ziad nasrallah

Partner at High Impact Advisors

United Arab Emirates

Bio Summary

Well rounded consulting and investment advisor who has worked extensively in the region with public and private sectors on developing strategies, implementation, feasibility and business plans, portfolio reviews, due diligence, performance improvement and turnaround situations in wide range of sectors including retail and distribution, manufacturing, real estate development, tourism and transportation & logistics


Next Availability:

09 Jan 2023



Employment History

company bank


High Impact Advisors

June 2014 - present

• Advised UAE healthcare authority on operating model redesign and outsourcing of non-strategic functions • Worked on Saudi housing strategy, public policy and financial sustainability of Housing Program • Advised nat ...see more

Growthgate Partners

Managing Director Portfolio Management Team

Growthgate Partners

April 2012 - June 2014

• Led the Portfolio Management Team which oversees portfolio companies in the food, transportation & logistics, building materials, technology and waste management sectors • Supported senior management of portfolio compa ...see more

company bank

VP Private Equity

The National Investor

September 2009 - February 2012

• Acquisition of a supermarket chain in the GCC: approached and negotiated with co-investors, led negotiations with the Seller and structured the deal, managed lending banks • Acquisition of a UAE-based catering and facil ...see more

company bank

Senior Associate Private Equity Team

Istithmar World Capital

July 2007 - September 2009

• Portfolio management: worked with portfolio companies' management on performance improvement, monitored performance, performed companies' valuations, risk analysis, assessed exit scenarios • Worked on the turnaround an ...see more

Bain & Company

Senior Associate Consultant

Bain & Company

August 2004 - July 2007

• Core member of the Bain team that set-up and launched Bain Dubai office • Worked on the growth strategy of a regional steel manufacturing company • Worked on commercial and strategic due diligences of energy companies ...see more


Master's in Business Administration/Management

ESSEC Business School


Bachelor's in Civil Engineering

ESIB Engineering School



Next Availability:

09 Jan 2023



Language Skills

English Arabic French

Country Experience

Bahrain France Qatar Saudi Arabia United Arab Emirates



Benchmarking & Best Practice,

Business Unit Strategy,

Corporate Development,

Growth Strategy,

New Business Build,

Portfolio Strategy

Industry Experience

Principal Investors

Private Equity