Khajehpour Khoei, a highly respected independent Iranian business and economic
consultant, was arrested on Saturday 27 June 2009 when returning from a trip to
Vienna and London. During his brief trip abroad, he spoke at the chamber of
commerce/ trade commission in Vienna and met the Iran British Business Chamber
in London to support Iranian business and to encourage foreign investment in
Iran. To date, Bijan's whereabouts are unknown. It is also unknown who has taken
him and why.
the founder of the strategic business consultancy
which he started in 1993. In his two decades of activities in Iran, Bijan has
been instrumental in creating jobs for Iranians through his different business
activities, attracting foreign investment to Iran and advising domestic and
international companies on the economic and investment climate and opportunities
in Iran. Although based in Tehran, Bijan has remained closely attached, both
personally and professionally to his hometown Khoei, situated in Azerbaijan
province, which he visits regularly for family reasons and in the development of
his friends, employees and business partners for his tolerant and humanitarian
views, Bijan is also extensively involved in charitable, cultural and scholastic
supported numerous students and sports youth to better their career options. He
is also the CEO of the Science and
Arts Foundation, which is a well known charitable organisation aimed
at empowering the knowledge base of Iranian youth and enhancing their computer
literacy and knowledge.
wife, two young daughters, family and friends are very concerned about his
health as he is a diabetic on strict medication and diet.
a DBA from the International School of Management in Paris.
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