Chairman – NSK Consultants
Dr. Nasser has more than 16 years experience in international business and foreign direct investment (FDI). Dr. Nasser Kadasah heads the NSK Consultants Services Centre. He leads a highly-qualified team who has extensive experience in industrial activities.
The Centre also draws on the skills and knowledge, of local and foreign industry-specific experts. Dr. Nasser has a B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering from the King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Dhahran, KSA and a M.Sc. in Management Engineering from the University of Bridgeport, Connecticut, USA.
Dr. Nasser also has an MBA and a PhD in International Business and Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) from the University of Birmingham in the UK. His doctorate analyzed the factors that may deter or slow down the inflow, of FDI into Saudi Arabia and how to bridge ‘Psychic Distance’.
He also trained at Harvard University undertaking their Program on Investment Appraisal and Management. Dr. Nasser has also completed several Industrial, Management and Financial Training Programs related to the Internationalization of Firms.
Before setting up NSK, Dr. Nasser was a Senior Project Manager at the SIDF, where he prepared more than 35 feasibility studies. He also supervised and managed numerous industrial projects. While at SIDF, Dr Nasser was seconded to JP Chase New York for one year, where he completed the Credit Analysis Program.
Dr. Nasser is a Member of the Saudi Council of Engineers, Saudi Economic Association and Saudi Management Association. He is also a Member of the US-Saudi Business Council and an Executive Member of the Saudi-Turkish Business Council.
Chief Operating Officer
Meer is a senior finance executive and consultant having over 25 years of professional services in the field of business development including investment & market research, feasibility studies and corporate finance. He worked for both on operational and consulting level. In his most recent post, he served as a Senior Consultant (FDI) with a premier public sector investment promotion agency (IPA) name Saudi Arabian General Investment Authority (SAGIA). He has provided strategic and corporate planning advice to investment affairs department including process improvement and investment competitiveness, then as a Head of Research at Watan Investment and Securities LLC an investment banker trader of derivative equity, and last but not least to Joatha Business development Consultants at Riyadh as a Business Consultant.
He provided financial & investment consulting services for international organizations, governments, corporations, and high net worth companies on deals across the Middle East and South Asia. He was involved in the development of first investment report and FDI survey report of Saudi Arabia worked in a team under Booz Allen and Hamilton, Monitor Group and developed policies, process and KPIs for Investment Affairs Department with PwC at Saudi Arabian General Investment Authority.
Being an individual consultant working in Saudi Arabia for the last 20 years has articulated with local blue chips and government and business mechanisms and these experiences really enabled him to develop a wide spectrum of knowledge and skills across the board. He has a talent for tackling cultural considerations and excellence amongst multidisciplinary teams in different geographies.
Meer has started his career in a development bank former BSB as a Senior Officer (Financial Analyst), is a Masters of Commerce major in Finance from the University of Dhaka in 1984 and an Associate of Cost & Executive Accountant (ACEA) in the UK since 1994. He also obtained a PhD degree in business administration under an accelerated degree program of Washington International University at Delaware, USA in 2004.
He is a Fellow Member of the Institute of Management Consultants of Bangladesh and Founder Secretary General of Bangladesh Accounting & Finance Professionals Association in Riyadh. He was also a member of American Management Association and is a life member of Institute Business Administration (IBA), university of Dhaka. Has been nominated by UNIDO as EDP Adviser to Ethiopia in 1994 and Financial Analyst-cum-COMFAR to (Saudi Arabian General Investment Authority -former Saudi Consulting House), Ministry of Industries and Electricity of KSA in 1995.
Eng. Antonio Candido Garcia Teixeira is a Portuguese Civil Engineer graduated by Superior Institute of Engineering of Lisbon (Portugal) with more than 28 years’ experience in Projects Management.
As Civil Engineer and Senior Project Manager, he has been involved in all different project phases from design and engineering studies to site works management and direction having proven expertise techniques in a wide range of major urban-scale projects.
His multidisciplinary experience includes earthworks, road projects and linear infrastructures, artworks (bridges and viaducts), buildings (parking lots, ERP, housing and commercial complexes), sport facilities, industrial metallic structures, water, sewer, storm water networks, sewage and water treatment plants, electrical and lighting networks, technical galleries and ground structures.
His professional experience since October 2008 has been in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (nearly 8 years).
