I have more than 15 years experience in the tourism and hospitality industry. I have worked in several management positions in the private sector, advised governments, multilateral agencies, international aid organizations and NGOs. I also have experience in teaching/training in tourism. I can assist you in: - tourism destination planning - strategy - tourism product development - business plans - training and development
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Career Summary • Over ten years of marketing, business development, planning and project management experience in multi-sector industries such as Beverages, IT, Advertising, Marketing Research and Development. • Track record of success in devising marketing strategies and plans to meet financial targets and galvanizing teams for delivering expected financial results, often within tight time frames and budgets. • Supported marketing process transformation programs, ensuring that processes adhered to industry standards, with proficiency in both B2B and B2C environments. • Carried out market research to understand industry profiles, emerging trends and customer preferences. Analyze and used the research findings to identify business opportunities. • Successfully managed marketing function and executed plans to achieve objectives. Conducted cost-benefit analysis, coordinated cash flows, logistics and infrastructure required for the implementation. • Financial modeling and budgeting for marketing plans. Managed financial budgets by monitoring variations, revising budgets, communicating revisions to stakeholders for follow-up planning and implementation. Professional skills • Experience in developing marketing and business strategies • Marketing research • Marketing audits • Marketing performance evaluation • Planning, forecasting and budgeting • Brand development and advertising • Marketing communication • Digital and social media marketing • Customer services • Relationship marketing Education • Masters in Marketing (2008) from Monash University, Melbourne • Post-Graduate Diploma in Accounting (2008) from Victoria University, Melbourne • Masters in Business Administration (2001) from Institute of Management Sciences (Pak-AIMS), Lahore FOR DETAILS See my profile on LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/in/babarmalik See my professional portfolio: http://babarzmalik.wordpress.com
Co-founder of Sumedha Venture Advisors, a boutique advisory and consulting firm playing contributory role in the entrepreneurial eco-system by being a catalyst for growth of its clients. We help entrepreneurs to take business to the next level. Sumedha is currently offering Management/ Strategic Consulting services, Financial Advisory Services (including IB services), CFO / CEO / CSO Services. Have 18 years of experience in Strategy, Finance, IT, management consulting, strategy formulation and scaling start – up companies. Also worked in Silicon Valley for 11 years and has experience of working with companies like TCS, Virgin Mobiles USA, Ericsson, Patni and a couple of start – ups.
Experienced Project Manager for: - Business Development Projects (Strategy, Business Plans, Operational Excellence, Business Transformation) - IT projects (full project life cycle, project cut-over, project turnaround) International experiences from working in several countries but also from leading remote teams. Preference toward complex projects before large headcounts. My projects delivers on time and within budget. Industrial insights and expertise in energy (oil, gas and utilities). Strong knowledge in: - Climate issues - Renewables, in particular wind - Traditional sources of power generation (nuclear, hydro and thermal) - Energy Trading and Risk Management - Mid & downstream oil Strong consulting skills gained from many years with big consulting firms followed by seven years as independent. Coaching assignments and Quality Assurance assignments are accepted from time to time.
Andrea, an innovation weaver, makes things happen. She specializes in leveraging ideas, new discoveries, new knowledge, new insights and building collaborative ventures. Andrea solves problems in both service and manufacturing business sectors. Areas of expertise include not only basic business planning (including strategic plans, marketing plans, communication plans etc), market research, operating and financial structures of business enterprises but also project management, feasibility analysis, product development & life cycle planning, competitor analysis, pricing formulas & strategy, technology development and improvement, commercialization of defense technologies, manufacturing process improvement, SBIRs and STTRs, SWOT analysis, sales forecasting, cash flow analysis, risk management, public relations, employee management, policy & procedure development, risk management, succession planning, general & cost accounting, inventory management, sources of capital, and more. Additionally, Andrea is very knowledgeable in business incentives, economic recovery/stimulus tools, and regularly leverages a well-established strong business network throughout the State of CA and the Federal government.
I have extensive experience in business strategy, corporate finance and financial modelling gained from private equity and investment banking.I previously worked at Kohlberg, Kravis & Roberts (KKR), a leading global private equity and credit investing firm. Before joining KKR, I worked at Terra Firma Capital Partners, a large European private equity fund and before that did a stint Goldman Sachs, a leading investment bank. I'm am currently the Co-Founder of a financial technology company called MonetaFlex where I help small businesses raise working capital quickly and efficiently from institutional investors. I hold a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from the London School of Economics & Political Science where I was a Delbridge Scholar. My linkedin profile is: https://uk.linkedin.com/pub/simba-chiguma/12/5a9/41b
20 years experience implementing, training users, managing projects associated with manufacturing ERP systems; e.g. Epicor, MS Dynamics. When projects begin to slip, i have been hired to bring them back on schedule and budget, Completed implementations in Asia in 2013. My educational background is financial but I have trained and coached users in end to end business practices to improve inventory management and production throughput.
Key Strengths: Project Management Financial Reporting Financial Modeling Business Process Design Small Business & Personal Finance Strategies Data Mining SEO Strategies Google Adwords Commercial Banking Real Estate Analysis & Valuation 17 years of experience working in various financial services roles including: Large Consulting Firm Project Management - Managed Multi Million Dollar Project Engagements Wall Street / Institutional Structured Finance and Consulting Experience Commercial / Real Estate Lending - Managed Multi Million Dollar Real Estate Portfolio Real Estate Investment & Valuation - Managed projects up to $250 Million in size
Business consultant in startup - investment funds - research I have over 10 years of experience in business development, investing, operations, and business development. I worked in MNCs such as Siemens and EADS before transitioning into the VC sector and startups. I currently lead a startup company and my own consulting firm. I have successfully gotten backing from investors and raised capital. Activities: > Creation of Business Plans and Related Research > Creation of Investor Presentations > Raising Capital > Business Development > Forecasts & Budgets > Cashflow Modeling > Financial Modeling Client roster: > GE > SINTEF (Scandinavia's largest independent research institution) > Scandinavian incubators and accelerators > ... Education: > MBA from a top business school > Engineering degrees from top universities