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WEBINAR - How has COVID-19 affected MENA operations and the regional security landscape?
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When: Thursday, May 28, 2020
8:00 AM
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United States
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How has COVID-19 affected MENA operations and the regional security landscape? What can businesses do now to increase robustness?

Date: Thursday, May 28, 2020
Time: 8:00 am – 9:00 am Eastern


Join Sicuro Group and its member companies, Sicuro Technology and Intelyse, as we explore changes in MENA business operations and the security landscape amidst COVID-19. Regional businesses are starting to return to the workplace, and economies are beginning to re-open, causing shifts in workplace routines and new operational challenges. The group will share some critical country insights and present trends. It will examine how to leverage technology to mitigate risks, build robust processes, and revive business operations.


Nigel Lea
COO, Sicuro Group
Nigel's experience includes advising government departments (UAE, UK, USA), as well as leading a number of commercial organizations to achieve significant growth.  Predominantly focused on conflict and post-conflict countries in the Middle East and Africa, Nigel’s experience includes risk management, support services and logistics.

Aliaksandr Smirnou
Director, Sicuro Technology
Alex is the Director Sicuro Technology, leading the company in technological advancement for the In Vehicle Monitoring Solutions as well as bringing new tech integrations to our clients. Alex has a detailed tech integration knowledge from many years in the industry.

Aveen Karim
Regional Information Manager
Aveen is the Regional Information Manager who specializes in Middle Eastern security trends and geopolitics, managing the research team responsible for Intelyse's Iraq and Syria Services. Aveen has an MA in Middle East Politics from the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, with an extensive background in investigative journalism and analysis.

Francesco Calzoni
Regional Information Manager
Francesco is the Regional Information Manager responsible for managing his team of senior and junior researchers and providing analytical insight to Intelyse's clients subscribed to the Libya, Tunisia, Algeria, and Egypt services. Francesco has an MA in International Relations & Economics from The Johns Hopkins University SAIS, with an extensive background in intelligence and security.

Mohamed Tharwat
Global Assistance Associate, Intelyse Global Assistance Team
Mohamed is a Global Assistance Associate, a core part of the Intelyse Global Assistance Team, responsible for monitoring geopolitical, security, socio-economic, and environmental situations globally and with a personal interest in the Middle East. Mohamed has an extensive background as a geopolitical risk and security specialist - operating in and around the Middle East for the last four years.



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