Defining sustainable growth strategies to outpace competition in key Middle Eastern and Asian markets.
Erika is the Partner at Solidiance responsible for the Middle East market, based in our Abu Dhabi office. She brings over 8 years of regional strategy consulting experience – working with the leading global and regional corporations operating in the Arab world. She specializes in growth strategies, supply chain optimization, customer acquisition, and corporate sustainability strategies – and has also led several projects in the UAE, Iran, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Indonesia and Japan for Fortune 500 clients in the automotive, construction, lubricants, machinery, e-commerce and greentech sectors. Prior to joining Solidiance, Erika was a senior advisor and business development manager addressing sustainability challenges across the banking, construction, healthcare, telecom, oil & gas, and government sectors in the Middle East..
- Education :
Postgraduate in Sustainability Leadership & Management – University of Cambridge , BSc in Neuropsychology – McGill University
- Functional Experience :
Business Planning , Channel Distribution , Growth Strategy , Market Entry , Route-to-Market Strategy , Partner Search , Sustainability Strategy
- Industry experience :
Automotive , Construction , E-commerce , Green Technology , Healthcare , Lubricants , Machinery
- Relevant country experience :
Algeria , Iran , Japan , Qatar , Saudi Arabia , United Arab Emirates
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