Walid AradiChief Executive Officer
Global leader of Tahseen Consulting where he serves clients in the public, social, and private sectors on a range of issues.
Walid Aradi specializes in developing government strategies, creating synergies to ensure operational effectiveness, and helping senior officials make informed organizational and legal decisions. His experience spans North America, Europe, and the Arab World.
Mr. Aradi was an advisor to the government of the UAE, providing counsel on economic and social policy matters to the Ministry of Cabinet Affairs. He worked across multiple government entities to ensure buy-in for proposed new legislations and ensuring their adoption.
Previously, Mr. Aradi developed strategies for several initiatives aimed at moving the Arab World towards a knowledge economy. He led the strategy and legal functions of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Foundation, one of the largest non-profit organizations in the Arab World. At the Foundation he spearheaded the development of a five-year organizational strategic plan involving over $300 million of projects, prioritized initiatives and focus areas, monitor and evaluated project portfolio performance, and promoted cross-divisional cohesion to realize cost synergies. Prior to getting involved in the government sector, Mr. Aradi developed brand strategies for pharmaceutical and over-the-counter products at ACNielsen BASES, the worldwide leader in product forecasting and optimization.
Mr. Aradi holds a Doctorate of Jurisprudence, an MBA, and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science.