WINNERS OF THE RAWABI HOLDING AWARDS 2015
This year's awards for making a significant contribution to Saudi-British relations were presented, on 11th February, to Andrew Mead and Ionis Thompson.
Andrew Mead, has worked in and with companies in Saudi Arabia since 1980. His career has included publishing: he designed and produced the first Saudi–British Trade Directory and wrote the first Pocket Guide to Riyadh, as well as the Business Travellers’ Handbook to Saudi Arabia. Andrew formed Mead Management Services Ltd (MSSL) which has helped many British Embassies and British Business Groups in the Middle East with the promotion of trade and bilateral relations through printed media and online. He initiated ICING (International Children in Need Group) in 2004 which coordinated the efforts of the British community in Riyadh and directed funds raised to support suitable charities in the UK, Saudi Arabia and the wider region.
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