Amin Rashidi

amin rashidi

Principal Consultant at Rashidi Consulting Group

Saudi Arabia

Bio Summary

Amin Rashidi is an experienced and accomplished senior management consultant with over 6 years of experience providing transformative solutions to companies across the Gulf Cooperation Council region, with a focus on Saudi Arabia. As the founder and director of Rashidi Management Consulting, he specializes in supporting global corporations, regional companies, and public agencies with strategy consulting, corporate advisory, and project management.

Throughout his career, Amin has worked with a diverse range of clients, including Saudi Aramco, SABIC, Saudi Exports Development Authority, Green Riyadh, Petro Rabigh, and the Saudi Ports Authority, among many others. His expertise and ability to deliver results have made him a sought-after advisor in the region.

Amin's education was completed at Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada, and he is a native of Dhahran, Saudi Arabia. He is highly knowledgeable about the cultural, economic and business landscape of the region and leverages this knowledge to provide his clients with tailored, effective solutions. He is passionate about helping organizations achieve their goals and is committed to delivering value to his clients.

Availability

Next Availability:

01 Feb 2023

Constraints:

No

Employment History

Rashidi Consulting Group

Director & Principal Consultant

Rashidi Consulting Group

February 2022 - present


CAMELOT Management Consultants

Senior Consultant

CAMELOT Management Consultants

December 2018 - February 2022


MFF Group

Project Consultant

MFF Group

December 2017 - December 2018


TD

Financial Advisor

TD

May 2016 - April 2018


Carleton University

Training & Development Consultant

Carleton University

August 2015 - March 2016

Selected Project Experience

Project Description:
Development of customized export guides for Saudi exporters, aimed at improving their capabilities, readiness, and competitiveness in the global marketplace. Summary 1) Comprehensive assessments of the trade environment for over 70 countries, focusing on factors such as ease of doing business rankings, import processes, and key government agencies involved. 2) Identification of key shipping routes and entry ports, along with associated time and costs for each country, to help exporters make informed decisions and optimize logistics. 3) In-depth analysis of special economic zones, including fees and structures, to help exporters identify potential opportunities and minimize costs.

Industry: Professional Services

Topic(s): Economic Development, Import/Export Regulatory Compliance, International Trade


Project Description:
Strategy development of a complex logistical infrastructure study of a Special Economic Zone in Saudi Arabia aligned with the Vision 2030 objectives Summary 1) Develop and evaluate a range of governance and management structures options 2) Define indicative governance & authority structure including organizational & regulatory setup 3) Investment promotion strategy 4) Key structure and process steps required for implementation

Industry: Public Sector

Topic(s): Special Economic Zones, Foreign Direct Investments, Logistics, Multi-Modal Transport Systems, Impact Assessment


Project Description:
Market study of liquid bulk cargo, focused on the future demand for storage of liquid petroleum and chemical products at an industrial port in UAE Summary 1) Market assessment and growth drivers for the liquid bulk storage market in UAE 2) Demand forecasting in the local and regional market for liquid bulk storage 3) Logistics requirements associated with the growth segments 4) Product flows, forecasted demand and market potential

Industry: Oil & Gas

Topic(s): Strategy & Planning, Demand Analysis, Demand Forecasting


Project Description:
Implementation of an online service provider platform to improve exporting environment for Saudi Exporters and compete in global markets Summary 1) Platform review and identify improvement areas to enhance user experience 2) Develop Go-Live and roll out plan for the platform 3) Registering service providers and exporters on the platform 4) User manuals for all operations standards, policies and procedures

Industry: Professional Services

Topic(s): Economic Development, Web Platforms, Import/Export Logistics, User Acceptance Testing (UAT)


Project Description:
Execution of a truck management system (TMS) for Jeddah Islamic Port to optimize trade flows Summary 1) Assess the current situation at the port including challenges, infrastructure and future plans 2) Collection of truck volumes to/from port and forecast future traffic 3) Forecast future capacity of the port to handle cargo volumes 4) Simulation of the truck management scenario solution 5) Recommendation of optimal solution to handle cargo flow

Industry: Transportation & Logistics

Topic(s): Project & Program Management, Transportation Management Systems, Transportation, Supply Chain, and Logistics, Container Shipping


