An MBA graduate pursuing his Doctorate of Business Administration at Arab Academy for Maritime & Science, Ahmed has executed numerous M&A transactions and investments for multinationals and numerous holdings in the Middle East while working at Siemens Qatar and holding groups in the GCC region. He enjoys freelancing to help advise clients on complex capital raising, M&A, corporate finance, and venture capital project and transactions.
Operated various divisions under the group's umbrella, including their major business sectors, such as medical equipment, pharmaceutical, international investments (private and public equity), real estate, property, hospitality, trading, and manufacturing.
Accomplished a successful corporate turnaround, raised equity in capital markets, and negotiated debt raises/restructuring with domestic and international financial institutions.
Managed the group finance function with direct responsibility for the tax, treasury, audit, financial planning, and control functions at the group level. Assumed indirect responsibility for the standards activities of the Finance team in the operating companies. Responsible for budgeting, accounting, reporting, compliance, and all the necessary finance-related activities.
Built and led professional teams in multi-country and multi-cultural environments, delivering top-quartile performance in finance and management accounting, enhancing internal controls, managing business audits, international taxation, and business processes in shared services centers.
Enhanced, and leveraged across the company, SAP technology platforms to deliver relevant, accurate, and timely financial information, accounting, financial analysis, and decision support systems. Consolidated the financials across the company and created management dashboards and periodic reports.