Michael Barron has more than 25 years experience analysing, living and working in the Middle East and North Africa including engagement at the highest levels of government. He has more than 12 years experience working as a government and public affairs manger for the major gas company BG Group with assignments in Egypt, Oman and on the Gaza Marine project. He also has an in depth knowledge of transparency issues, particularly the Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative (EITI) and EU legislation in this area. Michael studied Arabic at the University of Edinburgh, including spending time in Cairo. He has also worked for Middle East Broadcasting, Control Risks Group and Eurasia Group. Michael has particular expertise in country entry (and exit) and navigating through complex political situations.
Dearin & Associates is an international strategy consulting firm that advises companies on international expansion, marketing research and modelling, cross-cultural training and strategic business connections.
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Dearin & Associates is a trading name of Classline Pty Ltd, a company registered in Australia (registered no. ABN 76 071 530 311). Registered office: Suite 2, Level 10,234 George St, NSW 2000.