priority sectors; infrastructure, education, oil and gas ICT, and defence.

Meet HM Ambassador to the Islamic Republic of Iran

Meet HM Ambassador to the Islamic Republic of Iran

British Expertise International (map)

Robert Macaire CMG, HM Ambassador to the Islamic Republic of Iran

British Expertise International invites you to join us as we host Robert Macaire CMG, HM Ambassador to Iran at a Round Table Discussion. The Ambassador will provide us with an update on the political and economic situation within Iran and opportunities British businesses.

Opportunities for UK Business in Morocco

Opportunities for UK Business in Morocco

British Expertise International (map)

HM Ambassador Thomas Reilly – Round Table Discussion

Morocco offers a wide range of opportunities for UK businesses in education, energy, infrastructure, and financial and professional services. Some potential also exists in the defence, creative industries, healthcare and mining sectors. Join us as we host Thomas Reilly, HM Ambassador to Morocco for a Round Table Discussion on these opportunities as well an update on the political and economic situation.

Transforming Agriculture and Agribusiness in Sub-Saharan Africa

Transforming Agriculture and Agribusiness in Sub-Saharan Africa

British Expertise International (map)

Jonathan Innes, Senior Economist, Booker Tate

Chris Isaac, Managing Director, AgDevCo

Agriculture in Sub-Saharan Africa holds substantial economic and social potential. Agriculture makes up 23% of Sub-Saharan Africa’s GDP and is key to delivering regional economic growth. However, agriculture and agribusiness require substantial investment, integration and infrastructure to enhance Sub-Saharan Africa’s complex value chain.

Sustainable Infrastructure: Looking to the Future

Sustainable Infrastructure: Looking to the Future

British Expertise International (map)

Davide Stronati, Global Sustainability Leader, Mott MacDonald Group

Gavin English, Managing Director of IMC Worldwide

Conor Storkey, Head of Sustainability & Community for Construction, Mace Group

This event will discuss the role of infrastructure in achieving a sustainable future and the challenges of delivering sustainable infrastructural systems under the urgent pressures of population growth and increased demand for housing and services. We will discuss opportunities for sustainable cities and finance and look forward to hearing the insights of Davide Stronati, Global Sustainability Leader, Mott MacDonald Group and Gavin English - MD of IMC Worldwide, Chairman of the Board of Association for Consultancy and Engineering (ACE).

United Arab Emirates Workforce Development Needs: Opportunities for the UK

United Arab Emirates Workforce Development Needs: Opportunities for the UK

British Expertise International (map)

British Expertise International - Middle East Access Group invite you to join us on Tuesday 8th October 2019 for a briefing and a panel discussion as we look to identify the current and future workforce development trends, challenges and opportunities in the UAE and collaboration between UAE and UK in this field.

DFID Communications Strategy

DFID Communications Strategy

Department for International Development

Join us for a discussion with DFID’s Communications team on their communications strategy, the department's future plans and how the private sector can engage and collaborate more effectively in support of this strategy.

PIDG Unlocking Infrastructure Opportunities

PIDG Unlocking Infrastructure Opportunities

British Expertise International (map)

PIDG Chief Executive Officer, Philippe Valahu

The Private Infrastructure Development Group (PIDG) is an innovative infrastructure development and finance organisation delivering pioneering infrastructure in the poorest and most fragile countries. Join us for a meeting with PIDG Chief Executive Officer, Philippe Valahu as presents on the work of PIDG and some of the infrastructure opportunities for UK companies.

Promoting Regional Cooperation in Central Asia

Promoting Regional Cooperation in Central Asia

Strategy International (map)

Ambassador Peter Burian, EU Special Representative for Central Asia, European External Action Service

We welcome the EU Special Representative for Central Asia, Ambassador Peter Burian, to share his views on regional cooperation and strengthening sustainable development in the region. In June 2019, the European Council published a new Strategy on Central Asia. The new strategy focuses on promoting resilience, prosperity, and regional cooperation. 

Opportunities for UK Companies in Turkey

Opportunities for UK Companies in Turkey

British Expertise International (map)

Arda Ermut, President of the Investment Office of the Presidency of Republic of Turkey

Join British Expertise and Invest in Turkey for a discussion with Arda Ermut, President of the Investment Office of the Presidency of Republic of Turkey. Mr Ermut will present opportunities in Turkey covering the investment climate, recent developments, and project pipeline in transport, energy, and social infrastructure.

Private Sector and Maternal Health

Private Sector and Maternal Health

British Expertise International (map)

London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Options Consulting Services Ltd, Mott MacDonald

The private sector is playing an increasingly important role in maternal healthcare services. However, private sector suppliers face structural and technical challenges working in the maternal health space, including fragmented coordination, data collection and government purchasing. This discussion seeks to address these challenges, identify opportunities for British companies going forward and the explore benefits of social franchising.

