Anne Chappaz
Anne Chappaz is the Chief of the Institutional Strengthening Section of the International Trade Centre (ITC) in Geneva. ITC is mandated by WTO and UN to improve the competitiveness of small businesses in less-developed, developing and transition economies. Her team of experts deliver trade and investment impact for good, by helping trade and investment promotion...
David East
Currently serving as Head of FDI & Economic Products at Bureau van Dijk, David is an experienced cross-border investment professional. Over the past 16 years, he has worked with large multinationals, leading consultants, multilateral organisations, academic institutions, and over 150 government investment promotion agencies across all continents. David initiated the development of Orbis Crossborder Investment,...
Fahad Al Gergawi
Fahad Al Gergawi is the Chief Executive Officer of Dubai Investment Development Agency (Dubai FDI) since 2008. Dubai FDI is an agency of the Department of Economic Development – Government of Dubai (Dubai DED). In his current role, he leads a team that assists regional and international investors to seize new and emerging opportunities across...
Oussama Kaissi
Mr. Oussama KAISSI, is the Chief Executive Officer of The Islamic Corporation for the Insurance of Investment and Export Credit – ICIEC, the Export Credit, Political Risk Insurance and Credit Enhancement Arm of the Islamic Development Bank Group KAISSI a graduate from Indiana University in USA has thirty years of diverse experience in the Insurance...
Felipe Sandoval
Felipe is now ICTSD’s Senior Advisor, Trade Law and Negotiations, having previously been a Lead Negotiator Trade in Services Agreement – TISA 2012-2017. In this capacity, Mr. Sandoval coordinated Chile´s team on a variety of topics ranging from electronic commerce financial services, and telecommunications, to overall negotiation strategies. Felipe’s additional experience includes: Counsellor. Permanent Mission...
Vic Van Vuuren
After completing a law degree Vic started his working career at the South African Department of Justice as a public prosecutor and magistrate. Thereafter he moved into the private sector as a corporate legal advisor and progressed later to executive positions in human resources for large corporates. Vic was later appointed as the Chief Operations...
Dr. Abdul Malek Al Jaber
Dr Abdul Malek Al Jaber is the President of the Peppers & Rogers Group in EMEA region Dr. Abdul Malek Al Jaber has extensive experience and a long record of achievements locally and regionally in the ICT Services, entrepreneurship, and Financial Services industry Dr. Al Jaber is Chairman of ; MEPS, MENA Apps, Golden Mills,...
Mahmoud AlBurai
Eng. Mahmoud AlBurai is currently serving as CEO of Dubai Real estate Institute. He is currently the Vice President of International real estate federation, FIABCI, UK, since Jan 2011 and sits on the board of International Real estate Society (IRES). Mahmoud has been selected to be FIABCI representative at the United Nations Economic Commission for...
Wim Douw
Wim Douw has been active at the intersection of Foreign Direct Investment and Private Sector Development in developing countries for 15+ years. At the World Bank Group, Wim has been leading the design and implementation of private sector development, investment climate reform and investment promotion programs in a wide range of countries across Eastern Europe,...
Sean Doherty
Sean Doherty is head of International Trade & Investment and a member of the executive committee at the World Economic Forum. He leads the Forum’s work on digital trade, investment, global value chains, the Global Alliance for Trade Facilitation and the Global Future Council on Trade & FDI. He has headed the World Economic Forum’s...