Dr. Alyani is the executive director of German-based Bloomsbert Associates acting as a specialist counsel on strategic alignment and investment projects, with a current focus on emerging markets and challenges of the Gulf region. His career has spanned positions in the public and private sector and as an executive and advisor to MNCs (on FDIs, PPP, development of local content and lean transformation) developing learning interventions and implementing practical structures to support human capital and capability development for strategic alignment, risk mitigation and innovation. He has developed people and methods (including refinement and localising of Big 4 tools) as enablers of improvement, by utilising lean and Kaizen designs in practice, with high impact on KPIs. His previous project-engagement and -partners include London’s Crossrail (Learning Legacy) in large infrastucture; Microsoft and Adobe in the Health and Public sector; and Atos in the Technology sector; Statoil, Hydro, BP and Saudi Aramco within the Energy sector and a selection of niche technology start-ups at UCL, MIT and EIT; and with policy-designers and policy-implementation teams, within government entities in a number of different countries (including VRPs on skill webs and labour markets) and via the World Bank.
He is an associate and alumnus of LLAKES Centre (Centre for Research on Learning and Life Chances), University College London and a Fellow of Royal Geographical Society in London, UK, with a focus on economic geography of innovation. He remains engaged in human capital; industrial and sectoral policy challenges in, and related to the Gulf region, particularly Saudi Arabia, northern emirates of the UAE, Qatar and Iran in the last decade.
Managing Director ,FP Global Developments
Chief Technical Advisor,Arab Federation for Digital Economy