Business leaders' meeting - Investing in Saudi Arabia

2nd April 2019

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AICC Chairman Enda Corneille

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AICC CEO and Secretary General Ahmad Younis

The Arab-Irish Chamber of Commerce in collaboration with law firm, BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP held a business leaders’ panel discussion focusing on the main opportunities and challenges around investment in Saudi Arabia. The Saudi Arabian General Investment Authority (SAGIA) flew in for the exclusive event to share their expert knowledge with attendees.

 

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Marc Saroufim, BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP

The discussion was hosted by AICC Chariman Enda Corneille, AICC CEO Ahmad Younis, along with Michael Smith (International Office Associate Director, UK) SAGIA, Marc Saroufim of BSA and Gerry O'Brien of International Development Ireland (IDI).

The discussion centred on the current challenges posed for both investors already engaged in this region and those interested in investing. 

 

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Gerry O'Brien of International Development Ireland (IDI)

Speakers focused on the ample opportunities for investment and return in the Infrastructure, Real Estate, Corporate and Healthcare sectors and shared their insight. Topics also centred on the economic risk and looking at where your investment will make the most impact.

The event provided a great opportunity to network and get a feel for how others are addressing similar challenges, and assist in navigating this market.