As the Manager of the Business Consulting Practice, Yazid has been highly involved in providing consultancy services to clients relating to improving their businesses. He worked closely with various clients on business improvement and change management models and conducted many internal diagnosis engagements (gap assessments) covering; systems, structures, and business models for Palestinian private sector companies.
Yazid’s passion to gain market intelligence reinforced his ability to turn research data into strategic insights and market-driven business plans that have resulted in effective recommendations for Solutions’ clients. He established expertise in a diverse set of sectors covering the construction sector including aggregate quarries, stone & marble, ready mix concrete, and cement, real estate, IT, and light manufacturing industries including plastic production, textiles, Fast Moving Consumer Goods, printing and industrial packaging, food and beverages manufacturing, and commodities markets.
As a financial analyst he conducted multiple due diligence and financial valuation engagements for mergers and acquisitions transactions for companies in the construction sector. He has led expansion plans for machinery upgrade, market expansion, and exports market development.
Moreover he has conducted various value chain analyses that contributed to the improvement of the Palestinian agriculture sector specifically; livestock, animal feed, and cash crops. Additionally he has been the lead on engagements pertaining to the tourism sector, fuel and energy sector, and real estate.
Furthermore, since 2015, he has been closely involved in promoting trade relations between Palestine and Austria through an engagement with the Austrian Embassy Commercial Department Advantage Austria.
Besides, his wide experience enabled him to provide objective advice on operational performance and efficiency, best management practices, and recommend and develop monitoring and evaluation processes.
Yazid holds a B.Sc. in International Business Administration from the Rotterdam School of Management at Erasmus University of Rotterdam. Yazid believes in data driven solutions, innovative design and loves a good game of chess.