BRITISH IRANIAN BUSINESS
& PROFESSIONAL SOCIETY
The Main Speaker: Dr Cyrus Ardalan
Dr Cyrus Ardalan is a Vice Chairman of Barclays Capital, has been responsible for the firm’s investment banking operations in the Middle East, Turkey and Africa. Previously he was responsible for overseeing the firm’s investment banking activities in Continental Europe.
Mr. Ardalan joined Barclays Capital in November 2000 from BNP Paribas where he held a number of senior positions between 1990 and 2000 in London and New York, including Global Head of Bonds, Global Head of Fixed Income marketing and Head of BNP Paribas Capital Markets’ activities in North and South America. Previously, Mr. Ardalan was a Managing Director at Chemical Bank and Division Chief of Treasury Operations at the World Bank in Washington.
Mr. Ardalan has served as a member of the Executive Committee of the International Primary Dealer Association, a member of the Federal Reserve of New York Foreign Exchange Committee and Chairman of the Capital Markets Committee of the Bankers Association for Foreign Trade. He is currently on the board of the Dubai International Financial Centre, Dubai's onshore banking facility. Mr Ardalan is a graduate of University College London and Balliol College University of Oxford.
The Pre-Dinner Speakers
Chris Hicks BSc (Econ), MCD, MRTPI
Director of Planning CgMs Ltd.
BSc (Econ) Economics & Geography
Master of Civic Design
Member of the Royal Town Planning Institute
Setareh Netashi BSc, MA, TCP
Assistant Planner CgMs Ltd.
BSc (Hons) Architecture Technology
MA Town and Regional Planning
2007 to date, Assistant Planner; CgMs
2006—2007 Architecture Assistant; Making Plans
1983 - 1994 Director, Town Planning Consultancy
Satareh has obtained a variety of experience since joining CgMs. Duties including; Untertaking planning appraisals of sites, assisting in the preparation of planning applications, and providing research / information support for the planning team.
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