SBBC seeks to be the gateway for global business to one of the last untapped commercial frontiers in the world.
It is an independent non for profit company owned and driven by its members and working closely with governments and international institutions.
London is it's global hub
SBBC promotes best practice and international standards as well as transferring Technology, Investment and Know-how to Somaliland,
in support of the country's private sector and national aspirations.
Together, we grow Somaliland.
SBBC will develop a business and Investment community that supports the development of the country and the businesses of its members, both in Somaliland and from around the world...Join us !
Christophe Michels has been MD of the Iraq Britiain Business Council for over 10 years.The IBBC is one of the most successful trade councils internationally. He has worked with Baroness Nicholson during her time as an MEP and as a member of the Council of Europe and is presently a political advisor to her at the House of Lords.
Rageh Omaar is an experienced and well known journalist and documentary maker, currently at ITV news. He has worked for BBC, AL Jazeera and reported on Middle East and African affairs for the last 25 years.
As the original founding member of the Somaliland National Library Ahmed Elmi is a highly experienced change-maker in societal and economic fields. Ahmed single-handedly without strategic support fought to establish the first national library in Somaliland. As a diaspora Somalilander and a naturalized British Citizen, Ahmed has established cross-community working relationships with key stakeholders that has culminated into concrete outcomes such as the establishment of Darussalam Masjid and Cultural Centre in London. His passion for his country of origin has seen him sacrifice his professional and family life to dedicate his efforts to offer a better and sustainable life to a multitude of Somaliland citizens. He has extensive experience in strategic assignments both at a national and international level. He is an active participant in nation building initiatives and has played key parts in the strengthening of Somaliland’s governance infrastructure through capacity building initiatives, promotion of democracy and transparency including organisation of the first ever televised debates of Somaliland political parties. He is currently involved in several business promotion initiatives leveraging his extensive network both in Somaliland and internationally in the areas of marine development, infrastructure, property development and oil and gas. He is now dedicated to developing the SBBC
Baroness Nicholson of Winterbourne is the Prime Minister’s Trade Envoy for the Federal Republic of Iraq and President of the Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC). She is also the Prime Minister’s Trade Envoy for Azerbaijan, Turkmenistan and Kazakhstan. She is a member of the Association of Conservative Peers and sits on the government benches in the House of Lords, where she is co-chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group for Foreign Affairs and the All Party Parliamentary Group for the Prevention of Sexual Violence in Conflict.
Baroness Nicholson was elected as a member of parliament for four terms of office, first to the House of Commons and second to the European Parliament. Her interests lie in foreign affairs, human rights, and defence and security.
She has been awarded seven honorary doctorates from universities in the UK, USA and Romania.
Baroness Nicholson of Winterbourne’s Parliamentary Profile: https://www.parliament.uk/biographies/lords/baroness-nicholson-of-winterbourne/1164
With abundant oil and gas, Somaliland has a vibrant and expanding energy sector
One of the world's largest Livestock exporters, The Agricultural and Fishing Industry sector are booming and ripe for productive development
With plentiful untapped mineral resources, Mining represents a great opportunity : including, Iron ore, Titanium, Aluminium, Tungsten, Tin, Galena and other rare earth metals like Columbite Tantalite, Molybdenum and many rare minerals.
800 kilometers of coastline, much of it beautiful virgin land,in a safe and hospitable country, the Tourism sector is set to boom for the early adopters and discerning travellers and the increasing business markets.
Find out about Somaliland's great port and the opportunity for safe and transparent access to and from the heart of Africa