Graham Reitman joined the U.S.-U.A.E. Business Council as an Associate Director in January of 2021. On September 1st, 2022, he was promoted to Director. In this capacity, Graham leads the Business Council’s energy & petrochemicals, infrastructure, logistics, commercial aviation, and hospitality & real estate verticals.
Previously, Graham worked in the Middle East North Africa & Media practices at McLarty Associates, where he supported businesses in the Middle East, and production companies navigating complex travel restrictions. Prior to that, Graham worked in the office of Senator Sheldon Whitehouse on Capitol Hill. He also interned with the U.S.-U.A.E. Business Council as an undergraduate.
Graham holds a Bachelor of Arts from the George Washington University’s Elliott School of International Affairs with a major in International Affairs, a concentration in International Economics, and a minor in Arabic Studies. He has lived and studied in Amman and London.