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Meet the UAE British Centre for Business for a virtual insight into doing business with this key global market.
Tue 12th May @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm UTC+0Free
The UAE has long been the Middle East’s commercial capital and, as we look beyond the current CV19 crisis, attention is turning to how the economy will rebound, and expected opportunities for UK firms.
In this webinar we will hear from Joe Hepworth, CEO of DIT’s long-standing Delivery Partner, the British Centres for Business, on the commercial outlook for the UAE & wider Middle East and where British companies can get involved.
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About the speaker:
Working with the British and Dubai Governments from original concept stage in 2013, he successfully established the BCB in 2014 since when it has been DIT’s official delivery partner in the UAE.
In 2017, Joe oversaw the BCB’s acquisition by OCO Global, and has also been serving as OCO’s Middle East Director since that time.
As part of Joe’s work with the BCB and OCO, he holds a number of other important client representational roles in the Middle East, including acting as the Regional Director for IDA Ireland, Missouri Department of Economic Development and Connected Places Catapult.
Joe has a long track record in international trade development and FDI promotion, both on the direct business management side and in an advisory capacity.
After eight years in the container shipping industry, Joe moved to the UAE in 2007 and has subsequently managed hundreds of inward investment & market entry projects in the region.
His previous career with P&O Nedlloyd & Maersk Line saw Joe hold senior commercial roles in India, Sweden, Russia, China and Holland.
Joe holds a first-class degree with honours in Politics and International Relations.