Speaker Profile

Ed Burton

Edward Burton

U.S.-Saudi Arabian Business Council

Edward Burton was appointed President and Managing Director of the U.S.-Saudi Arabian Business Council in March 2006. In his position, he works with the public and private sectors to promote the interests of the U.S.-Saudi Arabian business relationship. The U.S.-Saudi Arabian Business Council was established in December 1993 to improve the mutual knowledge and understanding between the private sectors of the United States and Saudi Arabia, and to promote trade and investment between the two countries. The Council’s activities include trade missions, conferences and seminars, and high-level networking events. The Council also publishes documents including A Business Guide to Saudi Arabia, a bi-monthly newsletter, the U.S.-Saudi Business Brief, and specialized industrial sector reports. These activities are now focused on highlighting the more than $1 Trillion in Saudi earmarked projects and market opportunities in Saudi Arabia over the next 20 years.

Profile as of 5/26/2010.