Established in 2002, Ventures Middle East (VME) is an international management consulting company providing strategic business advisory services across the GCC and the wider MENA region.
Since inception, our multinational executive leadership team empowers clients with access to an established business network, market insights and the competitive edge necessary for success. We cover all sectors and industries and provide unparalleled customized analysis and superior strategic insights.
To be internationally recognized by our clients as their partner of choice for our insightful, adaptive and impactful business advisory practices and digital services.
We strive to become reliable partners for our clients through:
Multinational executive leadership team empowering clients to achieve competitive edge and business execllence
Since inception in 2002 in the UAE, Ventures Middle East has established itself as company providing strategic services both locally and internationally
We cover all sectors and industries and provide unparalleled customized analysis and superior strategic insights
At Ventures Middle East, we take pride in celebrating our team’s success. We are an expanding organziation with more than 15 years experience working with local and international clients. We are driven by the desire to empore business and are committed to offering actionable solutions.
CEO & Partner
Partner & Director Ventures Onsite
Research Director – Market Research
Head of Sales & Customer Success
Head of Finance
Director – Sales Lead Management
Head of Sales – Ventures ONSITE
Ventures ONSITE – Lead Developer
Senior Consulting Manager
Advisory Services Director
Human Resources and Admin Manager
Ahmad Kabra is a co-founder of Ventures Middle East and has been serving as the Chief Executive Officer since 2008.
Over the past 23 years, he has directed projects in various sectors with specialization on industrial & capital projects across the value chain. He has provided advice to several large, local and multinational companies in areas of investments, growth development, competitive improvement, restructuring, and strategy. Ahmad Kabra is an Advisor to the board of Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce and has accompanied several UAE delegations in trade events locally and internationally.
Ahmad Kabra attended his education in the United States and holds a BSc in Chemical Engineering from Arizona State University and a MBA from The International University of Missouri. Throughout his career, Ahmad Kabra attended several courses from world known institutes such as Harvard University and British Standards Institute.
Mibu John has been heading Ventures ONSITE for more than 20 years and is actively monitoring the construction activities across various industries – energy, buildings and infrastructure sectors in the Middle East and North African region. Ventures ONSITE is the market leader in Project Tracking services in the region and Knowledge Partner / Research or Intelligence Partner for almost all the major construction related events.
17+ years of experience in diverse business environments across all MENA region offering progressive years of directorship, management, and leadership expertise in the field of business processes, quality and strategic planning.
Expert in Creating and Building Operations systems. Core responsibilities include Operations Management, creating, implementing, and standardizing the Quality Assurance Processes and Norms across the MENA region. Including, Data Collection Management, Key Performance Indicators driving the business, CRM, Client Servicing, Resources Management, etc
Samir has covered various market industries across different sectors such as banking & finance, healthcare, media & advertising, telecom, geo-marketing, and FMCG.
Bassel is a consumer and customer insights specialist with experience from the largest research companies in the world, and with an extensive history in the loyalty and marketing departments of those organization, across both private and public corporations in the middle east. Bassel have led the direct management of different type of projects across public and private sectors related to Brand Perception, Customer Satisfaction and Loyalty studies, Mystery Shopping, Car Clinics, Product Testing, Advertising Test… Bassel have also worked across special assignments in KSA, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Oman, Jordan, Egypt, Iran, Syria and Lebanon
Jay has been a key member of Ventures Onsite team for over 10 years with an exceptional and proven track record of success, leadership & achievements in a dynamic and high paced business setting.
His radical and dynamic approach has been one of the cornerstones for the company’s growth and success.
With strong business acumen and strategic approach he elevates the standards of business relationships and customer loyalty. He is soaring with new ideas and thoughts in every aspect. He always has the energy to overcome boundaries and discover new horizons.
His instinctive ability for customer engagement, need analysis and competitor knowledge makes him an expert at customer success to deliver excellent retention rates.
Waqar, a finance professional with over 20 years of experience, has been heading Ventures Middle East’s Support Department for five years. He has been trained with one of the major accountancy firms, PwC, for four years before starting his career. His experience is well spread over various finance related functions, i.e., financial accounting, financial reporting, internal & external auditing, to name a few. He has worked in various multi-national and multi-cultural environments for different governments to philanthropy organizations to corporate sector.
Alex has been in the Construction and Energy industry and performing Business Development close to 10 years, her expertise is in marketing solutions and creating the solution for each and every one of my clients. She is the Head of Sales at Ventures ONSITE and is responsible for creating avenues for her team to sale more, training and developing sales and leading them to success! telecom, geo-marketing, and FMCG.
Maria is being in the Marketing space for the last 15 years with a focus on Business Strategy and Brand positioning. She got certified by Chartered Institute of Marketing, CIM (UK) to support clients across the MENA region representing various industries such as Oil & Gas, Energy, Construction.
Maria was working closely with different stakeholders: Architects, Developers & Real Estate companies, Contractors, Manufacturers, and Sub-Contractors at Ventures ONSITE for years, and at the beginning of 2021 got promoted to run a new group entity – optimUz. focusing on the outsourced services. Utilizing VME in-house knowledge, departments’ expertise, and applying best-practices this new venture is committed to supporting businesses optimizing their resources.
A full stack developer with nearly 15 years of hands-on experience in designing, developing, and maintaining web as well as mobile applications, Benedict has been instrumental in leading Ventures ONSITE development team since 2010. He possesses diverse experience of creating multiple highly scalable applications using different tech stacks. A continuous learner, he is skillful at plotting the future development road map of Venture ONSITE in coordination with the vision of the management team as well as implementation of the same.
His responsibilities also include developing solutions for clients, maintaining codebase by fixing bugs as well as conducting end-to-end testing.
Marwan has over 9 years of experience in Enterprise Risk Management, Business Continuity Management, and Information Security Management Systems.
Marwan has diversified experience in the Business Continuity Management and Information Security domains throughout his involvement on multiple levels of planning and conducting various stages of Business Continuity Management engagements cycles through a number of engagements, as well as conducting Information Security Audits.
Ehab Abu Diab is the Director of the Advisory Services division at Ventures Middle East. He has more than 12 years of experience in Performance Improvement, Digital Transformation, Market Research, Business Process Re-engineering, Business Transformation, Corporate Performance and Project Management. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering, an MBA degree and currently studying for a Master’s in Data Science.
Ehab led several consulting projects across the UAE and GCC for well reputable clients in different sectors and industries such as Government services, Manufacturing, Logistics, Healthcare, Luxury Retail, Oil and Gas, etc. Some of Ehab’s accomplishments include managing an advisory portfolio worth more than USD 3 Million and client retention of more than 80%.