Feroz Sanaulla joins Middle East partnership of Roland Berger

19 July 2020 Consultancy-me.com 2 min. read
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Roland Berger has appointed Feroz Sanaulla as a Partner in the Middle East, based in the Dubai office.

Sanaulla has been a Senior Advisor with global strategy consulting firm for the past two years, and has now seen his contribution to the firm’s success in the region rewarded with admission into its partnership. 

Over the past two years, Sanaulla focused primarily on assisting Partners with business development and the delivery of major projects, especially in the financial sector. Sanaulla also played a role in building the Consumer Goods and the Retail practices, and co-developed the firm’s Digital practice.

“Adding a new Partner during these challenging times is a testament to Roland Berger's investment in growing its regional business,” said the firm in a press release.Feroz Sanualla, Partner at Roland BergerSanaulla has more than three decades of experience, half of which he spent at Intel, where he held leadership roles including Emerging Markets Expansion Manager for among others the Middle East and Director at Intel Capital – Intel’s private equity and venture capital – covering the Middle East, Turkey and Africa region. 

More recently, he founded two fintech companies and served as an executive and advisor at several start-ups and scale-ups in financial services and at players specialised in blockchain. Between 2015 and 2018 Sanaulla served as Managing Partner of Vecta Strategy, a boutique management consultancy focused on business strategy and operations (now part of YGroup).

As a Partner, he focuses on the financial services sector with emphasis on fintech, insuretech and digital banking solutions, as well as digital transformation in the areas of artificial intelligence, blockchain and crypto solutions, cybersecurity and digital inclusion. He also plays a leading role in Roland Berger’s services to clients in the consumer goods, retail, food & beverage and agriculture sectors.

Feroz Sanaulla holds an electrical engineering degree from The University of Maryland and an MBA from the Ross School of Business at The University of Michigan.

At the start of this year, Roland Berger elected three new partners: Hani Tohme, Johannes Distler and Stephan Essig.

In the Middle East, Roland Berger is led by René Seyger. The Dutchman was appointed into the role in November 2018 and also currently sits in the firm’s global supervisory board.