Enticing opportunities: The role of Industrial Partnerships in a shifting economic landscape.

Guy Anderson

Senior Principal Analyst, IHS Jane

Guy Anderson is IHS Jane’s Senior Principal Analyst (Aerospace & Defence – Industry), heading the Jane’s Emerging Markets intelligence service and the Jane’s Defence Industry News Information service; and responsible for editing the biannual Jane’s World Defence Industry reference book. He is also business editor of Jane’s Defence Weekly.

A frequent commentator on defence industrial matters in national and international media, Anderson was also a research fellow of the UK Defence Forum; a former contributor to both the London Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) and the Moscow Centre for the Analysis of Strategies and Technologies (CAST); and was a member of the defence export strategy board of UK defence and aerospace industry group, ADS.

Anderson speaks regularly at international defence conferences on the subject of international defence trade dynamics. Prior to joining IHS Markit more than a decade ago, Anderson was a financial journalist. He has written on defence matters for a series of regional and national publications including the UK Daily Mail and the Financial Times. He remains a member of the UK Chartered Institute of Journalists. Anderson studied law, politics and journalism at the University of Teesside (UK). He pursued post-graduate studies in journalism and completed the offset and countertrade advanced management programme (AMP) at the École Supérieure des Sciences Économiques et Commerciales (ESSEC – Paris) where he continues to lecture on industrial participation.

Welcome to ADIOC 2017

Tawazun Economic Council is greatly honored to welcome you to the Abu Dhabi International Offset Conference (ADIOC 2017) which will be hosted in our beautiful city of Abu Dhabi, the capital of the UAE under the theme “Enticing opportunities: The Role of Industrial Partnerships in a shifting economic landscape”. 

Under the Patronage of


Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi

Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces

HE Saif Mohamed Al Hajeri
Chief Executive Officer, Tawazun Economic Council and
Tawazun Holding
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Matar Ali Al Romaithi
Chief Officer, Industrial Devt Unit Tawazun Economic Council
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Bilal Aktas
Head of Industrialization Department, Undersecretariat of Defence Industries
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Dr. Dhafir Awadh Bader Al Shanfari
Chief Executive Officer, Omani Authority for Partnership for Development
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Lieutenant Colonel Dong-Woo Kim
Deputy Director of Offset Division, Defense Acquisition Program Administration Korea
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