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A retired United Kingdom Law-Enforcement senior manager with 40 years’ experience in the Investigation discipline with HM Customs and Excise. This largely in the fight against organised crime, drug trafficking, commercial fraud and both cigarette and alcohol smuggling.

Expert on Interdiction at the International frontier having spent 20 years at Heathrow Airport.


This was followed by Institution/ Capacity building for the European Commission in the Balkans and many other European States .Responsible for the creation and development of a senior management team for the Customs Service of Kosovo. Conducted workshops and lectures on combating Organised Crime in many EU States.


Engaged as a part time consultant in the field of Customs and International for De La Rue, a UK based company and world leader in the supply of currency, passports and other security print items.

Permanent representative on behalf of De La Rue of the Private Sector Consultancy Group of the World Customs Organisation (WCO) in Brussels. This organisation representing 30 of the largest companies and associations in the Global Supply Chain and feeding advice and guidance to the WCO.


Engaged as an Independent advisor for U.S. principals in assuring the transparency of three elections in Morocco and the use of EU funding in Bulgaria.

Represented Government of Morocco on two occasions as a Petitioner at the United Nations in New York regarding the Western Sahara dispute with Algeria.

Delivered lectures on the development of Organised Crime and drug trafficking in West Africa.


Managing Director of Chris Braham Consulting Ltd (2009- Present)

Lieutenant General (ret) Jürgen Bornemann

(former Director General International Military Staff(IMS)

NATO Headquarters, Brussels)

General Bornemann started his military service in the German Armed Forces in 1968. He studied

Economics and Politics at the University of the German Armed Forces in Hamburg. Following

attendance of the General Staff Officer Course at the German Armed Forces College in Hamburg

(1983-1985) and the Royal Belgian Defence College in Brussels (1987-1988) he served in several

command and staff functions in the German Bundeswehr. At the level of the German Ministry of

Defence in Bonn/Berlin he acted as Military Assistant to the State Secretary for Military Policy, as

Branch Chief Military Policy and International Military Cooperation and Deputy Head of the Military

Policy Division. At the level of NATO-Headquarters in Brussels he was appointed as Assistant

Director Plans and Policy IMS, as German Military Representative to NATO and EU and finally as

the Director General IMS. He retired from military service in July 2013.

General Bornemann lives in Berlin and works as an independent advisor for security and military


Dr. Xu Mingqi is a professor of International Economics and the Director of European Studies Center at Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences, where he served as deputy director of Institute of World Economy during 2005-2013 and Editor in Chief of Social Sciences and Academic Quarterly in 1998-2001. He is now also the president of Shanghai Institute for European Studies and Secretary – General of Shanghai Coordination Center for FTZ Studies. He is also guest professor of Fudan University and Shanghai University of Finance and Economics. His main research areas are in the theory international economics, international finance, international political economy, European Economy, monetary economics and monetary policy, and China’s economic system reforms. Dr. Xu graduated from Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences and holds MA and Ph. D degrees in international Economics from SASS and did post doctoral research at Harvard University with Harvard-Yeching scholarship during 1995-1996. Previously he was awarded scholarship by Chinese government to conduct research at University of Western Ontario in Canada. He publishes extensively in international economic theory and policy issues both in Chinese and English. He is frequently invited to give public lectures and consultancy to government officials and business executives of both domestic and multinational corporations for international economic issues. Many of his monographs and reports have been awarded with excellent academic prizes by both Chinese government and academic associations.

Dr. Peter Roell


Dr. Peter Roell has been President of the Institute for Strategic, Political, Security and Economic Consultancy (ISPSW) in Berlin since January 2006. His prior post was Senior Advisor for Foreign and Security Policy at the Permanent Representation of the Federal Republic of Germany to the EU in Brussels. While in Germany, Dr. Roell served for the German Government as Director of the Asia-Pacific, Latin America and Africa (Sub-Sahara) Department and at German embassies in the Near and Middle East and in Asia.


Dr. Roell studied sinology and political sciences at the universities of Bonn, Taipei and Heidelberg. He gained his Ph.D. from the Ruprecht-Karls-University in Heidelberg.


Dr. Roell is an ancien of the NATO Defense College in Rome and the Federal Academy for Security Policy (BAKS) in Berlin.

His Royal Highness Prince Fahad bin Mansour bin Nasser bin Abdulaziz al-Saud is representing at the Forum his father – HRH Prince Mansour
bin Nasser bin Abdulaziz al-Saud – who was hospitalized after accepting the Forum’s invitation. His Royal Highness sends his greetings to the Forum and the Forum wishes him speedy recovery.

His Royal Highness Prince Fahad bin Mansour bin Nasser bin Abdulaziz al-Saud is a Saudi Entrepreneur who works with and helps his father in the family’s business.

Fahad has received his Degree in Entrepreneurship at Loyola Marymount
University in Los Angeles, CA. He is now starting two companies in the
fields of Mobile Application and Educational Entertainment.

