Our Team

Our Team

Ahmed Abounahia

Managing partner and co-founder with solid executive level and excellent professional experience. Core expertise is in strategy and business planning, organizational design, organizational change and transformation, reputation management, Innovation and design thinking and entrepreneurship. Skilled in negotiation, planning, project management, coaching and mentoring and business development. From advising organizations with several thousands of employees to mentoring and advising start-ups, Ahmed has advised and worked with top-level executives at various types and sizes of organizations including chairmen, BoD, CEO’s and C-suite executive, directors all the way to visionary entrepreneurs.

Certifications & Qualifications
  • MBA – Master of Business Administration
  • Kaplan-Norton Balanced Scorecard Certified Graduate
  • EFQM Certified Assessor
  • Certified design thinking specialist
  • Organizational culture assessment and change consultant
  • Certified extended DISC coach and consultant
  • ASTD Member

Rawhey Dabagh

Partner and co-founder with 25+ years of wide experience across North America and the middle east. Specializes in enhancing corporate effectiveness, assessing organizations and determining gaps and opportunities for improvement, develop and conducting organization changes and transformation programs. Solidify the organization with the power of objectives and key performance indicators. Introduce and implement EFQM Model and quality systems to key organizations to further improve their businesses and processes, through maximizing profit, enhancing performance, increasing productivity, establishing a healthy business environment, minimizing waste and building organizational manpower capabilities and coping with today’s ECO system. A proactive mindset motivated and possessing a remarkable level of leadership abilities. Excellent project management experience and capabilities and lead for various quality systems and improvement projects.

Certifications & Qualifications
  • Master in Management, Leading, Innovation & Change Management- UK
  • BSc. Construction Management, organization and quality enhancement- USA
  • Certified Master Project Manager- American Academy of Project management
  • Certified Master Quality Manager- American Academy of Project management
  • Certified Engineering Technologist: Institute of Engineering Technology – Canada
  • Certified EFQM Assessor and Trainer
  • Certified ISO Lead Auditor

Bart Bernink

A senior instructor and business improvement consultant, possesses 30+ years of experience in project, program and portfolio management, in addition to business improvement. He works for various leading companies in the Netherlands, Belgium, UK, and the USA. His fields of expertise are in the IT, Project Management, Business Improvement, and Change Management sectors.

Mr. Bart is a specialist in aligning IT to support new or revised business strategies and improving success rates of delivering projects, managed large fixed price projects in e-commerce, financial, airline, and governmental organizations. Mr. Bart has also worked as a Project and Program Manager for reputable companies across the globe including Philips, HSBC, Shell, ING, HP, and Microsoft.

Certifications & Qualifications
  • Certified Project Management Professional (PMP)
  • PSC, CPM, CBAP, and Prince2 practitioner
  • Project management office tools and techniques

Maysarah Al-Alami

A senior consultant, Possesses 15+ of experience as Business developing and Analyzing with a verifiable track record of project management teaching and lecturing, managing complex IT projects with exceeding expectations.

Mr. Maysarah is expert in implementation of business process improvement, e-government services, CRM, HR Management, balanced scorecard, and organizational architecture framework for both government and private sectors.

Certifications & Qualifications
  • MBA – Masters of Business Administration
  • TOGAF 9.0 Certified (The Open Group Enterprise Architecture Framework)
  • PMP (Project Management Professional)
  • ITIL Certified
  • Certified ISO/IEC 20000 Consultant – it SMF
  • EFQM Certified Lead Assessor and Consultant

Osama Khedr

The Senior Accountant at Averroes, he possesses 5+ years of diverse array of experience and business knowledge concerning accounting and finance. He is a highly proactive and motivated member in the team with a remarkable level of leadership abilities.

Mr. Osama has come to accumulate 5 years of experience across a wide variety of finance and accounting corporates, and is quickly acquiring administrative tools and the ability to work in a target oriented environment that will enable him to be a contributing member of the team.

Certifications & Qualifications
  • BS – Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Finance
  • Numerous professional training in: Financial Accounting, Quick-books, and Peach-Tree Accounting software programs

Faysal Zeidan

Faysal is a diverse experience consultant and talented professional with a focus on organizational assessment, financial modeling, research and business planning and strategic advisory. Having worked with Public, private and non-profit sectors, Faysal will go above and beyond to offer sound experience and practical application to ensure quality is engraved in internal and external organizational processes to guarantee smooth operation, by applying his experience in strategic analysis, ISO and EFQM to cater to the different requirement and challenges each organization brings along.

Certifications & Qualifications
  • PMP certified
  • EFQM certified
  • CFA
  • ISO QMS Internal Auditor

Mohamad Alattar

Mohamad is a business Excellence & Quality management professional with over 15 years of management and consultancy experience. Strong strategy management knowledge, stakeholder management, management systems & procedures, gap analysis & transformational action planning. During his career, Mohamad had exposure to a vast range of industries, maturities & management systems enabling insight into organizational transformation, strategic development & improvement and introducing cross-industry solutions, all through engagement, relation & communication with stakeholders. He is widely skilled at Moderating and leading consulting projects via workshops, presentations and trainings and driving outcomes and transformational/operational plans with clarity of goals and measurements and transferring knowledge to counterparts.

Certifications & Qualifications
  • Master of Quality Management University of Wollongong, Australia (Dubai Campus) 2007
  • B.Sc. – Chemistry United Arab Emirates University 1998
  • EFQM Certified Assessor
  • Lean Six Sigma Black Belt (LSSBB)
  • ISO 9001 lead auditor
  • Project Management Professional (PMP)

Huda Sweilem

A Business Analyst, that possesses 5+ years of experience in the areas of Management, HR, customer relations and communication. In addition, she has come to gain background knowledge on quality and strategic planning from her time with Averroes. She too is a professional in Project Management in the areas of monitoring and control, tracking project progress, and developing reports.

Ms. Huda is the Quality Manager Coordinator (QMC) at Averroes and is responsible for ensuring that the Operations and Systems Procedures are in line with ISO 9001:2015 standards.

Certifications & Qualifications
  • Bachelor of Commerce (Honors) – Business Administration with a concentration in HR
  • Certified Internal Auditor for ISO 9001:2015

Leizl Ramayla

Training Executive with extensive 10+ years of experience in Training Methodology and Techniques; she is an asset to the firm. She successfully handled Training & Development functions over the course of her career and works to a great extent. She has organized countless trainings, seminars, workshops, and conferences to help top international executives obtain additional theoretical knowledge and technical skills in various fields and industries.

Certifications & Qualifications
  • Certified Internal Auditor for ISO 9001:2015
  • Certified Document Controller

Jose Bernabe

Senior Consultant with extensive 10+ experience in ISO Management Systems as a Certified Quality Consultant and Auditor, Business Process Improvement, Project Management and Business Analysis based international standards and best practices. He has administered establishment, implementation as well as maintenance of various business process improvements and quality initiatives for different industries.

Certifications & Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Engineering in 2008 from Adamson University.
  • Environmental Management Systems Internal Auditor
  • Certified Occupational Health & Safety Internal Auditor
  • Certified Quality Associate & Lead Auditor
  • Certified Six Sigma Green Belt
  • Professional Industrial Engineer
  • Certified Business Analysis Practitioner

Business Associates

Averroes Business Advisory & Services works with a wide group of external associates who are considered the best in their respective fields with vast experience and professional qualifications. Among those are PhD and MBA degree holders, researchers and professionals from different industries around the world. For every project we undertake, we gather a team of experts that will certainly deliver the needed best quality output.