Managing Partner

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Managing Partner - Strategic Gears

Middle East


Hattan has been in management consulting since 2005. He then used his consulting experience and capabilities to establish Strategic Gears in 2015. Hattan's experience covers a wide range of industries and disciplines in the public sector, including labor economics, policy impact assessments, economic planning and strategies, public awareness building, measurement techniques, and others. In the private sector, he has delivered outstanding results for companies in the financial, clothing, medical, education, food, and FMCG sectors, using expertise in Strategic Planning, Pricing, Branding, Research, Financial Planning, and others.

Over the years, Hattan has been an advisor for several Ministers, Governors, and large company CEOs, and is considered a subject matter expert in the areas of Strategy, Research, Marketing, and Government Policy.

Hattan's academic accomplishments include 2 years as a part-time faculty member in King Abdulaziz University, teaching business Bachelor Diploma students. He holds an MBA from Oklahoma University, and a Bachelor of Business from King Abdulaziz University. He is also currently enrolled in Harvard Business School’s famous (OPM) program and received alumni status in early 2021. Hattan is currently leading Strategic Gears business globally and has led numerous global alliances for the company. He is a member of the Young President Organization (YPO), United Kingdom Regional Chapter and a founding member of the Saudi Management Consultants Association.


Areas of Expertise


Strategic Gears is a leading management consulting firm that provides multidisciplinary services for both the private and public sectors. Strategic Gears was established in 2015 with offices in Riyadh and Jeddah. In 2019, we opened our first international office in London.

Our proposition relies on our belief that value creation is the union of a sound “Strategic” direction and an organization “Geared” towards it. We work closely with our clients to set their visions, plan their operations, and support them practically throughout their journey. Hence, our name: Strategic Gears.

Our team brings local and global expertise in a multitude of fields with a result-oriented track record. We have vast experience in different industries within the private and public sectors, working across countries ranging from Europe to the Middle East and Eastern Asia. We also reflect our innate local market experience to deliver higher impact. We continue to grow through partnerships and learning by extending our reach to multinational networks of experts, and by expanding our capacity to maximize value to our clients.

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