Zayd Raoof

Principal

Education

School of Oriental & African Studies, University of London
MSc Development Economics
Loughborough University
BSc International Economics

Past Experience

Ernst & Young
Director, Strategy & Transformation
Accenture
Manager, Financial Services Strategy

Zayd is a Principal based in our Dubai office with over 13 years of strategy and consulting experience working with clients in financial services and the public sector. He has advised on several critical client priorities including corporate strategy, organizational transformation, innovation programs, digital strategy, and digital transformation. He has served clients in Europe and the Middle East.

Zayd is an important leader in both our Financial Services and Government practices and has taken the lead on driving a number of major engagements with multi-billion-dollar companies in areas such as strategy, M&A, innovation, and IPO readiness. Most recently he developed a turnaround strategy for a $50bn real estate fund.

Prior to joining ADL, Zayd designed, built, and ran a $2bn innovation accelerator on behalf of a major government entity. He designed and built new government entities focused on elevating public sector performance and was heavily involved in a major European divestiture which saw a major global bank carve out and sell 30% of its business.

Zayd is a musician and has a passion for watches and Italian cars. He lives in Dubai with his wife Dana and daughter Mila.

Zayd is a Principal based in our Dubai office with over 13 years of strategy and consulting experience working with clients in financial services and the public sector. He has advised on several critical client priorities including corporate strategy, organizational transformation, innovation programs, digital strategy, and digital transformation. He has served clients in Europe and the Middle East.

Zayd is an important leader in both our Financial Services and Government practices and has taken the lead on driving a number of major engagements with multi-billion-dollar companies in areas such as strategy, M&A, innovation, and IPO readiness. Most recently he developed a turnaround strategy for a $50bn real estate fund.

Prior to joining ADL, Zayd designed, built, and ran a $2bn innovation accelerator on behalf of a major government entity. He designed and built new government entities focused on elevating public sector performance and was heavily involved in a major European divestiture which saw a major global bank carve out and sell 30% of its business.

Zayd is a musician and has a passion for watches and Italian cars. He lives in Dubai with his wife Dana and daughter Mila.

More About Zayd
  • School of Oriental & African Studies, University of London
    MSc Development Economics
  • Loughborough University
    BSc International Economics
  • Ernst & Young
    Director, Strategy & Transformation
  • Accenture
    Manager, Financial Services Strategy