The Falkland Islands Development Corporation announces the appointment of Mr Paul Phillips to the Falkland Islands Development Corporation Board.

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The Corporation is looking for a new Development Manager as Michael Poole is leaving to join Fortuna Ltd in the role of General Manager. Michael comments:

The report for the Business Climate Survey 2018 is now published and can be found using the following link:

Business Climate Survey 2018


On behalf of the FIDC Team, let me renew our thanks to all who attended our ‘Farm Finance’ workshop last week.


We at FIDC are building a programme of assistance to help improve farm business performance.


Position on the Falkland Islands Development Corporation Board


The appointment of Mr Andrew Newman as Vice Chair has created an opportunity for a representative of the business community to join the FIDC Board as a Co-opted Member.

Changing places and new faces at the Development Corporation.

New appointments for FIDC, at the Board, Senior Management and support levels.

Andrew Newman takes over from Steve Dent in the position of Vice Chair of the Falkland Islands Development Corporation Board.

Kevin and Lisa at Harps farm sent in some fantastic pictures of their new turbine that was installed last week.

About the FIDC

FIDC acts as the national economic development agency for the Falkland Islands and is tasked to develop the commercial sector of the Falkland Islands by being one of the principal partners delivering the Economic, Rural and Tourism Development Strategies.

To help drive sustainable economic growth and assist in the creation of new jobs and opportunities, FIDC provides various forms of support and assistance to the Falkland’s business community.