Access for Women in Energy Newsletter – January 2017

Dr Valentina Dedi

Welcome to the January 2017 edition of Access for Women in Energy (AccessWIE) Newsletter.

AccessWIE, as part of its energy talk series, organised an evening discussion on assessing the investment climate in Iran, looking at the political, economic, legal and social conditions that will shape any investment decision especially in the energy sector on Feb 6. Pinsent Masons, a full service international law firm, hosted the meeting at their London office. The event was also supported by Pathfinder Trade and Invest. The participation was at full capacity with around 80 participants, coming from various circles: UK Parliament, banks, leading consultancy firms, embassies, international oil companies, media, independent investors, think tanks and academia.

The panel included Lord Lamont of Lerwick, Chairman of the British Iranian Chamber of Commerce; Alia Moubayed, Director of Geo-Economics and Strategy, buy accutane online australia IISS; George Booth and Ava Zadkhorvash from Pinsent Masons, in addition to remarks made by Lord Howell, co-Chairman of AccessWIE and Chairman of the Windsor Energy Group. Dr Carole Nakhle, Director of Crystol Energy and of AccessWIE chaired the debate. Click here to read the summary of the discussion.

Moreover, Lord Howell chaired a review of the challenges facing global shipping on Feb 9 in London. Points arising from the discussion will feed into the annual meeting of the Windsor Energy Group at Windsor Castle from March 3-5. To access the summary note click here.

In this newsletter, you will also find recent press articles related to women and their increasing involvement in the energy sector, affirming that the New Year has begun with a sense of optimism across the globe.

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