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Diving into Geopolitics: Navigating the Post-COP28 Landscape in the Face of the Energy Crisis with Robin Mills Joint Business Council Event

08 May, 2024 06:30 PM-09:30 PM

In the aftermath of COP28, where global leaders converged to address climate change, and amidst the ongoing energy crisis, understanding the geopolitical landscape has never been more critical. This event aims to delve into these pressing issues, fostering dialogue and insight into the challenges and opportunities ahead and what this means for the Middle East's energy and climate path over the next 5-10 years. Together with the Belgian, Polish, Finnish and Norwegian Business Councils we warmly welcome you to join our event with our distinguished speaker Robin Mills.

About the speaker:
Robin Mills is an expert on Middle East energy strategy and economics. He is the CEO of Qamar Energy, which provides leading-edge energy advisory services across the spectrum of energy companies. Robin is the author of two books: “The Myth of the Oil Crisis” and “Capturing Carbon”. He is also a columnist on energy and environmental issues for Bloomberg and The National, and comments widely on energy issues in the media, including the Financial Times, Foreign Policy, Atlantic, CNN, BBC, Sky News, and others. Mills is a Fellow at the Columbia University Center on Global Energy Policy, a Senior Fellow with the Iraq Energy Institute, and a former Non-Resident Fellow at the Brookings Institution12. He holds a first-class degree in Geology from the University of Cambridge and speaks Arabic, Farsi, Dutch, and Norwegian.


6.30pm - 7.30pm Registration and networking with welcome drink and canapés

7.30pm - 9.00pm Talk with Robin Mills

9pm onwards networking 

Wednesday 8 May
Time: 6.30pm - 9.30pm
Venue: The Strand Restaurant, Palm Jumeirah
Fee: Members 150 AED, Pre Members 220 AED. Price includes one drink, canapés and VAT.

Kindly register on or before the 3rd of May, please register online or send RSVP to office@nlbcuae.com.


Location: The Strand Restaurant, Palm Jumeirah

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