Conference Call: Business, Politics, and the Gulf Cooperation Council

Jared Willis, Associate Director, Berkeley Research Group; Khaled Bahrami, Consultant, Berkeley Research Group

President’s Club members and above are invited to an exclusive off-the-record conference call with Berkeley Research Group's associate director Jared Willis and consultant Khaled Bahrami. Willis and Bahrami will discuss the current business and political climate in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries, including the increase in tensions between the United States, Saudi Arabia, Israel, and Iran; the impact of the blockade of Qatar; and the progress of regional fiscal reform in light of lower oil prices. They will share insight from their work with governments in the region to support the transition to a knowledge economy and discuss opportunities and pitfalls facing foreign companies looking to operate in the region.

This call is a complimentary and an exclusive opportunity provided to President’s Club members, those who donate a minimum of $1,000 annually. Want to join? Join online today or contact a member of our membership team at +1 312-256-8559.

Speaker Bio

Schedule

11:55 a.m.
Dial in

12 noon
Discussion & Q&A

12:50 p.m.
Adjournment