To make itself more effective the Business Council has organised itself into a series of working groups.
The Financial & Professional Services Working Group seeks to look at issues both for people working in its own sector
The Energy Working Group was the first one established by the UAE-UK Business Council back in 2011.
The Healthcare and Life Sciences Working Group seeks to help UK companies setting up in the UAE
Developing and promoting excellence in the infrastructure industry.
looking to the future of the infrastructure sector.
The Education & Training Working Group focuses on preparing the education sector for the future.
The Security & Aerospace Working Group is a new addition to the UAE
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)
Undersecretary of Abu Dhabi Department of Economic Development
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
CEO - 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
Chairman of Musanada
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
Country Director, 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