Brian is a founding Board member of Orbit Investment Securities Services Plc, having spent a career in Banking. He served with the Ottoman Bank in various Middle East Countries, with the UBAF Group in London, and retired from Lloyds Bank having held a variety of appointments in their International Division. For six years he was Director General of the Middle East Association, and was a Board Member of the Arab-British Chamber of Commerce, of Middle East International, and of Bank Sepah International Plc. He remains a Trustee of the Arab-British Centre and of the British Syrian Society.