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

Professor Trevor Taylor

Emeritus Professor, Cranfield University

Trevor Taylor has been Professorial Fellow in Defence Management at the Royal United Services Institute in London since 2009 where he is based in the Defence, Industries & Society Programme. He is also Emeritus Professor of Cranfield University at the Defence Academy, Shrivenham. For the past six years he has also taught and researched in the US and overseas on a contract basis for the US Naval Postgraduate School. He has experienced more than 30 years of interacting with senior levels of government and business in the defence and security area as an academic and consultant.

He was educated at the London School of Economics (BSc (Econ) and PhD) and Lehigh University in Pennsylvania (MA). His earlier activities include being Head of the International Security Programme, Royal Institute of International Affairs, London (1990-3); Professor & Head of Department of Defence Management & Security Analysis, Cranfield University at the Defence Academy of the United Kingdom, and an elected member of the Council of Defence Manufacturers Association (2001-2007). Many of his publications are available on the RUSI website (www.RUSI.org).

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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