“Britain’s Greatest Export” – A Review

“Britain’s Greatest Export” – A Review

British Expertise International (map)

David McNair, Executive Director for Global Policy, ONE Against Poverty

Mona Lotten, External Relations Manager, British Council

A global Britain has a key opportunity to play a leading role in making the world safer, healthier, more equal and more prosperous. Building upon a recent report from ONE Against Poverty, entitled ‘Britain’s Greatest Export’, this event will focus on the Britain’s role in addressing inequality, governance and development policy.

Global Trends in PPP in Infrastructure

Global Trends in PPP in Infrastructure

British Expertise Internaional (map)

Hulya Pasaogullari, Principle Consultant PPP, IMC Worldwide

Sacira Coric, Director of Infrastructure & Project Finance Advisory, Turner & Townsend

Mark Richards, Partner and Co.Leader - Energy, Environment and Infrastructure, Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner

Once touted as a panacea, Public Private Partnerships (PPP) in recent years has evolved to reflect the changing needs of both investors, contractors and public bodies. This meeting will take a look at the global PPP trends, successful models, limitations and opportunities for British companies in the infrastructure sector.

Sustainable Development in Aid Funded Projects

Sustainable Development in Aid Funded Projects

British Expertise (map)

Rachel Shah, Consultant, Springfield Centre
Zach White, Consultant, Oxford Policy Management
John Shotton, Technical Director, Mott MacDonald

How can we measure "sustainability" in development projects more effectively? Join us for an interesting discussion with Rachel Shah of Springfield Centre, John Shotton from Mott MacDonald and Zach White from Oxford Policy Management, as they share share some insights and experiences on sustainable development in aid funded projects.

Future Energy Security in Developing Markets

Future Energy Security in Developing Markets

British Expertise International (map)

Simon Buchler, Senior Associate, Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner

John Lewis, Managing Director Africa, Aggreko

Kirsty Hamilton, Associate Fellow, Energy, Environment and Resources, Chatham House

What is the future of secure, affordable and clean energy sources in developing markets? Join us for a discussion with Simon Buchler from BCLP, John Lewis from Aggreko and Kirsty Hamilton from Chatham House, as they discuss trends in Africa and Asia’s energy markets and the growing demand for clean affordable energy.

The Importance of Research and Evaluation Across DFID Projects

The Importance of Research and Evaluation Across DFID Projects

British Expertise International (map)

Andrew Shaw, Evaluation Adviser, Department for International Development

DFID place great importance of generating a robust evidence base, testing innovation and develop new technologies as their work and projects focus on tackling some the most complex global challenges. Join us for a discussion with Andrew Shaw, Evaluation Adviser, from the Research and Evidence Division at DFID as he shares the Importance research and evaluation across DFID Projects.

Addressing Skills Shortage in the Infrastructure Sector

Addressing Skills Shortage in the Infrastructure Sector

British Expertise International (map)

Dr Rhys Morgan, Director, Engineering and Education at Royal Academy of Engineering 

Chris Claydon, Chief Executive at Engineering Construction Industry Training Board

Dave Beddell, Director of Strategy & Growth, Strategic Highways, Europe at AECOM

According to latest Engineering UK reports, construction skills shortages have reached an all-time high. Forecasts indicate an annual demand of 124,000 core engineering roles and a shortfall of 59,000, whilst the UK faces the challenge of encouraging construction careers amongst young people. This event will address strategies for reducing skills shortage both long term and short term that are critical to UK industry and services abroad.

Responding to a new era of Resilient Infrastructure

Responding to a new era of Resilient Infrastructure

British Expertise International (map)

Mark Harvey, Founder & CEO of Resurgence

Sophie Evans, Head of Country Programmes at Centre for Disaster Protection

Renard Teipelke, Principal Sustainability and Resilience Consultant at AECOM

Resilient infrastructure is the backbone of building resilience and increasing the likelihood of rapid recovery from extreme climate events. Speakers will discuss trends, opportunities and financing mechanisms for British companies engaging with resilient infrastructure globally.

USAID Funding Strategies and Questions

USAID Funding Strategies and Questions

British Expertise International (map)

Mike Shanley, CEO, Konektid International

The seminar will cover USAID funding opportunities, the USAID procurement process, and will give you tools you can take back to your organisation to build and grow your USAID work. This will be targeted to British organisations that are interested in entering the USAID market. The seminar will be led by Mike Shanley, CEO of Konektid, a U.S. consulting firm that advises clients on partnering with USAID.

Global Education Technology Innovations

Global Education Technology Innovations

British Expertise International (map)

Daniel Palmer, Principal Business Development Consultant at Education Development Trust

Dr John Collick, Head of International Education Strategy. Promethean

Cindy Rampersaud, Senior Vice President, Pearson

 

As global student populations grow Education Technology (EdTech) spending is expected to reach $252bn by 2020, presenting a diverse range of opportunities for British companies in the education sector. Join us for a discussion with Daniel Palmer, Education Development Trust, Dr John Collick, Promethean and Cindy Rampersaud, Pearson for a discussion on opportunities for British companies in the EdTech space.