Middle Eastern Promise : Ray Bloom
While some attention has been diverted over the last week by the unusual sight of sunshine and British sporting success, my focus has been on the events unfolding in Egypt.
My colleague, Jeremy Charles, and I opened an office for John D Wood in Cairo. At the beginning of 2012 with six local staff. The aim was to manafe and lease a new shopping centre, office and medical centre development in New Cario.
Of course, we went in with our eyes open, given that Hosni Mubarak. Which had been overthrown the year before and the political situation was unstable. But still, seeing on television huge demonstrations taking place in Tahrir Square has been unnerving.