Mr Qawasmi has over 25 years of experience in Saudi Arabia and international markets in which half of his experience is in consulting/ advisory. He has held so far various positions throughout his career, including the positions, Senior Consultant with Andersen, Consulting in Financial Institutions, Senior Manager with Samba, MD for a consulting practice specialized in the restructuring of family business (legal, organizational, balance sheet, etc). Mr. Qawasmi worked on various transactions in several industries ranging from commercial banks, investment banks, telecommunications, real-estate, FMCG, retail and others.
Mr. Qawasmi has special interest in the following fields:
Real Estate: Mr. Qawasmi participated in several transactions ranging from structuring, real estate development organizations, strategy formulation, business plans, project restructuring from feasibility, financial modelling, pricing models, private placement management, financial engineering.
Corporate Strategy Formulation: Mr. Qawasmi was responsible for analyzing and identifying core growth strategies of services and retails companies and identifying adjacent growth opportunities through the development of innovative strategies.
Business Strategy: Mr. Qawasmi lead a team of consultants at service retailer giant in Saudi Arabia to revamp the organization, with net worth increase of 65% within 15 months.
Growth Strategy and Business Reengineering: Mr Qawasmi worked on several projects where revamping of real estate developments and contracting organization were the main scope of his work.
Investment Banking: Mr. Qawasmi lead efforts to establish an investment bank in Saudi Arabia, with his role involving preparation of the business plan, financial models and secure a foreign partner from USA. He took part in several IPOs and private placements in different industries.
Mr Qawasmi holds double majors in Accounting and Computer Science. He also holds masters and PhD in International Business from USA. Training includes Corporate Finance, Risk Management, Strategic Planning, Credits Risks, Equity Markets, M&A, REIF… etc.