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Consultants with strong presence and understanding in Abu Dhabi market

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Multinational Fortune 500s have chosen Market Research Abu Dhabi, a B2B advisory firm to deliver evidence-based market strategies in Abu Dhabi, Middle East region, and across Asia Pacific.

Market Research Abu Dhabi, presented by YCP Solidiance, is the B2B advisory firm chosen by multinational Fortune 500s to provide advisory services and market strategies in Abu Dhabi and neighboring regions. Our deep market knowledge, analysis, insights and practical recommendations are customized for each of our clients’ distinct challenges to thrive in the marketplace. We are dedicated to supporting clients’ understanding of the market(s) and ensure that decisions made are timely and well-informed. Clients are our partner, as we act as a seamless extension of their businesses, We are confident that it is precisely this philosophy that has resulted in our 90% repeat client rate.

We have professional consultants from YCP Solidiance equipped with various project experience in different industries locally in Abu Dhabi, regionally across the GCC and Asia Pacific. This broad experience is what makes us unique as the only true advisors in the Middle East. Our team is well-trained to be adept and resourceful in collecting insights directly from customers, suppliers, and intermediaries in the marketplace that will be developed to actionable business strategies.

We execute in-house projects with straightforward method to get relevant information from key stakeholders and experts in Abu Dhabi and regional marketplace.Our clients will be offered not only insights and analysis from our own experts and consultants but we also guarantee cross-checked and verified insights by our networks in the industry. This will help us to analyze something more than just simple data, as we provide strategic insights based on direct findings in real-time.

How We Work

Market research and market intelligence in Abu Dhabi, specialised for your need

We are fully aware of our client's unique capabilities and needs. We do every project from square one: our philosophy is that every client requires a customized solution, not a force-fitting previous market knowledge and findings. We meticulously craft a specialized Market Approach - whether it is for the Abu Dhabi market, Dubai market or any other market in the Middle East - to address each of our client's particular needs and circumstances.

Renowned and evident skills, seasoned with Abu Dhabi flavor

Our professional team is comprised of consultants from each of the markets we operate in and seasoned global executives armed with specific language skills, industry knowledge, and cultural understanding in the marketplace to equip our clients with the right advice and business strategies. We responsibly execute our projects in-house and never outsource our work to other parties. Solidiance Abu Dhabi maintains the highest standards of quality, timeliness, and confidentiality needed by our clients. We comply with a set of strict regulations for NDA and legal agreements determined by our headquarters in Singapore.

Abu Dhabi commercial insights and actionable market intelligence, not market data

Market Research Abu Dhabi employs a team of full-time professional management consultants with proven track records and experience in the relevant disciplines and markets to credibly collect factual insights, provide reliable business analysis, and develop strategies that work in the marketplace. We don't rely on secondary research, but instead, focus most of our attention on primary research utilizing our established networks to conduct face-to-face interviews with industry experts and key stakeholders at the executive and senior management level. Equipped with the right insights, our teams will conduct market analysis, identify growth opportunities, and work with our clients to develop the necessary strategies.

Our Team

  • Damien Duhamel
    DAMIEN DUHAMEL | MANAGING PARTNER

    Damien Duhamel our Managing Partner and Head of Digital Business. He has broad experience in Asia and in the Middle East and has supported various Fortune 500 clients and large Family-owned businesses on growth strategy and transformation blueprints. Damien is a recognized expert in Innovation and Competitive Strategy who has been quoted in various global media, including BBC, CNN, WSJ, Bloomberg, FT, Times, and many more. Preceding his work at YCP Solidiance, he founded a marketing intelligence and marketing entry consulting firm based in Vietnam. He had also worked as Managing Director Asia Pac at Dentsu Aegis Business Consulting.

  • Nabil Ramadan
    NABIL RAMADAN | DIRECTOR

    Nabil is a Director who holds responsibility in driving projects on the ground across the Middle East and Asia region, ranging from Saudi Arabia, UAE, Qatar, Algeria, and Malaysia. He is experienced in market landscape analysis for market growth strategies and has carried out various projects in the logistics space. Nabil also excels in financial modeling, due diligence, corporate valuations, and M&A support for our well-known clients. Before joining Market Research Abu Dhabi, he obtained his Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration at the American University of Beirut. He can serve clients in various languages, including Arabic, English and French.

  • Jack Fowler​
    JACK FOWLER | DIRECTOR

    Jack is a Director in YCPS Middle East business. Jack has considerable global project management experience and has worked within our business development and consulting operations across Europe, the Middle East, and Asia-Pacific. Jack has worked extensively with Fortune 500 clients. Prior to joining YCP Group, Jack was working for a London-based advisory firm helping to launch and scale its market intelligence services in Ghana, Libya, Egypt, and Myanmar. He has also previously lived in Saudi Arabia, Yemen, UAE, Jordan, and Singapore. He holds a Master's degree from the London School of Economics & Political Science.

  • Devshree Bhardwaj
    DEVSHREE BHARDWAJ | DIRECTOR

    Devshree is a Director at YCP Solidiance. She brings extensive growth strategy consulting and market entry experience across the Construction and Building materials, Chemicals, Automotive, Lubricants, Telecom, Healthcare, Automation, and Industrial domains. She has successfully led projects across global markets including India, China, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Philippines, South Korea, Europe, and Australia. She has assisted several Fortune 500 clients in assessing local market opportunities, developing market entry and growth strategies, revamping channels, identifying potential partners, benchmarking competition, and more. Prior to joining YCP Solidiance, she worked with an India Market Entry consulting firm, providing strategy rollout and implementation support to European companies. She holds a Masters in Management Consultancy from Leeds Business School, UK.

  • Alaa Saadeh
    ALAA SAADEH | ANALYST

    Alaa is an analyst at YCP Solidiance working on project analytics, conducting research and stakeholder interviews, and developing client reports. Prior to joining YCP Solidiance, she gained experience working in both public and private institutions in the Industrial Chemicals, Petroleum, and Finance sectors. Alaa specializes in growth strategies and PMO performance management and monitoring projects. Alaa holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical Engineering from the American University of Beirut and speaks English, Arabic, and French fluently.

  • CHRISTIAN BOUKHALIL
    CHRISTIAN BOUKHALIL | ANALYST

    Christian is an Analyst at YCP Solidiance who has worked on projects across the GCC Markets. Christian joined YCP Solidiance after several years of working in different industries including financial manufacturing and industries. He has worked on a Saudi Arabia, UAE, and Oman growth and expansion strategy for a Saudi geosynthetics player and a Saudi Arabia, Qatar, and UAE Construction Materials growth strategy for a global plastic film manufacturer. These projects included market sizing, market segmentation, competitor analysis, and strategic recommendations for market expansion. Christian completed his bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with an emphasis on Financial Engineering from Notre Dame University, has completed a Business Analytics course at Harvard Business School Online, and has received his CFA Level 1. He is a native Arabic speaker and is fluent in English. ​

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