Raed Kombargi new leader of Strategy& in Qatar

27 November 2023 Consultancy-me.com 2 min. read
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Strategy& has appointed Raed Kombargi as the new leader of its Doha office.

A long-time company member, Raed Kombargi has been tasked with leading Strategy&’s presence in the Qatari market, and overseeing the Doha-based team and operation.

The strategic consulting firm – a subsidiary of PwC – has been active with an on the ground team in Qatar since 2010. Strategy& helps public and private sector clients across industries with topics including strategy formulation, economic and societal transformation, operating model improvement, and innovation, among others.

Raed Kombargi, Doha Office Leader, Strategy&

Kombargi has also been handed the remit to spearhead the growth of Strategy&’s footprint in the country, in line with its ambition to support a growing portfolio of work as the country works towards its ambitious Qatar National Vision 2030.

“Under its visionary leadership, Qatar is experiencing transformative growth, propelled by a rapidly developing economy and a business-friendly environment. Our expansion is tailored to better serve our clients and help them adapt to the rapidly evolving economic landscape,” said Kombargi.

Kombargi has been with Strategy& since 1999 (then Booz Allen Hamilton and later Booz & Company), with his long tenure interrupted only through a four-year period at Bain & Company.

Prior to his new role, Kombargi was the leader of the firm’s Energy, Chemicals, and Utilities practice. He focuses on strategy development, concession agreements and commercial joint venture setups, cost reduction, operational excellence, capability development, and operating model assignments in upstream oil and gas.

“Our expansion in Qatar bolsters our commitment to support the nation’s economic development and make a meaningful, lasting contribution to the Qatar National Vision 2030. As a strategic consultancy that is part of an international network, we will continue to bring our expertise, global reach, along with our understanding of the nuances of the Qatari market to help organisations flourish during times of change and opportunity,” said George Sarraf, Managing Director of Strategy& in the Middle East.

Doha is one of Strategy&’s six offices in the region, the others are in Abu Dhabi, Beirut, Cairo, Dubai and Riyadh. Strategy& has more than 900 staff and has been recognised as one of the leading consulting firms in the Middle East.