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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.

  • Erika Welch
    ERIKA WELCH | PARTNER

    Erika is our UAE-based Partner who is responsible for the company's expansion into and operational set-up and growth in the Middle East region. She manages the operations of the Lebanon and UAE offices, as well as our relationships with clients and partners across the region. She holds more than 13 years of consulting experience, helping global Fortune 500 companies, regional conglomerates, and also government clients across the globe in different sectors, including automotive, heavy industries and healthcare sectors. Prior to joining Market Research Abu Dhabi, she worked to address sustainability challenges in various industries as a senior advisor and innovations manager.

  • 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.

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