Showcasing the Best of Welsh Business

8th May – Cardiff
Cardiff Business Club Ambassadors Lunch


Cardiff Business Club’s business is, and always has been, connecting organisations and sharing inspiration via our members and our world class speakers. Established in 1912, our objective has always been simple: to offer an environment where members can connect with decision makers from across the private, public and charitable sectors to support and promote their businesses.

Cardiff Business Club is the leading organisation of its kind in Wales. Founded in Cardiff in 1912 and with HRH The Prince of Wales as its Patron, the Club holds dinners with speakers of international standing to address the members. These events are usually held in The St David’s Hotel & Spa in Cardiff between September and June.

His Excellency Sulaiman Hamid Almazroui – Ambassador to the United Arab Emirates will be welcomed to the Club on Monday 8th May 2017.

His Excellency Sulaiman Hamid Almazroui arrived to London in May 2016 to take up his appointment as Ambassador of the United Arab Emirates to the Court of St. James’s.

Prior to his diplomatic posting to the United Kingdom, Ambassador Almazroui held the position of the Ambassador of the United Arab Emirates to the Kingdom of Belgium and the Grand-Duchy of Luxembourg (non-resident), as well as Head of the UAE Mission to the European Union from 2011 to 2016.

Throughout his career, His Excellency Almazroui held various positions such as the Chairman of Bankers’ Business Group in Dubai, Chairman of Dubai Transport Corporation, General Manager of Group Corporate Communications at Emirates NBD and served as an Executive Member of the Supreme Committee of Al Tomooh Finance Scheme for Small National Businesses.

In addition, Ambassador Almazroui was a Member of the Board of Directors of the following: Diners Club (UAE), Network International, Emirates Islamic Bank, Dubai World, and the Union of Arab Banks representing the banks of the United Arab Emirates.

Furthermore, His Excellency was a Steering Committee Member of Global Compact Network GCC States, a Founding Member of “Banking Business Group”, a Board Member of Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment, a Secretary General for the Arab Center for Communication and International Relations (Arab
Businessmen Forum), a Coordinator General of the Emirates International Forum and a Chairman of the Media Committee for UAE Banks and Central Bank during IMF/World Bank Meeting in Dubai in 2003.

His Excellency Sulaiman Hamid Almazroui completed his education at the American University in Washington DC, where he obtained his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees. Subsequently, he conducted his PhD research at the University of Cambridge in England. Previously, Ambassador Almazroui was a member of the Faculty of
Political Science and Administration at the UAE University from 1980 to 1988.

The lectures which are given before each dinner are open to all. Membership of the Club entitles individuals to book places for dinner, subject to availability.

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Click here to book onto the event.

Where: St. David’s Hotel
When: Monday 8th May 2017
Time: 12pm