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The origins of Upper Quartile are in management consultancy and business benchmarking. Our partners have an extensive commercial background as senior managers and business owners, with many years of experience in management consulting.

The experience of our partners enables us to work credibly and confidently with senior executives and business owners. Upper Quartile can advise on and implement you strategy, marketing, skills and financial planning.

Upper Quartile are joint owners of the Iraq Business News.


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16JAN 12
An evening with Andy McNab - Working in hostile enviornments
The global reach of the oil industry in Aberdeen has always required the senior management and staff of oil and gas service companies to understand the training and Duty of Care required for operating safely. Andy has waived his speakers fee; this and all profits from the evening will go to the ForceSelect Foundation a recruitment agency supplying highly qualified forces personnel to industry.
13JAN 12
Opportunity Iraq Seminar
The second of a series of “Opportunity Iraq” seminars is being delivered by Upper Quartile as part of Aberdeen City Council’s international trade and investment team’s support services.
12JAN 12
Business Opportunities in Conflict Zones
As the military and donor community withdrew from Iraq in early 2009 it was clear that the country had massive investment potential, significant interest from the international community but held-back by some of the security-focused news that came out of the country. To address this Upper Quartile started two fragile-country publications bringing the investment opportunities available to the private sector to the forefront of news.
01JAN 12
Investing in Iraq
Upper Quartile has run 15 trade missions into Iraq and worked with dozens of companies supporting their investment plans in Iraq in the past 3 years .
25NOV 11
Upper Quartile in Africa
Upper Quartile has recently expanded its geographical footprint into Africa. This comes with our appointment to TradeMark East Africa’s Programme Evaluation Specialists Framework.
18NOV 11
Upper Quartile run seminar on Opportunities in Iraq
20 Aberdeen based oil service companies attended a seminar on Iraq and its opportunities run by UQ in partnership with Aberdeen City Council, Blue Hackle and KCA Deutag
15NOV 11
Upper Quartile launch Libya Business News
Following the success of the Iraq Business News - Upper Quartile launch the Libya Business News
28JUL 11
Upper Quartile wins Aberdeen City Council support programme
Upper Quartile was very pleased to win a tender to provide a programme of international trade development for Aberdeen City Council to support Aberdeen City and Shire based businesses, educational establishments and industry organisations to do business in Iraq.
08JUN 11
Iraq - The Model ….. for democracy and private sector development .
The Arab world's foremost democracy …… something to learn for Libya and beyond?
29MAY 11
Napier University – developing new revenue streams from industry……….
Upper Quartile is working with Napier University’s Health and Science Institute in Edinburgh building relationships and income streams from industry ……
21MAR 11
Iraq Petroleum Conference
Iraq Business News selected as primary sponsor
19AUG 10
Jobs in Iraq
New Free Service Starts Today ....
03AUG 10
Before It's Too Late ...
" fearful when others are greedy, and be greedy when others are fearful" - Warren Buffet
20JUL 10
Expeditionary Economics.............. or just stuff we have always done?
13JUL 10
Upper Quartile in Iraqi Oil Industry Recruitment JV
Upper Quartile has a joint venture with Oilbase Management People Ltd - Contract positions in Iraq for oil field staff
30JUN 10
Iraq - Trade Missions
Upper Quartile have managed two trade missions of oil and gas service companies into Basra - a third trip will be run in the Autumn.
29JUN 10
Baghdad Trade Show
More than 120 companies and almost 100 Iraqi business and government representatives participated in a catalogue show in Baghdad on Sunday the 20th June.
29MAY 10
Education and Training for the Oil and Gas Industry in Iraq
Upper Quartile and GetEnergy in Iraq combine forces to deliver Skills and Development in the World's fastest growing market place.
09MAY 10
Serviced Office in Basra, Iraq
The sheer magnitude of opportunities in Iraq is unprecedented - capitalising on them means having a presence there, Upper Quartile can provide this for you ...
02APR 10
Construction Trade Mission to Iraq, June
Most companies know little about Iraq and the opportunities. Addressing this, Upper Quartile and G4S are planning a trade mission focused on construction
02APR 10
Iraq Oil Roundup: Tenders for Iraq deals
The first stage of the biggest potential expansion in oil production ever seen in one region.
31MAR 10
Ministry of Oil – Iraq
Upper Quartile were delighted to host seven senior officials from the Ministry of Oil in Baghdad in Aberdeen at the end of March.
24MAR 10
G4S: Update on Progress In Iraq
For the last three months we have been working with G4S on a diversified market portfolio in Iraq.
18MAR 10
Iraq Business launch success
Upper Quartile and AAIB launched their new joint venture Iraq Business News
16FEB 10
Developing a Sustainable Business
Upper Quartile partner Frank Martin looks at what is needed to create and sustain a social enterprise.
26JAN 10
Iraq Energy Sector Skills Development programme
Upper Quartile is delivering a contract for the FCO and the Department of Energy and Climate Change in the Ministry of Oil in Baghdad
13JAN 10
Supporting the oil and construction industries in Iraq.
Upper Quartile and G4S Risk Management have joined forces to support the international oil industry and the construction industry in Iraq.
12OCT 09
Private Sector Development programme in Iraq
Upper Quartile has been working with the World Bank in Iraq to support the start up of the programme
25SEP 09
Opportunities in Iraq
Working with a major energy company on a project to support its interest in Iraq