Walid has more than 10 years of experience in strategy & management consultancy, restructuring, corporate finance and engineering in telecom, media, utilities, pharmaceuticals and public sector industries. Prior to joining MEVP, Walid was a lead associate at Roland Berger Strategy Consultants within their Middle East team, supporting the firm’s implementation and growth in the region. Before Roland Berger, Walid worked as a strategy manager at the UAE’s Prime Ministry executive office focusing on long term public sector strategies and implementation plans. During his stay in Dubai, he worked on setting-up entrepreneurship related programs and developing incubation in the Arab World through several Dubai based initiatives such as the Mohammed Bin Rashid Foundation. Prior to that, Walid spent 3 years at Booz & Company as a consultant covering telecom & media and public sector industries across the region. He started his career as an Engineer working for the leading French Industrial Group Alstom in Europe. In 2009, he completed Morgan Stanley’s summer associate program within their investment banking M&A division in London. Walid holds an industrial and urban planning engineering degree from Grande Ecole Institut National des Science Appliquées de Lyon (INSA de Lyon) and an MBA in finance from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.