bahjat el-darwiche

Partner - Strategy& (Formerly Booz & Co)

Middle East


Bahjat is a Partner at Strategy& and the Technology, Media, and Telecommunications (TMT) leader for Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA). He has over 22 years of consulting experience and has led high-profile client engagements in the Middle East, Europe, Africa, North America, and South East Asia.

Bahjat has supported governments, regulatory authorities, industry bodies, and ICT public and private players in the areas of policymaking, sector development, regulatory management, and national digitization, as well as telecom service providers in corporate and business strategy, operating models, business and technology transformation, business enhancement, and infrastructure development.

Bahjat is a thought leader in the telecoms, media, and digitization space, and a regular contributor to reference industry publications and leadership panels in collaboration with the World Economic Forum, the International Telecommunications Union, INSEAD, and the SAMENA Telecommunications Council. Bahjat is a member of the Endeavor network for high impact entrepreneurship, and sits on the advisory board of Eastwood International Schools.

Bahjat earned his MSc. in Engineering (Diplôme d'Ingénieur) from the École Polytechnique in France and his Master’s in Telecommunications from Télécom ParisTech (formerly ENST) in Paris.


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