tariq mattar

DIRECTOR - Strategic Gears

Dubai - United Arab Emirates


Tariq has considerable experience in management consulting, strategy development, governance, financial performance management, and data analysis. Tariq's experience extended throughout his work with Strategic Gears on many projects and initiatives at the national level, with several agencies in various sectors such as economics, planning, financial affairs, the labor market, and the sports sector.

Tariq recently managed several projects with Saudi sports clubs under the initiative of the Ministry of Sports to develop club governance. He achieved high and distinctive results with sports clubs such as Al-Hilal Saudi Club and Al-Fatah Saudi Club by developing the integrated governance system within the clubs and building the strategy of these clubs for the next five years.

Tariq holds a Bachelor's degree with honors from Prince Sultan University in Engineering Management, and he also has certificates of financial and strategic management for executives from George Washington University.


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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