In one fell swoop, the US has seriously challenged 70 years of international consensus enshrined in international law as regards the status of the city, and put the potential for a two-state solution into a tail-spin. In keeping with the general chaos surrounding his presidency, Trump and his administration then announced a series of contradictory remarks regarding this historic decision. The original declaration insisted that the decision did not affect final status negotiations regarding Jerusalem, a position that was confirmed by then secretary of state, Rex Tillerson, a few days later.
It attracts more than guests including diplomats, corporate executives, professionals, academics and students interested in the Middle East. The conference provides a broad platform for distinguished speakers to share insights from their fields of experience and industry and provides an opportunity for people interested conducting business in the region to learn from its most successful leaders.
Queen Rania of Jordan H. Before assuming her current position, Dr.
The Executive Office is in charge of implementing H. During her tenure at the Executive Office, Dr. Aisha was tapped to lead the Smart Dubai taskforce team from the time the Smart Dubai initiative was announced in Marchtill the formation of the Smart Dubai Office.
Aisha worked in the Ministry of Labour as an Assistant Undersecretary for Support Services, in charge of strategic management, partnership development, and change management policies.
With more than 20 years of experience in ICT development in the public sector, H. Aisha with an award recognizing her role in implementing the smart city vision of H. Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum. Prior to joining LBS, Haitham was an investment associate with Saudi Aramco Energy Ventures SAEV where he was responsible to oversee upstream deals flow, and evaluate venture opportunities for their strategic, technical, and financial impact.
Haitham started his career as an engineer with Unconventional Resources in Saudi Aramco working on exploring and developing world class shale assets in Saudi Arabia. Nasser started his career as intern with the investment banking division of Morgan Stanley in Riyadh. Prior to joining LBS, she was an Investment Manager with EuroMena Funds, where she was engaged in all aspects of the investment process fundraising, transaction analysis, due diligence, negotiations, closing in geographies covering the Levant and North Africa.
Lea started her career with Endeavor as an analyst. Prior to joining London Business School, he was working as a Senior Consultant for EY in their Brussels office, where he focused on performance improvement projects for financial services clients. Agency for International Development covering multiple sectors including workforce development, water conservation, municipal governance, basic education, energy and healthcare.
Prior to that, he worked as a business analyst in a management consulting firm in Jordan.
Ahmad holds a B. He is also a Certified Management Accountant. He has worked across Asia and Europe. Before LBS, he worked as an economist for Shell Netherlands for 3 years and prior to that 3 years in operations coordinating a team of His experience includes Formula 1 engineering at McLaren, innovation at Airbus, airport transaction advisory, automotive and marketing.
He holds a bachelor in Electronic Engineering from the University of Surrey. During his studies in Civil Engineering at the Saint Joseph University in Beirut, he interned at Petrofac in Dubai where he worked on generating process interfaces to design a new plan and evaluate existing ones.
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