Pinsent Masons invites friends of the firm to join us for a complimentary event with Trevor McFarlane, the Founder and Chief Analyst of Emerging Markets Intelligence & Research (EMIR).  Trevor will provide attendees with an insightful analysis of the impact of COVID-19 and the current oil price in the region.

About Trevor McFarlane
Before founding EMIR, Trevor McFarlane was Senior Contributing Editor for the Gulf at The Economist Group. Prior to this, Trevor covered the Middle East & Africa at The Economist Intelligence Unit. With over a decade of experience in the Middle East - living and working in Istanbul, Doha, Riyadh, Abu Dhabi and Dubai, he and EMIR’s analysts have become trusted advisors to multinationals, family trading companies and regional governments.


  • What 2020 COVID-19 scenarios in MENA markets should executives prepare for?
  • How are Corporates responding to COVID-19?
  • Which markets and sectors are most exposed to the double-barrelled event of low oil prices and COVID-19?
  • What are realistic financial targets for the year ahead?
  • How is government policy likely to impact our clients?

Event date

12.00 - 13.00 GST


Trevor McFarlane

Founder and Chief Analyst at Emerging Markets Intelligence & Research