Finbarr has worked in the construction industry for many years and has experience of working to tight deadlines and international standards on nuclear, petrochemical, civil, building, electrical, mechanical, water, road, rail and water tunnelling projects. To-date he has gained experience in Ireland, UK, Hong Kong and Saudi Arabia working on projects from small in size to massive in scale and complexity.
His principal experience is in the management of building construction/engineering projects to ensure that cost, safety, quality, engineering and programme goals are achieved. He has a very good understanding of contract, client and customer requirements and the experience of dealing with small and large project teams, consultants and sub-contractors on multi-disciplinary contracts.
He is BSc Degree qualified, holds MSc Degrees in both Engineering and in the Assurance and Control of Quality and has completed several environmental, safety and management related courses over the years.
Government Relations Manager
Khaled takes care of the files in relation to NSK Consultants and its’ Clients, concerning Government Ministries and Departments.
Khaled is also in charge of Registrations, Renewals and the Follow-up, of all Legal Documents. He first joined NSK Consultants a number of years ago, as a Trainee from Imam University. He already holds a BSc. Degree and is presently completing his Masters (part-time), at The Imam University, Riyadh.
Khaled’s extensive knowledge of Riyadh and the working procedures of all Government Departments, Ministries and Agencies, makes Khaled a most valuable asset, to both NSK Consultants and its’ Clients.
PR and HR Manager
Hamood Khairat is an enthusiastic Saudi professional who has a rich experience in various areas of establishing and running business in the Saudi market. All this experience generated by a 15 years of government and private sector experience. He has joined the NSK group as a public relation and human resources manager in 2017.
Accounts & Finance Assistant
Sudanese young guy graduated from Cape Breton University with B.B.A majoring in finance in 2013 from Nova Scotia, Canada.
He had work for several non-profit organization during his university study; moreover, he has been part of ALMUN model (Arab league United Nations model) in 2012 under the World Bank program.
He has good communication and public speaking skills, also he is a Toastmaster member since 2014 and we was the Desert Diamonds club champion in 2014 under the humours speech category.
Furthermore, he joined NSK Consultants in 2015 in an accounts and finance assistant position.
Faisal has over six years of diversified service experience in Information Technology such as IT Administrator, SharePoint Administrator, Web Developer and Systems Analyst. Faisal has worked with various technologies such as SharePoint and .Net and Database as SQL Server.
Faisal graduated with a BSc. In Computer Science, from University of Calicut, Kerala, India. And he is a Microsoft certified holder in MCTS (Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist) and MCP (Microsoft Certified Professional).
Executive Assistant to the Chairman
Vinodh manages the daily functioning of the office by providing administrative and business support. He skillfully co-ordinates appointments and meetings with our Chairman, consultants and advisors on behalf of our clients.
Vinodh holds a Diploma of Engineering in Computer Science. He is highly experienced in Information Technology. He services, maintains and controls our computer network, IT systems, databases and research projects.
Other areas of assistance to our clients include the management of client’s files, financial services, documentation and the timely coordination of projects, which ensures the smooth flow of services to our clients by the NSK Consultants, partners and service providers.
His people skills and reliability allow him to accomplish multiple projects within NSK Consultants simultaneously and effectively.
Executive Assistant and Logistics Support
Ulysses has worked with NSK Consultants in Riyadh for 5+ years. His extensive knowledge of Riyadh, location of companies, ministries, embassies, government departments, legal authorities and agencies makes him a valuable and entrusted member of the team.
Skilled in the lodgement and facilitation of official documents to obtain licenses, certificates, residency and travel documents, translation of documents and other Services, Ulysses spends the greater part of his day, outside the office, securing documentation on behalf of our clients.
With a background in Electronics and Communications Engineering, Ulysses has a sound knowledge of computers and file management, which he utilizes to establish, maintain and update client Documentation.
Ulysses’ knowledge and people skills are well utilized, when assisting our visiting local and international clients. He has vast experience at driving clients to appointments, meetings, site inspections and assisting clients to complete their requirements while visiting NSK Consultants.
Administrative & HR Assistant
• Initiate, complete and monitoring of all hiring and firing issue of NSK Consultants.
• Liaise and coordinate with recruitment and head hunting companies for hiring of consultants and other professionals.
• Keeping record of all CV’s and short-listed them according to the relevancy.
• Coordinate with potential candidates, arrange for interview, and conduct final evaluation for recruitment.
• Update the GOSI files and keep annual confidential report on individual performance.
• Any other activities that assigned by the Chairman of the Group.