Empowering Expat Partners

  • 28 October 2019
  • 10:00 - 12:00
  • Australian Ambassador's Residence, Abu Dhabi


  • Price is inclusive of 5% VAT.
  • Price is inclusive of 5% VAT.

Registration is closed

Join the Canadian Business Council Abu Dhabi along with three other business groups for a panel discussion on Empowering Expat Partners - how to identify opportunities to continue  your career in the UAE, what to look for and how to go about finding the right job.

Panel One - will address the issues associated with continuing careers as an expat partner, speakers will draw on their own experiences both positive and negative.

  • Britt Spyrou, Spouse of the Australian Ambassador to the UAE
  • Maedhbh Cronin, Spouse of the Irish  Ambassador to the UAE
  • Pal Chakravorty, Sales Executive, MD Real Estate
Panel Two - will address specific solutions, ways of moving forward and implementation strategies.
  • Kate Midttun, Founder and MD of Acorn Strategy
  • Lamyse Ammar, Territory Director of Gulf LinkedIn
  • Khalida Zinet, Business Development Manager ofTwoFour54
  • John MacDonald, Relocation Consultant of NetExpat

For the speakers' profiles, please click this link.


  • 10:00am : Registration and networking
  • 10:30am - 12:00pm : Panel discussion and Q&A 
  • 12:00pm: Event events

Ticket Prices:

CBC members: AED 90
Non-CBC members: AED 150
*Price includes 5% VAT and morning tea.

Dresscode: Business attire

Space is limited. Register now.