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Accelerate your projects by tapping the most trusted curated network of independent consulting talent in the Middle East

Our Value Proposition

Top Talent

The consultants in our network are alumni of top strategy consulting firms and blue-chip organizations, where they gained the analytical and problem-solving skills as well as the experience and exposure required to succeed at the design and execution of critical strategies and projects.

Proven Track record

Trusted by leading organizations in the region including the top global strategy consulting firms, Sovereign Wealth Funds, Prime Minister's Office, National Oil Companies, Family offices, private enterprises , startups , foundations and social enterprises

Flexible & Tailored Services

Staff consultants in any team size or composition (e.g., individual consultants and full-fledged teams, junior and senior consultants) as well as any combination of management consultants and/or industry practitioners

Competitive Fees

We are a very lean organization, without typical organizational overheads, and as such we are able to offer top consulting talent at very competitive rates to ensure sustainability and high value for money of our engagement with you

Our Network

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*Other Strategy & Boutique firms include: Strategy&, Oliver Wyman, Roland Berger, Booz Allen Hamilton, Kearney
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Type of Projects

Strategy & Planning
Business Planning & Investments
Institutional
Investment Lifecycle Support
Corporate Venturing
Restructuring
& Turnaround
Digital Transformation
PMO Set-Up & Operation
Project Planning & Execution
Interim Management
Extended Workforce
Capability Building
& Internal Consulting Units
Social Impact

Case Studies

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Global Management Consulting Company

PROJECT
PMO Set-Up And Operation

  • A global strategy consulting firm engaged Makeen to set up and operate a Project Management Office after it had developed the strategy for a KSA government entity. Makeen mobilized a team of 4 consultants that then worked seamlessly with the strategy consulting firm’s leadership.

  • The Makeen team developed the PMO structure and processes, and worked closely with business owners to develop project charters and plans. We also operated the PMO by working with the business owners to de-bottleneck projects and help accelerate execution.

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Global Management Consulting Company
PROJECT
PMO Set-up and Operation
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Government Agency

PROJECT
Organization Transformation

  • A KSA government entity undergoing a major transformation required support in detailing out its transformation program and in driving implementation. Makeen mobilized a team of 4 consultants that helped the organization develop a strategy roadmap and align the project with strategic objectives.

  • Makeen also helped update the manpower plan and created a recruiting engine by engaging 10+ recruiting agencies, as well as supported the acquisition of engineering consulting services for a megaproject.

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Government Agency
PROJECT
Organization Transformation
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KSA Foundation

PROJECT
Strategy Implementation

  • After developing its strategy a leading KSA foundation required a highly qualified team to drive the implementation of different strategic projects.

  • Makeen provided the client with a team of 3 project managers and 3 consultants. The Makeen team was embedded in the client organization and was able to rapidly kick-off the projects and achieve the delivery of critical milestones.
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KSA Foundation
PROJECT
Strategy Implementation
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Entertainment Company

PROJECT
Strategy Implementation

  • An entertainment focused private company in KSA required support in program planning and implementation for one of its business units. Makeen provided the client with a team of 1 project manager and 2 consultants to develop the program plan based on the newly developed strategy for the organization, as well as support the implementation.

  • The Makeen team was embedded in the client organization and worked closely with client leadership to complete the plan and kick off the program implementation.

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Entertainment Company
PROJECT
Strategy Implementation
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National Oil Company

PROJECT
Post Merger Integration

  • A GCC national oil company was embarking on an ambitious transformation that included merging multiple entities under one umbrella. Makeen supported the transformation office by providing 3 consultants and practitioners to support the implementation of multiple workstreams, including change management, rebranding and communication.

  • The Makeen team was embedded in the transformation office and worked hand in hand with the client team to drive successful delivery.

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National Oil Company
PROJECT
Post Merger Integration
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Government Agency

PROJECT
Interim Management

  • A new government entity was established in the UAE to support ambitious economic growth plans in one of the Emirates. A strategy consulting firm developed the strategy and implementation plan to set up the new entity.

  • Makeen mobilized a team of 5 consultants to support in the implementation of multiple work streams, including the development of a performance management system, stakeholder outreach, roadshow design, benchmarking, set-up of a professional equity investment process, as well as delivery and execution of multiple transactions including target screening, commercial assessment and due diligence.

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Government Agency
PROJECT
Interim Management
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Government Agency

PROJECT
Extended Workforce

  • A government agency in the GCC needed to expand its capacity and capability for a policy formulation and review unit.

  • Makeen developed an extended workforce model that allowed the office to access a pre-screened pool of specialized experts in relevant domains. We developed the sourcing strategy and conducted talent outreach, contracting and on-boarding.

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Government Agency
PROJECT
Extended Workforce
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Government Authority

PROJECT
Procurement Advisory

  • A bi-lateral government agency required support in formulating the requirements of multiple projects that were identified as part of the strategy development.

  • Makeen helped articulate the business requirements, a sourcing approach and potential vendors who could support the implementation.

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Government Authority
PROJECT
Procurement Advisory
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Leading Real Estate Development And Management Company In UAE

PROJECT
Large-Scale Digital Transformation Program

  • A Leading Real Estate Development and Management Company in UAE undergoing a large-scale digital transformation required support in that program.

  • A Makeen digital transformation consultant kicked off and led the transformation program across the organization.

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Leading Real Estate Development and Management Company in UAE
PROJECT
Large-Scale Digital Transformation Program
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Global Communication Advisory Firm

PROJECT
Event Strategy And Planning

  • A Global Communication Advisory Firm required support in developing the strategy and plan for a vision 2030 program’s event. Makeen mobilized a team of 1 project manager and 2 consultants.

  • The Makeen team was embedded in the client’s organization and worked closely with client leadership to complete the strategy and plan.

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Global Communication Advisory Firm
PROJECT
Event Strategy and Planning
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SME

PROJECT
Transformation

  • An SME in the trading business was looking to modernize its management approach and formulate a growth strategy and implementation plan that would enable it to capture the significant opportunities in its industry.

  • A Makeen consultant worked in tandem with the founder and CEO to develop the strategy and lead its implementation.

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SME
PROJECT
Transformation
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Ed-Tech Startup

PROJECT
Growth Strategy And Investment Pitch

  • A large ed-tech start-up was looking to refine its growth strategy and prepare for a fund-raising round with investors.

  • A Makeen consultant worked closely with the CEO to conduct a deep analysis of opportunities in the ed-tech space and the capabilities of the start-up. This informed the design of a growth plan and the development of a pitch deck to help the start-up raise funding for its growth plans.

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Ed-tech Startup
PROJECT
Growth Strategy and Investment Pitch
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How it Works

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