Project Description:
Risk assessment of 6 Saudi Aramco Expatriate Schools in the Eastern Province to ensure compliance with applicable safety requirements and standards Summary 1) Review and assess condition of all existing sports and fitness equipment 2) Coordinate with technical expert to inspect all equipment and infrastructure 3) Scenario analysis to identify and measure the potential occurrence of operational risk events 4) Develop mitigation plan and recommend way forward

Industry: Public Sector

Topic(s): Risk Management, Certified Playground Safety Inspector, Equipment Inspection, Leisure And Recreation


Project Description:
Assessment of end-to-end supply chain & logistics operations for a major GCC producer of industrial gases Summary 1) Assessment of current logistics operations (transportation, distribution channels…) 2) Fit-gap analysis and identify improvement opportunities (quick wins, short to long term) 3) Develop an implementation roadmap accommodating for future growth scenarios and expansion plans

Industry: Oil & Gas

Topic(s): Supply Chain, Transportation Management, Logistics Planning, Distribution, Transportation, Supply Chain, and Logistics


Project Description:
Commercial due diligence for an acquisition transaction for a leading global tank terminal storage organization Summary 1) Market assessment to identify any market related risks of the transaction 2) Evaluate commercial state of the target company 3) Target assessment (Business Plan, Customer Base, Sales and Business Development, etc.) 4) Merger assessment (strategic fit and integration concept)

Industry: Transportation & Logistics

Topic(s): Commercial Due Diligence, Target Acquisition, Container Shipping, Petrochemical


Project Description:
Organizational assessment of a leading manufacturing company in Saudi Arabia to prepare for transitioning into a closed-joint stock company Summary 1) Definition of strategic objectives and organizational objectives 2) Current state assessment of the company (structure, workflows, financials, sales, etc.) 3) Assessment of improvement opportunities 4) Development of recommendations and action plans to support achievement of organizational objectives 5) Implementation roadmap including an effort-benefit matrix & risk mitigation plan

Industry: Industrial Goods

Topic(s): Human Resources (HR), Organizational Design, Organizational Analysis, Organizational Change, Organizational Excellence


Project Description:
Legal and management consulting for a leading USA-based laboratory information systems (LIS) provider for their operations in Saudi Arabia. Summary 1) Assessment of current legal and business standing, identify risks and recommend improvement areas 2) Identify alternative options for corporate re-organization to mitigate risks and improve business performance 3) Development of recommendations and strategies to achieve organizational objectives 4) Implementation support including execution of action plan, drafting legal requirements and partnerships evaluation

Industry: Medical Products & Tech

Topic(s): Examination Of Legal Documents, Legal Document Preparation, Business Expansion, Legal Analysis, Organizational Design


Project Description:
Business development and client account management for a design consultancy and supplier of sports and recreational equiptment in the play and leisure industry to increase market share in the GCC 1) Assessment of current market growth strategies to identify improvement areas 2) Support in proposal development, submission and client negotiations 3) Implementation support on key projects for high value clients 4) Training workshops to improve internal processes

Industry: Media, Sports & Entertainment

Topic(s): Business Development, Revenue Growth, Project Implementation, Client Needs Assessment, Management Training

Education

Bachelor's in Business Administration/Management

Carleton University

2016

Availability

Next Availability:

01 Feb 2023

Constraints:

No

Language Skills

Country Experience

United Arab Emirates Saudi Arabia Canada Bahrain Germany

Skills

Business

Commercial Due Diligence,

M&A Strategy & Due Diligence,

Merger & Acquisitions,

Target Search,

Benchmarking & Best Practice,

Business Planning,

Business Unit Strategy,

Corporate Strategy,

Feasability Studies,

Growth Strategy,

Purpose,

Business Development,

Interim Management,

Project Management,

Strategy Execution,

Change & Implementation,

Transformation Management Office,

Strategic Management,

Product Development,

Environment

Circular Economy

Marketing and Public Relations

Competitive Analysis,

Market Research

Analysis

Business Intelligence

Human Resources

Succession Planning

Transportation, Supply Chain, and Logistics

Logistics,

Supply Chain Optimization,

Industry Experience

Material

Chemicals

Principal Investors

Real Estate

Public Sector

Education

Energy

Professional Services

Management Consulting

Media, Sports & Entertainment

Transportation & Logistics