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Nick Carn

Nick Carn

Chief Operating Officer, Director

Nick is CbI's Chief Operating Officer, playing a key role in developing new products and services, as well as in the strategic management of the company. 

He joined CbI in January 1999 as a researcher and writer, contributing to a variety of titles over his first six years, including African Energy, Gulf States News, International Trade Finance, International Mining Quarterly Review, and yearbooks for organisations including the Berne Union and Atradius.

Nick has led development of CbI's African Energy Atlas and has many years' experience co-ordinating production and final presentation of publications and reports for CbI and its corporate clients, including the African Development Bank-based Infrastructure Consortium for Africa and Africa-EU Energy Partnership.  

He read politics and economic and social history at the University of Leicester.

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