Supported: Financial Forecast 2023 - Business & Energy/Commodities

  • 05 April 2023
  • 09:00 - 11:00
  • DoubleTree by Hilton Dubai - Business Bay


We are pleased to support Canadian Business Council Dubai for an early morning event that will shed light on the rapidly shifting economic and financial landscape and explore the potential impact on key markets for the UAE, including energy and commodities. 

Our expert panelists will engage in insightful discussions and offer valuable strategies for businesses to thrive and remain resilient in a volatile market. Whether you're a business leader, stakeholder or industry expert, this event provides an excellent opportunity to gain valuable insights, network with peers and stay ahead of the curve in a rapidly changing environment. Don't miss this chance to seize opportunities in a dynamic market and position your business for growth and success.

Our keynote speakers:

With strong partnership with Roads and Transport (RTA) once again expresses how combined efforts take networking to a whole new level. Needless to say, having Mohammed Ali Alhammadi, the Director of Commercial & Investment Department at Roads and Transport Authority, participate in the Canadian Business Council of Dubai's Financial Forecast 2023 event focused on Business & Energy/Commodities, will be of great significance. His expertise in the transportation and investment sectors, particularly in Dubai, shall provide valuable insights into the local market trends and opportunities. His presence would also signal a strong commitment to collaboration and partnership between the UAE and Canadian business communities. Overall, his participation will enhance the event's relevance and provide attendees with valuable information to inform their business decisions.

We are thrilled to have Edward Bell, a renowned financial expert, join our esteemed panel of speakers at the upcoming early morning event on April 5th, 2023. With over 20 years of experience in the financial industry, Edward brings a wealth of knowledge and insights to the table. He has a proven track record of leading successful financial initiatives and delivering exceptional results for his clients. As a sought-after keynote speaker, Edward's presentations are not only informative but also engaging and thought-provoking. He has a unique ability to break down complex financial concepts into understandable terms and provide practical strategies that businesses can implement to stay ahead of the curve. Edward's participation in this high-level event speaks to its caliber and the invaluable insights and takeaways that attendees can expect. Don't miss this opportunity to hear from Edward and other industry leaders on the future of business and technology in a rapidly changing market.

About Mohammed Al Hammadi

Mohammed AL Hammadi is presently the Director - Commercial and Investment - RTA. He is a disciplined leader and seasoned Banking Executive with a successful and progressive career of 9 years with the leading banking Group in the UAE & Middle East - Emirates NBD. As a Sr. level Management Executive, He orchestrates persistent and sustainable growth, investment banking advise, and business development efforts to deliver targets for all clients globally. He comes poised to deliver advanced investment solutions that stimulate growth in regional markets and territories, with verifiable success in the UAE, GCC, KSA, UK and Singapore.

About Edward Bell

Edward Bell leads Emirates NBD's analysis of financial and commodity markets with a particular focus on interest rates, foreign exchange and energy markets. Prior to joining Emirates NBD, Edward served as senior commodities analyst and as an emerging markets economist for a leading independent economics consultancy in both Hong Kong and London.

He is a regular speaker at industry events in the region and frequently sought out for commentary on market developments. Edward holds a Master's Degree from the School of Oriental and African Studies in London, a Bachelor's Degree from the University of Toronto and the IMC awarded by the CFA Society of the UK.

Our Moderator

Christian Murad, is a U.S./Canadian qualified lawyer who is currently Of Counsel at Soliman, Hashish & Partners. He specializes in corporate commercial law, mergers & acquisitions, compliance, crisis management, and commercial negotiations. Prior to joining Soliman, Hashish & Partners, Christian was in-house counsel at multinational corporations in FMCG, banking and a consumer and industrial conglomerate in the US and Dubai.

Christian has a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce & Finance from the University of Toronto, and a law degree from Wayne State University Law School.

Event details:

  • Date: 05 April 2023
  • Time: 9:00am - 11:00am
  • Venue: DoubleTree by Hilton Dubai - Business Bay
  • Dresscode: Business attire

Pre-payment Registration:

  • CBC members :AED 120
  • CBC non-members: AED 150

Ticket prices excluding 5% VAT.