To make itself more effective the Business Council has organised itself into a series of working groups.
Focusing on the core area of business engagement between the UAE and the UK.
The Healthcare and Life Sciences Working Group seeks to seek to deal with the plethora of ties that exist between the UAE and the UK in these sectors.
Developing and promoting excellence in industry.
Looking to the future of technology across all sectors.
Preparing the education sector for the future.
Useful articles for those thinking of doing business in the UAE
The UAE has made huge progress diversifying its economy
The UK has the 5th largest national economy in the world
The UAE-UK Business Council has committed to help increase bilateral trade and investment to £25bn by 2020.
The cooperation agreements between the UAE and UK reflect the depth and strength of the bilateral relationship
Ensuring the implementation of the Business Council’s action plan
Working with others
Members of the UAE-UK Business Council include large corporate companies, SMEs, Government representatives, Institutions and Business Organisations.
Chairman - Abu Dhabi Global Marketplace (co-chair)
UAE Ambassador to the UK - UAE Embassy in the UK
Executive Director - Abu Dhabi Investment Authority
Chairman - Ruwad Establishment (Vice Co-Chair)
Chairman - Abu Dhabi Chamber
Chairman - Dubai Chamber of Commerce & Industry
Group Chairman & CEO - DP World
Chairman - Al Thani Holdings
CEO - GASCO
CEO of Strata - Mubadala Aerospace
General Manager - MASDAR
CEO - Daman Investments
Chairman - AlGhandi Investment Co. LLC
Divisional Senior Vice President of Strategic Planning - Emirates Airlines
CEO - Bin Butti Group for Investment
Vice President - Al Badie Group for Trading & Investments
Director Government Affairs & Industry Affairs - Etihad Airways
UK Co-Chair of the UAE UK Business Council
Group General Manager, Chief Executive Officer UAE & Head of International, HSBC
Vice President and Country Chairman, Shell
Group Chief Executive, BP
Senior Partner, Foster & Partners
Senior Vice President, Rolls Royce, UAE
Chairman, British Business Group Dubai & Northern Emirates
UK Business Ambassador, Healthcare & Life Sciences
Middle East Deals - COO & Regional Valuations Leader, PwC
Vice-Chancellor, University of South Wales
Chairman, British Business Group, Abu Dhabi
Country Manager and CEO - Middle East Region, Barclays
UAE CEO, Standard Chartered
UAE CEO, Atkins
CEO, Serco Middle East
Chairman, Brunswick Group