Founder and CEO
She conducts short and effective workshops on how to insure to secure and through the workshop gives an insight of how a merely amount of 300.00 USD a month could build reserve money for you when you need it most. What makes her an effective and distinct financial planner is her wealth of experience she brings with her, because of various positions she held in her career path with reputed Insurance companies and large broker house and her familiarity with the UAE's work environment,diverse culture and labour policies.
Head of Procurement
Agility Chemical Logistics
O&G Engineering WLL, Kuwait
Chief Procurement Officer
RAK Ceramics, LLC
Blue Ocean Academy
Chief Operating Officer
Blue Ocean Academy
He has developed and successfully sold a number of companies he started . John is a qualified NLP Practioner, Business and Life Coach and a Motivational Speaker.
His experience also includes Airports such as London Heathrow, London Gatwick, Manchester and Fujairah, UAE. He has been involved in the vision and implementation of Aerospace Supply Chain and Logistics Parks in Qatar, Al Ain and Birmingham, UK, and has
been an advisor to the Qatar Government, Quebec Government and UK Government working with Supply Chain companies.
John is a well-known speaker at Conferences and Events and presents worldwide. He has also appeared on Sky News and BBC World News to talk about Industry issues.
Associate Operations Director
Supply & Logistics Department
New York University Abu Dhabi
Kurt's career spans 30 years with concentration on operational excellence, supply chain optimization, logistics and procurement career. He holds an MSc and has fellowshipstatus with CIPS, IoSCM, CMI and CILT in addition to being a CISCM and a member of the American Purchasing Society. Kurt has executive background in manufacturing, supply chain and procurement. He's worked in government, logistics, manufacturing, retail, consulting and higher education. Kurt has led projects resulting in lead-time reductions, productivity improvements, business process improvements and space reduction. Kurt is highly regarded for is teaching and mentoring skills. He has taught and/or mentored students in UK, Europe, North America and the Middle East. He is also an author of many magazine articles and training ligature. Kurt is also a renowned speaker at many conferences and business workshops.
Head of Procurement & Logistics
Saudi Gulf Airlines, KSA
A proactive procurement and supply management professional with 20 years of experience in the Middle East and Gulf region focused in aviation / airlines and airports, catering, hospitality industries. Strong experience leading and implementing successful procurement programs for direct and indirect spend . A result oriented leader who performs well in diverse and multicultural environment.
Senior Vice President
Head of Global Transaction Services
First Gulf Bank
Executive Director - Academics
Blue OCean Academy
Dr. Sathya Menon has over 22 years of experience (including consulting and training) in the field of Logistics, Supply Chain Management and Purchasing. He has worked with various MNCs like Ericsson, Compaq and large conglomerates like Samtel, Al Futtaim helping them to expand their Supply Chain operations. His training programs are rated par excellent by all the participants across the world. Currently he is holding the position of Executive Director ‐ Academics in Blue Ocean Management Training and Consultancy. He is the driving force behind Blue Ocean to deliver quality training programs.
(Formerly Dubai World Central)
As a Program and Project Management Professional he comes with more than 14 years of managing and delivering diverse and challenging projects he has successfully managed to integrate a blend of Information Technology, Telecom, Civil and Infrastructure projects towards the benefits realization of the overall strategy of the organiza-tions that he has worked for. He is currently working as Project Director on United Arab Emirates (UAE) most ambitious and prestigious project – "Dubai World Central" a 140 square kilometer, multi- phase development estimated at US$ 33 billion, comprises the following developments: DWC Aviation City; Dubai Logistics City (DLC); DWC Residential City; DWC Commercial City; DWC Golf City with the world's biggest airport, Al Maktoum International Airport, at its core.
His formal education includes a Master's Degree in Business Administration and a Bachelor's Degree in Town Planning and Applied Geology. He is currently pursuing his Ph.D program.
Over 28 years of documented record of strong, decisive executive leadership in diverse industry verticals. A seasoned result oriented professional with demonstrated abilities in Strategic Planning, Operations Management, Sales and Marketing, Project Management, Contract Management, Supply Chain Management, Purchase & Procurement, Warehouse and Distribution, Inventory management, Business Expansion and Resource Management.
With a profound passion for training, has trained around 3000 plus professionals in the domains of Purchasing & Procurement, Supply Chain and Contracts Management in various industry verticals from manufacturing, distribution, retailing and project management within diverse industry segments including automotive, construction, oil and gas, FMCG to name a few.
Vice President Procurement
Supply chain Operation
Planning & Customer Services Director
Al Dahra Agriculture - Abu Dhabi
Planning & Customer Services Director Al Dahra Agriculture – Abu Dhabi www.aldadra.com
Born in Portadown, Northern Ireland. Educated at Portadown College and studied Business Administration in London, specializing in Transportation and Logistics. After carrying great years of experience in the UK, he Relocated to the Middle East with Al Ghurair Foods to control their Logistics and Distribution Division for Flour, Oil & Grains manufacturing Plants.
Following time with Al Ghurair Foods Brian moved to current company Al Dahra Agricultural as Supply Chain Director working with UAE Government on Human & Animal Food Security Programs.
The role was to improve, streamline the supply chain in agriculture and animal's production to move products from source countries such as USA, Spain, Egypt and Pakistan to the UAE. Launched the distribution service into the B2B food distribution sectors such as Catering, Hotel, Restaurants' and Government Food Contracts.
Current role as Planning & Customer Services Director to oversee long term Agricultural and Supply Chain Planning, Category Management and customer focus as Al Dahra diversifies and increases its global presence.
General Manager - Supply Chain
Al Faisaliah Group
Michael is a senior level executive with a 25 year track record of achieving superior results in supply chains and logistics.Well experienced across the Middle East and Australasian geographies, He is a key driver in developing commercial strategy, high performing teams, excellence in business capability, superior financial results, and world class facilities within Al Faisaliah Group
Qualified in Six Sigma, Lean, TQM and Kaizen, He brings a broad suite of performance management techniques to maximise stakeholder benefits and organisational sustainability.
He leads a large and diverse Teams to achieve high levels of performance, and delivers optimum results through a balance of his key strengths in strategy, commercial, and operations.
Director, SC Process Excellence, Global Supply Chain CoE
Supply Chain Executive Manager
Category Management Head