Can you get something for nothing? Yes, says Atam Sandhu. He is organizing investment conferences for developing countries which are supporting some of the poorest countries of this planet - for free.
Atam Sandhu, Joint-Chief Executive Officer, DMA – has a deep and practical understanding of international investment and has worked in the field for over 15 years. He has designed and run many ground-breaking investment fora for over 40 countries and has a unique understanding of the institutional and vertical investment process from the perspective of government, donors and enterprise as well as the challenges and opportunities each environment presents. In addition to his work at DMA and, among a number of honorary positions, Atam is also President of the UK-Côte d'Ivoire Business Council, an Advisory Board Member of the International Business and Diplomatic Exchange (IBDE) and a co-founder of the not for profit www.waitingforacab.com alongside which he regularly advises heads of state, government and ministers around the globe. Atam was recently given the honour of being made a Knight of the Order of Merit by the Government of Niger.
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