Executive Director, Diligence Management Consultants
Iliyas has a broad experience base encompassing risk assessment, research and analysis and strategic consulting for clients in the Middle East.
Iliyas has a broad experience base encompassing risk assessment, research and analysis and strategic consulting for clients ranging from government departments to corporate clients. This experience is derived from previous work history in the commercial environments, the military and policing enhanced by over sixteen years full time experience in the Middle East.
Iliyas has been a central element in the development of region wide risk management and asset protection strategies for numerous multinational corporations many of whom are listed in the Fortune 100 and 500 lists. These clients have been involved in a diverse range of industries including the energy sector, financial intuitions, logistics, retail, aviation and engineering. Including some of the most complex environments in the region, Iliyas has developed crisis management and contingency plans at a strategic and local level and has been responsible for the execution of these plans during the Region’s numerous crises.
Iliyas has also been heavily involved in auditing various compliance related concerns for US and EU based clients to ensure compliance with the various regulatory standards that apply to their industry / business sectors.
Additionally, over the past sixteen years Iliyas has been instrumental in developing the research and analysis divisions of two global organisations. Using a network of resources, contacts and knowledge of the region gleaned over the past ten years, Iliyas has developed a keen sense of the situation across the region and applies this to his analysis and reporting. With a previous focus on corporate clients his research and analysis aims to provide a true image of the regional and country level environment for both business and risk related disciplines.