Yossef Bodansky currently concentrates on research, professional writing and international consulting. Mr. Bodansky was the Director of the Congressional Task Force on Terrorism and Unconventional Warfare at the U.S. House of Representatives between 1988 and 2004, and stayed on as a special adviser to Congress till January 2009. In the mid-1980s, he acted as a senior consultant for the U.S. Department of Defense and the Department of State. Beforehand, Mr. Bodansky was a visiting scholar and a professorial lecturer with the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies. Mr. Bodansky has also been the Director of Research at the International Strategic Studies Association [ISSA], as well as a Senior Editor for the Defense & Foreign Affairs group of publications, since 1983. He is the author of eleven books – including Bin Laden: The Man Who Declared War on America (New York Times No.1 Bestseller & Washington Post No.1 Bestseller), The Secret History of the Iraq War (New York Times Bestseller & Foreign Affairs Magazine Bestseller), and Chechen Jihad: Al Qaeda’s Training Ground and the Next Wave of Terror – and hundreds of articles, book chapters and Congressional reports. Mr. Bodansky is a Director at the Prague Society for International Cooperation, and serves on the Board of the Global Panel Foundation and several other institutions worldwide.

Baroness (Caroline) Cox was created a Life Peer in 1982 and was a deputy speaker of the House of Lords from 1985 to 2005. She was Founder Chancellor of Bournemouth University; Chancellor of Liverpool Hope University from 2006-2013 and is an Hon. Vice President of the Royal College of Nursing. She was a founder Trustee of MERLIN [Medical Emergency Relief International] and is Chief Executive of HART [Humanitarian Aid Relief Trust].
Caroline Cox has been honoured with the Commander Cross of the Order of Merit of the Republic of Poland; the Wilberforce Award; the International Mother Teresa Award from the All India Christian Council; the Mkhitar Gosh Medal conferred by the President of the Republic of Armenia; and the anniversary medal presented by Lech Walesa. She has been awarded an Honorary Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons of England and Honorary Doctorates by universities in the United Kingdom, the United States of America, the Russian Federation and Armenia.
Her humanitarian work takes her to conflict and post-conflict zones, including the Armenian enclave of Nagorno Karabakh, Sudan, South Sudan, Nigeria, Uganda, the Karen, Karenni, Shan and Chin peoples of Burma. Previously, she visited communities suffering from conflict in Indonesia, helping to establish the International Islamic Christian Organisation for Reconciliation and Reconstruction (IICORR) with late former President Abdurrhaman Wahid. She has visited North Korea to promote Parliamentary initiatives and medical programmes.
Recent publications include Cox’s Book of Modern Saints and Martyrs (with Catherine Butcher); This Immoral Trade: Slavery in the 21st Century, with John Marks and The Very Stones Cry Out, The Persecuted Church: Pain, Passion and Praise, with Benedict Rogers.
Two biographies have been published by Monarch/Lion Hudson: The Baroness Cox: Voice for the Voiceless, by Andrew Boyd and The Baroness Cox: Eyewitness to a Broken World by Lela Gilbert.

Othman Al Omeir, is the most recognized Arab media personality in the western world, a recognition that he has achieved through a series of initiatives in the media world and the accolades that he has received. He also has a well-developed business network that includes business leaders and high level decision makers from several countries.


He began his career in journalism and quickly established a name for himself within the industry. His illustrious career included the following roles:

  • Managing Editor of the London Bureau for Al Jazeera newspaper – Riyadh
  • Editor-in-Chief for Al Majalla magazine
  • Founder Asharq Al Awsat newspaper


In 2001, he set up Elaph Publishing Limited in the UK and its associated company in Saudi Arabia to publish www.elaph.com on the Internet, one of the first daily Arabic language electronic magazines which quickly became the leading Arabic news portal, commanding one of the biggest audiences for any Arabic language news site. Elaph’s large, international leadership makes its one of the most influential websites in the Arab World.


Mr. Al Omeir has always played the unofficial but pertinent role of “special envoy and messenger” between several Arab and Muslim leaders for specific issues. He is also considered as one of the best political strategists of the Arab world, he is also Co-Founder and Chairman of the board of directors of Strategic Communications Group (Dubai).


Achievements and Accolades


  • He was awarded the “2006 Media Man of the Year” award from the Arab Media Forum in Dubai by HH Sh. Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum – Ruler of Dubai and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates
  • Member of the Royal Academy in Morocco
  • Member of the Board of Directors of Al Jazeera newspaper in Saudi Arabia
  • He has interviewed several world leaders including President George Bush Sr., Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, Prime Minister John Major, Chancellor Helmut Kohl, President Jacques Chirac, King Fahd, President Hosni Mubarak, King Hassan II, President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, President Rafsanjani, President Gorbachev and many more.  

Mr. Al Omeir is a British-Saudi citizen.

Room Category Room Rate Per Night In AMD
King Single/Double Occupancy 48.000/54.000

All the Rates include

  • 20% VAT
  • Daily full buffet breakfast and minibar
  • Free Wi-Fi and internet access in all public areas
  • Fitness center
  • Saunas
  • Aroma shower
  • Steam bath

Hotel facilities

  • “Gold” Restaurant
  • 24/7 Lobby Bar
  • Open air terraces
  • SPA treatments and massages


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