Capital Club presents perspectives and insights by leading financial experts
- United Arab Emirates: Wednesday, November 14 - 2012 at 14:36
- PRESS RELEASE
Capital Club Dubai, the region's premier private business club and a member of the Enshaa group of companies, is proud to present a panel of leading business and financial experts to discuss the Business Outlook for 2013.
Set to take place on the 19th November, the discussion will feature Simon Williams, Chief Economist at HSBC, Chirag Shah, Head of Strategy and Corporate Planning at DIFC Authority and Yousef Bazian, ME Head of of Corporate Finance at PriceWaterhouseCoopers.
The evening, which will be moderated by Kim Kelaita, freelance journalist for CNN, will give the Club's Members and their guests the opportunity to meet and question the panel on matters such as company planning and budgeting for the coming year, as they share their perspectives the financial prospects and outlook for the UAE and the region for 2013.
HSBC Chief Economist for the Middle East and North Africa with particular focus on the Gulf, Simon Williams provides macroeconomic analysis and forecasts for equity, foreign exchange, and fixed income clients investing in the region.
He has been working in and on the Middle East for over a decade and joined HSBC after a lengthy career with the Economist and Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) in London.
Prior to working at DIFC, Chirag Shah was the Head of Business Development and Special Projects at American Express. Currently He heads the Strategy Department that is primarily responsible for supporting strategy development at the DIFC Authority and is a member of the DIFC Executive Team and DIFC Registration Review Committee.
Yousef currently runs PwC's ME Corporate Finance practice, having joined in 2009. A banker by training, Yousef started his career with Citibank in Jordan. He has over 26 years of experience in complex corporate finance and business development in Africa and the Middle East. He served on the Board of Directors of several investment companies and has hands on experience of company management.
Moderating the discussion freelance reporter and producer for CNN's weekly business show 'Marketplace Middle East', Kim Kelaita will be bringing her insight into the actuality for the Gulf and greater Middle East's business landscape to bear a regular contributor to CNN International, World Sports and World Business Today, and CNN's newest show Global Exchange, a live daily show broadcast from CNN's hub in Abu Dhabi.
Kim is renowned for securing high-profile interviews, having gained exclusive interviews with His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, for CNN's World Business Today.
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